The luxurious hotel The Ritz in Paris, hosted the famous model Kate Moss for a photoshoot for the U.S. magazine Vogue, before closing its doors for renovation. The shooting took place inside the Coco Chanel suite and inside the restaurant L ‘Espadon at the hotel Ritz by the British fashion photographer Tim Walker. Tim Walker managed to maintain a balance between haute couture and the interior decoration.
The model wore creations from the recent collection of Dior, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Armani Privé, Balenciaga, Giambattista Valli and Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci.
At the area of Chongqing in China, the interior design of a real estate office reminds the interior of a cave and is inspired by the mountainous area of Nanshan. The real estate office occupies 1600 sq.m. and is located in a valley surrounded by hills. This “mountain influenced” design, gave as a result sloping walls and ceilings, reflecting the exterior surrounding area in the interior decoration. The broader sense of the mountain depicted in the triangular features, according to the designer Ajax Law Ling Kit of One Plus Partnership design firm.
The Japanese designer Fumiaki Goto created a decorative vase, which can also used as a pencil! The manufacturing process of decorative Drawing Vessels, begins with the mix of clay, graphite and water and then casting it into molds with the desired shape. Followed by the baking at high temperature.
Throughout the course of baking, a part of the decorative object is immersed in charcoal, where the absence of oxygen transform it to a pencil, while the top of the vase remains white. The collection of Drawing Vessels vases was presented at Ambiente international trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany.
The young Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils continues to create the portaits: “Faces in the City“, but this time outside Europe, at the city of Shanghai, China. The street artist Vhils uses carving tools, acids and explosives to reveal pieces of urban history which ultimately make up the portraits.
The Piano series of light switches designed by industrial designer David Dos Santos of Remork design firm on behalf of the Belgian company Lithoss. The switches operate by pressing one of the “piano keys” and it is constructed by corian material.
The Hug stool is handmade and created by the italian industrial design firm Emo Design. It is made of teak wood and the detail of the colorful rope creates a dynamic contrast to the natural material of wood, while allowing for easy transportation.