Design discoveries from New York and beyond

Design books, linens, coffee tables and more from makers like Coyuchi, Best & Lloyd and authors Miles Redd and Carolyne Roehm.


Inspired by the intricate shapes and rich culture of her native country, designer Nada Debs has created the 21.7"-high Nijma (Lebanese for “star”) occasional table, available in American walnut, maple, or lacquer. $2,300 to $2,550 each, at Mondo Collection, 20 W. 22nd St., Suite 1501, NYC, 212-675-8155,



1 Multi-Faceted
A divine statement piece made in Murano, Italy, this hand-blown crystal lamp from Best & Lloyd is an elegant complement to any room. $4,648, at George Smith, 315 Hudson St., NYC, 212-226-4747,

2 Fringe Benefit
Whether your curtains are simple sheers or elaborate damasks, they’ll take on extra sizzle with designer Ulf Moritz’s chic cream white tassel tieback for Sahco (it also comes in mauve and champagne). Available to the trade, at Donghia, 979 Third Ave., NYC, 212-935-3713,

3 Door Decor
First introduced by Italian design firm Azucena in 1950, the 8"-high, 11-pound Fermaporta Ottone polished brass doorstop makes a grand entrance. $624, at Suite New York, 419 Park Ave. S., NYC, 212-421-3300,

4 Leather Goods
Be good to your leather during this period of changing weather with furniture expert and restorer Christophe Pourny’s serum and cream. Serum, $18, cream, $16, 718-855-8865,

5 Smooth Operator
Crafted in French white oak and supple caramel suede, the amply proportioned Jupiter coffee table by Hutton Home from Collection Pierre is sure to be a crowd pleaser. $5,586 (43½" by 15½"), at Pierre Frey, 979 Third Ave., NYC, 212-421-0534,




1 Mantel of Power
Nothing beats a roaring fire as the weather gets cooler, except perhaps for a gorgeous mantel above it, like the limestone Greenwich model from Chesney’s Heritage Collection. $4,200, at Chesney’s, 979 Third Ave., NYC, 646-840-0609,

2 Floral Flourish
These crisp 100 percent cotton sheets from Coyuchi take on bohemian flair with a henna-like embroidered border of flowering vines. (In addition to red and tangerine, shown here, other color ways include charcoal/pewter and indigo/white.) From $99 to $166 per sheet, at ABC Carpet & Home, 888 Broadway, NYC, 646-602-3780,

3 Tiny Bubbles
Glass artist Tracy Glover crafts her Dewdrop vases to order, employing a centuries-old Italian method to create the bubbly textured look and faded ombré effect. $289, at Gracious Home, 45 W. 25th St., NYC, 212-414-5710,

4 Ranch Dressing
A stylish take on dude ranch decor, the Keystone accent pillow from Ralph Lauren Home’s Alpine Lodge Collection is stitched together in shimmery silver leather. $1,595, at Ralph Lauren, 888 Madison Ave., NYC, 212-484-8000,

5 Planter’s Punch
An ideal addition to any tabletop, either indoors or out, this striking planter is carved from black fossil stone and glistens with a polished nickel-finished edge. $395 (8" high), $495 (9½" high), at Flair, 88 Grand St., NYC, 212-274-1750,








Be sure to mark this on next month’s calendar: Just a short train or car ride away, in Stamford, Connecticut, our sister publication CTC&G presents Designing Greenwich, a four-day design symposium and shopping extravaganza. Chaired by interior decorator Tony Ingrao and featuring sumptuous booths by such vendors as (left to right) Custom Cool Rugs, Andrianna Shamaris, and Puccio Fine Art, the event also includes lively demonstrations, talks, and lectures by such design-world notables as Vicente Wolf and Amanda Nisbet. Nov. 9–12; for more information and tickets, go to





Author and historian Judith B. Tankard highlights the achievements of Beatrix Farrand, one of the most accomplished landscape architects of the 20th century, as part of the Decorators Club’s ongoing series, “Modern Visionaries: Women of Design” (other lecture subjects include Vanessa Bell, Maria Pergay, and Ruby Ross Wood). 6 p.m., Oct. 17, at the New York School of Interior Design; for tickets and more information, go to









The first retrospective of husband-and-wife textile design team D. D. and Leslie Tillett opens October 17 at the Museum of the City of New York. Featuring bold colors and graphic, overscale patterns, Dek Tillett creations have graced the homes of such style icons as Jacqueline Kennedy, Brooke Astor, and decorators Sister Parish and Albert Hadley. Through Jan. 6; for more information, go to