Gabrielle Golenda

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Smart kitchen: Six clever kitchen furnishings

Bringing together technology and design, this compilation of savvy appliances and smart furnishings makes the kitchen cool and computerized. Vacuuming Drawer 400 Series Gaggenau Look, Ma, no hands! This hands-free vacuuming drawer seals fish, meat, vegetables, and fruit. The multi-purpose drawer can be used for sous vide cooking, marinating,…
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Six lavishly appointed bath fixtures

From classic Italian marble basins to glass-framed showers and designer collaborations, the newest bathroom fixtures and accessories combine luxurious materials with pared-down, simplified forms—a juxtaposition that makes for a downright lavish lavatory. Thurso Freestanding Shower Drummonds

Standing nearly eight feet tall on a cast-iron base, the Thurso shower…

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Six stunning surfaces for the kitchen and bath

This collection of colorful tiles—acrylic, terra-cotta, and porcelain—creates surfaces that are equally durable and beautiful, taking any room to the next level. Gonzaga Christina Celestino x Fornace Brioni Milan-based architect and designer Christina Celestino dreamed up a collection of motifs based on designs typically found in Italian 15th-century paint…
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Six commercial furnishings you should see from NeoCon East 2017

We ventured to the City of Brotherly Love to see the latest commercial interior furniture at the 15th installment of NeoCon East. There, 200+ brands showed furnishings for workplace, government, healthcare, hospitality, retail, education, and public space in the Pennsylvania Convention Center on November 15 and 16. We were impressed…
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Our six top eco-conscious materials and products from Greenbuild

At this year's Greenbuild in Boston, we saw a range of exciting solutions for building, renovating, and remediating the built environment. From anti-bacterial paints to acoustic fabric that reduces solar gain, we highlight six products that are truly innovating the industry. SmartFlower Plus SmartFlower Solar This flower-shaped solar panel…
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Six quick picks from BDNY 2017

The Boutique Design Trade Fair (BNDY) is the hospitality show, bringing together the industry's interior designers, architects, developers, and experts to see the latest furnishings, lighting, fabrics, wall coverings, flooring, carpeting, bath and spa, and accessories.   We spent one day going to and fro between 600…
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Specsheet > String Tied, This Year’s Holiday Gift Guide

We asked our editors, architect friends, and fellow design aficionados what they are putting at the top of their wish lists this year. The result is a compilation of rarities, outrageous objects, curiosities, and other items that you would want but would never buy for yourself. Cheese grater Forma  Zaha…
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Specsheet >The next big names in furniture design

Here is a selection of new furnishings by talented young designers, new collaborations, and mom-and-pop design studios. Hurdle Family by Dowel Jones  Young Melbourne design studio Dowel Jones makes furniture based on an interest in simplifying objects without compromising on aesthetic values. With this in mind, they strove to…
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Specsheet > Objects of Common Space: Residential Furniture

Residential furnishings that range from the mundane to the otherworldly—here is a selection of new furniture that physically and conceptually reinvigorates traditional and expected forms. Kreten Side Table Souda Industrial, organic, and sculptural, each of these side tables is completely unique. Original pieces designed by Isaac Friedman-Heiman are created…