Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus

The prolific Czech design duo on influences, inspirations and combining function with form

Having met while studying at The Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague several years ago, Jan Plech and Henry Wielgus now work together on various kinds of projects including furniture, lighting, product and interior design. But being in the heart of Europe doesn’t mean it’s all easy breezy, “Prague is a really nice cityeverybody wants to travel herebut for design business it’s not …

Seating at Maison et Objet 2013

Plush, rump-ready seating options seen at Maison et Objet

A perennial delight, Maison et Objet can also be an exhausting experience. Miles and miles of high design leave you craving nothing more than a frumpy pillow bed to slump down on. As part of our coverage from Maison et Objet 2013, here are a few highlights that show off the softer side of the Parisian design fair. CO9 Lounge Rabbit Back in 1998, irreverent …

Things We Made

First look at the new book by Roman and Williams, showcasing a decade of interior design

Even if you’re unfamiliar with interior design powerhouse Roman and Williams, there’s a good chance you know their work. The Standard Hotel, The Breslin, The Ace Hotel, The Standard Grill, Stumptown Coffee, The Dutch, The Boom Boom Room—countless iconic NYC locales bear the mark of Roman and Williams’ protean design aesthetic. Those unfamiliar with these spaces will at least recognize their work from the elaborate …