Athena Calderone is a lifestyle designer with an eye for the unexpected. A visual creature who believes beauty comes from self-expression – and that self-expression is about giving yourself license to be more than one thing – this model-turned-interior designer and dedicated foodie embraces unusual pairings. The result is design with texture and authenticity that draws inspiration from the world around it and aims to inspire others. Her partner in the sale, Factory 20, is a multidisciplinary art and design collective discovering intrinsically valuable decorative arts and furnishings to convey a different impression of 20th century design.
Pair of midcentury watercolor paintings on board depicting
native Polynesian island life. Each signed "Erich." Displayed in the original bamboo frames. Wired to hang. Back stamped "Ray Witt Picture Co. South Miami 43, Florida." Minor wear.
Pair of midcentury Neoclassical-style fauteuils, circa 1950. Newly
upholstered in Donghia fabric. The wood frames are painted off-white with blue highlighting; some of the carvings and hints of red show through the blue. Age wear, some paint loss.
These ostrich figures make a stunning addition to
any wall. To create the originals, artist Heather Lancaster started with a single line and then slowly built layers through graphite, India ink, and charcoal, materials that draw the viewer in with ...