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.
Giorgio Armani’s home division is to deck out the interior of exclusive apartments in Rome, as part of a project to convert a historical building into a complex of luxury serviced flats. Some 62 apartments are planned in the Cavour220 project, a residential block occupying 12,000 sq m and composed of 6 linked buildings surrounding … Continued
Vi-Spring, the opulent bed maker recently announced the launch of their new bed, The Majesty. Designed exclusively for Harrods, itâ€™s the only place you can get your hands on one. Priced at Â£52,000, (over $85,000), this one of a kind piece of furniture is made entirely by hand, individually and to order.
Giuliano Giaroli has designed “G-one white kitchens” for Italian company Schiffini. The Orange & White kitchens blend classic kitchen ideals with contemporary touches for a modern kitchen that truly has it all. The simple, clean lines give the collection a calm, collected appeal while the minimalist details and crisp, white palette give it an ultra … Continued
Made in a combination of chrome and blown pyrex glass, its look is bold yet extremely likeable. Spider-like in appearance; “legs” jut out from a central “body”. Each of these curving “legs” is tipped with a tiny, twinkling light. The reflective surfaces of the lamp catch the light and multiply the effect.
Toto, the company well known for its innovative toilets, showcased the new, artistic Waza Miyabi collection at the KBIS (Kitchen/Bath Industry Show) 2009. The patterns for these toilet models are based on sho-chiku-bai, which means â€œpine, bamboo and plumâ€ in Japanese. â€œEach toilet is hand-painted in vivid colors with intricate detailing, creating a piece of … Continued
Donatella Versace created a chaise longue in crystal, called Ninfa and presented as part of the annual international furniture show, in Milan, Italy. Donatellaâ€™s crystal forms the core of a chaise lounge, a three-tiered curving formation, white leather on luminescent crystal on metal, that invites you to relax.
Some bathroom inspiration today from Regia, an Italian manufacturer of bathroom furniture.