From Goop Lab to One Kings Lane: 8 New Design Destinations to Know



"The details of goop Lab in New York reference the relaxed elegance of homes built in Hollywood in the 1930s, and designed by the likes of Billy Haines, Paul Williams, and Billy Baldwin," said Steven Johanknecht, a principal from Commune, the Los Angeles-based design studio that worked on the space. The real showstopper? An Art Deco-inspired stacked chandelier by Roll & Hill designer Jason Miller. Much of the world was introduced to Christian Liaigre in 1987, when he opened his first interior architecture and furniture design showroom on Paris's rue de Varenne. Amidst the 1980s taste for extravagant postmodern design, Liaigre offers a sumptuously sober alternative; he would go on to decorate the private homes of Karl Lagerfeld and Calvin Klein and more public spaces, such as SoHo's forever trendy Mercer Hotel. Head to her site for a selection of the prettiest things-Laboratorio Paravicini plates, Paul Arnhold glass, St. Louis glass wear, and a few wares of her own design. Part shoppable site, part private members club, part digital lifestyle magazine, The Scope NYC seeks to be a new platform for emerging designers, and millennials looking for the different and new. "With The Scope, I'm hoping to break the ice by providing in-depth product descriptions that tell the story of an item, so you're just not blindly throwing something into your shopping bag without some context." Featured designers include Eny Lee Parker, Anna Karlin, and Slash Objects. read more...