Revelations 2017 at the Grand Palais

  Atys Console, marquetry in white ebony. Luna light in gilded steel with gold leaf.  Nicolas Aubagnac ~~ The 3rd edition of Revelations opened to the public yesterday in Paris…and it is well worth a visit! With 380 exhibitors showing … Continue reading

L’esprit du Bauhaus

The Bauhaus masters on the roof of the Bauhaus building in Dessau. From the left: Josef Albers, Hinnerk Scheper, Georg Muche, László Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer, Joost Schmidt, Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Vassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger, Gunta Stölzl and … Continue reading

Le Don du Fel ceramic centre in the hills of Aveyron, France

Le Don du Fel ceramic centre in Aveyron Founded by American ceramic artist Suzy Atkins (who shows her own work at the centre) and her English husband Nigel in the 1970s, Le Don du Fel has developed into an important … Continue reading

Italian Design!

Suspension in iron (1902) by Alessandro Mazzucotelli. Liberty style: The forms were inspired by natural forms – the fantastical dragonflies on the top create strong and lyrical shapes. ~~ This week we’re focusing on Italian Design with the opening of the … Continue reading

Oracles of Design Exhibition, Paris

Chauffeuse Orgone II by Marc Newson, 1998 Each week we send an email full of objects to inspire you and to share our love of the stories that objects tell.As reflections of our collective interests, beliefs and aspirations for generations to come, … Continue reading

Friday Finds – Contemporary Chinese Design

The dialogue between the past and the present continues to resonate deeply within us and we are excited to share with you the new Shanghai- based luxury lifestyle brand, Shang-Xia (Mandarin for “up down”). They have collaborated with Christie’s auction house around the globe this summer … Continue reading

Amazing Friday Finds!!

Amazing Friday Finds!  You won’t want to miss these! Handblown glass sculptural bowls by Tora Urup, 2001 – absolutely breathtaking! Straddling two oposite experiences – an ethereal aesthetic and the heavy reality of the material. Solid handblown opaline, clear and … Continue reading

Michaella Janse van Vuusen and David Wiseman at R 20th Century

Horse marionette (2012) by Michaella Janse van Vuusen in the R 20th Century’s Objects exhibition and David Wiseman’s porcelain matchstick holder (2012) in the form of a pomegranate with a bronze strike leaf. We can source work by these designers for you. Contact … Continue reading