Milan 2014: Nendo & COS

  The Nendo & COS collaboration is probably one of my favourite events from this year’s Salone in Milan. Simple, clever & beautiful and collected in this film.

Hermès Métamorphose by Vallée Duhamel

  Vallée Duhamel has created this collage-like movie for Hermes. Curious, humorous and delightful.

Milan 2013: Nina Tolstrup & Marc Jacobs

Danish designer Nina Tolstrup of Mama Studio has created a full furniture collection using left over fabrics from fashion designer Marc Jacobs studio. The project was exhibited during Milan Furniture Fair last week.

Mashallah Design Studio

I recently came across Berlin based design studio Mashallah again and thought it was time to share some of their exciting projects. The studio was established in 2008 by Hande Akçayli and Murat Koçyigit. They work in the crossfield between CAD software and traditional craftmanship and the results are sculptural poetic pieces with great attention to materials and tayloring. Many … Continue reading

N Tyler Singapore by UPSTAIRS

The Damien Hirst-inspired retail store designed by young Singaporean studio UPSTAIRS offers a spliced-up take on traditional English architecture. N.Tyler’s first flagship boutique at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands boldly draws inspiration from the dissected works of British artist Damien Hirst. The idea takes its cue from the Savile Row-inspired bespoke menswear label, which offers a contemporary … Continue reading

Louis Vuitton & Yayoi Kusama Pop Up Shop

    Louis Vuitton has made an accessories collaboration with japanese artist Yayoi Kusama and to celebrate this, the label has opened a pop up shop in London department store Selfridges. Kusama is famous for her wonderous universes that are built up by polka dots and phallos-like growths and so is the pop-up shop and … Continue reading

The Opening Ceremony by Studio Toogood

Studio Toogood run by stylist and designer Faye Toogood has filled a pop-up fashion boutique in London with rubber-coated objects and glass tabletops mounted on piles of industrial fabrics. The Opening Ceremony shop in Covent Garden features tables and chairs by Faye Toogood based on recurring shapes first seen in her Assemblage Collection from 2010. One table has sheets of foam, … Continue reading

Objects by Alexander Wang

Fashion designer Alexander Wang has launched Objects – a collection of personal items. Items included are proper mens’ accessories such as lighters, playing cards, a bike’s lock and ashtrays. Read more: Alexander Wang Objects

Shine at the Leighton Centre by Nelson Chow

Architect Nelson Chow has designed the multibrand fashion store  Shine at the Leighton Centre, Hong Kong. The space is a monochrome boutique with a checkout in the changing rooms. Visitors enter through a faceted glass facade into a symmetrical gallery room at the front of store, where mannequins model new collections. Fluorescent tube lights are arranged into star-shaped patterns on … Continue reading

The Digitalized Collection of Alba Prat

  Fashion design graduate Alba Prat from the University of Berlin, presents her amazing project; The Digitalized Collection. The Digitalized Collection constitutes Alba Prat’s fashion design studies final year project. According to the designer, the inspiration for her work was the 1982 film Tron, largely apparent in her futuristic design techniques. Read more: Alba Prat