Monthly Archives: January 2011

  • Cobonpue Catalogued...

    Cobonpue Catalogued...

    Quite literally years in the making, the Kenneth Cobonpue Catalogue for 2011 has just been launched. A stunning compendium - beautifully photographed and styled.  Never before have the works of Kenneth Cobonpue and his guest designers been so comprehensively illustrated and communicated. Head straight over to kennethcobonpue.com to...
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  • Ensamble Studio: Principal Perfomers...

    Ensamble Studio: Principal Perfomers...

    At Last years Architecture Biennale in Venice, The Spanish firm Ensamble Studio was commissioned by Kazuyo Sejima to create an installation that would be housed within, and respond to, the historic shipyards of Venice, The Arsenale. The result was: Balancing Act.  A work that closely follows the script written, followed and explored ...
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  • Spanish Success...

    Spanish Success...

    Interiors From Spain.com has launched it's Hits of 2010 winners list. The site, dedicated to proudly promoting the vibrancy and ingenuity of the Spanish design scene, has compiled a list of they best bits that went into production in 2010. We're not surprised to find many of our suppliers included in the collection: Sancal, Andreu Wor...
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  • When R&B meets A&D...

    When R&B meets A&D...

    Increasingly, some of our favourite entertainers are making a bold leap and branching into the world of design, lifestyle and luxury goods.  Where fashion, perfumes and homewares have long been the stomping ground of celebrities wanting to "spread their creative wings" (and collect sizeable pay-checks along the way), the realm of arc...
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  • Colour Me Honeysuckle...

    Colour Me Honeysuckle...

    It's 2011 and we now have well and truly set sail into the new year with February just around the corner but are you really properly equipped for the year ahead, on-trend and in tune with whats taking off? The reason we ask is because the folk over at Pantone seem to have taken quite a leap from last years Turquoise: 15-5519 and de...
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  • Nani Rolls Out The Latest...

    Nani Rolls Out The Latest...

    The Bi-Annual Maison & Objet fair is in the process of wrapping itself up in Paris.  This of course means that some delightful new pieces from our suppliers will be making their way to us in due course. Already turning heads are the new collections from nanimarquina. Inspired by old fashioned rugs, the Medina collection, carrie...
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  • Monday Music: She & Him...

    Monday Music: She & Him...

    It's Monday and it's been a while since we had a little musical interlude. In case you haven't heard of She & Him before, this funky twosome is out of the US are best described in their own words: She & Him make music for an eternal springtime, when the temperature is warm enough to go riding with the top (or at least the wind...
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  • For Better or Wearstler...

    For Better or Wearstler...

    'Mistress of the Melange' or 'Queen of Clutter' - however you respond to the works of US native Kelly Wearstler, you can't help but be drawn into the depths she constructs.  An explosion of colour that ripples unapologetically through layer upon layer of texture, bold choices in form and brilliant, constantly competing, finishes. Wi...
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  • Permanent Food...

    Permanent Food...

    Let's face it, we're a visual bunch. A picture tells a thousand words, colour and light can evoke a response, express our moods, convey the complexity in a concept or  completely discombobulate. Permanent Food is a publication out of Milan with no writers, no offices, no editorial board and no ambition to sell...anything.  It's prem...
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  • Dreams Come True... In Melbourne

    Dreams Come True... In Melbourne

    Brisbane is flooded, Melbourne and Sydney swelter under a blanket of humidity rarely seen this far south of the equator, and all-in-all the ongoing cloud cover make it a tough old Summer to try and enjoy the outdoors.  It'd be fair to say we all need a bit of a pick-me-up that takes us indoors and transports us somewhere nothing shor...
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