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June 2010


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DESIGN BEAT

At Your Service
By D.J. Carey

DESIGNER SHOWROOMS AND
RESOURCES MAKING THE NEWS

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THE RIGHT WIRING The Overland Globe (shown in "Classic Cool") is a Wired Custom Lighting creation. The LA-based company takes a set of measurements and material details and makes fixtures in all shapes and sizes. D&D, (212) 446-6025, www.wired-designs.com.

IN GOOD FORM Handmade furniture like the Java Wing Chair (shown in "Barging In") is part of Paul Guzzetta's new 36-piece furniture collection for 4-orm. Find other hand-crafted mahogany pieces accented with stainless steel through the Stamford showroom. (203) 969-7227, www.4-orm.com.

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SET THE TABLE Interested in custom made tablecloths or drapery? Think Anichini. The company custom creates anything you want, from color to size to texture. Shown: 100 percent Egyptian cotton Taj tablecloth, D&D, NYC, (212) 715-9623 www.anichini.com.

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DESIGN DUO Italian company Archlinea's eco-friendly designs (they use recyclable aluminum and steel) are featured at Nova Studio in the A&D Building. The Lignum et Lapis (left) has floating cabinetry and countertops that come in five stones. (212) 644-2766, www.adbuilding.com.

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LINENS & THINGS From sweaters to sheets! That's Italian fashion house Manrico's new motto. They've moved into home products, offering woven and embroidered cashmere sheets and curtains in more than 200 colors. Plus, they offer custom orders. Check out their linens at their brand new showroom at D&D. (212) 486-8780, www.manrico.com.


PRO SERVICES Wish you had a personal shopper? Now it's as easy (and as cheap) as a phone call. Stark Fabric has just implemented a new shopping service that's free of charge. Just call in with a fabric name and they'll send you memo samples from their collection. D&D, (212) 752-9000,www.starkcarpet.com. You don't need to go to Paris to get a sneak peak at the latest in high design. From June 22-24, 30 French designers will be at the Felissimo Design House to debut their newest creations and answer questions in a gallery-style installation, "Maison France." NYC, (212) 956-4438,www.ubifrance.com. Who said only hotels offer concierge services? Interior Design is offering VIP Concierge Service that allows you to request items and receive multiple images and quotes within two days. NYC, (212) 729-5961 or email [javascript protected email address]

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