Fabric of my Life.

Tag: New York

Take a walk on the high side

a disused elevated railway track that runs through downtown manhattan now offers commuters and tourists alike a peaceful escape from the chaos on the busy city streets below, and what a joy it is to behold! new york city’s so-called “park in the sky” was originally built in the 1930s as part of a massive public-private infrastructure project called the ‘west side improvement’, lifting freight traffic 30 feet in the air, and removing dangerous trains from the streets of manhattan’s

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Dining by Design

another highlight from last week’s blogtour was the diffa (design industries foundation fighting aids) dining by design showcase at the architectural digest home design show. every year diffa invites the crème de la crème of the design world to create tables that exemplify their style and story, and this year saw some truly delightful creations! the blogtour crew were lucky enough to be invited to attend the thursday night cocktail reception at the showcase, and it was fabulous to see all the

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tassels are the earrings of the home

it is always wonderful to get a sneak peek inside the creative space of someone you admire and respect, so last week’s blogtour visit to jonathan adler’s soho hq was the icing on the cake to a wonderful walking tour of the area, curated by abcd design’s amy beth cupp dragoo (which you can read more about in my post for heart home this week). we received such a warm welcome and incredibly generous hospitality it was impossible not to

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hitting the bullseye, everytime

one of my favourite stands at this year’s ad show was that of soho-based designers bddw, a small furniture company dedicated to the creation of well-crafted timeless designs and heirloom quality solid wood furniture. craftsmanship is the company’s buzzword, and all of bddw’s textured wood objects are locally-sourced and hand-made in their philadelphia studio. they also carry a wonderful collection of hand-knotted tibetan rugs, leather framed mirrors and handmade records players in their downtown showroom, creating a visually inspiring space

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This is my Tryp

i’m just back from the most incredible five days in new york city on modenus’ #blogtournyc, and have so many wonderful designers, products, memories and experiences with you over the next few days. for now though, here are a few of my favourite instagram photos in the gallery below, while i catch a few zzz’s of my own… [icon name=”handshake-o” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] fabric of my life was in new york as part of blogtour nyc, sponsored by: miele, samuel heath, rotsen

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