Monthly Archives: September 2013

  • INSTALLED!  The Generator ...

    INSTALLED! The Generator ...

    Taking the most negative of clichés and generalizations about hostels and dropkicking them out of their Barcelonan window is the Generator Hostel.   Here’s how they describe themselves: When is a hostel in Barcelona not a hostel? When it’s a hotel. I’m the best of both worlds. You see I’m a hotel and hostel. How is that pos...
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  • MMM - Rick Owens Steps It Up ...

    MMM - Rick Owens Steps It Up ...

    At fashion shows around the world, designers have sent the craziest clothes, hair and accessories down the runway all vying to be the talk of the town. It never occurred to these designers it seems that changing the models and the traditional catwalk style could be the easiest way to deliver a ready to wear collection.  Cue change. R...
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  • FFF - Pop Art ...

    FFF - Pop Art ...

    Painstakingly layering paint on an inflated balloon and popping it. Simple and fun right? Even better you’d agree when you’ve got a camera at the ready to capture the exact moment in time to visualise the latex medium explode and its new skin of colour merge and soar through the air. Yes, better. Fabian Oefner did just that. Wi...
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  • The KE-ZU Wishlist – Week 2 …

    The KE-ZU Wishlist – Week 2 …

    Are you keeping up with the KE-ZU Wishlist?  The little white hearts in our header image are disappearing with every new entry to the list as it counts down very quickly now heading into week 4! Here is the collection from Week 3 - a great mix of  product, from Vondom's illuminated planters, Ross Lovegrove's award-winning Go Chair,...
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  • And.... AndNews ...

    And.... AndNews ...

    Andreu World – leading furniture manufacturer and immensely popular KE-ZU supplier delivered their September newsletter and it’s packed to the rafters with interesting bits and pieces. You can check it out in its entirety here – but for those wanting just a sneak peek, we’ve summarized some of the info from the newsletter fo...
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  • MMMMMMMM - YES!  Alliteration

    MMMMMMMM - YES! Alliteration

    Brian Hugh Warner, better known as Marilyn Manson, purveyor of music and style to the darker side of the population isn’t afraid to wield his dark brush and paint over a classic tune in his signature style. In this Monday Music Madness collaboration between Mark and myself (how jealous is this writer that his name starts with an ‘...
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  • FFF - Excelling at it ...

    FFF - Excelling at it ...

    Working in the furniture biz provides us with such a great array of marketing material which we love putting together and pumping it into the Blog, our Facebook page and presentations to our clients.  Being surrounded by incredible furniture every day is a constant source of happiness – let this writer tell you this. That said, the...
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  • Getting to the Core of it... P1 ...

    Getting to the Core of it... P1 ...

    Design Gatekeepers is a fascinating interview series offered from Core77 – the online platform’s latest venture sees it talking with ten influential curators, retailers and creative directors.  Naturally, we’ve been keeping a close eye on the series as its intriguing guests provide an insight into their personal world of design...
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  • Cheeky Peacock ...

    Cheeky Peacock ...

    Much like fashion, each season furniture is released by manufacturers reflecting current trend and style emerging from within the fast world of furniture.   Across the many annual furniture fairs across the globe, new pieces are released which push forward the boundaries of what is relevant to the modern design climate. Every so oft...
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  • MMM - Zimmerman; So Hot Right Nowness ...

    MMM - Zimmerman; So Hot Right Nowness ...

    Absolutely could not be more stoked with this little find. Love Brazil. Love pulp noir. Love fash. Love Raquel Zimmerman. Simple. Enjoy. Heat Is On: Raquel Zimmermann on Now...
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