Tag Archives: Modern Furniture

Frankenstein Upholstered Chair

Frankenstein Art Chair
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Frankenstein Chair with Art By Paul Karslake, Manufactured by Wish Interiors.

A Visit to The Noguchi Museum in Long Island City

Bronze Drop Noguchi Scupture
All Photos By Gail

When I find myself in what I would call a “Destination Neighborhood” – meaning an area that I wouldn’t normally be in except for a planned visit to a specific site or event – I always try to do as much as possible in that locale before returning home, because I probably won’t be going back any time soon. And so it happened that when Geoffrey and I made the haul out to Long Island City to visit the Socrates Sculpture Park, we also walked just a few blocks up Vernon Blvd to the Noguchi Museum, which Geoffrey had pegged as a stop well worth making. As usual, he was right on. Continue reading A Visit to The Noguchi Museum in Long Island City

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Shoe Chair

Pink Shoe Chair
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I guess this a different way to wear a shoe? Love it!

Tiger Couch

Tiger Skin Couch with Head

Talk about Fierce! I’ve heard of going on a “Couch Safari” but this Taxidermy-inspired Tiger Skin Sofa is taking it a bit to the extreme! If you’re looking for a conversation-starting centerpiece for your living room perhaps this will work? Animal lovers and conservationists can rest assured that the tiger pelt is an upholstery reproduction and we are guessing that the head is a fabrication as well. Not sure of the price tag but you can find out how to get one of these Rodolfo Rocchetti-designed beauties for your home at Tappezzeria Rocchetti.

HR Giger Alien Coffee Table

There is little doubt that you would be the only person in your neighborhood to own one of these glass-topped tables, with a model of HR Giger’s Alien creature serving as its base, but having one in your home still looks like a dangerous proposition to me. More information on the table, along with pictures and pricing (the scariest part) are available at This Link.