BEAUTY AT BARNEYS: D’s Holiday Window Darling

Anthony Howe Barneys Holiday Window

    ‘Tis the season of transformation here in Manhattan, as the major retailers clamor for you attention (and business) with over the top events, spectacular decorations, and of course, those holiday windows. For many a New Yorker, the unveiling of these glassed-in fantasy worlds marks the beginning of the season and for the holidayread ON

SPINNING INTO THE HOLIDAYS: DSHOP + J.L. Lawson & Co.

Teetotum Gambling Top

    This holiday season, DSHOP has partnered with J.L. Lawson & Co. to create an exclusive edition of 25 gorgeous little spinners. Custom designed and hand turned from a solid brass bar, each top is balanced for superior spinning performance, then polished to perfection. The result – a striking yet functional work of art worthy ofread ON

Mirja Pitkäärt’s Accessories Collection of The Year

Mirja Pitkaart Comb

    Mirja Pitkäärt is an Estonian designer based in Paris. Following her studies in leather design at the Estonian Academy of Arts, and textile design at the University of Applied Arts Vienna – Pitkäärt graduated from the MA Fashion Artefact program at the London College of Fashion (2014). This same year, Pitkäärt received the prestigious Accessoriesread ON

DARK BEAUTY: A Halloween Inspired Selection

Halloween

    This October 31st, DPAGES is taking the opportunity to celebrate beauty with a dose of edge – because sometimes, the most beautiful things of all, are just a little bit frighting. Happy Halloween! Above – “Great Horned Owl” carbon pigment print from the Elegy series by Deborah Samuel.     Entomo fine boneread ON

BOO! Grace Eunmi Lee’s Monstrously Lovable Ceramics

Grace Eunmi Lee Ceramic Art

    Born and raised in Seoul, Korea – artist Grace Eunmi Lee is “interested in things that are unnoticed and appear to have little or no significance…”.  Aptly, her work is inspired by microorganisms which she represents in the form of tiny, yet monstrously adorable, ceramic creatures. While some of her pieces are availableread ON

Wang Ruilin’s Soulful Animal Sculptures

Wang Ruilin Rhino Sculpture

    Based in Beijing, artist Wang Ruilin creates stunning animal sculptures infused with a profound sense of meaning and emotion. When asked about his work, the artist explains that his goal is not to depict a horse or whale per se, but rather to borrow their images as a vehicle to express his own thoughtsread ON

THE LION’S SHARE: London Design Festival 2014

The London Design Festival 2014

    London’s annual Design Festival wrapped up earlier this week and after some serious editing, D has gathered the lion’s share of the cool, beautiful and, at times, quirky finds for your viewing pleasure. Hope you enjoy! Above – Nika Zupanc’s new Trophy Table Lamp for Sé.     The beautiful new Pleat Benchread ON