‘Make Yourself Comfortable’ at Chatsworth

‘End Grain’ by Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges   ~~~~  In England recently, we visited the wonderful exhibition ‘Make Yourself Comfortable’ at Chatsworth. The historic house is glorious in itself and Hannah Obee, the curator has added a … Continue reading

Designers and Artisans

‘Irregular Bomb Sofa’ (2009) by Robert Stadler. In last week’s post we talked about how craft is increasingly being linked with innovation as well as tradition. It is a theme we are seeing more and more frequently.  ADCollections at Quai d’Orsay, which … Continue reading

The World of Azzedine Alaia

The strong, clean undulating lines of Pierre Paulin’s red and purple sofas create a bright counterpoint to the dramatically dark and immaculately presented pret-a-porter pieces in Azzedine Alaïa’s new Paris shop, while simultaneously complimenting the sculptural nature of Alaïa’s work … Continue reading