If you missed us at NeoCon 2014

NeoCon 2014 was a huge success thanks to Grand Rapids Chair Co. We had the privilege and pleasure of partnering with Grand Rapids Chair Company featuring Piastra and Falena in their NeoCon 2014 showroom. Check out Grand Rapids Chair for their full collection of chairs and tables. Their products and ours really do go hand-in-hand. We also had the pleasure of meeting many of you and making new friendships. To each of you who attended, thank you for your support. We are already looking forward to next year. Thanks again Dean and...

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Textural Details of Jeffers Design Group

San Francisco based design firm, Jeffers Design Group understands how to use texture both subtly and boldy to shape the mood of interior spaces. For their Urban Living Pacific Heights project, JDG designed for a client with a great eye for art, antiques and custom furnishings pulling the textures of each together in a way that creates harmony yet individuality through textural details. All images belong to Jeffers Design Group courtesy of Matthew...

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Burling Court by Shinberg Levinas Architectural Design

In the suburbs of the Capitol, this project revels in the dialogue between old and new. Challenging traditional housing typology, the architect amended the façade and the existing rooms of his own typical 1940’s colonial brick house. Shinberg Levinas Architectural Design has all sorts of subtle surprises, epescially seen here in their Burling Court residential project. A new form explodes the front and rear façade in order to reveal the inner-workings of the colonial home. The floating roof and floor slab transcend the boundary imposed by the traditional load-bearing front façade. From...

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Mirror Lake by Charlie & Co Design

If you aren’t familiar with Minneapolis based Charlie & Co Design, now is your chance, get familiar. I present their Edina Residence Mirror Lake: “Creating a balance of traditional exterior architecture with a sleek but soft interior was the goal with this new Edina home. The “H” shaped plan consists of two slightly asymmetrical wings that are connected by a glass link which allows dramatic views and diffused light to penetrate into the heart of the home. Soffited ceilings and sunken rooms help define interior space while maintaining an open floor plan.” All...

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Bicycle Chandeliers by Carolina Fontoura Alzaga

What to do with old bicycle parts? Artist Carolina Fontoura Alzaga will certainly come up with something. Take a look at her bicycle Chandeliers, you’ll be inspired. “She is a multidisciplinary artist with a penchant for repurposing castoff materials and exploring socio-political themes. Hailing from Mexico, Brazil, and USA, Caro’s Work is informed by her lifelong movement between spaces and cultures. What she produces are reflections and documents of these environments and her artistic vocabulary evolves with these shifting realities.” “These Subversive objects...

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