Tribeca button factory becomes Walker Hotel with “eclectic modernist” design and sub-cellar bar

A former button and ribbon factory in New York’s Tribeca neighbourhood has been turned into a boutique hotel featuring an eclectic mix of modern furniture and industrial details. Hospitality firm Bridgeton Holdings completed the Walker Hotel in a renaissance revival building constructed in 1899 to span three street frontages in downtown Manhattan. Its location at […]

Orior revives colourful retro furniture in New York showroom

The successor of furniture brand Orior, which was established in Northern Ireland in the 1970s, has opened a showroom in New York City to display furniture with “spunk and flavour”. Orior was founded in Brian and Rosie McGuigan in 1979 in Newry, Northern Ireland. Brian and Rosie’s son, designer Ciaran McGuigan, took over as creative […]

Egg Collective designs its homey showroom in old Manhattan law office

New York design studio Egg Collective has opened a new showroom in Lower Manhattan’s Tribeca neighbourhood, where its furniture is displayed in rooms laid out like a home. The studio’s three female founders, Crystal Ellis, Stephanie Beamer and Hillary Petrie, stripped back and updated a former law office to create the new space. Located on […]

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