Exhibitions and Events
An icon of 20th century design, Dyson‘s cyclone vacuum cleaners are used in homes across the globe. Despite the brilliance of his idea, back in 1986, James Dyson was unable to find support for his invention in the UK. Instead his very first design for a bagless vacuum cleaner was launched onto the market in Japan, where its high-tech form, striking colors and groundbreaking cyclone feature made it a huge success. Read the rest of this entry »
Commissioned for the exhibition Vera Chapter Two, Metals is a series of objects by Spanish designer Tomás Alonso that are made from pieces of copper and mild steel that could have been found in the sea shore. The objects’ shapes are the result of very basic manipulations to standard industrial metal extrusions; the function is insinuated rather than dictated. Read the rest of this entry »
Last week we visited the launch of the new collection at London’s EDC showroom, a treasure trove of luxury furniture, textiles and decorative accessories. What we particularly admire about EDC is the way that they manage to balance highly decorative, opulent elements with pared back and refined forms. This season, the team combine pieces that use materials such as eucalyptus wood, swamped oak, chromed steel, burnished brass, bronze, gold leaf, precious stones and natural leathers.