MY REPORT FROM MAISON ET OBJET 2015 IN PARIS

Last weekend I was in Paris to visit Maison et Objet, one of the largest and most important interior trade shows in the world. Eight grand halls are packed to the brim with brands and designers showing their latest collections and newest products. It is the major event for professionals working in the field of furnishings & design. And it

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BORDFOLK EGG CUP HOLDERS BY LUCIE KAAS

These cute egg cup holders from Lucie Kaas will shine on our Easter breakfast table! Danish label Lucie Kaas was founded in 2012 with a vision of bringing stylish yet timeless interior objects into the international design scene. The starting point of this ambition was in the Danish market with a number of re-launches of mid-century Scandinavian designs. The designs

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ILSE CRAWFORD DESIGNS FOR IKEA

Well known British designer Ilse Crawford has collaborated with IKEA and created a collection called SINNERLIG which consists of thirty pieces of furniture, textiles and accessories made from natural materials such as cork, bamboo, ceramic and brass. The SINNERLIG collection will be available from Augustus. I have my eye on some pieces!

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HANDMADE POTTERY BY JAPANESE ARTIST KATSUFUMI BABA

I love the beautiful work of Katsufumi Baba. His work is the quintessential example of imperfect perfection – how can anything imperfect look so perfect? The Japanese potter has been interested in pottery ever since he was a child. After majoring in law he made up his mind that he wanted to be a potter, so he went to France

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BEAUTIFUL CERAMICS BY CASALINGA

Casalinga was launched by ceramicist and industrial designer Trine Weng in 2008 and has since become an established brand in modern Danish design. The collection is driven and characterised by equal parts of functionalism, storytelling and quality. The apparent clash of contrasts, where nostalgia meets a modern Scandinavian design approach, is not an obstacle but a path to innovation that

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BEAUTIFUL LEAF PRINTS BY PERNILLE FOLCARELLI

I am currently in the process of redecorating my home office. I have designed a large floor-to-ceiling book case which will be custom build and I also found the desk that I wanted (the Balls table in white by BertJan Pot). Now I have to get some beautiful prints to dress up the walls. These beautiful leaf prints from Danish

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A PENDANT LIGHT MADE OF STONE PAPER

Taking inspiration from shaping techniques of the acclaimed sculptor Isamu Noguchi, Swedish designer Monica Förster has created a series of pendant lights in sustainable materials that exude opalescence and lightness. The Lullaby pendants are made from stone paper with ash lamellae. The stone paper is fashioned into pentagonal, yet slightly organic-looking shapes using five slender ash lamellae. Stone paper is

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