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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]