The Style-Defying, Community-Centered Ethos of NYC Showroom Love House

The eccentric vision putting a fresh take on contemporary design

On the second floor of an unassuming building in New York City’s Greenwich Village, the sun-drenched, open-concept showroom Love House presents an array of seemingly mismatched contemporary designs. Marrying muted tones, tiled tête-à-têtes, handblown lightbulbs, elegant bouclé sofas and cubed chairs of perforated steel and more, Love House boasts an aesthetic that’s neither aggressive nor wacky; instead, the room is cohesive and elicits a sense …

A Smart Walking Companion That Transforms Mobility

While conventional walking canes often lack thoughtful design and still require strain on the part of those using it, the Stride Senze—an intelligent walking companion—is sleek, modern and equipped with smart technology to ensure the safety of users. Created by the Singapore-based NextOfKin, the cane features sensors that scan the area to help navigate spaces; smart technology to monitor the user’s gait, balance and mobility; …

U Candle Holder

Family-owned and operated by Jayna and Justin Roy, Boonies is a metal fabrication studio that applies contemporary design to traditional objects, as is the case with their U Candle Holder. Handcrafted in the US from steel, this piece dazzles as a balanced structure (inspired by macaroni) that features two standard tapers on either end. Finished with either a violet or rose powder coating, makes for …