Claire-Anne O’Brien’s Knit Creatures

Hand-sewn wool animals inspired by Ireland’s rugged coastline

Inspired by the elusive little creatures native to the rugged, windswept mountains of Ireland’s western coast, textile designer Claire-Anne O’Brien created three delightful knit animals to sell exclusively through the Emerald Isle’s online design and craft shop Makers & Brothers. Included in the bunch is the wise and speedy Liam the Hare, independent-minded Brigid the Sheep and the always mischievous Fionn the Fox. The animals—and …

David Weeks

The designer debuts rugs and his latest lighting collection

For the last few months, new work by designer David Weeks have been on display at the Ralph Pucci showroom in New York. In addition to his latest lighting series, the new pieces include his first collection of carpets, created with renowned rug maker Christopher Farr. To conceive of the carpets’ patterns, Weeks focused on the shapes that have become integral to his design practice, …

NYC Holiday Pop-Ups

Top temporary shops in the city this season

Once again, the now-ubiquitous breed of seasonal retailer—the holiday pop-up shop—has taken up residence in several crannies throughout New York City. Of course, the shops are welcome tenants, for there’s no better place to stumble on the perfect gift than their cleverly curated corners. Below are three unique pop-ups that will be open for the duration of the season. Products from each are also available …