Three new showrooms enrich New York City’s design scene this season.

Par Excellence’s otherworldly showroom PHOTO BY JOE KRAMM
Par Excellence’s otherworldly showroom


Renowned interior designer Thomas Pheasant collaborated with the French artisans of Par Excellence to unveil a new showroom in Noho as an ode to the long-standing collaboration between France and the U.S. With views of the Bowery Hotel and the Chrysler Building, the space offers a refreshing expression of refined elegance. Inspired by the arched windows on the building’s facade, Pheasant sought to create circular motion and flow within the space. The showroom elevates the collaborative effort of Pheasant and the French artisans of Par Excellence. Pheasant says, “I felt it was important to engage the various artisans in a single design direction that would demonstrate how all of these talents could come together to support a designer’s vision.” 344 Bowery



Brooklyn-based lighting studio In Common With recently opened the doors to its debut studio, constructed in 1910 by htomas Roulston and recently renovated by Morris Adjmi Architects. The space spans 3,500 square feet and houses a showroom, design studio and production facility inside a light-filled industrial building in Gowanus, Brooklyn.

In Common With co-founders Nick Ozemba and Felicia Hung PHOTO BY WILLIAM JESS LAIRD
In Common With co-founders Nick Ozemba and Felicia Hung

“The opening of our new studio marks a new chapter for In Common With,” says cofounder Nick Ozemba. “[We] set out to create a different kind of lighting brand based on a collaborative model with other makers and centered around material exploration. Our new space will allow us to push this approach further, grow our team and take on more ambitious projects.” 124 Ninth St., Ste. 270, Brooklyn


Details of John Pomp’s Warp dining table, the sculptural Drift System and Caldera side table. PHOTO COURTESY OF BRAND
Details of John Pomp’s Warp dining table, the sculptural Drift System and Caldera side table.

Acclaimed Philadelphia-based designer and artisanal-driven manufacturer John Pomp also debuted a new space recently. The immersive showroom opened in the fall at the New York Design Center with over 40 new pieces ranging from bespoke lighting fixtures to luxurious home furnishings. The flagship’s design mirrors the products with a “primitive futuristic” aesthetic. From the beginning, guests are welcomed by a stunning patinated steel entrance that inspires supernatural beauty. Pomp shares that this showroom is a product of a journey that began 20 years ago. “With the introduction of a brand showroom, my vision of an entirely organic glass and metal environment will come to life.” 200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1201