The Cool House: georges briard
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Showing posts with label georges briard. Show all posts

Monday, January 11, 2010

Decor Encore

A couple of accessories made their way into The Cool House recently. Firstly, thanks to kind Patricia who keeps her eye out for Georges Briard pieces, a serving dish with a stunning MCM pattern on the lid

Next from a local Antique dealer at Yankee Peddler this large grey ceramic lamp. A uniquely modern bargain with a very sensual shape. It lacks a shade though and the naked CFL bulb is not doing it for me at all. What do you think - Drum? Oval? Giclee?

Friday, August 14, 2009

Georges Briard réchauffé

A knock at the door, and despite the barking dogs slavering to get near him, a smiling postal worker happily handed me a large parcel that I opened straightaway. Inside, carefully packed with protective bags and newspaper this Georges Briard Chafing Dish - a gift from the very generous Priscilla, who reads this blog and knows about my Georges Briard obsession. I wonder if she knows that someone else on Long Island also loves the gold leaf and crisp nature-inspired mid-century patterns of this iconic home furnishing designer?
Many, many thanks Priscilla!

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Georges Briard

Bit of a Georges Briard obsession at the moment. Jascha Brojdo, his real name, designed housewares, notably glassware in the 50s, 60s and 70s. Because it was mass produced finding it isn't difficult, pieces come up all the time on ebay, or at local flea markets often for only a few dollars. I love this mid-century glass dish

Who could resist the gold pattern - so retro.

Then there's the ceramic kitchenware, which I think I like even more

Georges Briard Seashell Cheese Plate and Knife. Seashells, appropriate for The Cool House, no? Good thing as they are both mine courtesy of ebay.