1960 Isamu Kenmuchi chairs

Posted in sold on Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 3:21 pm No Comments
1960 Isamu Kenmuchi chairs

VINTAGE: A really wonderful pair of wicker easy chairs by Japanese master Isamu Kenmuchi circa 1960. These are in near mint condition with new cushions upholstered in Maharam Danish wool. The color is a dull aquamarine. There are only a couple breaks in the wicker which are hard…

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Scimitar chairs!

Posted in sold on Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 3:13 pm No Comments
Scimitar chairs!

VINTAGE: An incredible, rare and special set of Danish Modern Scimitar chairs circa 1963 by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm. From an estate in Westwood where they were used until recently. I had Lalo Valdez reupholster them in Maharam wool in a tweedy warm grey. They will be…

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1960’s Ranch in RSF

Posted in architecture, Projects on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 at 4:27 pm No Comments
1960’s Ranch in RSF

A good long-time customer purchased this sprawling adobe ranch-style home in Rancho Santa fe early 2012. It was awash with boring beige and saltio tile floors.  The new owner had a purer, more modern aesthetic and asked me to consult. Here are a few images of the house before…

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Russell Wright dish set

Posted in News & Events on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 1:56 pm No Comments
Russell Wright dish set

VINTAGE: A beautiful and classy service for 6 plus by Russell Wright for Stubenville.  This set is “American Modern” in a mottled light grey glaze. There are 60+ pieces and lots of extra serving pieces too. Bauer has reissued this set so getting additional pieces to make…

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Hans Wegner folding chair

Posted in sold on Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 4:42 pm No Comments
Hans Wegner folding chair

VINTAGE: Such a beauty! And super rare. Hans Wegner designed this ingenious folding chair in fumed oak and natural cane back in the early fifties for Johannes Hansen of Denmark. This example originally belonged to renowned San Diego jewelery artist Arlene Fisch and she sold it to me…

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Unusual easy chair

Posted in sold on Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 2:25 pm No Comments
Unusual easy chair

VINTAGE: I have never seen this unusual design before but I like it! The solid walnut frame is beautifully crafted and was expertly refinished by Ming Pan. I chose a fabric that I’ve used before with great results…a very nubby sage green and black. 0597 SOLD

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