Author Archives: Andrezza Nascimento

Design Wire March/April 2024

Multidisciplinary designer GERE KAVANAUGH, who turns 95 this year, is finally seeing her signature chair concept come to life thanks to a collaboration with Detroit-based sustainable furniture company FLOYD. The original GERE EASY CHAIR prototype, which Kavanaugh designed in the … Continue reading

Chili Crisp Tahini Cascatelli with Fried Shallots

The combination of spicy, savory chili crisp and nutty tahini makes an incredibly delicious, satisfying sauce, but we take it to the next level with the addition of oniony crunch in the form of fried shallots. And here you see … Continue reading

A Collector’s Guide: Incorporating Artwork Into Your Home

What goes into pairing fine art with architecture? The whole process is about discovery, so the architecture and style preferences of a client are such a great starting point. They’ve already made these really informative decisions, like the architecture of … Continue reading

The Real History of the Wisteria Lamp, Designed by Clara Wolcott Driscoll

Most of you have seen this lamp. The Wisteria lamp is probably the most recognized of Tiffany lamps, other than maybe the Dragonfly. Despite what has been written in the annals of design history, it was designed by Clara Wolcott … Continue reading

Color and Geometry Collide in this Game Designer’s Edinburgh Apartment

The postmodern movement of the 1980s threw classic design theories out the window: why abide by “less is more” when color, pattern, materials, and motifs carry meaning and expression? During this time, architects and designers began adding decoration purely for … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes of a Wes Anderson-Inspired Bookstore Mural

The owner of Back Cove Books reached out with one requirement: the mural had to take inspiration from Wes Anderson films. Naturally, I went down a wormhole and watched several of his movies, which are absolutely beautiful. What I love … Continue reading

How to Combine Classic Blue and White in a Fresh Way

If ever there were a competition for the most classic color combination, blue and white would surely win the prize. Blue makes white feel even more pure and crisp, while white highlights the depth and vitality of any shade of … Continue reading

A Modernized Seaside Home Bursting with Carefully Curated Artwork

It takes a special place to draw New Yorkers away from the city. For Lisa and Howard Salzberg, it was a seaside property in Falmouth that convinced them to take the leap and relocate permanently. They aren’t exactly strangers to … Continue reading

Built for Entertaining, This North Yarmouth Home Feels Like a Resort

The path that led Brad and Hannah Blymier to their newly built home in North Yarmouth was paved with oyster shells and hockey pucks. The couple met at a wedding in northern California, where Hannah was managing a Sonoma tasting … Continue reading

Art Advocate Donna McNeil’s Imaginative Home Inside an 1860’s Era Church

Where can we find greater structural clarity than in the wooden buildings of the old?” asked the legendary Bauhaus architect Mies van der Rohe. “Where else can we find such unity of material, construction, and form? Here the wisdom of … Continue reading