Category Archives: Furniture Design

NOUVELLE VAGUE: Finding the Humour in a new wave of French Designers

Retroviseur Domestique by Ionna Vautrin. Image courtesy Nouvelle Vague.  Reposted from my article on Mixed Bag Mag, December 22 Humour, like most of our tastes and predilections, may be influenced by our culture but that doesn’t mean that if we are the outsiders we can’t be let in on the joke. After coming to Toronto in the fall [...]

THE PERFECT CHAIRS @ IDS 2012

My beautiful Dantesca Chairs. Photo by Leah Snyder. Where I sit on Canadian furniture design. Like most women I know, I have a deeply satisfying shoe fetish. But stronger than my desire for killer heels is my desire for a sexy chair. I am always hot for something with a strong back and a sturdy [...]