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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. THE LANESBOROUGH CLUB AND SPA: The Lanesborough Club & Spa claims to be ‘London’s finest private members’ club’. There is no denying the utter plushness and commitment to hedonistic pleasures to be found in the sprawling 18,000-sq-ft space designed by local studio 1508 London. Tapping into this millennium’s holy trinity of fitness, wellness and lifestyle, the club and spa enfold guests in a cocoon of creamy...

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ON·ENTROPY’S MARBLE LIGHTNESS AT SALONE DEL MOBILE

NOW AVAILABLE AT GALLERIA ROSSANA ORLANDI FOR PURCHASE: on•entropy is a marble atelier that was established in 2009 in Athens, Greece and London, UK, and has specialised in an unconventional approach to the archetypal Greek material. The studio’s designs focus on the visual and tactile contradiction between being heavy and compact and, at the same time, vulnerable, fragile and even translucent. [caption id="attachment_5388" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Credit: on•entropy[/caption] This is, in fact, the brand ethos of on•entropy – experimenting with marble and its entropy, its diverse character, its transformation potential and inherent limitations. The result is always a physical manifestation of flawless craftsmanship through exquisitely intricate and delicate creations that blend marble traditions with contemporary designs. [caption id="attachment_5387" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Credit: on•entropy[/caption] Following this...

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. LUCA NICHETTO FILLS ROOM WITH TOTEM-LIKE GLASS LAMPS FOR DECODE/RECODE EXHIBITION: Colourful blown-glass totems by Luca Nichetto are among the works in Decode/Recode, Venetian glassmaker Salviati's exhibition at Milan design week. Exploring the potential of modular glassware, each of the illuminated objects is made from several stacked pieces. To create the collection, Nichetto first designed a set of 25 base modules, which were then made using...

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COSHAMIE’S DESIGN PICK: KELLY WEARSTLER HOME DÉCOR

WE NEED THIS WEST COAST MAGIC IN OUR LIVES: America is generally a cornucopia of incredible talent when it comes to design. In recent years, one name has made the rounds in the global spotlight, thanks to her global luxury lifestyle approach and norm-shattering design philosophy: Kelly Wearstler. Known for her artful yet edgy compositions and high-profile clients on the West Coast and beyond, Kelly has built an impressive brand, as an author, fashion and design influencer, decorator and muse – as described by Architectural Digest. [caption id="attachment_5339" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy: Kelly Wearstler[/caption] Her Melrose Avenue flagship boutique is extremely popular – and for good reason too. The interior designer hand-cultivates the curated art, fashion and design library, the artisanal furniture and decorative...

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COSHAMIE’S DESIGN PICK: LOBMEYR

THE AUSTRIAN DESIGN BRAND AT SALONE DEL MOBILE: It’s happening, ladies and gentlemen. Milan is once again the beating heart of the design scene this week with Salone del Mobile. There is plenty going on right now, from BUSTER + PUNCH unveiling new creations to Tom Dixon’s CUT taking centre stage, and yet the wonders don’t stop there. This year, Austrian brand Lobmeyr is bringing some of its newest glass pieces to Milan. Beautiful things emerge from this company’s 200-year-old tradition and work with great designers and artisans. [caption id="attachment_5298" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Metropolitan (Image Courtesy: Lobmeyr)[/caption] Lobmeyr will be present at two events during Salone del Mobile this week. Wallpaper* magazine has invited the brand to collaborate with German designer Sebastian Herkner for their Wallpaper*...

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COSHAMIE’S DESIGN PICK: KÓKILI PROJECTS

BECAUSE WE NEED BEAUTIFUL OBJECTS IN OUR DAY-TO-DAY LIVES: Design has transcended its functional purpose over the last centuries. Form and beauty have taken on new meaning throughout the 20th and 21st centuries in particular. So, it’s no surprise that more and more creative studios are drawing upon a focus on beauty in life as they offer new designs. Furniture and lighting are essential to daily living, but decorative elements are often the final, game-changing pieces in the home décor puzzle. They set the tone. They surprise and enchant. They bring out the very best features in the environment that we work hard to build for ourselves. [caption id="attachment_5215" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Image Courtesy: Kókili Projects[/caption] Celebrating the optimism of life itself, Kókili Projects seem...

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. ART BASEL HONG KONG: WHERE COMMERCE AND CREATIVITY MEET As the latest Art Basel Hong Kong opens on 23rd March at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, featuring more than 240 galleries that are exhibiting through Saturday, the stage is set for collectors to be efficiently paired with artworks to take home and hang on the wall — or, given the size of many...

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COSHAMIE’S DESIGN PICK: HEAL’S TENDETER CHANTELLE COCKTAIL CABINET

WALNUT AND PINK COME TOGETHER FOR AN ELEGANT EXPERIENCE: Perhaps one of the most important names on the British furniture design scene, Heal’s is a name that carries many years of tradition and fine craftsmanship from 1810 through to the 21st century. Its founder, John Harris Heal introduced French-style feather-filled mattresses to London’s homeowners, ending the era of straw beds. Ever since, Heal’s has been a landmark brand for high quality, attention to detail and a distinctive focus on comfort. [caption id="attachment_5177" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Inside the Heal’s Tendeter workshop (Image Courtesy: Heal’s Tendeter)[/caption] Not too long ago, the British furniture manufacturer launched the Heal’s Tendeter service, which specialises in the production and installation of bespoke furniture and cabinetry. Nestled in the heart of...

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. HABERDASHERY'S CANOPY PENDANT LIGHT RECREATES THE EFFECT OF DAPPLED SUNLIGHT: In the movie Dezeen produced for Haberdashery, Ben Rigby introduces the London design studio's first commercial lighting product, which casts dappled light reminiscent of sunshine filtering through leaves. Canopy is a LED pendant light, which projects the subtle effect onto its mouth-blown lead crystal shade. "It is inspired by the dappled light falling through the forest...

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