Monday, January 25, 2010

Prouve standard chair

My  forever obsession is dining chairs. Jean Prouve was an architectural maestro who pioneered constructural development and designed iconic pieces which have stood the test of time. The simplicity of the designs helped carve the path for the modern design movement particularly in the form of tables, chairs and sideboards. The 'standard' chair by Jean Prouve circa 1930 is a cult classic appearing in contemporary homes, museums, hotels and restaurants around the world. It is still produced today by manufacturer Vitra ( who are also the manufacturer of other iconic designers such as Charles and Ray Eames. I have added this to my ever expanding wish list. Just divine. Also available at (

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Marble madness

Josh Goot's A/W 2009 collection was by far the most exciting collection delivered by an Australian designer, His minimalist aesthetic was contrasted with silk fabrics reminiscent of rare gemstones and marble prints in lilac, pink and turquoise and orange when combined delivered the perfect eye candy, An unforgettable juxtaposition. Fashion meets Art. 

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Third Draw Down

This creative hub of artists has injected a plethora of art in everyday objects from tea towels, to pillow cases to handkerchief's and ceramics. Contemporary designs with a humorous twist is a theme prevalent in the collection which has been 6 years in the making thus far. Each piece is magnetic and unparalleled in originality that you will not be able to hold back on updating all those usually drab domestic items in your third draw down. The tea towels are made from 100% linen and can also be used as a wall canvas hanging. Various artists from around the globe a represented in the collection and each item is personalised with an edition item number making it feel all the more special. You can now view the entire range and buy on line at . One word. Lovesick.