My first stop in New York is almost always ABC Carpet and Home . Not only do they have a vast and well edited selection of merchandise but also have a very talented display team. I never fail to be inspired.
Of particular appeal to me is their mix of old and new elements. For some reason I always seem to gravitate to their 'Industrial' style furniture and lighting. I love the old painted and chipped metal pieces. Most are utilitarian in origin but manage to take on a sophisticated aura in the right environment.