Tuesday, February 18, 2014

michaël borremans at bozar expo brussels - 22.02 - 03.08.2014

Michaël Borremans
The Angel
300 x 200 cm
Oil on canvas


félix marcilhac collection privée at sotheby's

a pair of shagreen covered wood armchairs by jean-michel frank - upholstered in 1928 will be auctioned at sotheby's  11 march 2014. estimate 250.000 - 300.000 €.



Grossman Gräshoppa Task table lamp in blue-grey by Gubi, Denmark.
chasing forgotten icons has led Gubi to re-launch designs from the last century. 


don giovanni & casanova


india mahdavi's don giovanni & casanova lamp. 

revolving skeleton

korean designer jeon kyung creation 'the revolving chair'. 

Tuesday, January 21, 2014


Richard Brendon and pattern visionaries, patternity, have joined forces to warp perceptions of what british bone china can look like.the collaboration brings together Richard’s expertise in ceramic design and heritage, patternity’s award-winning pattern exploration and innovation, and the best craftsmen in stoke-on-trent, England.

contain it!


the containers are made of silvered and tinted glass. you can use them like a vase or together with the lid like a vessel. this project is a result of the glass is tomorrow workshop 2012. Pulpo picked it up 2013 for their new collection.
producer: Pulpo
designer: Sebastian Herkner

do you recycle?

Inspired by the Brazilian tropical modernism of the 1950’s Swine has transformed waste materials sourced from the city into a luxury design collection. São Paulo is known in scrap metal circles as the ‘Aluminium Capital’, collecting and recycling more cans than anywhere else in the world. The material's potential has been explored through sand casting with the naturalistic details captured in the cactus coffee table, and the contemporary abstracted palm pattern in the lounge chair.

holy grail

A modern take on cut glass, the Margot Collection inverts tradition with intricate detail on the interior of the glass. Perfect for everyday or formal dining settings, Margot will enrich any occasion. Made without the use of molds and created with the finest quality fluted Boroscilicate glass, the Margot Collection is innovative in its use of materials. Each piece is handcrafted by master glassblowers in the Czech Republic.

Friday, January 17, 2014

tea, anyone?

polished brass tea set by Tom Dixon. Rounded shapes made from spun brass are polished and then dipped in a warm gold wash to give each piece a subtle matte surface. the six-piece set includes a tea caddy, jug, milk jug, sugar dish & spoon and tray