Abode New York Brooklyn, New York
Co-owners: Brian Sahd & Tony Wong
Q: When did the store first open?
Brian Sahd: Early 2009
Q: Anything in particular you would say you’re most known for?
B. Sahd: We are known for affordable and unique items for the home. We try to offer products and items that you don’t usually find anywhere else. A lot of our items are locally made, but we have items from all over the world as well.
Q: What sets you apart from other décor/design hubs?
B. Sahd: The Uniqueness of our items. Many times we get folks in here saying ‘I’ve never seen these products anywhere before!’ Items you can only find in Abode New York, Brooklyn.
Q: Do you have any favorite pieces in the store right now?
B. Sahd: They’re all favorites! We have a few mid century vintage pieces, which we really love. We have a Solair chair, which is an indoor/outdoor chair that’s been manufactured since the late sixties. It’s a Canadian product. Really cool chair, people love them. We have ceramics from local ceramic artists, scented candles, and diffuser oils from another local manufacturer. We also have a number of pieces from a local carpenter who made a one of a kind entry table. Everything is well made and well designed.
Q: Anything in particular that inspires you and your store’s aesthetic?
B. Sahd: Tony has the creative eye. He inspires me in what he envisions! He is very talented in choosing and finding products and items.
Q: Anything else you want to share about your store and its overall feel?
B. Sahd: We love people who come in, see the products, and ask questions. We love talking about the products and sharing the special stories behind them. Visitors as well as NY residents are always welcome to come in and chat about the different products.