Monday, 28 July 2014
Italian bathroom brand Falper is focusing on the mens' market with the development of its George collection, a line designed for men that aims to evoke a sense of luxury with a virile strength.
Friday, 25 July 2014
Protagonist of this year’s edition of the Bellelay Abbey annual art exhibition, Swiss artist Renate Buser presents Barock – a monumental photographic installation that celebrates and highlights the baroque architecture of the abbey.
|Quick Brown Fox wallpaper by Identity Papers|
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Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Parisian design store Maison M is launching a collection of colourful wallpapers by French interiors stylist Veronique Villaret. Each design is the blown up version of a simple scribble made with crayons. Spontaneous childlike squiggles are thus turned into contemporary wall art, to be hung as a one-off statement width of paper, or to cover entire walls with rainbow-like colours.
Arash Eskafi - Beyond Smart from Konstfack on Vimeo.
For his graduation project, Konstfack Industrial Design student Arash Eskafi imagined a world in which 'smart' products have taken on human-like behaviours and tendencies: carpets wiggle when walked on and fruit bowls tilt towards their owner to offer them a snack when they get home.
Lifelike reactions are increasingly being built into technology and homewares. For more examples, Homebuildlife subscribers can see our graduate show trend report, Appliances & Electronics.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Monday, 21 July 2014
|Come & Draw table by Tian Tiang|
Chinese, Stockholm-based designer Tian Tiang creates versatile furniture for children. Her main motivation is to nurture their creativity and stimulate their imagination. She thus came up with two types of drawing tables, the Sketch coffee table and the Come & Draw table. Each comprises a stack of colourful sheets of paper, encouraging spontaneous games and wild brainstorming.
Seletti’s summer 2014 advertising campaign is focused on a special way of outdoor life, conceived to present the brand's new Festival collection using a selection of traditional products with a contemporary twist.
Friday, 18 July 2014
For his graduation project, Royal College of Art student Marcin Rusak created an installation exploring flowers, including a vase made of petals and a series of scents comparing the strong smell of flowers from a garden to the weaker scents of those sold at a florist or a supermarket.