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    MAISON&OBJET Highlights // September 2013.

    16th September

    With September edition of MAISON&OBJET is behind us, and so many delicious submissions in my inbox, I couldn’t help but bring you a little roundup of some of the highlights from this major French trade fair held biannually in Paris…

    So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 01.

    6th September

    Marble has been enjoying a moment in the high-design and fashion spotlight for a little while now. Designers across the globe have been busy reinventing the way they are using marble – from architecture, interiors, furniture, lighting, art, homewares, clothing to styling. This is not at all surprising, given that nothing is quite as impressive or speaks of sophistication and luxury as eloquently as marble. Here are some of my favourite examples that embrace and channel this precious natural material so beautifully…

    So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 02.

    6th September

    Part 02 of Marble Madness looks at examples where marble is juxtaposed with other colours or materials giving the stone a fresh new look and a contemporary edge. They also show us that, in some cases, a little bit of marble can go a long way…

    Highlights from Sydney Indesign 2013.

    23rd August

    This year, industry event “Saturday Indesign” was renamed “Sydney Indesign” with the program spread over three days from Thursday to Saturday. Despite the name change, I found out the hard way that the event remains, very much, centred on the Saturday. I visited most of the showrooms on Friday and was left a little underwhelmed. Many showrooms had sparse guests, business as usual styling and a notable absence of drinks and snacks…

    Fort Standard // Industrial Design Studio in New York.

    21st August

    Fort Standard is a Brooklyn-based contemporary industrial design studio founded by Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings. Pure geometry, sophisticated detailing, and long lasting natural materials like timber, marble and brass are the hallmark of their work. The pair have developed a distinct design language rooted in simplicity and functionality, attention to detail, connections and materiality which they describe as a “warm-contemporary” aesthetic. I, on the other hand, describe it as hipster-ville…

    Discipline Arrives at Stylecraft Australia.

    24th July

    Oh happy day! I feel thrilled to tell you a little story about Discipline – young forward-thinking Italian design brand with smoking hot products to boot. And to make matters even more exciting, their beautiful, well designed and consciously made furniture is now available in Australia exclusively through Stylecraft. Boom!

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    Gallery Post // Birkenstock HQ by Melbourne Design Studios.

    The Birkenstock HQ by Melbourne Design Studios is a retail, wholesale and workshop space that sings true to the essence of Birkenstock.
    Spectacular Floral Installations by Rebecca Louise Law.

    Rebecca Louise Law is a London-based installation artist, best known for her breathtaking interactive large-scale installations consisting of thousands of suspended flowers.
    FvF Apartment by Vitra and Freunde von Freunden // Berlin.

    The FvF Apartment in Mulackstrasse, Berlin is a monster cool collaborative project between interview magazine Freunde von Freunden and Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra. The...