Yearly drawing competition showed once again how the much versatility there can be found in the field of art illustration. Using the restrictive tools of pen and paper and mostly in black & white drawing exposes astonishing real talent.
Main image this year’s winner Caroline Burraway, Eden – The Jungle Calais. (Reflections on glass from the gallery space can be seen in this photo). Continue reading
This year’s Surface Design Show in London was busy, but not presenting anything new compared to previous years. Most noticeable was the increase of imitation materials offering cheaper option and more variety in terms of range and colours. However, it was often unclear how sustainable they were.
(Image hand woven fabric embellished with naturally grown cristal). Continue reading
The annual Lineapelle trade show for accessories presented trend directions for AW 18/19. The main theme for the season is called Labyrinth. It reflects the complexity of the future of ‘multiple facets’ and ‘unforeseeable intersections’.
Burberry launched their latest collection in a unique brand experience space called The Makers House. It has been a collaboration with the Henry Moore foundation celebrating the art influences behind the work. Continue reading
Here is a collection of fresh material trends from the Surface Design show in London. It is an established annual event since 2005 showing latest materials for the built environment professionals. Continue reading
Here is a quick recap and an overview of major furniture trends that have come across this year’s collections before new launches in the fall. The selection is from high street retailers Made.com, John Lewis, Habitat, Heal’s and Dwell. Continue reading
The first major tribute at the Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris ever paid to Pierre Frey, who is a well known figure in interior decoration. It is a retrospective through eighty years since 1935, highlighting the skills and craft defining the Pierre Frey spirit and vision. Continue reading