Oct 31, 2007
Helen Amy Maurray is talented designer from UK..internationally recognised for hand-crafted, sculptural creations inspired by nature and form, to create 3D surfaces within textiles..she works with precious materials such as leather, suede, silk and other luxury fabrics..
when the Art.Lebedev Studio was faced with a Halloween problem, there was only one way to fly out of it..the mission: Do something before October 31st..the solution: the Vespertilium clothes peg, to remind your neighbours that your laundry is Hallowe’en-ready..
Aug 19, 2007
designed by dutch designer & eindhoven graduate kiki van eijk..inspired by a box of buttons she found belonging to her grandma..shown as part of the installation she did with her partner & designer Joos van Vleiswijk in Milan this year..will be produced by dutch company haans by the end of this year..
Aug 6, 2007
paris hosts one more trés-chic hotel which is hotel particulier montmartre..the aristocratic-mansion-restored hotel has 5 suit rooms and they are all designed by renowned artists, photographers, poets, designers..seen pic is the "hats and poets" room which is created by olivier saillard - a 40 years old poet and artist who is in charge of the exhibitions at the fashion museum of paris..he hangs on every object and furniture a poem in a small envelope..just like the price tags you find in the shop..which means that the objects do not have any monetary value but do have an artistic value that can not be bought..check out the other rooms..
Jul 31, 2007
Jul 30, 2007
"drawing inspiration from the bonsai, park planters were created to elevate the common household plant to the status of full grown tree. The potted plant becomes the backdrop for an urban park scene. Ranging from dog walkers to flashers and muggers, no two scenes are alike ensuring the autonomy of each piece.."
Jul 26, 2007
top secrets of finland is an exhibition presented by finnish design duo "company" at the kiasma contemporary art museum in helsinki..company works in various fields of design with mixed subject and method in fashion, furniture, graphic design & environmental design ..check out its website for more cool stuff..
Jul 25, 2007
Jul 23, 2007
Jul 21, 2007
helena hörstedt is an up and coming swedish designer whose designs are unique, stylish & impressive with a sense of elegant mystery..
“I think the genuine work and the handcrafted feeling gives an irreplaceable value to the garment. The trade of handcrafting is always one of the most important sources for both construction of and inspiration for my design. I want my garments to be a fascinating visual experience as much as a usable. I want them to build a desire, continuously expand and to surprise the beholder.”
Jul 19, 2007
Jun 19, 2007
Jun 14, 2007
"Scandinavian design doesn’t end with Sweden and Copenhagen, as Oslo’s new Grims Grenka illustrates. But the Grims Grenka hotel provides something more: the cosmopolitan experience of London and New York, in the far northern attitudes of Norway. In the middle of town, minutes from Akershus Castle, Karl Johans gate and Akers Brygge, the Grims Grenka hotel itself is a lifestyle experiment mixing modernist design with a groundbreaking nightclub, international fusion cooking and a rooftop lounge." grims grenka will be opening its doors on 1.8.7