Tim and Kit Kemp, founders of Firmdale Hotels have now opened The Whitby, their second New York hotel. Situated in the heart of upper midtown Manhattan on West 56th Street at 5th Avenue, The Whitby Hotel is a celebration of contemporary art and design. It's just two blocks from Central Park and on the doorstep of some of New York's leading restaurants, galleries and museums, including MoMA.
Stockholm Design Week is the most important week of the year for Scandinavian Design, where just about everyone in anyway connected to or interested in Scandinavian design meet and thrive, bringing home new impulses, contacts and inspiration. This year we are proud to be exhibiting our collection at INTERIOR PLUS on Grev Turegatan 57, 114 38 Stockholm.
During London Design Festival, Christopher Farr opened their doors with an exciting installation by Tord Boontje showcasing his new work for this collaboration between Christopher Farr, Moroso and Studio Tord Boontje. The installation reflected various themes and included fabrics, wallpaper, rugs and furniture especially designed and produced for this worldwide debut at LDF.
Barron and Larcher were modernists and the timelessness quality of their respective designs has outlived the years. In fact there always has been an appetite for a revival of their patterns. This appetite is being met by an exciting collaboration between the Crafts Study Centre, University for the Creative Arts (UCA), which holds a preeminent collection of their work, and Christopher Farr Cloth. The latter has breathed new life into 6 chosen designs by launching a range of screen-printed fabric this year. It will be a turning point for an understanding of the work of these little-known interwar textile artists.
Christopher Farr have recently moved to a new expanded space in Chelsea Wharf and will open their doors during LDF with an exciting installation by Tord Boontje showcasing his new work for this collaboration between Christopher Farr, Moroso and Studio Tord Boontje.