In 2005 Paul Valentine moved from the UK with the intention of bringing good international design to the US. smallpond was launched the same year in New York, and has grown into an important contributor to the design community.
smallpond is an agent for a diverse range of companies producing modern and contemporary designs for commercial and residential environments.
Consulting and Specifying
smallpond specializes in fulfilling detailed project requirements from selection to installation. Our extensive product knowledge, select supplier network and over twenty years of experience in the industry ensure a dedicated service to architects, designers and developers. Since 2008 smallpond has realized complete interior projects, using specified lighting and furniture, as well as Paul Valentine’s own bespoke designs.
smallpond has hosted design showcases for leading brands such as Established & Sons and Tom Dixon, and founded the annual New York design event INTRO/NY in 2013. The Los Angeles chapter, INTRO/LA, was established in 2015––a welcome addition to the city’s Design Festival calendar. It is now one of the headline events.