BJØRN STUDIO

OUR PLACE TO EXPLORE IDEAS ON CONTEMPORARY LIVING
Arbol House

I’m excited to share this project that has been accepted into the AIA Silicon Valley Home Tour taking place May 2 in Palo Alto.

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Furniture = Art
CARLO HAUNER, BRAZIL, 1950

Two shows in New York survey the question Furniture = Art.  Answer: furniture can be both useful and beautiful, collectible even, and art can be functional.   Mark Newsom at… Read more »

Fog Fair 2019
Detail of Scandinavian furniture at Modernity, at Fog Fair 2019.

Some of the best design and art galleries from around the world are once again in San Francisco at Fog Design+Art Fair. Showcasing some of the leading talent at the… Read more »

Heath & Artek

Two of my favorite companies have teamed up for a terrific collaboration:  Heath Ceramics and Artek. The collection includes Alvar Alto’s Tea Trolly 900, Stool 60 and other… Read more »

2018 Showcase House

Why can’t the dining room be the new family room, a place where the entire family can gather throughout the day? This is what I was saying as… Read more »

Sea Ranch

I recently came back from my first stay at Sea Ranch. This was a pilgrimage to visit the works of Charles Moore, William Turnbull and Joseph Esherick, and… Read more »

Summertime

Summer is finally here. Time to relax, get outside and enjoy the fruits of our labour in comfortable style. For outdoor spaces, the right mix of furniture has… Read more »

Caning

This brilliant restaurant, Loulou Restaurant Paris, recently got me thinking more about the use of caning in interiors.  I love how the technique softens and adds texture to… Read more »

Spring Design

I wasn’t fortunate enough to make plans to attend this years Milan Furniture Week, which just ended. I followed with envy as friends and showrooms posted pretty pictures… Read more »

Outside
Richard Schultz lounge chairs

When selecting outdoor furniture, there are so many options. It’s possible to find outdoor furniture that’s stylish and durable for all personalities, whether you want to be hip, retro, practical, modern… Read more »

Books
Codex by Piero Lissoni.

Dealing with storage and clutter are concerns in most of our lives. Dealing with too many clothes, collections, books, and mementos from a life well lived is the… Read more »

Fog Fair

I had the opportunity to go preview the Fog Art + Design Fair 2015 yesterday morning. Really it was a chance for me to go see the show,… Read more »

Baxter

I am intrigued by this line of Italian furniture now represented by DZine in San Francisco.  Perhaps I’m just persuaded by the Italian villas in which the furniture… Read more »

Brazilian Design

You didn’t get enough of Brazil and the World Cup? Check out the design coming out of Brazil, where a modernist vernacular popular in Europe and the United States… Read more »

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