Sydney-based textile company Rouse Phillips’ latest range of products includes hand-painted fabrics in bespoke designs and a series of kilims and hand knotted rugs.
Born in Oviedo, Spa in in 1961 Patricia Urquiola is an architect , a student of Achille Castiglioni and an exceptional designer. When recently in Sydney to celebrate Space’s 20th birthday and the launch of the new range for Kartell, she spoke with Gillian Serisier.
When beauty and sophistication come together in a project the designer has achieved the brief. Miriam Fanning and Lauren Foy of Mim Design have done just this with a perfect marriage of style, substance and complexity in their design for the Little Group offices.
Breeding chairs of the future
Designer Jan Habraken’s Chairgenics project revolves around ‘breeding’ the ideal chair by applying the principles of genetic engineering to design inanimate objects.
Contemporary designs from Rouse Phillips
Zhou Zhou Bar, South Yarra
The interiors of this Chapel Street bar have been created by Hecker Guthrie and the design is all Shanghai with deference to one of the city’s most famous area, The Bund.
A fine union
The recent launch of a new range of products from Instyle and Workshopped reflects an Australian success story where grower, artisan, manufacturer and retailer meet and together they share a vision of fine Australian products.
New floor design ‘Compolux’ by Nendo
The floor houses the women’s wear section of the Seibu store in Tokyo and draws inspiration from the wrought iron fences that surround various parks and public squares in European cities.
Images: Masaya Yoshimura
Kueng Caputo debut ‘Never Too Much’ furniture collection
The ‘Never Too Much’ furniture collection from Kueng Caputo is a mix-and-match splattered series of hand-painted stools, benches, bowls and lamps.
The Chedi Andermatt features luxury bathroom fittings by Philippe Starck
The newly opened five-star alpine resort seeks to combine luxury and natural aesthetics in a classic, timeless manner.
‘Aviatrix’ wallpapers are inspired by theatre design
There is something enchanting about the Aviatrix range of wallpapers. Part adventure, part whimsy, part flight of fancy: the range is very well-named in its ability to conjure the romantic ideal of a tomboyish adventuress ready to take on the world. More than an idea, it is a style that runs through the imagery from […]