Sofie d’Hoore, our favorite Belgian clothing designer, has collaborated with Design Collectors on a special edition of Alvar Aalto’s iconic Stool 60; available as a set of three (with tops in Pearl Gray, Wood Nude and Ocean Green).
The newly opened and expanded Museum of Modern Art in NYC features a new double-height flagship MoMA Store (the gold standard for museum shops) adjacent to the lobby.
New on our required reading list: Ark Journal, a newish Scandinavian magazine “celebrating the soulful interplay of art, design and architecture.”
NY design studio Workstead has just released a new lighting collection called Archetype “inspired by Modernist forms”; stay tuned for a full post.
San Francisco-based A Plat, which specializes in “zero-waste designs for sharing food and wine,” is now offering sale-priced pieces made from offcut remnants and rescued fabrics, factory seconds with slight imperfections, and discontinued items. Go to Upcycled to see what’s available.
On our radar: Dallas-based textile company Kufri, which has a “mission to champion the craft of handloom weaving.”