Designed by Joe Doucet, the Alba Collection eulogizes the mystical home of whiskey, namely Scotland. The delicately reductive shapes are emphasized by the hand engraved fragmented Tartan pattern. The set's particularity is also represented by the exclusive stopper, which leans undirected. Joe Doucet thereby recommends the owner to always point the stopper in the direction of Scotland. Cheers!
Jihan Zencirli, affectionately known as “The Balloon Girl”, started out her buisness making particular balloon compositions for friends' birthdays. Now Zencirli runs Geronimo Balloons and counts Amazon, Chanel, and numerous other brands as her clients. Despite her company’s rapid growth creating unique and outstanding experiences for her clients is Jihan’s prior wish. Take a look at these balloon masterpieces!
California-based designer Sean Woolsey has launched its latest creation, the Woolsey ping pong table inspiring both, admirers of the sport but also modern furniture lover. Handcrafted in California and produced out of solid black walnut with a sugar maple wood centerline, the table has a double aim. The adjustable net can namely be removed in the blink of an eye, transforming its playing surface into an elegant dining table.
To launch their slogan "You never actually own a Patek Philippe. You merely look after it for the next generation", the watch manufacture produced eight videos that capture very personal moments and emotions between generations. Each sequence shows timeless impressions in black and white that highlight the close relationship and intimacy between fathers and sons. The invitation is to "Begin your own tradition". Take a look!
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is currently exhibiting a monumental collection of paintings, pumpkin sculptures as well as her fascinating mirror rooms installation at Victoria Miro Gallery’s in London. Alongside the reflective rooms: All the eternal love I have for the pumpkins, Chandelier of grief, and Where the lights in my heart go, new paintings continue Yayoi's lifelong involvement with the diversity of polka dots and infinity patterns. Go and have a look till July 30, 2016.
Calder in the Alps is the new exciting open air exhibition by American sculptor Alexander Calder. Presented by Hauser & Wirth in collaboration with the Calder Foundation, the munumental sculptures are situated among Gstaad's mountainous landscape. The five massive artworks, created from the 1960s and 1970s can be visited from 14 July to 30 September 2016.
Tokyo-based start-up AgIC has launched a marker pen that transmits electricity through a special silver ink. Placing a LED light and a battery on glossy photo paper and drawing a life of any shape to connect the two, the light comes on as the silver ink coducts electricity between the LED and the battery.
REDValentino has announced the official opening of its new flagship store in Rome beginning of June 2016. An evocative and brilliant atmosphere distinguished by vivacity and daring compositions. In cooperation with architect and designer India Mahdavi, Creative Directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli developed the new concept store telling a story about creativity, passion and energy. Have a look!
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In honor of their common heritage and shared values, Selfridges and Morgan are celebrating the car manufacturer's first zero emission, all-eletric car Morgan 1909 edition EV3 with a worldwide exclusive collaboration. Even the name represents this unique partnership, showing both Morgan and Selfridges’ birth years - 1909, with 19 representing the limited number of cars produced by the two iconic british brands. Designed to be a collector’s item, the retro-futuristic sports car combines british style from designtalents such as Alexander Mcqueen, and elegance in a handcrafted body with zero-emission technology.
The winners of the ninth annual iPhone Photography Awards - the international photography contest that fosters iPhone and mobile photography - have been announced covering some of the most beautiful corners of the world, from Mexico to Tibet.
Is this the world's most beautiful drying rack? Quite possibly. This folding frame is designed to hold kitchen towels and other linens, and look beautiful at the same time — even when it's not in use. Inspired by half-timbered constructions, Foldwork was designed by Friederike Delius, Founder of Berlin-based Studio Berg. The work, a brass wall piece and clothing rack, aims to reinvent a traditionally functional object by transforming its appearance and placing it at the centre of the home.
This years Global Goals used the Spice Girls' hit song to launch the campaign
#WhatIReallyReallyWant highlighting gender inequality issues faced by women across the world. To do so, the campaign remade the '90s music video "Wannabe", this time starring British girl group M.O, encouraging girls and women across the globe to reveal the world what they really, really want to improve in their lives, e.g. including quality education for girls, equal pay, put an end to child marriage and violence against women. Let's really, really achieve all this!
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