A rendering of Michele De Lucchi's La Passeggiata

Anticipating Salone del Mobile 2015

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On January 15th, I attended a press conference at the Italian Consulate announcing the details for the Salone del Mobile 2015, which takes place in Milan in April. After so many years of dire financial news the world over, I was heartened to hear Italy, such an important player in the US design industry, share promising economical […]

Alexandra Williams Fun Fit

The Nomad Goes Fun and Fit!

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Fun and Fit Goes the Nomad! We’re suckers for great design with a philanthropic bent. When we heard about the good the founder of O’Sun, Alain Gilles, a Belgian designer, was accomplishing in poor communities on the African continent where 600-million people live without electricity by providing off-the-grid villages with Nomad lanterns, we decided it would be […]

Stephanie Odegard Rugs

Nobel Peace Prizes Awarded

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GoodWeave Founder Honored When the Nobel Peace Prizes were awarded in Oslo today, the committee referred to both laureates, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, as “champions of peace.” Yousafzai, who is the first Pakistani and youngest person to ever receive the award, noted she was there to advocate for the rights of forgotten or frightened […]