May 21, 2012

Tone it Up: Oggetti’s Cascade Pendant Series

Modernist stalwart Oggetti added the Cascade pendant series to its Oggetti Luce division, a colorful configuration of mouth-blown Venetian glass.


Milo Baughman originally presented the design for his Scoop chair to Thayer Coggin in 1953. It reentered the line this spring as part of the Design Classics series, a bit taller than the original, now sporting fire-engine-red leather.

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Century celebrated its 65th anniversary with the rebirth of Chin Hua, its wildly popular, Asian-spiced collection from 1975. But the effects of the launch were obvious even on existing collections, such as the new malachite finish gracing a chest from the Consulate series.


The color-blocked Bamboo area rug by Global Views seems modernly Mondrian, but is actually part of the company’s licensed line with Colonial Williamsburg.

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Glass master SkLo unveiled its first lighting collection, including the hand-blown Float lamp, by the husband-and-wife team of Karen Gilbert and Paul Pavlak, partners with Pavel Hanousek in the Northern California collaborative.


Who says cabinetmakers can’t have a sense of humor? French Heritage assembles a crazy quilt of mismatched colors, drawer fronts and hardware in the Cadenet bookcase.

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Rasa Home touted Dish, a new collaboration with Diva USA that resulted in a flavorful selection of decorative pillows.

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The ground steel frame of the Colored Windows mirror by Nova is fitted with multicolored fragments of tinted glass.

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