October 2014 Dwell On Design NY

I attended the 2014 Dwell on Design NY trade show a couple weeks ago, and I can't tell you how thrilled I was to be among the lucky designers who got to hear about what is happening on the cutting edge of design. Here are some of my favorite things from the show:

The Danish Ambassador personally introduced four young Danish modern furniture designers!

Here are some trays from Christina Liljenberg Halstrom

Here are some trays from Christina Liljenberg Halstrom

and some wooden modular carpet from Pernille Snedker Hansen. Additionally, check out the talented Line Depping and Jakob Jorgensen, who sell their designs in Japan.

and some wooden modular carpet from Pernille Snedker Hansen. Additionally, check out the talented Line Depping and Jakob Jorgensen, who sell their designs in Japan.

Semi-precious countertops from Caesarstone's Concetto Collection

photo courtesy of Caesarstone

photo courtesy of Caesarstone

A private screening of the new documentary "Toxic Hot Seat," which addresses the toxicity of flame retardants that were developed in the 1980's for the furniture industry in response to fires caused by cigarettes.

And the lovely self-watering wall gardens of French company Plant Wall Design.

photo courtesy of Plant Wall Design

photo courtesy of Plant Wall Design