It's time to go on vacation which is convenient because May is synonymous with long weekends. This selection is catered to the wanderer, as everybody knows that in May take advantage of the things which please us.
It’s May and time to kick in the spring! This month I’ve picked out some exciting brands and really talented designers. We’ll get around textile designers, a lot of gorgeous furniture and even a new Danish beauty brand. You’ll see complete, contemporary and ambitious designs in this Copenhagen round-up and I can assure you, that they won’t disappoint!
I've been hearing about Villa Lena's picturesque retreat and it's renown artist residency for quite some time now. I can only imagine the Italian sun on your back, a fresh wind in your hair, the smell of herbs and cypress trees being the perfect setting to get out of busy city life, take life a bit slower and develop on ideas and collaborative projects. Each year the Villa welcomes a number of selected artists to spend two months at Villa Lena developing their project of choice, where you can also join them for a weekend.
Looking to learn a second language in record breaking time? Search no further! I've found you a hardcore French language bootcamp on the French Riviera, which will have you ordering your café crème en Français and impressing clients in no time.
There is one spot in France which is famous for their all-star lineups of, the best of the best, who's who of the design world - giving workshops and that spot is the French Château of Domaine de Boisbuchet. They host a series of small hands-on workshops throughout each summer with some of the hottest contemporary designers. You'll get to have one on one time learning from today's most innovative and sought after talents.
So since 2016, Formafantasma has been the head of the design course MAN MADE/Design in Flux with a new University, Made Program, in Sicily, Italy and this summer they have organised 8 days of workshops and lectures around the theme of "Authentic-city".
I'll be posting my top five summer design plans (in order of when they are happening) throughout this week so keep checking back to get the scoop!
Villa Noailles Design Parade is held in the South of France between the two picturesque cities of Toulon and Hyères... so not only do you get to see exhibitions from the best up and coming designers and interior designers from throughout France and Europe, but you are surrounded by rich and beautiful French culture and architecture.
So this was the first year that I was actually able to make the journey to the world's yearly design Mecca that is Milan Design Week. I had a week full of of new friendships, overload of new up and coming designer discoveries, serendipitous meetings with so many from the design community face-to-face for the first time, a little bit of mischief and a belly absolutely stuffed with incredible italian food and wine all week long.
The Future Perfect has long been a champion of some of the most innovative contemporary designers and artists coveted by interior designers and collectors in the US and around the world. Leah Ring pays a visit to chat with founder David Alhadeff
We chat with Cold Picnic about their new rug collection 'The Passengers' and collaboration with Tony Farfalla on an integrated abstract diorama photo series.
Argentinian illustrator, Mariano Pascual, translates the work of Australian Furniture Desingers, DANIEL EMMA, in a series of four illustrations.
For March's roundup, you’ll see anything from installation art, galleries and carpenter made kitchen fronts to the most beautiful textiles and furniture.
Their latest collection, entitled 'Bling Bling Dynasty' takes subtle cues from their background and experiences in Asia and mixes them with a Jürgen Teller-eque editorial photoshoot which we just love. We have a chat with them about their creative process, latest collection and have a look at their editorial images below.
Jacob Egeberg is a young Furniture Designer hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark. His work can be characterised by playful design which walks a thin line between fine art and functionality. Have a look at his latest collection of concrete and steel furniture.
German illustrator, Jonathan Niclaus, translates the work of the master architect behind Palais Bulles, Antti Lovag, in a series of five illustrations.
For this month’s Copenhagen round-up it’s all about materials and the selections range from large design companies to individual designers.
For this month's Los Angeles round-up, the selections range from art exhibitions which aim to challenge our thinking culturally and politically, to more whimsical photography and a playful product line of lamps that look like they might come to life!