I have often quipped that if I ever move back to New York I’d move to Brooklyn. Mostly because it seems a lot calmer and less yappy than Manhattan. And then I found out that my favorite store in the world is in Williamsburg, so now I pretty much have to move there. Fresh Kills has a lot of really beautiful regency and mid-century furniture. It’s kind of like a museum filled with rare, gorgeous pieces.
Below are my ten favorite finds from Fresh Kills:
I don’t have a fireplace but I want these. Maybe I’ll just set them next to my television and put on one of those “crackling fire” videos.
Those thick lucite legs are out of control. This structure/scale of this table makes it both present/grounded and weightless. A good combination.
I don’t know that I’ve ever been as excited about a chair as I am about this one. It looks like it’s made out of Tangrams. Remember those?
I’ve seen these a lot in chrome, but never in brass. This is a welcome departure from the norm.
There’s always room for a sculptural pouf. These beauties looks like floor versions of the Nelson lamp.
I like pretty much any seascape so this tugged at my heart immediately.
These reference the Platner chairs above but have totally exciting brass bases. And because they swivel, the put the “fun” in function! (Sorry).
I saw one of these at Wertz Brothers recently but I didn’t buy it even though I liked it a lot. And now I hate myself because it was only $99. Let this be a reminder to you to follow your heart.
I love how simple and linear this sculpture is.
And I love how non-linear and non-simple this chair is.
If you find yourself in Williamsburg, check out Fresh Kills. It’s literally filled with fun.