If you’re among those who’s tuned into the buzzy new series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel solely for the Hollywood Regency interiors, you can thank Newel Gallery. Saw Beyoncé on tour and thought her sets looked just as good as Queen B herself? Once again, send your gratuities to Newel. Consistently impressed by those SNL Oval Office sets? You should be; the SNL production team camps out in Newel’s warehouse come Friday afternoons, pulling pieces from the brand’s mind-boggling 30,000-piece collection until they procure just the right look.
In our ongoing quest to ennoble the efforts of the world’s most talented vintage dealers and furniture makers, DECASO’s Kendra Frisbie and Tod Donobedian recently journeyed to Cascadia, the Pacific Northwest.
Step into Studio Van den Akker’s new Los Angeles showroom and you’re likely to feel like you’ve made an unexpected detour into a sculpture garden. Located within the Pacific Design Center, Van den Akker’s airy, 3,200 square foot gallery space is rife with furniture and décor that doesn’t just possess sculptural integrity—it all but comes with a title and placard.
New flash: clay is getting its due. And after 20,000-plus years as a medium, it’s certainly about time.