Field + Supply’s NYC Pop-Up Shop, Eckert Fine Art Gallery and more!
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Field + Supply’s NYC Pop-Up Shop
Field + Supply has announced its first long-term pop-up shop at ABC Carpet & Home’s NYC flagship location, running though mid-June. The pop-up shop will connect clientele with the Field + Supply makers represented at its bi-annual fair at Hutton Brickyards in Kingston, NY. The marketplace offers an assortment of artisan goods, textiles, furnishings, lighting, tabletop, home décor and decorative accessories, as well as beauty and wellness and epicurean specialties.
Connecticut’s own DBO Home will be among the makers. Craft enthusiasts will have an opportunity to meet the makers through a series of virtual and live events and shop online via ABC Carpet & Home’s e-commerce site. “We are thrilled to collaborate with ABC Carpet & Home to curate a selection of products from Field + Supply partners who share a commitment to beautifully designed, handcrafted products,” notes Field + Supply founder and interior designer Brad Ford. “I have long admired ABC Carpet & Home’s vision and aesthetic, so am honored to work with their team to introduce our vendors’ collections to a wider audience of design lovers.”
A New Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solution
During the pandemic, paper products became priceless commodities. But now that the panic has subsided, it’s time to consider sustainable alternatives to save our planet. Papaya, a female-founded company, sells reusuable paper towels. One sheet replaces 17 rolls of paper towels for an eco-friendly cleaning solution. Made from all-natural, anti-bacterial, ultra-absorbent compostable materials, a towel can typically last for two to three months. Purchase a single reusable towel in one of the many fun, artist-designed patterns or set up a subscription to switch up your patterns and replenish your supply every few months, so you’ll never run out of paper towels again.
Wedding Invitations Made Easy
Westport-based stationer Bespoke Designs is offering a new service—the Semi-Bespoke Collection. Invitations are offered by the piece, giving clients the freedom to create a suite that is semi-custom without the custom price tag. Debuting nine designs, including Bohemian, Fall, Modern, Black Tie, Garden, Crest Floral, Summer, Tropical and Whimsical, there are plenty of choices available to personalize party or wedding invitations. Ordering online is simple: go to the Bespoke Designs website to make the selection that fits your needs in terms of style, theme and budget. Clients will receive a digital proof by email a few days later. “We live and breathe celebrations,” says owner and founder Shari Lebowitz. “It’s your story and we’re honored to create something that perfectly captures you.”
Eckert Fine Art Gallery
Connecticut resident Eric Forstmann will be the opening artist for Eckert Fine Art’s gallery show season on May 29. The exhibition will focus on new work by the Sharon painter, who has been represented by Jane Eckert for 21 years. Many of the paintings were created in Forstmann’s Torrington studio, only 70 miles from the Mass MoCA gallery. Of Forstmann, gallery owner Jane Eckert says, “Every show we’ve had on Eric surveys the further development of his ideas and common observation. The thread through it all is his attention to detail, light and eyeball realism.” Fortsmann’s still life paintings of everyday objects are shown beside his depictions of Berkshire landscapes painted en plein air. “I’m an eyeball realist,” says Fortsmann. “I look at things as they are and try to do as much justice to the subject as I possibly can by choosing ordinary objects. I force the viewer to look at them through my eyes.”
Margaux x Schumacher
Schumacher and woman’s footware brand Margaux have collaborated on a fun collection. The five styles include an assortment of mules, ballet flats and sandals sporting flirty and feminine Schumacher fabrics. The shoes are designed for all-day comfort, crafted in Spain from Italian leather. Read more here.
The print version of this article appears with the headline: Design Notes.
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