Providing us with some mid-week eye candy is Studio Toogood, who, last week, transformed Kenzo’s Parisian headquarters into a vibrant fashion show for the launch of Kenzo’s first womenswear collection under the newly appointed art directors, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, at Paris Fashion Week 2011. Jean Lin always teases me for having a bit of a thing for Faye Toogood and her Studio, and it is true that this is the second Toogood appearance on the blog in under a month (click here to see the first), but with set design and styling this good, how can I resist? Scroll down to see how Studio Toogood breathed new life into the iconic brand’s traditional Paris headquarters by designing a show full of shape, colour and energy… Read the rest of this entry »

Pinch Design

October 3rd, 2011 Posted In:
People and Places

During a particularly low point at the end of London Design Festival last month, when I felt as if I would actually throw up if I had to do one more aisle of the exhibition hall, I saw an oasis in the desert. That oasis was the stand of Pinch design, whose beautiful furniture was a welcome sight after three isles of ikat and Swarovski crystals. Read the rest of this entry »