A Little Inspriation From Holiday Seasons Past

Copper And Birch Bark Wreath

    ‘Tis the season to deck the halls and we’re celebrating with a quick re-visit to this inspiring Copper Wire and Birch Bark Wreath by Falken Reynolds and Matthew Maté Lighting. To learn its back-story, swing by the original post here.   Photo: Falken Reynolds    

Back to Memphis: Revival of a 1980s Design Phenomenon

Memphis Group

  Carlton Room Divider by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis (1981). Photo via Phaidon.   Led by Italian architect/designer Ettore Sottsass, Memphis burst onto the Milan design scene in 1981, with a bold at new aesthetic that broke all the rules. The movement began in December of 1980 when Sottsass, then in his 60s, invited a group ofread ON

Charles Zana: A Seamless Integration of Art & Design

Charles Zana Paris Apartment

    Paris-based architect Charles Zana is an established mover and shaker in the world of interior architecture. Equal parts rigorous architect and cultured aesthete, his interiors are known for the incorporation of important furnishings and works of art in a sophisticated, yet unpretentious, way. Exemplifying Zana’s knack for melding the luxe with the livable, is hisread ON

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