Six Iconoclasts Celebrate Louis Vuitton's Monogram

22 October 2014 No Comments

Louis Vuitton’s ''Celebrating Monogram'' project is a salute to its universally known Monogram ‘LV’ icon in which six creative iconoclasts {Frank Gehry, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Newson, Christian Louboutin, Cindy Sherman and Rei Kawakubo} were given the freedom to determine and produce whatever they desired using the French fashion house’s Monogram canvas. [...]

Dressed to Kill: Portraits of Bullfighters by French Painter Christian Gaillard

20 October 2014 No Comments
16 October 2014 - 28 October 2014

French painter Christian Gaillard creates detailed realistic portraits of bullfighters, focusing on the intricate embroidery of their extravagant ‘traje de luces’, or ‘suit of light’. [...]

You'll Never Look at a 40x40cm Marble Tile the Same Way Again!

19 October 2014 No Comments

Have you ever gotten excited about a 40x40cm marble tile? Well prepare to right now! In their latest project ‘40X40’,  Italian designers Paolo Ulian and Moreno Ratti have taken the humble marble tile and have unleashed its potential to create some breathtaking and functional new items. [...]

Vino Veritas, an Oslo-based Spanish Eco-Gastrobar

18 October 2014 No Comments

Spanish creative consultancy Masquespacio was tasked with designing the branding and interiors for Vino Veritas, an Oslo-based Spanish Eco-Gastrobar. The resulting space that they have created sees Norwegian style meet southern Spanish charm and gastronomy with aplomb. [...]

The Cheerful House of Architect Chad Oppenheim in Miami Beach, Florida

15 October 2014 No Comments

A sense of event and openness permeates the unique Villa Allegra in Miami Beach, designed by architect Chad Oppenheim as his own family home. [...]

FAWNS Short Film by Thanasis Tsimpinis; For Without LOVE we are Nothing...

14 October 2014 {1} Comment

We are totally in love with both the imagery and the script of the touching new film FAWNS by Greek filmmaker Thanasis Tsimpinis, which premiered a few days ago at the 20th Athens International Film Festival in Greece. [...]

Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto

12 October 2014 No Comments

A pioneering contemporary artist, Tokyo-born Motoi Yamamoto carves monumental two dimensional sculptures of entire oceans, shattered planets, typhoons, mountain ranges, fractured staircases and vast plains of brain-like coils using just the one medium: SALT. [...]

Why Eileen Gray Matters

11 October 2014 {2} Comments

The 2014 Architecture & Design Film Festival will celebrate its sixth season in New York City with the world premiere of a new Eileen Gray documentary. Directed by Marco Orsini and aptly titled Gray Matters, the documentary tells the intricate story of one of the 20th century’s most prominent and pivotal modernist designers. [...]