Splurges april2017 interiors+sources 39
BKLYN DESIGNS has evolved immensely since its infancy more than 10 years ago, growing to become a powerful component of May’s annual
NYCxDesign event series. Housed at the Brooklyn
Expo Center from May 5-7, it encompasses dozens
of exhibitors focusing on not just the home but also
commercial markets in need of a residential feel. All
of the following manufacturers and products can
be found at this year’s show.
The Mid Modern
Filing Cabinet from
Mark Jupiter is an
can’t go wrong.
black walnut and
solid brass, but it’s
also available in
a variety of other
species and metals.
60-inches long x
16-inches wide x
Aimée Wilder designs everything from pillows to rugs to
fabrics, as well as playful wallpapers that offer a vintage
feel, such as the oversized cactus repeat featured here.
Cactus Spirit (in the color Desert) is screen printed by hand
on clay-coated, FSC-certified paper. Wilder’s creations are
inspired by her fashion and fine art background.
Be sure to check out the Uni Bowl
by Carol Joo Lee, on display at the
Greenpoint Hill booth. This gallery
and shop, curated by Kim Brown,
focuses on local makers and blurs
the line between contemporary,
fine, functional, and decorative art.
The Uni Bowl is made of porcelain
with gold luster spikes and is
2.5-inches x 5-inches wide on
the inside and 5-inches tall with
the spiked lid.