Knoll. Designers and design-lovers know the name well. It may not ring as familiar to the everyday ear but chances are high that you’ve seen, sat on or perhaps even owned a Knoll piece in your lifetime.
Each year Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon, surprises us with his new collaborations. This year, for the first time in his career, Hayon launched a chair for the famous Italian brand Ceccotti during the Salone del Mobile in Milan. The chair is called “Twenty Two” because there are 22 pieces of the finest wood which make up this amazing work of craftsmanship.
Georgetti is a company founded in Meda, Italy, a province not far from Milan known for it’s furniture craftspeople. I don’t know if any readers have been to Italy. Maybe you even live in Italy and know this already. Italy is a country stuffed with the finest craftspeople. I have never seen so many well produced products made with such ease. Of course, I would imagine that people in Italy would tell you that craft has really dropped off as an art and a profession in Italy. These people should be happy with what they got because they probably have never seen the state of American craft. Don’t get me started.
The Furillen peninsula lies east of Gotland. Long gone are the days when this barren section of land served as a military base and limestone quarry. Today, the northern part is a nature reserve while the south has opened its doors to tourism. And this is exactly where you will find Studio Furillen designed by Swedish architect Andreas Forsberg.
Are you looking for a kitchen that you can convert into a glittery bar anytime when your friends are around? The sparkling Bulthaup design will impress you to the core as you will not feel as if you have entered your personal kitchen but will seem to be in some five star hotel bar. It is designed with class and use of fine furniture and latest equipments have been made to design this amazing kitchen that you will love to own forever.
South African consumers seeking the ultimate in refined, handcrafted Italian-made furniture have reason to be excited. Last week saw the launch of Poltrona Frau’s flagship store in Cape Town – neatly co-inciding with the luxury design company’s centenary.
Description from the architects
The client requested a contemporary, iconic house without unnecessary rooms, open plan and airy. They needed 4 suites, a living area and a large study as he does a lot of work from home. The wife originally wanted burglar bars, which is not allowed in the estate, but this was the inspiration for the random steel bars used around the house, which could possibly keep flying elephants out.
Description from Morpho Studio
A two-level apartment with a floor area of 65 m2.