bklyn designs 09: eskayel and matthew fairbank

bklyn designs is coming up on may 8th and i’m starting to get excited about some of the newer companies showing this year. two of the designers i’m excited about seeing in person are shanan campanaro of eskayel studio and furniture designer matthew fairbank.

eskayel creates bold graphic wallpapers that seem to burst with color on the wall. i’ve seen these installed in a store before and they’re even more intricate and beautiful in person. i’m of course drawn to the pink colorways right now but shanan also does wonders with blues. click here to see more of her work.

i’m also loving this writing desk from matthew fairbank. solid, sophisticated and with just the right amount of ornamentation, it’s the sort of desk that i hope i can one day own when we live in a regular house (not an apt. with floors on a 12 degree slant). click here for more information on matthew’s work.


  1. love the aqua paper!

  2. That is my dream desk! I so want a card catalog cabinet of my ow

  3. michelle says:

    that desk is perfection

  4. Lucy Gazelle says:

    Kudos to Matthew for a gorgeous, modern desk design. Would love to surprise my hubby with this one.

  5. visualingual says:

    The desk is awesome, and I love the crazy wallpapers as well! Wow!

  6. Ooh! The desk is awesome! Like a library card catalog!

  7. Amanda says:

    So Rorschachian! Gorgeous aqua.

  8. Barbara says:

    Perfection! I’ve been looking for a library card catalog for ages.

  9. Gary says:

    Simple, clean, elegant and funtional. . .and lots of leg room.
    I like this desk much

  10. Libby says:

    that desk is SO perfect. mature but not too mature…

  11. rachel says:

    oooh! a card catalog desk, how smart. I agree, it is a must have. The size is perfect if you have a perfectly large office. thanks for sharing! Dd

  12. Abby says:

    Are the black areas leather or just paint?

  13. These Eskayel designs are simply gorgeous!


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