Libby Langdon, a successful furniture and interior designer, HGTV design show host, author and judge for the Bienenstock Design Competition was honored at IFDA’s 2012 Night of Luminaries.
The focus in the design world last month was on the High Point Market, the largest home furnishings trade show in the world. So you may have missed another festival that took place in New York. The Architecture & Design Film Festival is in its fourth season, showcasing over 25 films on architecture and design from around the world.
By day, Paul Sanow is a Theatre Consultant and by night a period furniture maker whose passion for detail shines through in his exquisite work. In June 2012, Paul visited The Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library to research Federal Card Tables.
Is there any other 20th-century chair that is as iconic as the Barcelona? Designed in 1928 by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and interior designer Lilly Reich, little did they know that by 2012, this chair would have been showcased in so many movies and television shows.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the wildly popular BBC/PBS series Downton Abbey. Fans are eagerly anticipating the third season here in the U.S., which will begin airing in January. The series has sparked a renewed interest in Edwardian style and an appreciation for British historic homes like Highclere Castle, which is the real-life setting for the fictitious Downtown Abbey.