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Humanae is a chromatic inventory, a project that reflects on the colors beyond the borders of our codes by referencing the PANTONE® color scheme. (PANTONE® Guides are one of the main classification systems of colors, which are represented by an alphanumeric code, allowing to accurately recreate any of them in any media. It is a technical industrial standard often called Real Color)The project development is based on a series of portraits whose background is dyed with the exact Pantone® tone extracted from a sample of 11x11 pixels of the portrayed’s face. The project’s objective is to record and catalog all possible human skin tones.

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Tthe Floating Mug intends to solve the problem if cup rings forever by bringing along it’s own coaster joined by the handle.  Created by Tigere Chiriga and now available on Kickstarter.

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Movers and porn? No one can resist this gold! By M&C Saatchi, UK

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I love the thoughtfulness and humour that Daphna Laurens infuses into her Cirkel collection of floor lamp, wall lamp, coffee table and mirrors.

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Impressively detailed illustrations in swaths of beautiful colours, by illustrator Tim McDonagh.

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The Lazy Football chair by Emanuele Magini puts a set of goal posts between your legs, and lets you play ball and get some exercise, all without leaving the comfort of your seat.

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Austrian artist Tillman Kaiser’s repetitive, angular works hits me in all the right places.

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My WTF moment today came in the form of the Jil Sander brown paper lunch bag. It is going for USD290 from LN-CC, which is a little over my budget for paper bags, but its comes with free shipping… so it’s ok I guess.

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I have always loved Azuma Makoto’s ethereal floral arrangements. His latest is a collaboration with  Perrier-Jouët, whom, for the first time since Emile Gallé’s original design, has commissioned Azuma to create a new floral design for their bottle.

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Jacques-elie Ribeyron specialises in over-the-top excessively luxurious tools for simple tasks, elevating cheese cutting and chocolate breaking to new ritualistic highs.

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Six young students from Benneton’s Treviso-based ‘tallent incubator’, also known as Fabrica, have recently realised this collection of delicate glass objects for the Italian design gallery Secondome. The limited-edition pieces were presented earlier this year at Milan’s Salone del Mobile.

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Conceived as a continuation of 132 5. Issey Miyake, the origami, materials experimentation lab, for Artemide. Wonderfully Japanese, sharp and fierce! See also 132 5. Issey Miyake.


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The idea is simple and the references obvious; its all about the sea, from surfing / diving / yachting …however, everything was dripping in luxury. Camera bags in sting ray, wetsuits in a Neoprene Cashmere blend, life-vest in flawless leather… there are no compromises here at LV




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Cartier reissued its 1970’s design, Martin Margiela has its own unadulterated version and GUCCI has its own interpretation…so the question is who nailed it!?

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Only with Mr. Miyake back on the steering wheel that a collection created using “washi”, a  japanese paper material, can be so intriguingly sporty and cool, and yes, they are waterproof!



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Nylon with Python…and why not!?! Lanvin has elevated Nylon and made Python athletic with its most sporty collection yet.
Did I also mention that Metallics will be a HUGE trend come next Spring…




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So Mr. Browne is known for shows that are conceptual / other-worldly / theatric and often challenges the basic form and idea of menswear… This show was unusually wearable / commercial. Peel off each item and there are just layers and layers of wearable pieces with a distinctively Thom Brown stamp…buyers will be happy with this one.




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Studio Toer created a table that you could order online and they could post to you in the mail, taking IKEA’s concept of flat-packing to a much higher level.

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Sexy sound instruments company Molami creates seriously lust-worthy headphones and earphones for the uncompromising fashion crowd. Utilising materials like silk and napa leather, every detail is considered and resolved.

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Always limited his men’s showing to a curated small collection that showcases his play with prints, his 2013 Spring Summer collection is again a display of his amazing talent in creating unique interesting prints that bothers on the tacky and stylish but yet ever so desirable

 

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