July 11, 2022
What They’re Specifying: Kelly Finley
Kelly Finley’s experience working as a litigator before launching Joy Street might explain why Finley’s designs feel both uplifting and rooted in the real world. “I believe that design should be purposeful,” she says.
02 Untitled by Danny Thach
“All the artwork for this project was purchased from NIAD, a nonprofit art studio that cultivates, exhibits, and sells work by adults with developmental disabilities.”
03 Margo Selby Mix Geo pillow covers
“The bold colors and geometric shapes echoed the benches’ upholstery.”
04 Angles by Paul Smith
“Choosing this fabric for custom benches created a focal point and added a large pop of color to an otherwise neutral room.”
06 Plant Letters
“The letters (four-foot-high steel covered in moss) let us incorporate a biophilic element without high-maintenance care.”
08 Profile coffee table
“It’s able to withstand heavy use in high-traffic areas.”
Re-Imagined Municipal Museum of Weert, Netherlands Blends Old and New
With a new golden skin, the Museum W re-opens with an exhibition by local designers Job Smeets & Studio Job.
Umo, a Mono Material Accent Table, Puts Transparency First
Better known for popular styles than carbon reduction, furniture manufacturer Stylex has been nevertheless expanding its sustainable designs.
In Taiyuan, a Coal Mine Is Transformed into a Botanical Garden
With one of the world’s largest timber lattice structures, Delugan Meissl Associated Architects reinterprets traditional Chinese elements for this 450-acre re-naturalization project.