Art

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.

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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.

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Simon Donald for Another Country

May 16th, 2012 Posted In:
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Simon Donald has created playful home accessories for Another Country aimed at both child and adult alike; these include a turned wooden toy lion, whale, walrus and snail.