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  • Jonathan Togo doesn't follow a script when it comes to home design

    Jonathan Togo, the 33-year-old actor who returns to "CSI: Miami" as investigator Ryan Wolfe when the new season premieres Oct. 3, is bemused by the celebrity real estate racket. Instead of buying into the hype that he needs more house, more furnishings...
  • Set decoration: the fashionable world of 'Jane by Design'

     
    Youthful touches and colorful accents brighten the industrial interiors of the fictional Donovan Decker fashion house in the ABC Family series "Jane by Design," which airs it Season 1 finale Tuesday night. Production designer Greg Grande created sets that...
  • Cappellini hits sweet spot with Candy table, Lace lamp

     
    Giulio Cappellini is the artistic director of Cappellini, the Italian funriture manufacturer known for over 30 years for discovering and producing works by cutting-edge international designers such as Jasper Morrison, Marcel Wanders and the Bouroullec and...
  • The Deal: Designer Danish modern at DK Vogue

     
    Will high-end Danish home store DK Vogue be the latest retail casualty to hit West Hollywood? Store managers are cagey about whether the Beverly Boulevard shop is actually closing (even though “For Lease” signs are up), but price tags on the inve...
  • The Look for Less: Arne Jacobsen's Egg chair hatches imitations

     
    Designed for the Royal SAS Hotel in Copenhagen, Arne Jacobsen's 1958 Egg chair is perhaps the most sensuous and organic modern interpretation of the classic wing chair. To his upholstered foam and fiberglass, the Danish architect added functionality and...
  • The Look for Less: Blu Dot vs. Crate & Barrel tables

     
    On a recent spin through Crate & Barrel, the $999 Walker table had a long, lean look that stopped me dead in my tracks. Surely, this was a ripoff of the $1,099 Strut table that furniture maker Blu Dot launched......
  • The Look for Less: Heath Ceramics vs. Noritake Colorwave dinnerware

     
    Sausalito ceramist Edith Heath (1911-2005) created the Coupe line of dishes, a 1948 design for stoneware plates, bowls and accessories that grew in popularity and, in the 1960s, became symbols of Northern California modernism. The shapes were simple,...
  • The Deal: Deep discounts on Danish design at DK Vogue's closeout sale

     
    Well, there's good news and bad news. Bad news first: After April 28, you'll no longer be able to view six one-of-a-kind reinterpretations of Arne Jacobsen's Series 7 chairs, including the version by London fashion designer Paul Smith, above, decorated......
  • True Brit

    True Brit
    "A bit of work" is a legendary expression in the home design world, where renovations get bigger and timelines get longer with the same certainty that the sun rises and sets. Those were the very words Stephen Honeyball used with his design team, James...
  • At Brock Galerie, original condition is in

    Brock Galerie owners Cameron Smith, above left, and Tom Kurthy are not graduates of the refinishing school of modern furniture. "We like to find things in a weathered state and not mess with it," Smith says. "Leaving something in its original condition is...
  • A fresh journey for familiar forms

    A fresh journey for familiar forms
    New York — DIPPED in a garish green rubbery coating, the ornate Louis-style dining chairs from Six Inch of Belgium looked like irradiated doggy chew toys. The white fiberglass centipede reared on its legs was really Scolopendra, a 7-foot floor...
  • Book review: 'In the Company of Angels' by Thomas E. Kennedy

    Book review: 'In the Company of Angels' by Thomas E. Kennedy
    According to recent surveys, the Danes, with their socialist monarchy, carpe diem atheism and boisterous birth rates, are the happiest people on the planet. Just don't try telling this to Thomas E. Kennedy. His ensnaring, original novel, "In the Company...