You were born an original – why should your furniture be any less? Our Riviera Wing Chair in the Zig Zag Fabric sets the scene for decor that stands alone. The graphic black and white chevron print pairs nicely with a pop of yellow accents. Be daring with our Chesterfield Headboard in Faux Black Leather. A little rock and roll always looks better when glammed up with bold patterns and a bright accent color. Edgy glamour transcends the boudoir – make being bold a lifestyle. 1. Marilyn Monroe Photograph, 2. White Arrows Yellow Stripes Fabric at Spoonflower, 3. Born an Original by Five Words, 4. Riviera Wing Chair Zig Zag … Continue reading you were born an original
Once again a very busy month has seen our warehouse buzzing with activity and the production of many new and exciting pieces from sofas and sectionals to mid-century modern hand painted chairs. Enjoy!
Helsinki-based architectural practice Amerikka Design Office have renovated the interior design of a North American diner. The contemporary restaurant named Chico’s can be found in Espoo, Finland. According to the designers: “The Chico’s restaurant chain has been serving North American food to Finns since 1991. In spring 2012, the chain’s time-honoured Iso Omena (‘Big Apple’) restaurant was reopened with a bold new interior. Amerikka Design Office Ltd had created a new space concept for the restaurant, designed to support its new food, drink and service concept. Visually, the restaurant underwent a complete transformation. “Diners and staff alike have felt at home in the restaurant: there has been positive feedback on its atmosphere, its spicy … Continue reading American Diner Chico’s Restaurant, Finland
Cape Town-based design studio Antoni Associates have designed the Pearl Valley 334 project. Completed in 2011, the stunning luxury property can be found in Paarl, Cape Town. A young family re-locating to the Western Cape was looking to change from city living to a more relaxed country lifestyle in which to bring up their young family. They settled for the exclusive Pearl Valley Golf Estate near Paarl, just 30 minutes away from bustling Cape Town. According to the architects: “The initial architectural footprint for the contemporary South African house was designed by Gauteng based architect, Gardiol Bergenthuin. The owners approached the Antoni Associates to create an interior that was modern but with an emphasis on ‘barefoot … Continue reading Luxury Pearl Valley Property, Cape Town
Conceptual designer Rachen Intawong – or ‘Tam’ as he is best known – played a pivotal part in the construction of Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai beginning with its inception in 2001. He sees the resort as a working museum, a place where traditional Lanna culture and Asian colonial splendour have been carefully brought together in masterful harmony. Chiang Mai was the capital of the historical Lanna Thai Kingdom (Kingdom of One Million Rice Fields), which is the first independent Thai kingdom within the fabled Golden Triangle. The luxury Thai hotels design draws heavily from the architectural and cultural influences of the historic Lanna Kingdom that influenced the region for 300 years from … Continue reading Luxurious Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai, Thailand