Monthly Archives: May 2013

  • Casta look at this ...

    Casta look at this ...

    The engaging and talented José Manuel Ferrero of Estudi{H}ac turned his hand to designing a chair based on the Castanet - the result, Casta, a friendly and welcoming family of chairs for Spanish manufacturer Sancal available in a variety of deep, bold hues. Enjoy Sancal's video from the collection launch at Salone Internazionale del...
    Read more
  • FFF - Bubble Wrapt about this one ...

    FFF - Bubble Wrapt about this one ...

    More colour and more innovation! Have you seen Wired Magazines recent Features Cover by Lo Siento, Spanish graphic design studio?  It’s simple genius!  However no doubt quite the laborious process.  To obtain the final result of the Features Cover, Lo Siento covered a wall in the humble but oh-so-appealing (!) bubble wrap, insert...
    Read more
  • The ol' classic Olvidada ...

    The ol' classic Olvidada ...

    Pepe Cortes, Spanish born designer acquired his academic training in all three of barcelona’s design schools.  Celebrated and awarded as an industrial designer and interior designer in Spain, Cortes often finds himself working with famed Spaniards Oscar Tusquets and Javier Mariscal. One of our favourite Cortes designs just so happe...
    Read more
  • The World is Not Enough - Andreu World 2013 on film ...

    Andreu World had a stellar year at Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013, working with new styles and shapes, engaging their audience with new versions of previously successful collections, and introducing new pieces destined for greatness. The video below showcases their new collections and pieces: Agora lounge chair, Manfred lounges...
    Read more
  • How do you Forkin like that ...?

    How do you Forkin like that ...?

    There’s something incredibly refreshing about reinvention.   There’s also something incredibly romantic about tradition, and maintaining some of the customs and social law we bring with us from the past. Merge the two – and you’ve got Daniel Forkin’s new advertising campaign for the New York City Opera. Innovatively trans...
    Read more
  • Sumo on Vid ...

    Well while we're at it, here's designers Yonoh Studio on film at Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013 explaining the inspiration for their latest creation, the Sumo sofa and armchair for Sancal, forming part of Sancal's Tierra collection. Find the KE-ZU Blog Milano post on the Sumo sofa and armchair, and the greater Tierra collection...
    Read more
  • The new Vondom collection - on film ...

    We brought you the new Vondom products launched at Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013 recently, and now, here is a great video by Archiproducts showing the oh-so-cool Vondom party in Milan, together with interviews from two of the collections designers, Ora Ito, Fabio Novembre. Note, if you're as fortunate as we are and have bilingu...
    Read more
  • MMM - Hitting for Sixto ...

    MMM - Hitting for Sixto ...

    The story of Sixto Rodgriguez is a fascinating one.  If anyone has seen the Academy award winning film “Searching or Sugarman”, the documentary outlining his life and delayed rise to fame will know this. For those who don’t, Sixto Rodriguez was a drifter, a construction worker from Detroit whose lyrical content and entrancing v...
    Read more
  • The (many coloured) Roses of Cairo ....

    The (many coloured) Roses of Cairo ....

    Not quite furniture, so we (and Furniture Free Friday is safe, for another week at least).  Pattern designed by Karim Rashid?  Yes please! Rashid, one of our favourite (and the worlds) designers, together with Sancal has brought to us a series of patterns named Cairo, inspired in Egypt - Karim's native land.  With a strong contempo...
    Read more
  • FFF - Exposing Public Transport ...

    FFF - Exposing Public Transport ...

    Furniture Free Friday goes a bit clothes free this week.  What?!  Why not. Imagine waking up in the morning, have a little breakfast, get dressed to go to work make your way to work, follow the same routine, all in the norm.  Until boom!  German artist Milo Moiré’s latest curated performance "The Script System" happens upon you...
    Read more

11-20 of 29