Caravan's World View

You never know what you’ll come across at Caravan Curated Home in New Canaan.

Stepping in the front door on a recent morning, we find a giant bronze sculpture in the shape of a Chanel shopping bag, a creation by Jonathan Seliger. Steps away, a corner vignette is anchored by another oversize piece, an elaborately carved wooden door just in from Jaipur. Also within this front room, a custom coffee table by Thomas Throop, a local furniture maker coincidentally profiled in WAG in 2013, adds depth, as do a couple of pineapple sculptures, a vivid green couch and a turquoise tray filled with a grouping of martini glasses. [view article]


From New Canaan News

NEW CANAAN — Caravan Curated Home, located at 12 Burtis Ave., has no particularly established style. If anything, it breaks the notion that one needs a definitive style at all with its vibrant mix of European and American art.

Vanessa Bikindou, a 38-year-old New York City resident, opened the interior design shop in October 2016 and has expanded her collection of items to maintain a steady clientele and attract new customers. A former attorney in Paris, Bikindou said her countless travels influenced her passion for art and interior decor. [view article]


...“I was introduced to Greg Tankersley by a good friend of mine, Susan Harwitt, and I really enjoyed his architectural style,” she said the evening of Dec. 14 at an event honoring Tankersley...

...“Interior decor often becomes heavy and like a process, something almost boring,” said Bikindou, seated beside her partner on Dec. 13 inside the store. “It should be completely crazy and exciting, where you can enjoy yourself and go in whatever direction you want to take it. It’s so fun to let go and explore different styles..."

..."Expect inspirational living spaces featuring staged furnished rooms, contemporary furniture, imported textiles and goods from Morocco, renovations, and custom upholstery..."

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..."The hunt for new treasures from around the world just got a little closer to home with the arrival of CARAVAN CURATED HOME..."

In Connecticut Brides spring/summer 2017 issue, Caravan Curated Home was featured in the "registry" page for our exclusive collection of Big Chill products.