Alexa Yablonski -- Interior Design, 5/1/2003 12:00:00 AM
|accessories • building materials • fabrics & wallcoverings • flooring • furniture|
|kitchen & bath • lighting • office • outdoor furniture • seating|
|Spring 2003: NeoCon||
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New type II vinyl commercial wall coverings are out. Ballad is inspired by scrolling ironwork; Chancery Block marries a tailored linenlike texture with sharp geometry.
Building on the success of last year's Perpetual chair, a line of Perpetual furniture incorporates the same architectural style and lightness of scale. Work tops, tables, seating, storage, and panels are available.
|Lucien Rollin Collection
Designed in 1935, Blason has just been reissued, along with six other carpets. And its elegant geometry still resonates. The mohair-silk is woven in Nepal and hand-knotted in the finest tradition of Aubusson, France. 6-611 Alexander Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V64 1E1, Canada; 604-255-5911; lucienrollin.com.
Sophisticated word play is usually left to poets and cocktail-party wits. The innovative weave of Charts gives designers a similar chance to shine. Phrases, which can be customized, appear and disappear according to the angle of light.
Giving a nod to nature, DesignScene, a 24-inch-square loop-pile carpet tile, replicates striations and geometries found in organic fibers. The dense construction and large scale lend themselves to retail spaces, airports, and corporate interiors. DesignConnect, a tip-sheared modular tile, makes a fitting coordinate.
|Jhane Barnes Textiles
Intersect has joined the 48/14 Digital Surface collection of upholstery. Patterns are digitally printed on polyester, using a patented high-resolution process executed in Japan. Custom designs are available in 48 hours, a finished product in 14 days.
The 639 stool brings cool to counter seating. This stackable piece has a cast-aluminum frame and polypropylene seat and back available in either blue, red, black, ivory, orange, green, or transparent.
For an affordable panel-based system that doesn't sacrifice function or good looks, consider Leverage. This comprehensive collection features a Universal panel frame and modular electrical capabilities as well as options for work surface, storage, and filing.