Category home decor
SIMPLE & RIGOROUS – the washbasin is discreetly suggested by a semispherical bowl recessed in the slab of stone or marble, which lies on a top with a contrasting material. FLOE reduces the concept of the service sink to its minimum, making its presence almost invisible and additionally expanding the work surface in a precise […]
SUBTLE ELEGANCE + AESTHETICS recalling the composed style of the 50’s the RUSSELL family consists of a variety of typologies of great appeal that range from the enveloping armchair to the elegant lounge and dining armchairs, the bergère, the soft sofa and the ottoman. the shape takes up vintage lines, modernising them with an incredibly […]
THE KNIFE REINVENTED – MAISON MILAN has elevated what a knife can traditionally be. with its sturdy cast-iron handle, the knife stands on its own, upright. the authentic solid walnut blade is easy to wield as it slices through lettuce and other vegetables with no fuss. this reinvention of the knife comes courtesy of designer […]
ITALIAN SENSATION – MATRIOSKA is a credenza conceived as a container made to house other containers that house things to contain. each part is visible and reveals its structure in relation to the others, along with its function, which is to accommodate and organize. i thought of it as an open and minimal house with […]
ITALIAN HERITAGE IN A CONTEMPORARY WAY – mainly docked around a table in the manner of a moored boat, LUCA NICHETTO‘s CANAL chair is inspired by a historical type of ship that dominated the mediterranean waterways for centuries. standing proud, with its back resembling the bow of a boat displaying timeless compositions of subtle tone-on-tone […]
SUBTLE ELEGANCE – MISTY uses bamboo silk to depict a deep, rich indigo blue ombré motif that fades to white at its edges. reminiscent of a watercolour brush stroke, the silky ink pile shimmers as the light hits the threads. representing a synergy of design and craft, the subdued, yet enigmatic design accentuates the architect’s […]
RICH, ELEGANT & BALANCED – the distinguishing feature of GALERIE is the diffuser, which is inspired by both aesthetically and functionally by the antique oil lamps of the belle époque. hand-blown in four layers of glass, where the outer and the inner layers are of two different colors, it reads as white when turned off, […]
ELEGANCE REDEFINED – simply a gorgeous collection …….. ENJOY!!! designed by CARLO COLOMBO for PENTA. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!
BENDING TRADITION – WIENER GTV DESIGN’s collection of upholstery suggests a new concept of comfort designed by GAMFRATESI, the italian-danish designer duo STINE GAM & ENRICO FRATESI. TARGA is a family consisting of an elegant two-seater (160 cm) or three-seater (200 cm) sofa, an armchair and a pouf, four elements which perfectly fit contract spaces […]
CLOUD FORMATIONS – the shape of the NUAGE vases made its first appearance in the oeuvre of RONAN & ERWAN BOUROULLEC in 2002. reminiscent of a cloud, the motif was originally produced as a plastic shelf module that can be grouped into clusters or large-scale configurations. Eight tubular cavities pierce the flat surfaces of the […]
AN AESTHETICALLY PLEASING SIDE TABLE – ILDA side table designed by JEAN-MARIE MASSAUD for POLIFORM – an item that was born out of a study of style involving forms and materials. the ILDA tables are true “gems” with a peculiar structure that gives the final effect a strong visual impact. the bronze feet are forged […]
TRIBUTE TO LAKE COMO – LARIANA is a bathroom product family consisting of a bathtub and washbasins designed by PATRICIA URQUIOLA for AGAPE. its name pays heartfelt tribute to lake como, which, back in the olden days, used to be called larius, where the “IL SERENO LAGO DI COMO” (see our previous post about this […]
CONTEMPORARY REFINED – the enveloping lines of the AMELIE little armchair ensure the perfect blend of elegant proportions and ergonomic comfort. the padded structure is made of a cold-formed foam shell covered in soft padding and rests on a base available in two finishes: solid ash with open-pore chestnut or moka stain and solid beech […]
STRONG & DEFINED – ATHUS – this storage unit comes with an ash wood structure and a marble top. inside it has glass shelves which make it an elegant but also functional piece of furniture. Suitable for modern and refined settings, ATHUS storage unit will not go unnoticed ……. :-) designed by architect OSCAR E […]
WHAT MAKES A HOME – a danish industrial designer CECILIE MANZ has designed a highly functional and aesthetic looking pouf for the OBJECTS collection. the POUF is upholstered with POUL KJAERHOLM canvas as well as REMIX textile from KVADRAT and separating the two is a string of natural leather. In 2016, FRITZ HANSEN OBJECTS was […]
CONNECTED BY NATURE – BANG & OLUFSEN introducing their wireless speaker systems in a limited, lush green collection inspired by nature. designed and styled to play together in perfect harmony. the collection introduces a new saturated earthy green tone. read the thoughts of fashion designer, STINE GOYA, on why colours are everything. colored fabrics […]
CONTEMPORARY FRENCH – the FIL NOIR chairs take their name from thread – an unmistakable sign of continuity. the thread, or tube, that actually makes up the body and substance of the chair – not only outlines its silhouette, but also supports and envelops it. a thread that expresses a core decision in the choice […]
TIMELESS COLLECTION – GRAND SOFA is ANTONIO CITTERIO‘s interpretation of luxurious comfort and contemporary design. the designer’s Italian flair for lightness and elegance is united with the trademark quality and precision of the swiss company VITRA. the clean lines and geometric forms of the generously dimensioned sofa elements create a spacious platform for sitting or […]
TIMELESS – this collection of objects, inspired by the pictorial works of LE CORBUSIER and designed by JAIME HAYON, now comes in a wider range of finishes. as well as the original black stained solid ashwood, in which it was presented in 2015, four new finishes are now also available: green oil stained, purple red […]
ART DECO STYLE – inspired by bauhaus and art deco, the BILD X OLED tv has a display suspended within a thin, gold-colored metal frame by magnets. designed by BODO SPERLEIN for LOEWE. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!
TIMELESS – the JACQUES collection includes sofas, and ottomans available in several sizes, originated from a common design seed that transforms a vaguely retro style into a symbol of absolutely contemporary style. a sophisticated aesthetic language that is expressed in soft shapes, compact proportions and details with striking visual impact, like the metal base with […]
RAY OUTDOOR FABRIC – designed by ANTONIO CITTERIO for B&B ITALIA. RAY outdoor fabric presents a “ribbon” interlacing made of polypropylene fibre that is resistant to both UV radiations and atmospheric agents. the colour range, which particularly blends into an outdoor setting, ranges from turquoise to blue, from acid green to tortora and bright bordeaux. […]
HERITAGE COLLECTION – after the GIO PONTI collection, successfully re-produced since 2012, MOLTENI & C is re-examining its own history with an eye to the future. great new classics, unique pieces that can step straight out of their museum showcases and into our contemporary homes. designed by GIO PONTI and produced for altamira, an american […]
FULL PERFORMANCE, QUIET DESIGN – development of the PACIFIC CHAIR followed the guiding principle ‘full performance, quiet design’ and achieved a harmonious combination of these two characteristics. the individual, high-quality components have a consistent design language, lending the PACIFIC CHAIR expressive clarity and precision. its appearance is strongly defined by the backrest, which extends so […]
AN AESTHETICALLY PLEASING ARCHITECTURAL PIECES – SYDNEY is a sofa with a highly original aesthetic, typical of the multi-cultural city after which it is named. with SYDNEY, POLIFORM explores brand new creative possibilities, made reality by the hand of JEAN-MARIE MASSAUD in a combination of pure geometry and great comfort ……….. ENJOY!!! if you like […]
HIT THE SPOT – a consolidated landscape surrounded by gardens with large trees, located in the city of madrid, is the lucky starting point for this house. a piece of metallic nature, horizontal, producing the effect of having a single plant. it contrasts and is mimicked by its proportion and materiality with the tall trees […]
AN AESTHETICALLY PLEASING PIECES – C-LIGHT COLLECTION are made of cold rolled steel, custom blown satin glass globes with G9 5 watt LED bulbs. (oil rubbed bronze) ……….. ENJOY!!! designed by new york city based studio BOWER with a multidisciplinary approach to contemporary furniture & product design. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned […]
CONTEMPORARY LIVING – this penthouse apartment is located in ERENKOY, a peaceful spot in ISTANBUL / TURKEY. the layout is combined with two floors including one dining & living room, a kitchen, two master, one double guest, one single guest room and a wide terrace space. contemporary modern style shows itself through every detail in the […]
LE TEMPS RETROUVE (TIME REGAINED)– the project calls for the renovation of an apartment of about 150 m2 in the center of MILAN, with windows facing an internal garden. the visual relationship with nature was the guiding motivation behind the choice of this place on the part of the client, a place with which to identify […]
LITTLE ARCHITECTURE – little decorative items have been part of BD’s catalogue since ETTORE SOTTSASS drafted the SHIVA vase back in 1973. little architectural pieces is what the master called them, which have naturally paralleled larger furniture items, but not less important due to their size. among them is the humble water bottle designed by […]
A COLLECTION INSPIRED BY MASHRABIYAS – ‘the light becomes alive; a bright halo perched on a radically designed stand giving it a sculptural and timeless value. i wanted to remove any trace of effort, to design a graphic and architectural object combining the lampshade and source of light. in my opinion, good contract lighting is […]
UNDERSTATED LUXURY – BC HOUSE was built in the 1970s in leuven, belgium. interior design by DIETER VANDER VELPEN. photographed by THOMAS DE BRUYNE. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!
PURE AESTHETICS – this remarkably simple and intuitive object follows a ten-year collaboration with the renowned designer and a continuous relationship with the SHIRO KURAMATA foundation which is dedicated to the research of the artist/designer’s many projects. designed in 1968, STEEL PIPE is a cart where form and function are immediate but distinguished by the refined […]
CLEAN & CLASSY – designed by DAVID KATON for KATON REDGEN MATHIESON. this fabulous house at BONDI beach is definitely one of my favorites. clean lined architectural form and furnished with taste. photographed by ROMELLO PEREIRA. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!
COMING SOON – whoever sets eyes on the MESHMATICS CHANDELIER will never guess what hides behind its sophisticated exterior …… inspired, RICK TEGELAAR elevates the nature of humble wire netting by developing a machine & set of tools to model it with accuracy. the full potential of this thin & flexible material is then stretched & […]
A POETIC EXPRESSION- like many projects by STEFAN DIEZ, the GUISE family of luminaires evolved from a quest for a comprehensive method, rather than a specific product. in order to explore the relationship between light and transparency, different materials were tested for their ability to reflect LED light, with glass proving the most suitable. light […]
RESTORATION IN STYLE – ………… totally unobscured view to the sea ….…….. ENJOY!!! designed by isareli studio PITSOU KEDEM ARCHITECTS. photographed by AMIT GERON. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!
THE FANTASTIC DUO – TRIAD & DYAD – drawing on trigonometric principles, these fixtures are a study in repeating triangular & conical shapes. it comes in solid brass, or white hand cast porcelain cones that emit a delicate glow …. :-) when you see their creations, they are all absolutely design/style/decor oriented, very well done […]
MASTER OF LIGHTNESS – one of GIO PONTI‘S signature designs is the RANDACCIO mirror from 1925. designed for his own home on via randaccio in milano, his very first architectural project, the RANDACCIO mirror decorated the walls in his bedroom on the 3rd floor together with other furniture designed especially for the apartment. the RANDACCIO mirror […]
YOUNG BUT CLASSY – storage units distinguished by variable geometric shapes and sophisticated details. an originality that is expressed in primary shapes that play on the contrasts of materials and colors furnishing elements heralding modernity for a trendy twist on the more classic living room storage units. designed by my one of favorite french designers JEAN-MARIE […]
THE JOY IS IN THE DETAIL – look up, into the soft light, follow the fluttering sound & sparks of movement. a bird is gracefully balanced on a tall metal perch, beautiful & proud, a swing glimmer of warm light … yet you are inside, after daylight has faded, under the spell of the PERCH LIGHT […]
BEAUTY OBJECTIFIED – inspired by bauhaus and art deco, the clear shapes and the warm matt gold shade create an attractive contrast to the futuristic display, which, at just 7 mm, is slimmer than most smartphones and has an almost floating quality. a high-quality fabric cover conceals the connections and cables on the back, and additional […]
LESS IS MORE – the CAMDEN seating collection, which includes sofas with backrests of different heights and chaise longue features a simple design. the dimensions are suitable for public spaces and there is a wide range of finishes mid way between home and contract. it features advanced technology: pressure die cast aluminium frames, foamed at differentiated […]
SIGNATURE COLLECTION – ROTAZIONI rug is made of himalayan wood & pure silk with a quality of 125,000 knots per sqm ………… absolutely fabulous …….. ENJOY!!! designed by PATRICIA URQUIOLA for CC-TAPIS. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!
PLAYFUL COLLABORATION – with the WITTMANN HAYON workshop, a new style has been born: eclectic, exciting, mediterranean-baroque and yet timeless. it was created by the playful collaboration between the hyper-creative spanish artist-designer JAIME HAYON, and the austrian manufacturer WITTMANN. the collection embodies zest for life and confidence, just like its viennese modernism role models. and […]
LESS IS MORE – it looks absolutely divine …….. ENJOY!!! designed by UMBERTO ASNAGO for PENTA. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!
PURE AESTHETICS – The activity of Neri&Hu is founded on constant research and the desire to work on the dynamic interaction of experience, detail, material, shape, and light, rather than adapt to stereotyped formulas. In a blend of tradition and innovation, Yanzi is a lightweight composition of graphic signs. Balanced structures, such as branches or perches, […]
PURE AESTHETICS & FINELY CARVED – series of cabinets available in two heights: 95 and 136 cm. the frame is in poplar plywood and the sides and edges are in solid maple (fin.28). the external part is available in madrona burl or walnut canaletto wood and the internal one is in maple (fin.28) veneered, while […]
PURE AESTHETICS – object in constant balance, GALILEO is a type of pendulum, ready to oscillate/swing to reflect the world in its many facets. wall mirror composed of a 60 x 5 mm calendered steel plate structure, welded to a rear ring on which are screwed aluminum plates to secure the mirror on the wall. mirror, […]