I’m glad to see that cork has found it’s way into many more aesthetically pleasing uses other than the old office pin board or kitchen placemat !! …. Image 1) Toorak Residence designed in the early 1950’s by architect Sir Roy Grounds – featuring beautiful cork wall separating the kitchen to the dining. Photograph by Sean Fennessy. Image 2 & 3) Smed stool by Ox Design – i love love love the brass and cork detail here. Available from […]
‘Very Exotic!’ … Image 1: Duddel’s Hong Kong by Ilse Crawford. Image 2) Enoki side tables by e15. Image 3) Marble trivet with leather base by Fort Standard. Image 4) Monsier Bleu restaurant in Paris by Adrien Dirand. Image 5) Side table by Jonathan Zawada. Image 6) Marble wall clock by Norm Architects
Wicker – It was cool in the 60’s and 70’s and it is still pretty cool now. I hope you enjoy this collection of old school wicker furniture along with some new contemporary styles. Image 1) Geometric armchair designed by Taylor Llorente ‘Cane chair design 5610’. This gorgeous piece also comes in a version covered in gold leaf lacquer paint! This chair features in the chic hotel; La Maison Champs Élysées in Paris by fashion designer Martin Margiela. Image 2) ‘Grand Cabinets’ by Mathieu Gustafsson and Niklas Karlsson. Image […]
Birds of a feather… Image 1 & 2: Handmade feather wing in shimmering blue by Fredericks & Mae. Image 3 & 4: Electric Love ‘Atlantis Dream Catcher’. A Handmade dreamcatcher composed of white turkey feathers and leather tassels in a layered tier. Carved stick in center with attached quartz. Image 5: Julia Deville taxidermy ‘Psychopomp’, Australian forest raven, sterling silver, marcasite, black diamonds, glass, 92 x 47 x 45cm 2010. Available through Sophie Gannon Gallery.
I am in love with the reflective, translucent and technicolor properties of this material. When used to make three dimensional objects, it creates little pops of colourful and ethereal goodness. The flagship Acne store in Tokyo (image 1-3) is such a cool fit out, and the glowing geometries of artist Gemma Smith’s acrylic sculptures is just sublime. Image 1-3: Gorgeous custom display plinths and side tables in the flagship Acne Store, Tokyo (image source: Share Design ) Image 4: Gemma Smith, […]