The Nature of Authenticity

At PRIMITIVE, authentic means used and/or intended for use by the indigenous people. In this context you will not find things made for tourism or export, but instead, original objects...



Living + Collecting

As the tag line at PRIMITIVE, Living + Collecting is about creating interior spaces that help show how one can live with there collections in a way that is both elegant and enjoyable...



The New Collectible

PRIMITIVE Collectible Home is a new division that asserts the new collectible is found in select luxury furnishings from brands such as Ralph Lauren Home and Aerin Lauder...


Blog Posts
  1. The Art of the Dig – Excavated Ancient Artifacts PRIMITIVE Admin 29-Sep-2016
  2. Stronger Than You Think – Women of Power in Africa PRIMITIVE Admin 23-Sep-2016
  3. Art of the Brushstroke – Introducing Seiran Chiba PRIMITIVE Admin 19-Aug-2016
  4. Through the Eyes of the West – European Engravings of the Orient PRIMITIVE Admin 05-Aug-2016
Stories & Descriptions

Discover more information about the culture and history behind many of these beautiful select objects, artifacts, antiques and furnishings - click here

“Cultural objects tell stories; and in each story a simple message is found—all cultures are the same, we just express ourselves differentlyGLEN JOFFE, OWNER