50 Shades of Grey in Milan

Danny Chartier and Tim Zyto hit the fairgrounds running at the SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL MOBILE – the International Furniture Fair… in Milan last week. As Dedicated Followers of Fashionable furniture, taking the pulse of design trends, sourcing cutting edge fabrics and networking with the best designers in the industry has become an annual “Rite of Spring”. Although monochromatic primary colours and vivid pastels could be seen in installations throughout the Salone, there is no denying that shades of grey are here to stay. Sofa couture is evident in innovative stitching, folds, and piping and the grey upholstery in evidence pays homage to ...
 

Sarah Shines at IDS 14

Montauk Sofa showcased a gorgeous new sofa at IDS Toronto in late January. There provocative booth featuring Adad Hannah’s tableau vivant  “After a Gentle Storm” was definitely a larger than life show stopper. Our new sofa named Sara is part of Montauk Sofa’s Modern collection. Shown here in 100% wool in one of our trademark “Shades of Grey” with elegant sculptured legs in cold-rolled steel, this sofa seems to literally be floating on air. Subtly flared arms and sophisticated curves are sure to make this sofa an instant classic. Measurments are 101″L x 42″D x 29″H. – Available in custom ...
 

CALGARY: CANADA’S NEXT BIG DESIGN CITY?

I left Calgary in 2008 to work, live and learn in Toronto. When I returned in 2012 with my degree in interior design, I could not believe my eyes. In just four  years, it seemed, Calgary had been transformed from lifeless to lively. Its tremendous growth has resulted in an increasingly vibrant metropolis that is brimming with award-winning restaurants, trendy coffee shops and packed bars. But what has interested me most about Calgary’s metamorphosis is the city’s development in the fields of art, architecture, urban planning and design. While such cities as Dubai and Shanghai sit on the international forefront for ...
 

Montauk Cover Up

Buying Slipcovered Furniture for Interior Design Furnishings in today’s modern home must be functional and beautiful. Slipcovered furniture is a hot trend for good reason. Learn what to look for in slipcovers. Posted by Tracey Drake | Last updated: Nov 22, 2013 Rachel Ashwell Showroom|Apartment Therapy For anyone that has heard the old saying “It’s like throwing out the baby with the bath water” that is exactly what happens when a good piece of furniture with tired upholstery gets thrown out and replaced. Slipcover, specifically fitted and custom looking slipcovered furniture is a smart investment, that not only extends the ...
 

The Great Danes

Fabricius & Kastholm by Lange Production If one examines the grand period of Danish furniture design in the 1950’s and 1960’s, a number of prominent personalities automatically appear on one’s inner search engine: Klint, Wegner, Juhl, Mogensen, Jacobsen and Kjærholm. This is the widely recognized list of masters, on whom everything from this period is focused thus the automatic response however the picture is much more subtle. This period also included designers, who in many cases were equal to the celebrities and in some cases more explorative in form language and materials. Among these one can find furniture designers Preben ...
 

DaDe at Montauk

DaDe ART & DESIGN LAB curates lifestyle, providing innovative and exclusive products and services that enhance living spaces. with a distinctive product mix and presentation philosophy DaDe offers a complete product range for modern living. [hush] is the very first of DaDe FACTORY partnered arts events, referencing the name of Andy Warhol’s New York studio, which was also famed for its groundbreaking parties. the exhibit opened on october 19, and ran for three consecutive weeks, closing on november 11, 2012. The main inspiration behind DaDe FACTORY events is to open a conversation about brand cooperation rather than competition. similar values ...
 

The Misfits

The Misfits is Montauk’s official Sale site for overstock and orphaned Montauk sofas. A selection of sofas, sleepers, sectionals, chairs, loveseats, ottomans and curated art objects and accessories will be available on line. We are delighted to give our customers the opportunity to purchase signature Montauk furniture at a reduced purchase price.   Items will range from floor models, overstock, minor flaws (a little character) and due to circumstance beyond our control the occasional canceled order. The Misfits can be accessed directly from the link on the Let’s Tauk section of our website montauksofa.com or through the Montauk blog letstauk.com ...