31 Aug '15, 11am

Inside Jonathan Adler's Duplex, an Ever-Changing Creative Lab Packed With His ... - Adweek #branding #luxury

Inside Jonathan Adler's Duplex, an Ever-Changing Creative Lab Packed With His ... - Adweek #branding #luxury

He also calls it home. Not content to confine his business affairs to his SoHo studio, he furnishes his and Doonan's duplex co-op with the furniture and accessories he sells. From a baby-blue Lampert tufted-velvet sofa ($3,595) to a brass Ulu side table ($1,350) to an Orange Pop decanter ($198), this is not only a showplace but a showcase for Adler's wares. "I make many thousands of products, and not only do I enjoy bringing them into my house, I just feel it's my responsibility to road test them," Adler says as he lounges in a riotously colorful space where tulip chairs meld with needlepoint toss pillows and Sputnik chandeliers. Adler refers to this carefree kind of accessorizing as "happy chic," and wishes more Americans would try it. "The sad thing is that most people don't feel like they have the leeway to play," he says. "Decorating seems intimidating to people and th...

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