We talked about it a few days ago: The Architectural Digest Home Design Show 2015. And it starts tomorrow!
As we’ve told you on this article, this year’s AD Show features more than 400 premium luxury brands and will expand to two locations. The finest home furniture brands, designers and dealers are going to present their latest innovations for the home. A wide range of exquisite offerings from around the world is presented, including contemporary and classic furniture, lighting, carpets, decorative accessories, textiles, art, and more.
Today we are going to show you 10 top brands that are presenting their news and highlights on piers 92&94.
Let’s start with Asher Israelow: He was born in New York City and graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with various degrees, namely in fine art and architecture. He currently works at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York and designs buildings and furniture. All of the materials he uses are ethically and locally sourced. Each of his pieces seems to tell a story and are designed to last for generations.
Boca do Lobo furniture is an exclusive emotional experience, a sense of belonging and a state of mind. The brand strives to encourage sensational experiences by creating beautiful pieces which are passionately inspired and handcrafted in Portugal by a staff that loves what they do. The wisdom of their artisans, accumulated from years of experience, is instilled with love and dedication in the art that they perform. No detail or element is overlooked as they offer the best at the frontier between design and art.
Orley Shabahang was created when, back in 2001, Braham Shabahang and Geoffrey Orley set out on a vision to create their own line of new Persian revival carpets. Through years of trial and erros and thousands of miles of travel back to his native Iran, Baharam created his current collection. In the process he resurrected discontinued knotting techniques, supplies initially expensive Persian wool to yarn makers, re-instituted the hand spinning of wool, and built a natural color dyeing facility. All carpets are made in villages, and the entire process from start to finish is accomplished by hand.
KOKET is devotion to the seduction of the exquisite and to the provocation of love. Highly influenced by the decorative arts, fashion , flora, and fauna, forms and decorative techniques from the glamorous eras and appear in the most sophisticated versions of contemporary trends. KOKET brings empowering style to a highly edited unique collection of furniture, passing on a sense of entitlement, exclusivity and prestige. KOKET’s innate desire to seduce and entice its devotees is perfectly illustrated in its debut collection, Guilty Pleasures. Composed of dramatic statement accent pieces casegoods, upholstery and lightning.
PELLE Designs was founded in 2011 by Jean and Oliver Pelle who wanted to approach design in a highly personal way. Their collections are imbued with a keen aesthetic and studied attention to functionality. At the heart of PELLE’s work is a fusing of primary elements with modern form – geologic lines repurposed, blown glass and coiled leather forged to light contemporary spaces.
Next is Scavolini that has been producing kitchens for over 50 years, building up vast experience over time and responding to the tastes and trends of almost three generations of consumers. It started as a small workship and now the company has grown to major industrial status, pursuing its growth aims through all the necessary stages with toughness and determination with absolute respect for the public at large, and in harmony with the needs of its surrounding area.
DELIGHTFULL‘s lighting reflects a personality, a frame of mind, and strong emotions are present in each detail. Working with their hands they manage to transfer their passion and devotion into everything they make make so true masterpieces are born. Their unique collection, Heritage, is full of a broad selection of high quality lighting designs, versatile enough for many types of atmospheres and spaces.
Calico Wallpaper is a designer of bespoke wallpaper. It was founded in Brooklyn, New York in 2013 by creative and life-partners Rachel and Nick Cope. Their process combines artisanal methods from the decorative arts with innovative digital technologies. The result is an entirely customized and non-repeating wall mural. Calico aims to raise wallpaper to the status of art through their original use of gilded metallic colors and a buoyant style which creates depth and movement.
Ligne Roset: Known for its artful collaborations with both established and up-and-coming talents in contemporary design, Ligne Roset offers consumers an entire lifestyle in which to live both boldly and beautifully via its furniture collections and complimentary decorative accessories, lighting, rugs, textiles and occasional items.
BRABBU is a design brand that reflects an intense way of living, bringing fierceness, strenght and power into an urban lifestyle. We design and produce a diverse range of furniture, casegoods, upholstery, lighting, rugs, art and accessories that tells stories from the nature and the world.
Written by José Santiago.