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AN ODE TO WOOD

Walnut and oak; ash, cherry, and teak; these are a few of our favorite things. Solid wood is the purest material in furniture design, harkening back to ancient times when prehistoric craftsmen fashioned the first seat out of logs and rudimentary nails. From advanced moulded veneers to eco-friendly oils and stains, we’ve come a long way in pushing the boundaries

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SEXY CURVES

19th century novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton once said, "In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves." Whether studying the curvature of a chair’s hand-carved arm or witnessing the bright gleam that reflects off a shiny, convex surface, the arcing lines of these five designs (including Frits Henningsen's Signature Chair, Marcio Kogan's Superbowl, Angelo Mangiarotti's Signature Chair, Marcio Kogan's Superbowl, Angelo Mangiarotti's []

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TOP 5 LOUNGE CHAIRS

Everyone loves a big lounge chair. After dining chairs and stools, lounge seating is our most popular category. It’s no wonder, with the plethora of modern and transitional pieces in the SUITE NY collection, from oversize wingback armchairs to low and slim tufted loungers. This week we rounded up five of our all-time bestselling styles, each

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5 FRESH DINING CHAIRS

Eliel Saarinen, famed architect and father of Eero Saarinen, once said, “Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context – a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.” Today, with that strategy in mind, we present five very different modern dining

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HOT SUMMER WHITES

It’s hot out there, and what better way to cool down your space than with bright white.  White is pure, cool, and effortless - all the things we crave on a hot summer day.  So blast your home in instant modernity with these six crisp, clean designs from Poul Kjaerholm, Vincent Van Duysen, Hans J. Wegner, Kasper Salto, and Xavier

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BLOOMBERG BUSINESS: Morph Stool and CH88 Chair

BLOOMBERG BUSINESS: Morph Stool and CH88 Chair Chatting chairs, Bloomberg Business featured the Morph Stool and the CH88 Chair in their edit of stylish seats for collaborative environments. The Morph Stool by Formstelle for Zeitraum maintains the brand's reputation with its expertly crafted solid wood frame, which is offered in oak or American

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Head, Shoulders, Knees, & Toes

As any true creative knows, inspiration can be found in almost anything. From gentle waves in the sand to the subtle texture of an unintentional stain, design surrounds us. It's no surprise that some of the greatest minds have looked beyond their pen and paper and into the mirror in order to create the iconic furnishings we know today. This

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NEWS FROM EUROPE, PART 1

The SUITE NY team has returned from Paris, Copenhagen, Munich and Stockholm with news of product launches, color trends and exciting design awards. In 2015 we are seeing more organic shapes than ever, with heavy use of emerald greens and continued enthusiasm for brass. We saw color blocking, such as Woodnotes new eco-friendly Fourways rug (shown below), and renewed interest

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FASHION: CH07 Paul Smith Limited Edition Shell Chair

FASHION: CH07 Paul Smith Limited Edition Shell Chair In the Winter 2015 issue of Fashion magazine, the CH07 Paul Smith Limited Edition Shell Chair is featured on the publications annual gift guide. In

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HOUSE & HOME: Finder Rack & CH445 Wing Chair

HOUSE & HOME: Finder Rack & CH445 Wing Chair Dishing tips on surviving the holiday season, House & Home magazine features must-have home essentials in their Foundation shopping edit. Included on the list is Xavier Lust's Finder Rack and Hans J. Wegner's iconic CH445 Wing Chair. With the influx of wish lists and holiday

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INTERIOR DESIGN: Fall Market Guide ’14

All images courtesy of Interior Design Magazine. INTERIOR DESIGN: Fall Market Guide '14 For their bi-annual market guide, Interior Design magazine looked

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ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

In the spirit of Halloween, we’ve dressed up the SUITE NY blog in full costume, from NYC’s most haunted buildings to one ghoulishly groovy playlist. To top it off, this newsletter is all about treats (no tricks) with modern lighting, furniture and accessories that will have ghosts gasping and witches wanting. NYC’s most haunted buildings to one ghoulishly groovy playlist. To top it off, this newsletter is all about treats (no tricks) with modern lighting, furniture and accessories that will have ghosts gasping and witches wanting. []

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ARIZONA FOOTHILLS: BCRF Pink Wishbone Chair

ARIZONA FOOTHILLS: BCRF Pink Wishbone Chair The October 2014 Issue of Arizona Foothills magazine features the BCRF Pink Wishbone Chair  in their  Design in House section. As part of our continued effort to aid The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) in finding a cure for breast cancer, SUITE NY and Carl Hansen & Son

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INSTYLE: BCRF Pink Wishbone Chair

INSTYLE: BCRF Pink Wishbone Chair The October 2014 issue of InStyle magazine featured the BCRF Pink Wishbone Chair.  SUITE NY and Carl Hansen & Son will be donating 30% of the purchase price of each chair to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

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CHAIR WEAVING 101

A natural woven seat imbues in a chair the feeling of craftsmanship, casual luxury and heritage. Sifting through the many varieties of weaving material, we take a look at three of the most popular in modern design: Danish paper cord, paper fiber rush and woven cane. While woven cane is fairly recognizable, there can be difficulty distinguishing the difference between

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INDIAN SUMMER

Labor Day weekend is upon us and one of the most beautiful, temperate summers in recent memory is drawing to a close. We pray for a few more afternoons by the water, dinners outside, and long amber sunsets. As the nights get chilly, cozy sweaters, earthy pillows and roaring campfires are more delightful than ever. This week we celebrate the