Homer to Reopen in New York

Richard MishaanRichard Mishaan

NEW YORK-Next month, interior designer and architect Richard Mishaan will reopen Homer, the New York City retail store which he closed in 2008.

 In its newest incarnation, located at the corner of University Place and 10th Street, Homer will feature a revolving collection of curated furniture, decorative accessories and art which will be re-imagined every four months to reflect Mishaan's design vision. Homer was originally located within the Whitney Museum of Art.

"I believe collecting is a commitment and the motivation behind a purchase should never be financial, but always about loving the piece," Mishaan said in a statement. "I have people tell me with great excitement that what they bought several years ago for a reasonable price is now worth a fortune. I ask them, 'Other than the price, do you still love it?' and they all reply, 'I would never part with it.  It's my favorite thing I own,'" continued Mishaan. "Homer will be a place to find and seek inspiration."

Mishaan will also co-represent artists on a rotating basis. As an avid collector of art himself, he has helped cultivate noted international artists, including photographer Massimo Listri and furniture designer Guy de Rougemont, who will be exhibited at Homer.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.

Videos

Subscribe to
HFN Omnichannel
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.

Current Issue

  • HFN May digital issue

    HFN's DIGITAL EDITION

    May 2017


    COVER STORY: HFN Turns 90

    We commemorate HFN's 90th anniversary by paying tribute to the iconic retailer and supplier brands--and the people--that have helped the industry flourish, then and now.


    ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:

    • Up & Coming Leaders - The home industry is in capable and visionary hands as this year’s 40 Under 40 list attests. Today’s young leaders span all disciplines and varied levels of operation.
    • Omnichannel Retailing - In the Mobile App World, Time is Money