B4 It was Cool

B4 It was Cool

B4 It was Cool

B4 It was Cool is known mostly for their collection of early to mid-20th century lighting, and the store is packed not only with amazing floor and ceiling lights, but also other unique industrial objects – drafting stools, chairs, various appliances, and scientific models and tools. All of the pieces are original and American.

Owner Gadi Gilan has been scouring flea markets and old factories for iron, brass, and copper light fixtures since he opened the store in 1987. Vintage industrial furniture is also available; stools from the Toledo Metal Company are one of B4 It was Cools specialties.

B4 It Was Cool
89 E. Houston Street – www.b4itwascool.com

B4 It was Cool

B4 It was Cool

Modern Anthology

Modern Anthology in DUMBO

Modern Anthology

Be sure to check out the DUMBO area in Brooklyn while you are in New York. Really a must with great views of Manhattan, lot of small and independent cafes and shops and a fabulous picnic area under between Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge.
One shop to visit if you are into the wonderful world of interiors is Modern Anthology.

From really cool vintage furniture to all kinds of accessories. A great find for presents, patina and the odd chesterfield, Modern Anthologys curated collection includes delicate glassware & chic linens, vintage shears & durable duffels.

The shop is also a creative studio and a common platform for a small group of architects, filmmakers, designers and graphic artists, specializing in original design .

68 Jay street – www.modernanthology.com

(DUMBO  =  Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass)

Modern Anthology.

Modern Anthology.

Modern Anthology.

Olde Good Things

Olde Good Things

Olde Good Things
Olde Good Things is a heaven for those who love vintage furniture.

They reclaims architectural pieces of buildings, including:
original hardware and doorknobs, period mantels, entry doors, decorative iron, antique and contemporary lighting, bronze and brass castings, structural columns, corbels, terra cotta and building stones, garden ornaments, stained and leaded glass windows, transoms, wooden moldings…
You will also find framed mirrors, wood flooring, and home furnishings.

Olde Good Things is the largest architectural antique dealers in USA with locations nationwide.

Upper West Side – 450 Columbus Avenue
Union Square – 5 East 16th street
Chelsea – 124 West 25th street
www.ogtstore.com

Olde Good Things

Crate & Barrel

Crate & Barrel

Crate & BarrelCrate and Barrels bring unique, functional, and affordable home decor to the masses.

Smaller housewares are often real finds; look for beautiful glassware, colorful pottery and ceramics; wooden kitchen and cooking accessories; bed, table, and bath linens; along with cutlery, flatware and serving pieces and scores of area rugs.

650 Madison Avenue
611 Broadway (SoHo)
www.crateandbarrel.comCrate & Barrel

Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler

Jonathan AdlerJonathan Adler’s interior style is both somewhat crazy and stylish.
His motto is that your home should make you happy. When you visit the shops,  it’s like stepping into a wonderland. And there is not only furniture but also textiles, books and fun stuff.

Modern design with a touch of retro, humor and pure forms.

The New York-based ceramic artist / designer / decorator has 4 lovely shops on Manhattan.
304 Colombus Avenue – Upper West Side
37 Greenwich Avenue – Greenwich Village
1097 Madison Avenue – Upper East Side
47 Green Street – SoHo
www.jonathanadler.com

Jonathan Adler

The Future Percfet

The Future Perfect

The Future PercfetFrom hand-made silk tapestries made ​​in Brooklyn to the Lazy Susan coffee table on skateboard wheels, The Future Perfects, variety of different, artistic and carefully selected furniture and furnishing is a must for the interior interested.

Visit also their other shop A & G Merch for more affordable options (such as pig-shaped bowls or skulls with salt & pepper). A & G Merch is located in the house next door.

115 North 6th St, Williamsburg – www.thefutureperfect.com
116 North 6th St, Williamsburg – www.aandgmerch.com

A & G Merch

MoMa Design Store

MoMa Design Store

MoMa Design Store
One of New York’s top designer shop will you find in SoHo – MoMA Design Store (belonging to the Museum of Modern Art)
On two floors it´s packed with cool design stuff, everything from furnitures and books to games and jewelry.
A best-seller is Mujis New York wooden toys. For usd 15 you get some of New York with you home.

81 Spring Street (SoHo)
www.moma.org/visit/plan/stores

MoMa Design Store

City Foundry

City Foundry

City FoundryAt City Foundry in Brooklyn you will find cool antique collections consisting of fine mid century modern and industrial influenced furniture, lighting and artifacts, carefully selected by Sohrab Bakhshi, who owns the store.

When he opened in 2000, he was alone in the neighborhood but now the whole street is filled with furniture shops.

365 Atlantic Avenue between Bond and Hoyt St i Brooklyn
www.cityfoundry.com

City Foundry

Anthropologie

Anthropologie

AnthropologieBe sure to visit the beautiful Anthropologie shop when you are in New York. They have so many nice and unique things, both home furnishings and clothing.

Their window displays is also quite fantastic. They are really good at creating inspiring decorations for their windows.

375 West Broadway (SoHo)
85th 5th Avenue (Upper East Side)
Chelsea Market ( Chelsea/Meatpacking)
50 Rockefellor Center (Midtown)

www.anthropologie.com

Anthropologie

Anthropologie

BDDW

BDDW – a modern shaker

BDDWTalented sculptor, painter and designer Tyler Hays creates contemporary furniture in clean lines of native warm wood. He uses traditional seams and finishes that put a special mark on the furniture.

BDDW has a studio in Brooklyn where the furniture is handmade. In SoHo they a bright and airy store, where you’ll find both furniture, mirrors, clocks, hand-knotted Tibetan rugs made ​​of wool and silk.

5 Crosby Street – www.bddw.com

BDDW