Showing last week at Design Miami/Basel with Gallery Caroline van Hoek were these sculptural letters by London-based design studio Study O Portable. The pieces, made of patinated sterling silver and bent glass tubes, operate like inverted neon signs – instead of emitting light from the inside, they reflect light from the outside back inside through the iridescent patina layer.
This is the latest installation from Lin Morris favourite We Make Carpets – a Dutch design collective who make carpets out of a diverse range of materials – see more in our previous post about them here. This particular installation features decorative cocktail sticks arranged into a classic Persian carpet design. Read the rest of this entry »
A little Friday afternoon fun – this film was made by Dutch directors and artists Lernert & Sander, who were commissioned by Wallpaper* magazine to create create a film about Italian brand Brioni‘s bespoke tailoring for the Wallpaper* Handmade issue. Using a very refined hand as their muse, the film demonstrates, with elegance and humour, the skills and craftsmanship that go into making a Brioni suit.