Spotted on T Magazine: Smallhold, the first (and only) organic mushroom farm in NYC. Among the display-worthy offerings: everything from pink oysters to lion’s manes. Smallhold installs front-of-house “mini-farms,” where restaurants like Mission Chinese and Bunker Vietnamese grow their own fungi.
Margot has been listening to the Trace Material podcast, from the Parsons Healthy Materials Lab, about the history and wonders of hemp as a building material and more.
Two new design books we’re looking forward to: Golden Light: The Interior Design of Nickey Kehoe, by LA designers Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe. For a signed copy, go to Nickey Kehoe.
And Decors Barbares: The Enchanting Interiors of Nathalie Farman-Farma, features the layered, lushly patterned interiors of Nathalie Farman-Farma, the London-based designer and proprietor of textile design studio Décors Barbares.
Margot notes that the National Trust for Historic Preservation has just released the 2020 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.
Japanese designer Sonya Park of Art & Sciences has teamed up with Perfumer H on the most elegant Mask First Aid Kit we’ve seen yet.