Design Diary

Say Amen to Menswear

Say Amen to Menswear

Adroyt visits the Paris Deco Off show in Paris to see the latest trends in fabrics, one of which is a proliferation of menswear patterns being used for upholstery and drapery fabrics, and wallpaper patterns. We give you the scoop with great images so you can see for yourself!

Colorful Furnishings and Tabletop at Maison & Objet

Colorful Furnishings and Tabletop at Maison & Objet

Our previous post covered the color trends we saw during Heimtextil. Today we’re going to look at the most prominent hues we spotted during Maison ...

2018 Color Picks at Heimtextil and Deco-Off

2018 Color Picks at Heimtextil and Deco-Off

January has been a whirlwind of design events with Heimtextil, Paris Deco Off and Maison & Objet following in quick succession. To kick off our...

From the Archives: Harvest Dome 2.0

From the Archives: Harvest Dome 2.0

When we transitioned adroyt away from WordPress, we had to shutter posts that we felt were worthy of being seen so we’re featuring them in this series “From the Archives.” The reason we feel this post is worthy is because SLO architects took what trashes NYC's sidewalks and turned the refuse into an ethereal sculpture.

From the Archives: The Eames Chair as Sculpture

From the Archives: The Eames Chair as Sculpture

In 2012, architects Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao, in collaboration with Levitt Goodman Architects, submitted a 3D-printed spinal sculpture using the shape of the Eames chair to the reDesign2012 project at the Textile Museum of Canada. The organic wrapping spiral beautifully evokes the interior of a shell.

From the Archives: Patrick Jouin’s Substance of Design

From the Archives: Patrick Jouin’s Substance of Design

When I strolled into Paris’ Centre Pompidou to walk through Patrick Jouin’s exhibition with the designer in 2010, I met a slim, handsome man in  dapper clothes that contrasted the motorcycle helmet casually slung over his forearm. This summed up the paradox I would find in Patrick Jouin: La Substance du Design.