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. Fascination with Death – Skull Symbolism PRIMITIVE Admin 21-Oct-2016
  2. The Chicken or the Egg – Giacometti and Dogon Art PRIMITIVE Admin 13-Oct-2016
  3. Filled to the Brim – African Figurative Ceramic Vessels PRIMITIVE Admin 07-Oct-2016
  4. The Art of the Dig – Excavated Ancient Artifacts PRIMITIVE Admin 29-Sep-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