November 17, 2016 | Coshamie
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COSHAMIE’S DESIGN PICK: MARCEL WANDERS X CHRISTOFLE

THE DUTCH DESIGNER LAUNCHED THE CHRISTOFLE GRANDFATHER CLOCK AT DESIGN DOWNTOWN DUBAI: Perhaps one of Marcel Wanders’ most popular and appreciated collaborations is the work that he does with high-end home accessories brand Christofle – particularly the stunning Jardin D’Eden collection, rich with luscious white metal and intricate designs that are reminiscent of the fine filigree elements of antique jewellery. [caption id="attachment_3854" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Marcel Wanders x Christofle, Jardin D’Eden tableware collection (Photo Credit: Marcel Wanders/Christofle)[/caption] From a whimsical, luxurious and sensual collection, with stylistically distinctive pieces, we see the Christofle Grandfather Clock revealing the finest of what the worlds of design and silversmith's craft has to offer. Launched during Downtown Design Dubai in October, this state-of-the-art clock joins meticulous design with fine...

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PHILIPPE STARCK REINVENTS CIDADE MATARAZZO

THE VISIONARY DESIGNER’S CREATIVE SPIRIT CONQUERS SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL: Designer and artistic director Philippe Starck recently presented his creation for Cidade Matarazzo, alongside entrepreneur Alexandre Allard. Together, they invited the audacity and modernity of the 21st century into a historic complex – the former maternity Filomena Matarazzo. [caption id="attachment_3845" align="aligncenter" width="500"] CidadeMatarazzo by Philippe Starck (Image Credit: Philippe Starck / CidadeMatarazzo)[/caption] A space reimagined by Starck as a bridge between the Brazilian fertile creativity and the exceptional European craftsmanship, Cidade Matarazzo comes as a cross between vision, poetry and elegance. It was conceived as an ideal city where the deep roots of the country intermingle with the contemporary energy of São Paulo, and it is meant to be the experience of a dream...

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MARCEL WANDERS & YOO LAUNCH OH! IN ECUADOR

THE ICONIC DESIGNER’S UNIQUELY ARTISTIC TOUCH GRACES THIS STUNNING RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX: On 17th November, in collaboration with Uribe & Schwarzkopf, Wanders & YOO launched a nature-inspired apartment setting in the exclusive urban neighbourhood of Gonzales Suarez in Ecuador. “We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first residential Wanders & YOO project,” said YOO head of design Mark Davison. “The fabulous design we have created for Quito is a solid collaboration of both Marcel’s creative flair and YOO’s international residential design excellence.” [caption id="attachment_3838" align="aligncenter" width="499"] Quito Residential Project in Gonzalez Suarez, Ecuador, by Marcel Wanders & YOO (Photo Credit: Wanders/YOO)[/caption] The project consists of two towers over 19 storeys tall. Complete with 102 one, two and three bedroom apartments, the residences were...

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