Contract - March 2009 - (Page 58)

designers rate Mark Janson Partner Janson Goldstein New York Okkwon Kim Principal Interior Designer GKK Works Irvine, Calif. Mark Janson Janson Goldstein Modernlink Scimitar Table I prefer vintage pieces with an apparent patina of time. The Scimitar table, designed by Preben Fabricius and Jorgen Kastholm in 1964, exudes beautiful simplicity, lyrical form, flawless execution, and great pedigree. Ralph Pucci International Starr Small Table India Mahdavi describes her pieces as eclectic and handmade. They are unique and unexpected— this is an art piece but without pretense. occasional tables Contract asks two designers to name and explain their preferred products Ralph Pucci International, Starr small table. Reader Service No. 215 Modernlink, Scimitar Table. Reader Service No. 214 Artifort, Rene Holten Mare Table. Reader Service No. 216 R20th Century PK 61 Coffee Table Designed by Poul Kjaerholm for E. Kold Christensen, Denmark (1956), PK61 Coffee Table is another vintage favorite. Can Mies be improved upon? I’ll leave that to others to answer, but for me this table raises the question. Okkwon Kim GKK Works R20th Century, PK61 Coffee Table. Reader Service No. 217 Artifort Rene Holten Mare Table Simple design lends itself to both a contemporary and classical environment. The low height with the dark slab of wood top anchors space. Knoll George Nakashima Splay-Leg Table and Tray This table has organic quality of the wood and simple curved details with highly geometric forms. The unusual proportion makes it a timeless signature design of George Nakashima. Knoll, Nakashima Splay-Leg Table and Tray. Reader Service No. 218 Nucraft, Tiro Console and Coffee Table. Reader Service No. 219 Nucraft Tiro Console and Coffee Table The clean lined aesthetic makes a huge statement of what simple elegance means. 58 contract march 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - March 2009

Contract - March 2009
Color Therapy
On The Green
Shifting First Cost Mentalities
Eco Chic
Realm of Possibility
Favorite Table
About Face
Seeing Is Believing
Domestic Partnership
Designers Rate: Occasional Tables
Behind Business Development
Ad Index

Contract - March 2009