SHOP SPOTLIGHT // Urbane on The Considered Lifestyle

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Scott and Ben, owners of URBANE on Broadway in Oklahoma City bring their “considered tastes” to the downtown heartbeat of OKC. With a passion for sourcing all things “considered” for your thoughtfully curated surroundings, URBANE thrives on meeting new clients and friends and bringing new perspectives in interior design. Here’s our Shop Spotlight Q+A with Scott and Ben!

OM: Passions of the Owners?

U: We love to find unique items that will excite our clients, and we love to make people feel at home when they are in shop.  We will always do our best to help clients find exactly what they are looking for, at a fair price.

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OM: Some of your favorite designers / brands you carry / why?

U: Precedent is the designer of the chairs above and we love a lot of their designs for their originality.

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The curved wood chair is Gus Modern and we are the exclusive dealer for this amazing company.

Gus Modern’s pieces are simple and elegant, with clean lines. Gus Modern also strives to be as sustainable as possible, and uses foam made from recycled bottles for their cushions and reclaimed wood for their frames.

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Schott Zwiesel is a line of crystal stemware and barware made in Germany. The crystal is infused with titanium instead of lead, making it more resilient to breakage. The stemware is delicate and beautiful.

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We carry some wonderful throws, blankets, scarves and pillows from Faribault Woolen Mill Company, the oldest wool mill in the United States.  The company has made the military’s wool blankets since the Civil War, and their experience shows in the beautiful quality of their goods.

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The wood is Mango and olive wood from Be Home and they are both wonderful.

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We adore the Chilewich brand for placemats and other interior textiles.

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OM: Some favorite designers of both of you?

U: (without hesitation) Steven Volpe and Robert Stilin

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OM: Do you work directly with interior designers?

U: We do work directly with designers and other professionals, and we provide a discount for project work. We also provide consultations and are happy to bring pieces to a client’s home to help them visualize how a piece will ultimately work or source and style the right fit for the home and environment.

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OM: What you love about what you do?

U: We love the people we meet through the shop.  We have become good friends with so many people we may have never met if it were not for Urbane.

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OM: Single best piece of designing advice to clients from YOUR expertise?

U: “Ready for it?? Less is more, buy the things you love and love them. If you have to wait a month or two so you can afford it, then wait. You are going to be happy you did instead of settling for instant gratification on a mediocre piece.”

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