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.”
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Grace La on Eileen Gray’s E-1027 Table
The chair of the Department of Architecture at Harvard GSD reflects on the Irish architect’s iconic design.
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