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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
The one-off vehicle designed by Kengo Kuma for Rolls-Royce
Luxury motor-vehicle manufacturer Rolls-Royce and celebrated Japanese architect Kengo Kuma have united to develop a bespoke model of the Dawn Rolls-Royce. The one-off vehicle will debut as a moving representation of The Kita development in central Tokyo, a new building designed by Kengo for global luxury property developer Westbank.
April 27, 2021
Humbert & Poyet’s debut collection of furniture and lighting
The architects behind Monaco-based studio Humbert & Poyet have assembled an inimitable portfolio that spans the global stage. The duo is internationally renowned for the striking interiors of the Beefbar restaurants, The Hoxton hotel in Paris and the Aquazzura boutique in New York City, and are well-regarded for their recent work at the Ultimate Provence vineyard estate in the south of France, bookended by a line-up of prestigious private residences.
February 22, 2021
Stockholm Design Week: Tom Dixon appears via hologram to launch new homewares
Spotlighting Scandinavian design amid an international line-up, Stockholm Design Week recently ran its course in the Swedish capital from February 8 to 14. One of the highlights among the seven-day program was the third instalment of 24-Hours, an event series delivered by British design house Tom Dixon.
February 15, 2021
Introducing the New Wave collection of 80s-inspired vases by Greg Natale
Comprising seductive silhouettes cast by telescopic cylinders and architectural arches, the New Wave collection of decorative vessels by designer Greg Natale plays with forms reminiscent of the past, rebooted for use within contemporary interiors. “I drew from an array of references for this collection. Most significantly, the 1980s interpretation of art deco which was super bold and futuristic," says Greg.
January 28, 2021
Psychedelic tables join the Swirl collection by Tom Dixon
Instantly recognised for its trippy marbled patterning, the Swirl collection of objects by Tom Dixon has welcomed new larger-scaled cast members. Joining the psychedelic line-up of existing accessories, which includes candleholders, bookends and vases that were released as early as 2019 at Maison & Objet in Paris, the British design house has introduced a series of tables seemingly plucked from fantasyland. Made from the same mesmerising material as their siblings, each table in the latest release has a distinct silhouette, unique colouration and pop-inspired sensibility.
December 10, 2020
David Caon and Henry Wilson debut jointly designed storage system under Laker brand
Laker by David Caon and Henry Wilson The two designers spoke of encasing ubiquitous metal shelving components in high-quality timber – more specifically, oak and walnut – and how this combination of materials could bring a sophisticated edge to a sensible, albeit unattractive system. Their vision continued: By pairing the timber-clad strips with sleek joinery pieces, […]
November 30, 2020