“Out of our mutual love for durable materials, timeless design and the continuous search for beautiful items we created Atelier de l’Armée.”
Atelier de l’Armée is a dutch brand that creates products that are well constructed, skillfully crafted and have amazing detailing. Getting inspired by the functionality and durability of vintage work and military menswear. The brand even thought about the environment weill making the products and are handcrafted, made out of limited batches of deadstock leathers.
They also sell hand picked unique vintage items, or even collectables. Picking by taste, Atelier de l’Armée selects item by denim, vintage workwear or old military items. The items get more and more interesting and beautiful by wearing it.
Hussein Jarouche, the owner of Micasa, a furniture and object store located in São Paulo, and his girlfriend, interior decorator Ana Strumpf, visites New York for about 4 times a year. And when he get there he sleeps in his 87 m2 loft in Chelsea. Creating a space full with design, art and new ideas. Making a patchwork of old plates of brass lamps on the ceiling, hanging different kinds of animals on the wall, industrial objects (chairs, stairs and display cabinet) and of course a lot of art by Alex Katz, James Rosenquist and Damien Hirst.Photography by Fran Parente For Casa Vogue – www.franparente.com
Everywhere you look you see Pharrell Williams. Creating a big blasted by coming with his new album ‘G I R L’. And now showing his creative side by creating a contemporary exhibition at at the Salle de Bal – a former ballroom at the Hôtel du Grand Veneur, a 17th-century Hôtel Particulier in the Marais area of Paris. Featuring 48 artworks with objects by Marina Abramovic and Ulay, Daniel Arsham, JR, Alex Katz, KAWS, Takashi Murakami, Yoko Ono, Terry Richardson, Cindy Sherman and Andy Warhol. And 12 pieces specially made for the exhibition, including art with his wife, Helen Lasichanh. You can visit the exhibition till June 25 2014.
Yesterday Amsterdam is turned into (indigo) Blue for the 4 days event “Denim days”. A event for fashion forward aficionados of denim, for professionals as well as consumers. The Amsterdam Denim Days events is organised in the Westergasfabriek and also through the city center.
Already showcasing some amazing street styles of the Coachella, I just had to show this festival project by artist Phillip K. Smith, called “Reflection Field“. 5 giant cube structures made of mirrors and LEDs. Creating an impressive prisms of light and color. Showing the fun surrounding the blocks and enchanting Coachella.
The reflection makes the event bigger and feels magical when the sun goes down. Turning the blocks into massive colorful objects.
Joining Salone del Mobile for the third year, fashion brand COS creates a temporary concept store, a collaberation with the Japanese design studio Nendo. Nendo’s designer Oki Santo created this installation for COS, a series of white shirts displayed on stands and hanging van the ceiling in different heights. The white shirts are white, till they reach the steel rectangular frames then the shirt will be dyed in different colours of grey and black.
“The smartly ordered shirts are crisp, classic white until they fall inside the steel cube frames, at which point they take on colour as though the space itself has dyed them” Oki Sato says.
Nendo also created a selection of COS pieces and items.
How else can bring internet to life as Google can?! Universal Design Studio and sister company MAP created the 3D designs and architecture for this Google Web Lab exhibition. A series of web-connected, interactive physical experiments. Having a live connection with London’s Science Museum and open to the world through chromeweblab.com, watch the exhibition online 24-hours a day through webcams that are installed at the museum! Architecture and design tools help to deconstruct technology and tell the story of how digital and physical realms are connected.Location - London
Client - Google
Photographer - Andrew Meredith
Works - 3D Design and Architecture
Specification - Exibition
When you travel, the most important is the destination. Where do you want to go and what do you want to see and experience. When you’re plans are to go to Nantes in France, this is the place to stay! It’s a modern, minimalist Okko Hotel, with beautiful designs and details. Rooms with pastel colors and have the “Less is more” concept. The designer, Patrick Noguet, told Dezeem.com, we removed a lot of useless things to focus the guest on the well being of the user and integrate more information and services using new technologies.
A Tumblr by Bianca Luini, showing how beautiful inspiration can be for fashion. She pick the most amazing shot to show the inspiration that may have been used by the fashion designer! The colors, structure and material matches.. You just got to love the Tumblr also follow her on Instagram!