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With people moving from place to place, especially city dwellers, furniture needs to work in a multitude of situations. It’s easy to go out there and spend less on disposable furniture every time we move, but it’s money down the drain and more trash in our overly filled landfills. Enter <a href="https://civilspace.com/" rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">CIVIL</a>. They’re a furniture brand that’s decided to explore a different approach – modular furniture for modular people – focusing on clean lines and accessibility for today’s nomadic culture. While the CIVIL brand calls New York City home, their Scandinavian roots run deep as third generation Norwegian furniture makers. Their heritage runs throughout their designs, as well as the way they run the business, aiming to bring the best furniture possible to more people without cutting any corners.
For those of us that love modern design, you know how high the prices can be, making it quite a stretch sometimes.
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Altai is a family of seating and tables that we launched in 2015. The defining characteristic of this body of work is what we call the leg element (others have said that they look like leg warmers or rifle barrels or any number of other things), which we manifest with a complex computer-driven carving process and a great deal of hand work.
Altai was our first collection that embraced applied
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<a href="https://www.skramfurniture.com/" data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Skram</a> is a Burlington, North Carolina based furniture company founded by A. Jacob Marks that focuses on sustainable methods of manufacturing. Their goal is to design and produce quality, handcrafted pieces that can be handed down from generation to generation and it’s clear when you take a look at what goes into making the <a href="https://www.skramfurniture.com/furniture/product/altai-side-table" data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Altai Side Table</a>. For this month’s <a href="http://design-milk.com/column/deconstruction/" data-wpel-link="internal">Deconstruction</a>, Skram takes us behind the scenes to see how this beautiful table comes to light. Take a look.
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After the success of their initial partnership, design firm Yabu Pushelberg
has teamed up again with Avenue Road
to create a luxurious collection that’s focused on entertaining. The collection has strong geometric motifs and are made of elegant materials like glass, marble, and smoked brass.
Gin Lane is the epitome of modern entertaining. This bar cart has crisp angles to counter curvy glasses and bottles, and exudes elegance.
Pacific State is an elevated champagne bucket that’s fit for a special occasion. It has both polished and matte finishes, creating a sharp contrast to the bucket itself.
Nob Hill is a set of stools and side tables with an intriguing hexagonal shape. The top appears to be floating, and can be used as a stool, side table, or even a place to rest your accessories.
Finally, Darling Point is an aerodynamic desk that is not only pretty to work on, it
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Alongside a pop-up shop at <a href="http://www.barneys.com/" >Barneys New York</a>, New York-based interior designer <a href="http://www.kellybehun.com/" >Kelly Behun</a> has launched a <a href="http://www.barneys.com/search?q=kelly+behun+studio" >capsule collection</a> for the retailer that features her keen, bold design sensibility that <a href="http://design-milk.com/tag/Kelly-Behun/" >we’ve been a fan of for years</a>. <a href="http://www.kellybehun.com/collections/#/a-kook-milieu/" >A Kook Milieu</a>, which is on view until October 31st, 2016, is a curated space partly inspired by gallerist Holly Solomon, who made a name for herself by championing the Pattern & Decoration Movement of the 70s and 80s, as well as blurring the lines between art and design.
Photo by Lauren Coleman
Designed exclusively for Barneys New York, the limited run collection features over 40 home furnishings, accessories, textiles, rugs, and furniture that Behun created with help from makers around the globe. During the pop-up, a brand-new series of rugs, designed with rug specialist Tai Ping, will be unveiled. Overall, the collection perfectly continues Behun’s vibrant and graphic vision that always
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