Jean and I saw these mirrors by Spanish studio Mut Design Studio at the Salone Satellite in Milan earlier this year. Their pretty ombre colors and clever design made them one of the stand-out pieces from the show. Called Zig Zag, the mirrors are composed of lengths of mirror of varying thicknesses that are mounted onto coloured strips of wood and arranged at 45 degree angles. Read the rest of this entry »
The Egg Collective, made up of the Brooklyn trio Crystal Ellis, Stephanie Beamer, and Hillary Petrie, won New Designers of the Year at ICFF this spring. With designs that pays homage to vintage glamor while staying decidedly contemporary, the Egg Collective’s pieces don’t shy away from a strong point of view.
Exhibitions and Events
Student and Graduate
These stunning handmade prints are the latest work of up and coming textile surface designer Phillippa Copping, who exhibited her work last week at the New Designers graduate exhibition in London. The designs are a colourful mash up of bold African-inspired tribal patterns and exotic flora and fauna. Read the rest of this entry »
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.