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Introducing Smilow® Lighting

Introducing Smilow® Lighting Smilow Design Expands its Offerings of Authentic Midcentury Designs by Mel Smilow New York City-based Smilow Design LLC is reissuing a…

Come See Smilow at ICFF 2017

NYC Design Month is upon us and ICFF begins May 21, 2017!! We’ve always been proud of how customizable our furniture is, and this year at…

May 2017 Instagram Inspirations

  Top from Left: Woven rush ottoman as a gorgeous coffee table, Quilted and stiched—lots of textural textiles this week in Milan, In Progress…

Texture in Milan

We were thrilled to be in Milan this April for the Salone 2017 (Milan Design Week). One of the most exciting trends we saw…

March 2017 Instagram Inspirations

Top from Left: Woven leather chair in the making, Mel Smilow—great man, designer, artist, father, and grandfather, Railback lounge chair, finished and beautiful from…

Modernism Week in Palm Springs

A few weeks ago Modernism Week in Palm Springs came to a close. A celebration of all things mid-century, with a highlight on architecture, design, sustainable…

Featuring … Smilow!

It’s come to our attention that a few interior designers that we love have featured Smilow Furniture in recent projects. It’s exciting to see…

The Beauty of the Handmade

We couldn’t agree more! This month Interiors and Sources Magazine curated a collection of handmade sources in “The Beauty of the Handmade.” We were thrilled…

Smilow Glass – Holiday Sale

Launching this cyber Monday Smilow Glass In stock and ready to ship, just in time for your Holiday Gift needs. Hurry – Purchase NOW…

Mid-Century Modern May in NYC

If you have a little energy left for design after the almost overwhelming array of activities during Design Week NYC, don’t miss Mid-Century Modern…

2013 It’s A Wrap

We had a fantastic 2013 and we are looking forward to an even more productive and exciting 2014. Here is a round up of…

History of an Ottoman

In 1955 the Woven Rush Smilow- Thielle Ottoman was chosen and included in the Pratt Institute’s exhibition featuring well designed objects.Today the newly reintroduced…

Almost 50 years later…

It was a horrible day in 1963 and a pivotal point in the Civil Rights movement when the “four little girls” were killed in…

Smilow Chairs on Display!

We have a major milestone to report. I was excited to see the very first Smilow Furniture custom order on display today. Last year…

Looking back on 2012

It’s been an interesting and visually exciting year. We compiled some of the highlights below… We finished off 2011 with a trip to Berlin–…

A New Year…

Hoping to start off the new year in 2013 with our  new blog. We plan to update and share our news, new work, experiences,…