Anne Folsom Smith is president, owner and principal interior designer of Anne Folsom Smith Interior Design in Sarasota, with an office in the historic U.S. Garage.
These clever cocktail table shapes can be purchased in a book-matched veneer of Macassar ebony accented by a simple walnut base, providing sizzling allure to test the boundaries of form versus function.
This hand-sculpted “Alchemist” writing table dresses up the home office. The curvaceous base is shown in bleached walnut with an open grain walnut burl with dovetail leg joints. An energetic approach to a basic need.
Not to be matchy-matchy in any setting, these steel-rodded cocktail or end tables can be bent or twisted in various forms and heights and capped with a steel top. Tables can be produced in a powder coat or finish to complement any interior.
Who said fireworks happened only on the 4th of July? This “Pop” sconce, designed by Fisher Weisman, has 32 asymmetrically placed spheres mounted on stainless steel rods. Use it in vanity areas in baths, in entrance areas, or over buffet pieces in dining areas.
In our sunny but humid clime, outdoor living takes on an element of modular escapism with these fashionable patio pieces by Janus et Cie.
Deep rich mahogany paneling is exquisitely simple but designed for the modern bath. Here, it is transposed from walls to pilaster encased in wood, terminating in sink and wall-mounted faucets. If we design it, local craftsmen can produce the product from forest to home.