Valentine’s Day for Architects

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching us, and it sure is a day to look forward to. Love is something that can never grow old or outdated. We, as normal and functional humans, crave love as we are coded so, and that need will never be subsided anytime soon. Love affects how we live, do things, and the end products of…

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FVA Collection: Molo

About the company Led by Stephanie Forsythe + Todd MacAllen, molo is a design and production studio based in Vancouver, Canada. Balancing between realms of art, design and architecture, molo’s projects are grounded in space making and range in scale from tea set to museum. Unique feature Products stem from Forsythe + MacAllen’s architectural explorations. They are inspired by the…

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FVA Collection: Akar de Nissim

About the company AKAR DE NISSIM is an elegant lifestyle brand appealing to discerning design connoisseurs and cosmopolitan aesthetes around the world. With inspiration from the East and the West throughout time, it is an universally appealing brand for the balanced fusion of styles expressed. About the founder French native Richard Le Sand has over 20 years of experience in…

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Highlight Maison et Objet 2019

Last season, Maison et Objet (18-22 January) changed its format, separating the show into two distinct categories: home interior, and objects and accessories. With over 600 new brands on show, there is much on display this January from international players, including German designer Sebastian Herkner as guest of honor and flourishing talents from China, to new offerings beyond the fairground,…

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Storytelling in Architecture

Introduction Everything has a story, whether how they are made or what they have been through to get where they are standing. However, it is the intentional message behind a designed objects embodied by an architect, artist, graphic designer, or landscape architect that gives the object more depth. The story can be as simple as a vivid image in a…

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Brass decor

What is brass? It is a timeless metal that adds a touch of elegance and luxury to any space. They are used for a vast amount of items, including: taps, door handles, light fittings, etc.Brass decorations can get very pricy sometimes. That said, they bring about visual effects comparable to gold, with a much easier price tag. Moreover, there are good…

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Inspiration : Lacquer in interior

History When lacquer made in East Asia first reached Europe in about the early 16th century, they were highly prized for their flawless finish and light-reflecting qualities. The arduous process of lacquering was first developed and recognized as a highly artistic craft in China during the Shang Dynasty. Artisans decorated objects, such as vessels, boxes and trays, using viscous sap…

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Color of the year: Living Coral

Ultra Violet is so last year. This year we welcomes a pink hue color – Living Coral – as the color of the year. Announced on 6th December, the Living Coral color is described by Pantone as an “animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge”. The color is also said to reference the…

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