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

Ten Great Moments in Graveling

Gravel Driveway

    When it comes to landscaping, there are few things more timeless than gravel. From pea stone to river rock, quartzite to lava rock, the textures and color variations are many and the design possibilities…. endless. Shown here is a small selection of  D favorites – just tipping the iceberg on how modern, versatile and richread ON

NOVEMBER 2014: DPAGES’ Little List of Loves

November 2014 Favorites

      CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. DOOR KNOB – Beehive Knob with oversized backplate – H. Theophile 2. PURSE – Leather Hobo Bag ($1,495) – Burberry 3. CANDELABRA – Tromp Candleholder in Nickel ($285) – DSHOP 4. PORCELAIN CUP & DISH – Cup & Saucer by Scholten & Baijings (€ 130,00   approx $160 USD)– Wannekes 5.read ON

Apparatus’ Bold New Line of Accessories

Apparatus Studio Candle Blocks

    Last month, the design gurus behind the Manhattan-based lighting brand Apparatus, debuted a new capsule collection of home accessories. Comprised of the same materials (brass, leather and porcelain) as their lighting collection, the new line of “objects” takes a boldly geometric stance – feeling a little bit Ettore Sottsass,  a little bit Kelly Wearstler and all Apparatus.         Inspiredread ON

BATHING BEAUTIES: A Few Favorites From D Files

Bathroom Tub

    This fall Tuesday I’ve gathered a few bathing beauties with a focus on tubs. From the wildly patterned and marble-clad to the meticulously appointed and minimal… I hope you enjoy the selection. Above – A dramatic, marble-clad bathroom is topped off and balanced by a pristine white stretch of wall and ceiling. Photo via Inread 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

“THE TIME IT TAKES” – A Peek Inside the World of Enzo Catellani

Castellani Smith Lighting

    When Enzo Catellani first founded his lighting company in 1989, he told the world he was a blacksmith named Carlo, and that his partner was the British racetrack architect Logan Smith. In truth, Carlo was Enzo’s father and Logan Smith… well, he was Enzo’s horse. Fast forward twenty five years to the presentread ON