Archive for March, 2014

UnBRELLA Upside Down Umbrella

One of the hardest things about living in a crowded metropolis like Tokyo is conquering the city when it rains. Carry a dripping wet umbrella, close your umbrella, jump on a crowded train, get in the car, get out of the car, open your umbrella… repeat.

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Masha Ma’s hidden beauty

Masha Ma is a young Chinese stylist who splits her time between her workshop in Shanghai, London and Paris. At the age of 30, the presentation for her second collection, showcased at the Palais des Beaux Arts during Paris Fashion Week, boasted a full house.

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Moving sculptures

Contemporary Chinese art gallery Klein Sun Gallery in New York is presenting an exhibition by Chinese artist Li Hongbo, whose works are confusing to say the least, until March 22nd.

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Rainmakers

Design Studio Peleg was created in 2004 by Shahar Peleg in Tel-Aviv (Israel) based on a simple concept: to combine functionality, aesthetics and humor in design products. This desire to transform daily mundane tasks into poetic experiences can be achieved with the studio’s proposed watering can.

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Satu Maaranen for Petit Bateau

Last September we interviewed stylist Satu Maarenen at the Première Vision tradeshow. This young designer, and winner of the Hyères Festival, told us that she painted the fabrics for her first collection “Landscape” herself. Truly inspired by pictorial art, her first creations looked like real images.

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Once upon a time…The Fable

Inspired by the imaginary world of fairy tales and Aesop’s dreamlike universe, The Fable is an out of the ordinary bar and restaurant in London. Situated over three floors, it offers visitors various atmospheres that all feature books at the heart of the decor.

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