Browsing posts tagged: Design
Shanghai’s MMR Studio is inspired by industrial processes and materials

Chinese designer Zhang Zhongyu of MMR Studio is inspired by industrial processes to create furniture and objects ©

A ‘contemporary palazzo’ by David Chipperfield and Studio Mark Randel rises in Munich

‘Contemporary palazzo’ housing project in Munich is designed by David Chipperfield Architects and Studio Mark Randel ©

Hermès Watches and Wonders pavilion inspired by new H08 watches

The Hermès Watches and Wonders 2023 pavilion is a collaboration with artist Clément Vieille and a nod to the H08 collection ©

How does the new Netflix doc expose the corporate plastic crisis?

Plastic pollution has become a global crisis, and corporations are the primary producers of plastic waste. It’s important that we consider the impacts our plastic production is having not only on our environment, but the long term implications for decades to come.  Corporations often shift the blame onto consumers, suggesting that it is individual behaviour […]

Feast your eyes: Nadine Ghosn brings cutlery-inspired jewellery to the table

Nadine Ghosn’s Youtensils jewellery collection brings a playfulness to the functional forms of the humble fork, spoon and disposable straw ©

Glenmorangie unveils a whisky inspired by rugged Scottish forests

Glenmorangie’s A Tale of the Forest uses an ancient Highland method for drying barley to create a distinctive taste ©

Odile Mir: exploring the creative life of a self-taught polymath

Nonagenarian French artist Odile Mir is back for an encore, thanks to her granddaughter’s role in reissuing her modernist designs ©

Samuel Ross on the architectural influences and optimistic ethos behind his Acqua di Parma collaboration

Samuel Ross discusses the inspiration behind his redesign of Acqua di Parma’s iconic Colonia fragrance ©

Spain’s Casa Primitiva is ruled by simplicity

The pared-back Casa Primitiva by Hanghar fits in perfectly in its semi-rural Spanish context ©

Former builders’ yard transformed into a home and studio by Studio MacLean

This new project, a former builders’ yard in the Cotswolds, by Studio MacLean, showcases the design and build skills of Jason and Jenny Rose MacLean ©

Herman Miller presents Alexander Girard posters from his panels designs

You can now buy Alexander Girard posters, inspired by his decorative panels, thanks to a new Herman Miller collection ©

Noma Kyoto pops up with a design inspired by Japanese culture

The Noma Kyoto pop-up is open until 20 May 2023, hosted in the spaces of Kengo Kuma’s Ace Hotel, and with interiors designed by Copenhagen’s OEO Studio ©

Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2023 winner is the Anahuacalli Museum

Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2023 winner is revealed to be the renovation and expansion of the Anahuacalli Museum in Mexico City by Taller | Mauricio Rocha ©

How to choose a luxury mattress

Buying a new mattress is no easy task. After all, you want something that’s going to help you sleep and support your body for many nights to come. Investing in a luxury mattress is one way to ensure you’re getting the best, rewarding you with quality construction and premium materials. These beds are designed to […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Project Management

Project management is a vital part of any business, large or small. It can be the difference between success and failure for a project, as well as helping to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. However, there are many aspects of project management that people don’t know about. Here are five […]

7 Signs It’s Time to Downsize

Downsizing your home gives you greater financial security by saving money you would have otherwise spent on large homeownership costs like landscaping and repairs. Smaller spaces are cheaper to maintain because they require low utility and mortgage costs. Downsizing is an excellent way to declutter while creating the ideal space for your needs. It also […]

Do Expensive Brushes Really Paint Better?

When it comes to painting your home, the quality of your tools can have a significant impact on the overall outcome. As such, many wonder if investing in expensive brushes is worth it. After all, does an expensive brush really paint better than its cheaper counterparts? To answer this question, we must take a closer […]

Hermès perfume Un Jardin à Cythère is a cinematic exploration of a Greek garden

With Un Jardin à Cythère, Hermès perfumer Christine Nagel recreates the sensations of crunchy grass, watery pistachios, and windswept olive trees ©

Small Details That Will Set Your Destination Wedding Apart From The Rest

Planning a destination wedding? You want to make sure your special day is perfect and unique. But with all the planning, details, and logistics that come with a wedding – especially one in another country – it can be hard to know where to start. Fortunately, there are some small touches you can add that […]

Exploration, travel, adventure: the lowdown on Herno’s S/S 2023 collection

A closer look at Herno’s latest collection, which riffs on the brand’s heritage with a new fashion-focused lens ©