art & fashion

Belle – Alessi Design Awards 2017 winner

Belle magazine and Alessi have been on a quest to unearth Australia’s best product designers to create a timeless piece that will fit within the existing Alessi portfolio, exhibit contemporary lines and be imbued with an enduring style that will make it a classic within the Alessi stable.

Rene Linssen is the winner of the Alessi Design Awards 2017 for his beautiful ‘Pearla’ oyster...

stark contrast

The landscape’s horizon behaves as the limit between two spaces. Vertical lines expressed in solid geometric concrete structures are presented in a simple manner, indicating a timid balance between the full and the empty. Designed by RUIZSOLAR architects, balance between the public and the private is the concept that guides the whole project. Located in the north-central area of...

Jungle 80’s Luxe Paradise

Masquespacio Studio; Award winning creative consultancy have created what I would call a mash-up of a Jungle 80’s Luxe paradise. The strong bold colour palette paired up with the luxe velvet materials and the crazy greenery is a designers dream (It’s definitely my dream). Peaches with dark and cool blues and teal create a fun palette which takes...

Chatting with Karim Rashid

Yesterday I got to sit down with one the most prolific designers of our generation, Karim Rashid for an insightful conversation on life, inspiration and design. This stunning human was Everything! Taking time out from his busy schedule at Design + Decor in Melbourne I was very honored to interview him. Q - You have been described as one...

Walking on water

The most recent Christo and Jean-Claude project to have been executed is an impressive installation of floating corridors covered with orange cloth in Lake Iseo, Italy. The pair’s first project to be completed after Jean-Claude passed away in 2009, “The Floating Piers” was conceived in the 1970’s and comprises a total of 5.5 kilometres of walkways, 3 km of which float on the water by...

Infrared NYC

New York-based, Italian born photographer and graphic designer Paolo Pettigiani has recently captured a collection of pictures of Central Park’s landscape, in a series named surprisingly, Infrared NYC. Using a infrared-aerochrome film photo which reverses the real colors to transform them into red, pink, the artist shows the park under a new perspective. The usual green grass and trees are...

Chanel Cuba – Cruise 2017

Karl Lagerfeld has chose Cuba as the location for his Chanel Cruise 2017 fashion show making Chanel the first major fashion house to send models down the catwalk on the Communist-ruled island, highlighting warming relations with the West. Largerfeld was escorted by Fidel Castro`s teenage grandson Tony. Wealthy fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed...

Sweetie darling, sweetie

The wait in nearly over sweetie darling, sweeties ! The girls are back and they are right on point ! Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamor, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London's trendiest hot-spots. The hilarious plot thickens as Edina is blamed for a major incident involving Kate Moss at an uber fashionable launch...

Louis Vuitton Autumn Winter 2016/2017

Nicolas Ghesquière showed a Louis Vuitton collection in which he continued his wardrobe approach to the runway. Lightness takes the form of silk flowing parachute dresses or check slip dresses. Sweaters and leather jackets are renewed with puffed sleeves that seem inspired by Edwardian times. Motorbike slim trousers are combined with military jackets in soft  tones, while short dresses boast sparkling sequins and beads with a...