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Monday, May 21, 2007

We're in the Movies!

We seem to be a great resource for set designers. Our furniture makes an appearance in the following recent and upcoming films and television.

Movies
Factory Girl
Brief Interviews with Violent Men
The Tourist
The Departed
The Good Shepherd
Music & Lyrics By
The Producers
I am Legend
Multiple Sarcasms
Fast Food Nation

TV
Black Donnelly's
Its All Geek to Me
Law and Order: Criminal Intent
The Bronx is Burning
The Tom Green Show

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Saturday, May 19, 2007

Two Jakes rated Best of New York 2007

Two Jakes has been declared as being the "Best Home-Office Furniture" store in the Best of New York 2007 issue of New York Magazine!

From the writeup:
After opening so many glitzy high-rent showrooms, Design Within Reach may be losing its edge, but Two Jakes--a shop with a gritty warehouse vibe--is picking up the slack. Packed with new and vintage office furniture, the store includes fresh designs like a powder-coated aluminum seat from venerable Pennsylvania manufacturer Emeco and a desk in plywood and chrome by Minnesotan newbie Blu Dot. As for vintage pieces, a Herman Miller Aeron chair with a gently scuffed base goes for half the price of an original; a General Fireproof desk from the fifties, stripped and sealed with a clear coat, is $750; and a Saarinen executive chair on wheels, suddenly fashionable in plum, is in pristine condition and costs $225 (at press time, there were fifteen in stock). Try finding that on Craigslist.

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