Tag Archives: Jens Risom

The Insider: Mid-Century Modern in a Park Slope Limestone

THE REVELATION HERE IS HOW WELL classic mid-20th century furnishings by Vladimir Kagan, Milo Baughman, Jens Risom et al, along with contemporary high-end craft furnishings from local makers City Joinery and BDDW, work in a c.1910 Park Slope row house. … Continue reading

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Furniture-Shopping Fun

A LITTLE HOME IMPROVEMENT is always a fine way to head off the mid-winter blahs. Case in point: the new dining table, left — really a desk, since that’s its function 90% of the time — in my Brooklyn apartment. … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Thrift Shop Challenge

I’m dating myself by saying this, but I remember when you could find really great stuff* in thrift shops: Bakelite radios. Art Deco vases for a quarter. Eames chairs for $15. Rya rugs. Higgins glass. Chrome cocktail sets. 1940s barkcloth. … Continue reading

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