REGENERATION FURNITURE: MINIMAL MEETS ORGANIC

ReGeneration began as a small storefront in New York City to house the collection of Mid-Century furniture they’d amassed, but quickly became a haven within the design community – furniture dealers, decorators and design enthusiasts alike. The duo behind ReGeneration, Valerie Guariglia and Christine Miele, have been in business nearly 25 years and with such an exquisite reputation, they were able to launch their own exclusive line of incredibly stylish furniture in 2011.

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The iconic Ghost Chair. Photo via Kartell

THE GHOST CHAIR: A HISTORY

Chances are you’ve fallen in love with the Ghost Chair at some point in time—or at the very least one of these sleek clear chairs have caught your eye. Moreover, you may be considering bringing one of these Lucite creations into your own interiors, or those of a client. Before you click “add to cart,” let us give you a lesson in what will no doubt go down as one of the most iconic furniture designs of the 21st century. Read More

MEET THE EXPERT: R & COMPANY

Nearly 20 years in business, R & Company continues to be one of the most prominent and groundbreaking galleries in the world. Although the gallery (previously known as R20th Century), has a reputation of bringing up-and-coming contemporary designers to the forefront, they also have a deep commitment to preserving history: they’ve built extensive archives, libraries and a private collection of historical pieces. We sat down with Evan Snyderman, who founded R & Company with Zesty Meyers, to explore deeper the company’s specialties in both historical and contemporary design, learn about their favorite makers, and see what’s next for the Tribeca gallery. Read More

BELOVED ELEMENTS OF ART NOUVEAU STYLE

If you’re an antique lover exploring works from around the turn of the 20th century, you’re bound to come across pieces in both Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles—two predominant design movements that developed around the same time. Though they do start with the same word, they are actually quite different. Art Nouveau is the name of an artistic movement that developed in Europe in 1890, and lasted until around 1910. The style emerged in Europe in response to some of the more academic and historically influenced styles of the 19th century, such as Neoclassicism. Read More