Top 3 Luxury Houses and Design Stores – Celebrate the best design experience.
Right in the heart of the most unique and vibrant Portuguese city – Oporto – the COVET HOUSE, is a celebration of design that offers you a unique and absolutely memorable experience, surrounded by classic luxury and contemporary comfort. Headquartered on the bank of the Douro River, that gives life to the best wine in the world, COVET HOUSE stands out in a serene manner, between rustic-style gardens and granite stonework, in a contrasting and balanced dialogue that welcomes and receives visitors with the utmost care and attention.
The house has 3 main thematic suites, with an overwhelming view over the River, and with different environments that will for sure enrich your experience even more, since you can move from a classical but contemporary styled room, decorated with the best of luxury furniture inspired by Portuguese techniques and traditions, to an exotic and feminine suite or a mid-century room.
Tom Dixon’s New York Store
Dixon’s new ventures aim to further cement his place in the growing US design market, taking over a four-storey building on Howard Street in SoHo.
As the studio said: “In a landscape dominated by professional showrooms and multi-brand retailing chains, we have made the choice to evade the status quo and offer to the US intriguing retail concepts that will bring to life the Tom Dixon experience and offer consumers a new way to interact with the brand.”
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Todd Merrill Studio Contemporary
Since 2000, Todd Merrill Studio has developed a nation-wide reputation for presenting an eclectic and glamorous mix of the finest 20th-century furniture including American and European Post-War designers such as Karl Springer, James Mont, Tommi Parzinger, Paul Laszlo, LaVerne, Gio Ponti, Maison Jansen, Piero Fornasetti, Ado Chale, and Paul Evans, among others.
With the introduction of the new Studio Contemporary, Todd continues the great designer-craftsman tradition with some of the world’s best studio artisans of today. Todd has worked with each master to produce exclusive items, and will work with you to produce custom pieces to suit your specific design needs.
Studio Contemporary is a destination gallery for those who appreciate cutting edge Contemporary furniture design, hand craft, and the unique work of the great studio furniture movement. Each piece represents the meeting of handcraft and design innovation.
(Source: I Lobo You, Dezeen, Todd Merrill)