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Jellyfish House by Wiel Arets Architects

Deborah Raj - Friday, July 03, 2015

Perched on the stunning Spanish coast of Marbella, the Jellyfish House by Wiel Arets Architects maximises the ocean vistas while spotlighting a unique pool design. Featuring a glass bottom and side, the cantilevered design allows for the blue water and swimmer’s antics to be seen from the outdoor space below. 

Quinta da Baroneza by Candida Tabet Architecture

Jocelyn Muir - Thursday, July 02, 2015

Brazilian architecture firm Candida Tabet Architecture have used an aesthetically pleasing wooden lattice to protect a home in Brazil from the sun but not interrupt its views. The wooden lattice - made of industrially cultivated, laminated and processed Eucalyptus Grandis wood - wraps around the outside facade of all of the North facing spaces.

The lights featured in the dining room are Sweet 95 designed by Paola Navone for Gervasoni. Also by Gervasoni is the sofa featured in the living room. Gervasoni is available locally at ECC.

Via Contemporist.

Bangle by Sayar & Garibeh

Jocelyn Muir - Thursday, July 02, 2015

Allowing the ability to personalise the eating experience through playing with the plating of dishes, jewellery inspired tableware Bangle - designed by Beirut-based Sayar & Garibeh
- comprises a trio of different sized bowls made to sit in varying arrangements on a slightly curved marble base.

Via Design Milk.

1085 Edition Chair by Bartoli Design for Kristalia

Franky March - Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Made from natural hide and a sturdy wooden structure, this chair promises to stand the test of time, with the hide interestingly changing in colour and texture. Its exposed stitching is inspired by Bartoli's collaboration with Italian tannery Conceria Prescot, and the the visible tie-rod helps keep the hide fixed tightly as it naturally stretches out.

Kristalia is available locally from Matisse.

 Via Design Milk

JWDA Concrete Lamp by Jonas Wagell for Menu

Jocelyn Muir - Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Embracing the minimalist aesthetic, Stockholm-based designer Jonas Wagell has created the JWDA Concrete Lamp for Danish design company Menu. The lamp comprises a glass globe, concrete base and functional brass knob.

Menu is available locally at Simon James Concept Store.

Via Design Milk.

Yeeels Paris Restaurant and Bar by Rodolphe Parente

Franky March - Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Rodolphe Parente's latest masterpiece is Yeeels, a restaurant in Paris located on Avenue George V, that boasts two design savvy floors with contrasting atmospheres. The floor entry level exudes an institutional and revisited classic aesthetic, with key pieces including the Gubi Beetle chairs (available locally at Bromhead) paired with Knoll's Saarinen chairs (available locally at Studio Italia), whilst downstairs emits a more intimate setting, suggestive of the chic sophistication of Parisian nights.

 Via Yellowtrace

Moreno Drive Home by Studio Commune

Deborah Raj - Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A house on Moreno Drive by studio Commune in Brentwood California. 

Built-in Personal Brewery by Williams Warn

Samantha Saxton-Beer - Monday, June 29, 2015
Creators of the world's first all-in-one personal brewery, New Zealand manufacturers Williams Warn have introduced their BrewMaster in a version that can be integrated discreetly within the cabinetry of a residential kitchen or bar. The larger components of the personal brewery including the stainless steel pressure vessel and gas dispense system are concealed behind custom made doors whilst the font remains mounted on the bench top allowing for a freshly brewed beverage to be poured directly from the source. 

The WilliamsWarn BrewMaster is available here. 

The Candy Collection by the Campana Brothers for Lasvit

Deborah Raj - Monday, June 29, 2015

The Candy collection for Lasvit builds on the colourful universe of the Campana Brothers’ Sushi series, but explores and expresses it through glass - a material that has fascinated them since childhood. They found inspiration for this collection in the colourful candies sold in popular markets in Brazil. The collection includes the Sphere chandelier, Ring chandelier and Lollipop table lamp, all conceived and produced in hand-blown glass and metal. Lasvit is available locally via ECC

Bang & Olufsen Love Affair Collection

Franky March - Monday, June 29, 2015

Celebrating their storied history for over 90 years as pioneers in audio and video products, Bang & Olufsen have release their 'Love Affair' collection. Each product flaunts a copper aesthetic, which includes the new age wireless subwoofer, BeoLab speakers, BioVision television, BeoPlay music system, BeoRemote and BeoPlay headphones. The collection exudes fine craftsmanship, marking it as an iconic brand that puts premium design at the forefront.

 Via Design Milk