Wood is an exclusive natural product which reflects true genuity in a world of imitation.
Via 57 West
New York has recently been further enriched by a fabulous piece of architecture, a pyramid- like apartment building that looks down on the hudson. It is also completely in line with sustainability principles.
In thrall to transport
“Location, location, location” has always been the motto of the world of real estate. But Tom Epstein, experienced executive director of construction of the New York giant Levine Builders, adds an important qualification: “It’s location near transportation.”
Significance of the surroundings
At the age of just 30 Karen Asprea heads the highly regarded New York design studio Whitehall interiors. A woman with a clear vision.
Timelessness and warmth
You will find inspiration in the most ordinary places, in the view of Thomas Ostyn of the Obumex family business. But the goal is always the same: to design something that will withstand the test of time.
Veneer down to the toes
Wood is not a material that comes to mind immediately as clothing. However, inventive designer Tineke Gysel has found a way to shape her favourite raw material into something we all wear - shoes.
A natural look
Wooden spectacle frames are no longer a novelty. Nevertheless the designs from the Tirolean company ROLF Spectacles are head and shoulders above the rest. A question of priorities.