Kips Bay Decorator Present Home Dallas Declares Its Subsequent Location, Fortuny Unfurls New Materials, and Extra Information


From vital enterprise adjustments to noteworthy product launches, there’s all the time one thing new occurring on this planet of design. On this biweekly roundup, AD PRO has the whole lot that you must know. 

Present Homes

The Kips Bay Decorator Present Home Declares Its Subsequent Location, Whereas the Kravet Household Makes a Vital Donation

Since 1973, the Kips Bay Decorator Present Home has garnered among the largest names throughout the trade in help of the Kips Bay Boys & Ladies Membership. Come fall, the present home is ready to return to Texas for a second 12 months in a row, happening at a surprising Georgian property in North Dallas. As standard, a bunch of spectacular designers shall be answerable for designing numerous rooms all through the abode.

On a associated notice, the Kravet household introduced a beneficiant donation of $100,000 to the Kips Bay Boys & Ladies Membership earlier this month. Designated for top schoolers enrolled within the Kips Bay Employment Program, the cash will assist ship seven college students for the subsequent 5 years to NYSID’s prestigious precollege program. With the donation, the Kravet household hopes to make the sector of design extra accessible to future generations.

Product Launches

Fortuny Makes Fantastically Large Information

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The Elysée chair by Pierre Paulin in Favo Graphite Monotones. 

Rendering by Enrico Capanni and Valerio Cerri

With its newest debut, the Imago assortment, Fortuny has unveiled 25 new colorways for 10 traditional patterns—the camouflaged Camo Isole, Moorish-modified Rabat, and hanging fauna-patterned Orfeo amongst them. In a becoming marketing campaign for debuting the refreshed classics, the heritage material maker partnered with digital artists Enrico Capanni and Valerio Cerri to fantastically render the brand new materials on a choice of iconic furnishings designs by Pierre Paulin, Pietro Franceschini, Gio Ponti, and others.

The S-Chair by Tom Dixon for Cappellini Turns 30

Italian design purveyor Artemest just lately debuted an unique collaboration with Cappellini in celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of the S-Chair by Tom Dixon. For the re-edition, the duo tapped Italian designer Pietro Fadda to specifically upholster a single-edition chair, which contrastingly pairs a scenic, 18th-century Baroque canvas with a extra up to date striped material.

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Kaiyo, 1stDibs, and Dims Report New Funding Sources

Gently-used-furniture market Kaiyo is trying to develop its U.S. footprint after securing $5 million in a funding spherical led by Moderne Ventures, with contributions from Lerer Hippeau, Correlation Ventures, and Max Ventures. And fewer than one month following 1stDibs’s IPO, one other residence model is opening to public buyers. Followers of up to date design maker Dims can now purchase into the model, because of the corporate’s launch on funding platform Republic. For these curious to be taught extra, Republic permits capital injections as little as $100 into extremely vetted firms in trade for fairness and different advantages.

The Marburger Farm Vintage Present Has Been Acquired

Brook Companions, the Dallas-based proprietor and operator of the Dallas Artwork Truthful and Style Business Gallery, has acquired the Marburger Farm Vintage Present. A cornerstone of the biannual Spherical High Vintage Truthful, the Marburger showcase attracts greater than 300 sellers and 100,000-plus guests to its 43 acres of bucolic exhibition actual property. “[It’s] a Texas icon, and we’re privileged to be handed the baton as the newest stewards of this storied occasion,” John Sughrue, Brooks Companions CEO, stated in an announcement. “…As they are saying, ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t repair it,’ and we intend to protect the DNA and heritage of the Marburger expertise.”

Good Works

Design Manufacturers Close to and Far Do Good

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One of many limited-edition Sette platters by Mary Clerté.

Photograph: Courtesy of The Sette

Cheers to a tabletop that appears good—and does much more for the larger good. Tableware model The Sette has partnered with New York–based mostly design consultancy Polonsky & Associates on a limited-edition line of oval platters, for which they tapped artist Mary Clerté to create two painterly royal blue designs. Produced by British maker Halcyon Days, the bone china platters, out there in 14- and 16-inch diameters, will elevate funds to assist international meals safety efforts. Particularly, 100% of earnings will go to the World Central Kitchen.

In different information, The Lawns, the New York–based mostly inventive consultancy based by Jess Murphy, has debuted a wallpaper assortment impressed by pandemic-induced pastimes, equivalent to film streaming and web wormholes. In Murphy’s personal phrases, the design is “a end result of a 12 months at residence.” The designs, which have been conceptualized as a method to assuage anxieties, may have therapeutic powers because of their proceeds as properly. A portion of every wallpaper buy will help advocacy teams together with Coalition for the Homeless, Sky Excessive Farm, and Creative Noise.

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New wallpapers from The Lawns.

Photograph: Courtesy of The Lawns

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