The Karpov Chess Set

This week marks the annual Millionaire Fair, this year held in Moscow: home to 60,000 Millionaires and 30 Billionaires (The highest concentration in the world). All week, I will be reporting finds from the Fair on more obscure companies that cater to the super rich. What categories of design are on the lists of the […]

Millionaire Fair Finds: Fancelli

This week marks the annual Millionaire Fair, this year held in Moscow: home to 60,000 Millionaires and 30 Billionaires (The highest concentration in the world). All week, I will be reporting finds from the Fair on more obscure companies that cater to the super rich. What categories of design are on the lists of the […]

The Tablett Chair by EOOS

Object: Tablett Chair Manufacturer: Keilhauer Designer: EOOS URL: http://www.keilhauer.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $1,000-2,000 Lust Factor: Warm Description: The thing that kills me about this piece of furniture is its gogeous floating chrome base. It also has a subtle shape that harkens back to Corbu or Saarinen, but holds its own. The integrated tablet […]

NYC Garbage by Justin Cignac

Object: NYC Garbage Manufacturer: Justin Cignac URL: www.nycgarbage.com Category: Tchotchke Price: $ 50 Lust Factor: Hot Description: Up front: It’s well packaged garbage. Step back from it, and it’s beautiful branding. If you find the right people to buy this, it creates a community of NYC Garbage owners. Only a finite number of people will […]

The New Sling by David Trubridge

Object: The New Sling Manufacturer: David Trubridge URL: www.greenergrassdesign.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $ 9,585 Lust Factor: Hot Description: I’m afraid this product is a bit out of the range of possibilities for me ever owning , but I’m in love with its precision and fluidity. I can’t say I’ve sat on this piece, […]

The Resin Filled Teardrop Vase by Derek Chen

Object: The Resin Filled Teardrop Vase Manufacturer: Derek Chen URL: www.greenergrassdesign.com Category: Tchotchke Price: $ 110 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I bought one of Derek Chen’s vases about two years ago, and I’ve found that I look at it each and ebery day. I even touch it because the resin he uses to construct this […]

The Unbelievers Skateboard Decks

Object: The Unbelievers Skateboard Decks Manufacturer: The Unbelievers URL: http://www.sillypinkbunnies.com/unbelievers.html Category: Sports and Recreation Price: $50-100 Lust Factor: Hot Description: The Unbelievers Decks are fantastic. Why? Because I said so. I may get a lot of flack from skateboarders, but to me, all skateboards are made the same. It’s only the quality of the artist […]