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10 beautiful pieces from the new Pierre Yovanovitch store in Paris
News of the online store comes after Pierre recently announced the launch of his very own range of furniture and accessories. Titled Pierre Yovanovitch Mobilier (stylised as PYMO), the new brand brings to market 45 pieces of lighting, seating and accessories, each bearing the hallmarks of the designer’s playful yet sophisticated style. The complete PYMO […]
September 16, 2021
Design debut: Volta furniture collection by Dowel Jones and RIES
Marcos Altgelt and Tasio Picollo from RIES and Dowel Jones’ Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch were in New York for the city’s 2018 Design Week. The four kept in touch afterwards – as is promised when new acquaintances are made abroad. But following some steady to-and-fro, they decided it would be an interesting proposition to […]
July 7, 2021
The OVO collection of chairs by Foster + Partners for Benchmark
Designed by fellow Brits, Foster + Partners architects, the three new additions to OVO take the shape of an armchair, a stackable armless version and a lounge seat. “The collection is a celebration of craftsmanship and materiality, a tactile range of furniture that is characterised by the simplicity of form,” says Mike Holland, head of […]
June 18, 2021
The ‘Hortensia’ armchair by Andrés Reisinger and Júlia Esqué for Moooi
Suddenly driven to bring the piece to life, Andrés called upon the expertise of textile designer Júlia Esqué, who was also working in Barcelona at the time. The pair agreed that any tangible iteration of the ‘Hortensia’ armchair needed to replicate the beauty of nature. It would also be required to create a feeling of […]
June 9, 2021
Pierre Yovanovitch launches long-awaited Mobilier furniture brand
Acclaimed French decorator and interior architect Pierre Yovanovitch has pulled back the curtains on his very own furniture label. Titled Pierre Yovanovitch Mobilier (PYMO), the brand debuts 45 pieces of lighting, seating and accessories, each bearing the hallmarks of the designer’s playful yet sophisticated style.
May 27, 2021
Kalon Studios: Highland furniture collection brings sustainability to the table
The latest furniture drop from Kalon Studios, a collection titled Highland, calls upon the rugged expanse of California’s oak-laden, golden-hued hillsides. Adding to the persuasive sales pitch, the campaign imagery was captured inside the 1920s international-style Lovell Health House, an early modernest residence by celebrated Austrian-American architect Richard Neutra. The Highland furniture collection by Kalon […]
May 21, 2021
Unreal estate: Daniel Boddam presents furniture designs via virtual reality
Australian architect Daniel Boddam, who established his practice The Daniel Boddam Studio in 2013, has responded to the on-again, off-again closures of Australia’s borders by developing a virtual Parisian apartment – an inventive solution for showcasing his new collection of furniture during a time of travel bans and global isolation. “Travel has been an important part of my life since childhood, and Paris holds a particularly special place in my heart,” says Daniel. “The experience of confinement has been unsettling on so many levels, however instead of lamenting what was, I decided to explore what could be through 3D visualisation”.
November 19, 2020
Red hot: Mogensen’s ‘Spanish’ chairs released in handsome new colour
Danish furniture house Fredericia has revealed a special edition of one of Denmark’s most celebrated design duos, ‘The Spanish Chair’ and its dining chair counterpart. The new release sees the timeless chairs reimagined in deep red saddle leather – a warming hue that echoes an earthiness which Danish-born designer Børge Mogensen sought to instil in all of his unpretentious designs.
October 21, 2020
Magistretti’s ‘Carimate’ chair relaunched for designer’s 100th birthday
International design brand Fritz Hansen has released an anniversary edition of the iconic ‘Carimate’ chair in celebration of what would have been the designer-architect Vico Magistretti's 100th birthday. Magistretti (1920-2006) created the original cherry red chair in 1959 for the Carimate in Italy, the golf club after which the chair is named. Renowned for its equally distinctive red window frames, the Carimate clubhouse building was completed in collaboration with Guido Veneziani in 1962.
October 12, 2020
The ‘Puffy’ chair by Faye Toogood is the hug we all need right now
Having developed a solid reputation for its collaborations with vanguard designers, there’s no surprise that Swedish design brand Hem has partnered up again – this time with London-based powerhouse Faye Toogood.
September 22, 2020