Over the last twenty-five years, Christian Liaigre has made himself known by his refined, high quality work. Through good use of space and light, basing his interior design on local cultures and traditions, choice of materials and a special love of art and crafts, Christian Liaigre has managed to combine certain modesty with great elegance. According to Liaigre, are far from fashion and trends but synonym to timelessness, calm beauty and subtle luxury. He believes that comfort does not lie in trivial affluence but in delicacy and rareness.
This uniqueness became more and more apparent, marking his identity from the time he opened his first design studio in 1985, to his first showroom in 1987 at Rue de Varenne in Paris, right up to the launching of his brand name in London, Bangkok, New York and St Barthelemy. (source wikiluxurybrands.com)
Designer Lindsey Adelman was born in 1968 in New York. While earning her BFA in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design, she also studied sculpture, graduating in 1996. Adelman opened her New York City studio in 2006, and works with a team of fifteen, as well as a network of local brass and glass artisans in nearby Brooklyn. She is also a writer.
Adelman’s work blends handicraft and machine-made elements. Perhaps best known for lighting designs that often feature hand-blown glass, Adelman’s practice also incorporates jewelry, tiles, wallpaper, and vessels composed of wood, gold, porcelain, concrete, and stereo-lithography. She has exhibited widely, including at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Triennial(New York), The Future Perfect (New York), Triode Gallery (Paris), andCarwan Gallery (Milan and Beirut). (source L’arco Baleno)