Charley Harper! He may well be one of the most influential and underrated artists of the mid century. His focused outlook and style was incredible and remains amazingly relevant today. As an artist and designer, we should all strive to … Continue reading
Admittedly, a lot of the beautiful things that stock the shelves and surfaces of Centro, well, simply don’t fit nicely within the humble yet popular stocking. So we’re excited to say we’ve been hard at work making amends and over … Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but we’ve been fascinated by small things lately. Miniatures really. It started with terrariums and has rolled into globe air plants, teeny arrangements and green-y decor for the table. One great thing to come out … Continue reading
Just In — Michael Aram Now almost daily we’re receiving shipments of incredible design objects and decor from designers well known, and virtually unknown, from around the world. One such renowned designer is Michael Aram, the American born artist who … Continue reading
We’re unpacking this beautiful collection of earthenware by 18 Karat in Vancouver Canada. They look amazing with the vintage industrial storage tins from India.
For the last year I’ve been traveling. Not for pleasure, though it’s been fun — rather traveling to buy for Centro. I took along design friends and we hit New York, China, Dallas, Chicago, Toronto and purchased things that excited … Continue reading
If anyone has tried to plant a terrarium, you know how challenging it can be to find the right materials and plantings — mosses and small species are simply not prevalent in our area, plus, you have to get the … Continue reading
In our house, the kids are constantly coming home with pockets full of sticks, feathers, favourite stones or shells gathered on walks in the country. We whipped up these field collection boxes as a spontaneous way to collect those goodies … Continue reading