Archive of ‘Homeware’ category

Essence of Silver

Victoria Delaney is a silversmith producing decorative and functional products, combining the classic and contemporary, inspired by her interest in traditional dining. This beautiful silver dining plate is a perfect example of design and function – having a traditional spoon embossed into its surface. I also like her rustic hand raised silver bowls. Read more…

His Dark Materials

Marco Crivello shares his passion for nature with the likes of Caspar David Friedrich and Turner, for his paintings certainly evoke a similar dark romanticism for 21st Century. I love the textures and the dark tones, each painting tellng its own wintry and gothic story. The painting titled Sunken Cathedral makes me feel absolutely desolate […] Read more…

Glass Houses

Dale Chihuly is known for revolutionizing the glassworks movement by breaking free of the idea of solitary artists working alone in a studio, and has embraced the advantages of collaborative teams and the unusual division of labor within the creative process. In this way he has been able to develop complex, multipart sculptures of dramatic […] Read more…

Sublime Ceramics

Karin Eriksson is a ceramic artist whose work is too beautiful for words…i love these vessels…cut red rose bowl, rose garland bowl, lavender rose bowl. Should such beauty be ALLOWED to exist?! I might explode! Read more…

The People's Palaces

The stations of Moscow’s subway system have often been called “the people’s palaces”, for their elegant designs and lavish and profuse use of marble, mosaics, sculptures and chandeliers. Built during Stalin’s rule, these metro stations were supposed to display the best of Soviet architecture and design and show how privileged the lifestyle of the Russian […] Read more…

Material World

Squint Limited are an East End based design boutique known for their works with vintage fabric – covering and embellishing products with striking prints. Shown here is their covetable collection of teapots. Read more…

Kolkatta

Calcutta, once the glittering epi-centre of the British Empire. Who could imagine that the curious blend of Eastern and quintessentially English customs could marry so well to form long lasting traditions now effortlessly woven into the Calcutta’s intrinsic culture. Lazy late afternoon lawn parties, with peppered cucumber sandwiches and samosas… Rolls Royce’s and Ambassador’s the […] Read more…

Golden Touch

Alex Monroe, heavily inspired by elements in nature, creates detailed and delicate gold jewellery. Gorgeous golden treasures that are quirky yet timeless. This edible Cissy ring can be found within his collection at Liberty. Some of my favourites are the Big Feather Hoop Earrings that look like real feathers dipped in gold! And in silver […] Read more…

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