British paint brand Farrow & Ball debuted a new collection inspired by a 19th-century naturalist’s handbook and brought to life by New York design firm Roman & Williams. BOH visited the installation to hear the story behind the collaboration, whose success hinged on like-minded creatives finding one another, taking risks and celebrating the natural world.
Lenox is debuting a new product, Luna—six bowls and two plates that stack together like an egg-shaped Russian nesting doll. CEO Mads Ryder explains the thinking behind the debut, and how he hopes to bring an innovative mindset to an old-school industry.
The simple days of giving away a sofa or a few hundred dollars in gift cards are long gone. To get people to enter a sweepstakes these days you’ve got have one of two things: a kitschy gimmick or bold extravagance.
When interior designer Allison Caccoma, a self-proclaimed “through and through New Yorker,” moved to San Francisco eight years ago, she realized that the east coast style she loved was nowhere to be found. So, she decided to bring it there herself.
Today, Stark announced its most price-friendly line yet, Stark Studio Rug Essentials. In a direct-to-consumer twist, it will be offered beyond the confines of the trade, on One Kings Lane, Chairish and Perigold.
A fan’s love for a favorite character may be priceless, but licensed decor is worth $26 billion for the home industry. While a Harry Potter–themed room may never grace the cover of House Beautiful, designers and brands would be foolish to turn up their noses at the opportunity to work with fans and collectors. But how can they do it without sacrificing their own standards?