Israeli lighting and furniture designer Ayala Serfaty currently has her first solo exhibition in the United States at the Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York. ‘In Vein’ presents 16 new lighting and furniture pieces which highlight Serfaty interest in combining ancient materials with contemporary design. For her new furniture work, Serafaty has researched the process of… Read more »
The 2011 Closer Collection of Portuguese fabric company Pedroso e Osório includes some great fabrics which are inspired by nature and aim to represent qualities found in organic materials. The fabrics are beautifully presented in the Closer 2011 catalogue.
Lanzavecchia + Wai, the Italian-Singaporean design studio of Francesca Lanzavecchia and Hunn Wai, designed Streamline – 75% mercedes benz SLS AMG, an intriguing carpet commissioned for the Mercedes Benz Home Collection and produced by high end Italian rug company Nodus. The design is the top view of the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG model reduced to 75% of… Read more »
detailF is the Rotterdam-based design studio of Franziska Wernicke, who design the room moments c1 carpet which came to public attention several years ago. At the new Qubique design fair in Berlin last week Wernicke showed her three new room moments carpets as part of the Ventura Berlin display in the lobby. The three new designs… Read more »
The Hub Rug by Rita Botelho which showed at last week’s Dutch Design Week, was designed as a large-scale colour swatch for a Portuguese rug manufacturer to organise its available wool colour samples. The design come in three variations – a complete circle for a central space, a semi circle to sit against straight edges… Read more »