GRETE JALK COFFEE TABLE
Harmonious use of material, form, and utility are all evident in this coffee table designed by female Danish designer, Grete Jalk. Here, she uses teak, a hardwood known for its durability and resistance to water, while adding elements of modularity. Jalk, famously known for her thoughtful use of clean and comfortable lines, bevels the table top to add volume to the overall rectangular shape. Her design answers to the user’s needs for storage, allowing the coffee table to serve more than one purpose.
OFFICE PARTY BY KATE McCARTHY
Australian artist, Kate McCarthy, uses bright and bold colors that one associates with childhood. The usage of nostalgic patterns, scribbles and polkadots, brings the viewer into a mode of reflection. Playful and vibrant, McCarthy’s work combines high-spirited brushstrokes of color with elements of familiarity.
PAIR OF VLADIMIR KAGAN CRESCENT CHAIRS
We’ve taken Vladimir Kagan’s Crescent Chairs and have reupholstered them in mohair, pairing it beautifully with brass. Though his father was a sculptor and cabinetmaker whose motto was “measure everything three times and cut once,” Kagan liked the freedom to repeatedly cut without any precise measurements. The playfulness of the designer is apparent in the chairs, though its texture and form.