Holiday House NYC Interior Design Show

Inside the bi-annual charity event taking place at Academy Mansion

Since 2008, Iris Dankner has been showcasing some of the best global designers (both established and emerging) at Holiday House NYC. The bi-annual event, which takes over the Upper East Side’s Academy Mansion for portions of November and December, grants various designers the opportunity to realize their uninhibited visions in one of the 21 rooms within the space. The result is a wonderland of design …

NARKi Furniture

Modern wood and steel pieces covered with classical-style paintings in this collaboration between fine artist and product designer

Wooden and steel furniture with baroque­-inspired paintings upon their surface is the latest project by Prague’s UMPRUM product design graduate Roman Kvita and Academy of Fine Arts painting student Dominik Běhal. The two friends fused their different skills to create these unconventional objects for the collection—called NARKi—and blend historical and traditional styles like baroque, rococo and classicism with modern forms. “Distinctive decoration of furniture had—apart …