From shaving to wine tasting and getting ready for a date. Meda collection by Lorenzi Milano interprets a man’s private world with a set of bespoke utensils crafted from luxury materials.
Merging seductive brasses, darkened hardwood flooring and custom-made furniture define the interior design by Sami Savatli for a 4-story house in Istanbul.
Janette Ewen’s Roaring Twenties design collection brings back the subtle glam-attitude of velvety Speakeasies and vintage fashion.
Arik Levy, Ivanka, gt2P and more launch a new trend for unbreakable design in Miami. Heavy to lift, comfortable to sit on and great to look at.
Salt melts ice, fused glass freezes colour shades, craftsmanship casts a natural process. Joseph Harrington’s Angels’ Share sculpture for The Glenlivet blends the colours of whisky with Scottish volcanic and glacial landscapes.
Maison Caran D’Ache and horological laboratory MB&F launch Astrograph bespoke sci-fi pen tuning the skills of Swiss master craftsmen.
Big figures come along with big questions-marks. Milan Design Week great success highlighted also with six emerging issues that will probably shape the future of design: from the Internet of Things to emerging Chinese design and the on-line retail revolution.
“Apesanteur” series of mid-air floating collectibles by Quentin Carnaille mesmerise visitors at the recently opened MB&F M.A.D. Gallery Dubai.
With the Body Building collection of anti-gym furniture Secondome trains the eye to celebrate “the cult and obsession of the body”.
From Prada flour to Tiffany yogurt. At Milan Expo, Peddy Mergui’s impossible posh packagings make people think on the relevance of marketing in food design.
Jordan sisters Nisreen and Nermeen Abu-Dail combined Jordan embroidery tradition with contemporary design.
Inspired by the modern arab woman, Shamsa Alabbar’s calligraphic jewelry combines traditional Arabic typography with contemporary and minimal graphic designs.
Lebanese studio Najla El Zein Workspace designed sensorial brushes combining marble and brass with eyelashes, feathers and gold nails.
In Dubai, lebanese designer Karim Chaya presented the mirror-sculpture “Look Back” for House of Today. The bespoke design features a voyeur/skeleton holding a mirror and refers to the true admirer in each of us.
Beside flamboyant and bespoke exhibitions, Design Days Dubai presented the creative genius and smart entrepreneurship of women shaping Middle East Design.
Garden Glory design brand of green-fingers’ tools plays the tongue-in-cheek card to affabulate “glamorous people with dirty nails”.
Fe/Au: Dejana Kabiljo knits in iron spring wire and 24 carat gold to create a precious seating inspired by the creation and disruption of a star.