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These stools by Swedish designers Glimpt are made in Vietnam from rolls of seagrass, bound with the thread that’s normally used to make hammocks. We cannot tell you just how much we love these. We cannot think of any home which could not make room for one of these. Snap em up.
The pieces can now be ordered from Vietnam, just contact UMA.
Exude elegant simplicity by carrying this Makr Carryall ($320) on your next weekend trip. Crafted from natural heavy cotton duck canvas and brown Horween Latigo leather, this stylish tote features a zippered closure on the large main compartment, two small interior pockets — one with a zip, one leather bound — double-rolled leather edge binding, and two heigh configurations.
Peter Jorge Fischer owner of Skypak has taken the robust and versatile Airplane Trolleys from the sky. With a large portion of entrepreneurial matter-of-factness and a knack for design, is elegantly styling airplane trolleys for apartments and offices.
Designed by Jeffrey Bernett for B&B Italia in 2001, Landscape is a modern classic. For the 10-year anniversary of this project a new rocking base transforms it into the most modern of rocking chairs, while a cushioned seat with a three-dimensional surface, designed by Kvadrat for B&B Italia in seven colour variations (mustard yellow, purple, yellow, beige, sage green, orange and dark brown) enhances its comfort.
Landscape Rocker, by Jeffrey Bernett, for B&B Italia
The retreat home of Portuguese interior designer Monica Penaguiao in Palmela, Portugal. The country home is full of charm. The all-white walls, interior and out, are tastefully dressed in many colors and patterns, seamlessly mixing modern and vintage that gives so much character. Looks like a great place to get away from it all! Grab your bags..
My Asho, online stockist of African designer brands will be running its first pop-up shopping event in Notting Hill, London.
The pop-up shop will feature unique handmade clutches and limited edition tie-dye shawls by Urbanknit as well as pieces from other African designers such as:Tiffany Amber Ng, Jewel by Lisa, Aimas, Zedeye, Christie Brown Ghana, Ituen Basi, Nkwo, Kemkem Studio, Zebra Living, Cocoabella and Kiki Clothing.
Femi Shobanjo, CEO My Asho says “This is a definite milestone. It is the first time a retail space in such a prime location has been dedicated 100% to top African designers. It just shows the demand is there for these pieces. We are very excited for our designers.”
As are we. Get down to West London this weekend. You can also check out the My Asho site for great deals on cloths and accessories by African designers you will love.
Dates: Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August 2011
Time: 10h00 – 18h00
Venue: 47 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill W11 3HG
Thin, full of lines wisely discontinuous, it speaks about acrobatics and tensions. “Stressed” tensions, when the whole stands up thanks to a red electric wire, as for a poetic funambulism, when the semi-transparent string, pulled, leaves the scene to the neat lines of the skeleton.
Spar Light, by Jamie McLellan, at Design Junction, London Design Festival,