before + after: dom's coffee part 2

Yesterday, we briefed you on the process of designing Dom's Coffee. Today, we share what it has become and we couldn't be happier with the result! BIG sigh of relief. Thanks to dream clients Asta, Gitana, Andrius and Victor for being such a pleasure to work with- we are honored to have been involved in your shop and we hope the absolute best for you guys! Dom's opens Friday (in the greater Hartford area) so go get your latte with a pretty heart. It's waiting for you!

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On the Hunt @ Architectural Digest Home Design Show

Stackable shelving in a natural finish by 100xbtr and a most beautiful rug by Wolfum.

Stackable shelving in a natural finish by 100xbtr and a most beautiful rug by Wolfum.

Sometimes, you just get tired of looking for that perfect piece at the same places over and over and over, you know? So you can assume our uncontrollable excitement when we had the pleasure of being  inspired  at the AD Home Show. Particularly,  from the Made section, which features independent designers and makers with impeccable taste. We thoroughly enjoyed wandering the booths pretending all the handcrafted, premium quality, custom designed pieces were totally affordable and within all our clients' budgets.  And we certainly weren't worrying about costs, lead times, minimum orders, or whether or not this particular shade of navy was "too navy" and if it needs a hint of green to truly flow with the rest of the space, etc, etc, etc. It was mostly just a good ol' time appreciating some good ol' talent. 

So, we wanted to share some of our favs from the event. Specifically,  the artists, designers and pieces that stood out to us because of the unique designs, their responsibly sourced materials, or their way ahead of the game sense of style. (Like this rug to your right!? I die.)  Click through to read exactly what we love about each piece!

1. Wolfum + 100xbtr | 2. Still Made | 3. Damm | 4. Eric Trine | 5. St. Frank | 6. Mirth Studio | 7. Whyte | 8. Volk | 9.  The Citizenry

On the hunt @ NYNow

We are always on the hunt for something new  . . .  This was the best discovery today: unique design, reinvented materials, and functional pieces with a REAL purpose.  Don't you love them?   Pivot is a non-profit company who redesigns discarded furniture,  while training and educating those experiencing homelessness in the art of constructing the pieces.  This is truly beautiful, functional furniture, in more ways than one.

on the hunt @ the NY gift fair

We noticed some recurring themes at the NYIGF today:  shapely side tables, 70's retro, organic textiles, vintage metal accents, natural wood finishes and color!!! Just some small additions that will add big pizazz! (Let us know if anything tickles your fancy......)

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