FINISHING TOUCHES

You have your sofa, coffee table and lounge chairs, but something seems to be missing. It sounds like you're ready for that final touch that will bring the room together. This week, we bring you a selection of pieces suitable to be the cherry on top of your design!

HOLIDAY HOUSE

Every year, Holiday House NYC raises money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in a very unique way. A curated group of talented designers are chosen to decorate a home and funds are raised through the tickets sold to view the space. This year SUITE NY, was represented in rooms designed by Capital C Interiors and Dineen Architecture.

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REIMAGINED

It’s always exciting when a new design becomes a bestseller. In a few special cases, it means that the manufacturer will invite the designer to turn one great product into a whole family of products. Whether they are reimagining a design with new finishes, or creating an entirely new piece of furniture, designers are always eager to build upon original [...]

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THE ROUND TABLE

Round dining tables are the ultimate setting for an intimate and engaging dinner party. Sat in the round, diners are free to speak comfortably with every guest. Alternatively, a round table can be a statement piece that defines and elevates a foyer. This week we present five designs Paul Kjaerholm, Vico Magistretti, Angelo Mangiarotti, [...]

SAFARI STYLE

With it’s jewel toned sky and a richly hued landscape, the Serengeti has attracted people from all walks of life for centuries. Whether it be the social elite or artisans and authors, those who have ventured to the African locale have undoubtedly done so to experience first-hand its rustic beauty and wild charm. This week we take a (mental) holiday [...]

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HEAVY METAL

Despite having the reputation for being tough and durable, metal is also a surprisingly malleable material that, when molded by the right artisan, yields stunning works of art. This week, we explore five creations by designers Mark Albrecht, Mathieu Matégot, Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, Atelier Oi and Dieter Rams, all of which use [...]

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A LOOK AT ICFF 2016

Showcasing ten of our top brands from around the globe, SUITE NY just wrapped up our second annual exhibition at ICFF, New York’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair. This year, we paid special attention to a moment in design where texture, materiality, and craftsmanship are at the forefront by displaying a selection of product from brands such [...]

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STONE COLD

This week, we explore a series of designs crafted from one of nature's oldest and most durable materials: stone. From Stonehenge to the ancient Egyptian Pyramids, there's no denying that stone has a long history within architecture and design. Beginning simply as rock formations, marble, limestone, travertine and the like have evolved to become the foremost materials for designing both [...]

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MAD ABOUT SAFFRON

Color was the name of the game at Milan 2016, with rich saturated hues paired up with neutral materials such as marble, raw oak, and metal to enliven and excite. One that stood out to us as particularly fresh was this warm, deep shade of saffron. This week we feature Lievore Altherr Molina's Colina chair, Verner Panton's Colina chair, Verner Panton's []

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SUITE NY IN WALLPAPER

Entitled "Global Interiors," Wallpaper Magazine's April 2016 issue highlights the best of the best from around the world. Among the many international treasures featured are several SUITE NY products that shine bright within the glossy folds. Zeitraum's freshly launched KIN Cabinet Series by design star Mathias Hahn stands tall among the Germany-based selections while newcomer Luteca [...]

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GRAPHITE

The perfect combination of “sophisticated,” “timeless,” and “edgy,” graphite is an exciting metallic trend that has yet to be oversaturated in any sense. From brushed steel lighting diffuser of Mark Albrecht's Eclipse light to the blackened chrome chair legs of GamFratesi's Beetle stool, take a look at these six contemporary designs in smokey grey hues, each with [...]

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WOMEN IN DESIGN – Part 2

Part two of our series on "women in design" features five more talented designers who have shaped our industry, or are on their way towards doing so! From the iconic work of Danish design matriarch, Grete Jalk, to that of contemporary it-girl, Stine Gam of GamFratesi, the breadth of design being produced by women today is [...]

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WOMEN IN DESIGN – Part 1

This week, in honor of International Women’s Day, SUITE NY recognizes the achievements of women in our industry. Architecture and design has historically been a boy’s club. However, beginning around the turn of the century, there emerged a handful of trailblazing women, such as the late Greta Grossman, who pioneered new methods and technologies while pushing [...]

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BOSTON HOME: Beetle Lounge Chair

BOSTON HOME: Beetle Lounge Chair With spring just around the corner, editors from all over are rounding up the upcoming season's must-have furnishings and accessories. Featured in Boston Home magazine's Flower Power shopping edit is GamFratesi's spring-ready Beetle Lounge chair. The ultra popular Beetle Lounge chair maintains its insect inspired curves and charming attitude along with a [...]

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ROUND AND ROUND

A symbol of function, idealism, and infinity, perfect circles exist only in theory. In fact, a pair of quartz rotors built by NASA remain the closest man has come, landing less than three ten-millonths of an inch from perfection. Still the circle is a shape humans gravitate towards, able to be both bold and graphic or soft and subtle. This week [...]

ALL BUTTONED UP

Although tufting is typically considered a traditional motif, several designs in SUITE NY’s modern collection feature sophisticated tufts and buttons. From contemporary pieces like our bestselling Pouf Capitonne oversized ottoman to Kaare Klint’s Addition lounge collection from 1933, these designs are appealing in their transitionality; able to create a bridge between austere, modern pieces [...]