Posts Tagged ‘Glassware’

H&M Home’s Summer 17 Collection

Whenever I profess my love for H&M’s Homewear line, it’s almost always (in-fact always) guaranteed to be greeted with effusive agreement. H&M Home appeared in our landscape around 2008, where it remained fairly under the radar until recent years where the concession grew to take over entire levels of H&M stores and dammit now everyone knows […] Read more…

Wrong for Hay + Peckham Refreshment Rooms

Last Friday, a spectacular new launch kicked off London Design Festival that gave everyone the feeling of the iconic design weeks of yesteryear where brands pulled out all the stops. A collaboration with between prolific Danish design brand HAY and London-based designer Sebastian Wrong, showcased furniture, accessories, textiles and lighting in a beautiful London townhouse. The elegant and playful […] Read more…

New Leimu Lamps By iittala

After marble, or actually maybe before marble, if I could only have one material of choice in my home it would be glass. Such a simple material but so many possibilities. Proving that the design industry’s fascination with glass is also unerring, iconic Finnish glassware brand iittala has branched out into lighting, its first offering […] Read more…

Beautiful Basics: Sarjaton from iittala

The downside of my job is that each design season [Jan-March and September] there is an extreme danger of falling in love with a collection that is achingly beautiful but totally unattainable due to it being carved out of marble or hewn with the wood of rare elder trees…but this year my design obsession seen at several […] Read more…

Apparatus

New York lighting brand Apparatus’ lighting collection is created using vintage lighting fixtures, aged brass, painted glass and natural materials . I love their poetic use of the utilitarian and the delicate. Read more…

Transcience

I feel like there is a shift in interiors where homeware is beginning to gravitate towards the transient and alchemical… using delicate materials and ethereal finishes. An example that I can’t get out of my head is a series of delicate mirrors by Dutch designer David Derksen. Called Transcience the project shows the beauty of […] Read more…

Andrea Walsh

Wow, how lovely are these vessels from Andrea Walsh? The bottom of each one looks alive and glistening with the slopping about of luscious wet paint, but in fact what we see is glass. Andrea works with bone china clay combined with paper to create vessels containing glass which is cast directly inside the piece, […] Read more…

Cinderella Chairs

These strange and beautiful creations are by designer Anna Ter Haar of the Netherlands. Titled ‘Cinderella’s Chair, the project involves blowing the glass directly onto the severed leg of each chair. Although delicate seeming the chairs are actually very sturdy to sit on despite their fragile appearance. Wonderful! Read more…