Photographed by Rokas Rach and styled Christopher Preston is Kris Van Asche’s SS/14 collection he called ‘Cognac Sport’. ‘Cognac’, because of the ‘elegant males’ it brings to mind. ‘Sport’ because of the colour green that brings to mind certain ‘all-time sneaker-classics’
By taking simple everyday objects such as bowls and serving trays the design reinterprets them in a more contemporary form by morphing them together to create a sculptural piece. The shape was inspired by organic, free flowing forms such as sand dunes. The two concave sections are in different sizes to hold aperitif snacks, hors d’oesurves or fresh fruit.
More Air Than Not — Knoll Bertoia Outdoors.
Harry Bertoia's filigree chairs in steel wire lattice are, in the designer's own words, "mainly made of air." Suitable for outdoor use, they will bring a sculptural, ethereal beauty to the outside spaces of your home.
TÊTE DE BOIS design brand was launched in 2013 with the concept of the first and unique design wooden headwear, entirely made in Italy. The creator Andrea Deppieri, venetian architect and designer, creative director of Newton & Son, his multisciplinary design studio, expanded the concept to create TÊTE DE BOIS BASKET & CENTREPIECE COLLECTIONS.
Marta Grossi has her Banana for Breakfast. Marta customizes her banana during the night and she has her banana for breakfast the day after. ‘This is a temporary space and love to prove that inspiration is everywhere.’
The Moooi team travels to Milan with a treasure chest full of surprises gathered from all around the five continents and beyond. They won’t find peace until they have shown the public how furnishing a living quarter with clever details and tasteful pieces of furniture brings beauty and value inside our homes and to our lives.
This year TOILETPAPER – with Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari at the streering wheel - came into the project as a privileged partner. On the occasion of the Salone del Mobile 2014, TOILETPAPER created for Gufram a capsule collection, an iconoclastic task at the limits of the grotesque, able to challenge the certainties of a one of a kind company.
Planning was received by hyde+hyde architects for four luxury contemporary homes set within the enclosed private grounds of an existing ecclesiastical mansion.
The ‘Agravic Stone Table’, a monolithic furniture piece that seems to free itself from gravity, existing in its own presence as if it were floating in the air. Cadenced by on-going discoveries, the ‘table of the universe’ envelops amid a pathway of mirrors, reflecting on both the history of the world and humanity.
PyroPet is a new brand created by designer Thorunn Arnadottir and Dan Koval, product developer. PyroPet is a family of animal shaped candles that each reveal a surprise within as they burn. The first PyroPet product is a cute little cat called “Kisa”. (“Kisa” means “kitty” in Icelandic).