The French luxe brand Hermès will launch its first furniture range during the Salone del Mobile, running April 12-17. Artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas has teamed up with designers including Enzo Mari, Denis Montel, and Antonio Citterio to create furnishings, furniture and accessories that will be available in select Hermès stores this fall. In addition, as … Continued
Swarovski Elements have launched their first range of wallpapers, designed in collaboration with British designer Karen Beauchamp. The collection features Swarovski crystals on a backdrop of foil, layers of printed ink, velvety flock – or an opulent combination of all three, as seen in Feather Palace. There are nine crystal-embedded wallpapers in the range, with … Continued
As part of Maison, the new furniture line recently unveiled in Paris, Hermes will re-release certain iconic pieces that Jean-Michel Frank designed in 1924. Among them is the Confortable armchair, a straw-marquetry screen, a shagreen-covered vanity and the designer’s X-base dining table. Previously, the company’s furniture was limited to Pippa, a small collection by the … Continued
Versace Home presents the Christmas 2010 collection which features elegant tableware and ornaments. Check out the collection belowâ€¦ Delicate snowflakes, ruby-red berries and a rich gold finish adorn these elegant plates, cups and saucers, mugs, serving dishes, accessories and ornaments. Start your collection with just one ornament or porcelain bell, or get the whole lot … Continued
Versace Home has launched this chic Bubble Sofa. Quirky, comfy and very colorful the sofa can be upholstered in choice of fabric or leather.
French furniture giant Roche Bobois celebrates the 50-years anniversary in collaboration with couturier Jean Paul Gaultier. Together they worked out the new collection of furniture which got the name Jean Paul Gaultier Pour Roche Bobois Paris. “I don’t see myself as a furniture designer,” the couturier said when he unveiled the tie-up earlier this year.
French crystal makers Baccarat has released its latest design in collaboration with renowned Parisian lighting artist Yann KersalÃ©. The Jallum lamp is made of French cut crystal, aluminum and can be recognized in the form of a glass baton with LEDs inside it. There are four cylinders arranged on a charger cradle and can be … Continued
After his collaboration with retail chain Target, Jean Paul Gaultier is looking into other ways of widening his reach, teaming up with furniture brand Roche Bobois. According to Women’s Wear Daily, the designer plans to unveil the collection over the coming months. It is also Roche Bobois who sponsored Gaultier’s refurbishing of the Elle Decoration … Continued
To celebrate the opening of Milan Design Week, Versace hosted a cocktail party at the Versace historical HQ in Via GesÃ¹ 12 yesterday. The new pieces include the Sunburst, a crystal round table. Its base is composed by 14 elements in chromed metal that conveys the strength of a solar explosion.
After beauty retailer Sephora targeted the French capital’s metro system with vending machines, it is now furniture giant Ikea that has chosen the tunnels for an unusual advertising campaign. The Swedish chain has furnished the Saint-Lazare, Champs-ElysÃ©es Clemenceau, OpÃ©ra and Concorde metro stops with lamps and sofas from its new Ektorp and Karlstad collections. With … Continued
This mini bar from T.T. Trunks is unique in that it not only has room for champagne but also coffee, which makes it a little more versatile and a potentially great addition to a guest room.
According to the Telegraph, upmarket supermarket Waitrose – in the UK – has launched a new loo paper range that contains cashmere. Goat cashmere is renowend for its smooth texture and is typically associated with expensive designer wear and luxury fashion garmets. It’s unclear exactly how much cashmere is used in the making of every … Continued
Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg is planning on launching her own home collection next year. Partnering up with home furnishings company Springs, the fashion brand will release bedding as well as table wear and bath accessories in January 2011. The announcement marks the first freestanding home range for the designer and will be carried by … Continued
British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has released a collection of wallpaper, incorporating her signature looks. Consequently, Vivienne Westwood used her well-known ‘Squiggle’ print, dating back to her autumn/winter collection of 1981/82, or the more recent ‘Cut-Out Lace,’ developed from a fragment of antique lace, from her 2007 S/S line. Westwood drew from great British classics … Continued
Nigo is a Japanese music producer, DJ and the creator of the urban clothing line A Bathing Ape, otherwise known as Bape. He has 4 Murakami LV limited prints on his bedroom wall..
The world’s first full-size Lego house has been demolished just weeks after completion for James May’s show – Toy Stories – on BBC2.
Ralph Lauren‘s Penthouse furniture collection mixes classic and contemporary lines with pieces awash in lacquered woods and black leather.
Italian bedding manufacturer Magniflex will exhibit a Lamborghini bed at the Las Vegas Furniture Market, being held Sept. 14 to 19. The bed carries the logo and color scheme of Canino Lamborghini and it comes with a complementary mattress accentuated with the same theme. The Lamborghini mattress in queen size is priced at $1,999.
Contemporary bedroom inspiration from the northern Italy based furniture manufacturer Presotto Italia.