According to co-creative director Raf Simons, pradawhy he abandoned his intended career furniture The fashion designer has two words: “Martin Margiela” (refers to an avant-garde couturier and fellow Belgian). But when Simmons recently went back to his furniture roots to create a Shaker-inspired wall-mounted storage system, it hardly seemed like a step forward.
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Designed with Danish textile company Kvadrat, the Shaker System hangs on pegs for storage and other accessories (throws, caps, totes, leather-framed mirrors, key straps, magazine holders—all by Simons). , a sophisticated upholstered bar. Bars and accessories covered in Vidal 4 (a touch of nylon on wool) are monochromatic, presenting an elegant and unified look that blurs the lines between glitz and functionality. (Bars are 47 inches long and start at $410 excluding VAT. A small Vidar shopping bag is $232. A leather magazine strap is $577. Lamb’s –wool The throw is $371. kvadratrafsimons.com)
“Personally, I wouldn’t call it fashion,” Simmons wrote in an email about the system. “But I think more and more people are choosing functional objects around them in a fashionable way.”
As the following product reveals, a lot of recent household products bear him out.
Brand “Supreen” that is hard to get dirty waterproof Three new patterns reminiscent of men’s suiting fabrics, with houndstooth, heathered flannel and tweed looks, have been added to the fabrics for offices and other commercial properties. Like all Supreen textiles, it’s durable, breathable, and free of PFA chemicals, which are notoriously difficult to break down. health problems. 54 colors to choose from. $25 to $45 per yard. supreenfabric.com
Toronto studio Paolo Ferrari has collaborated with New York-based textile artist Hiroko Takeda on a flowing cape inspired by the Japanese mino, a type of raincoat traditionally made from rice. I made a lounge chair called Ame. strawFirst shown in 2019 at Manhattan’s Design Gallery Colony, Ame was recently introduced in black. $12,900. goodcolony.com
Modern Matter, a hardware brand born out of a jewelry company called Addison Weeks, worked with a hardware brand based in Charlotte, North Carolina. interior designer Barrie Benson has created a collection of knobs and pulls inlaid with semi-precious stones. Clockwise from the bottom: A 4-inch McCoy custom pull in brass or nickel in any of his eight stones, including rose quartz and lapis, $119. Downing Custom Knobs in Brass or Nickel, $119. Evans custom knobs, $79. Modern Matter.com
Chinese couture artist Guo Pei has partnered with Rug Co. on a new Opulent Nature collection of six carpets, including Empress Gold. The color of this silk rug matches her 55-pound buttercup yellow gown with her train Forever Guo designed for Rihanna to wear in 2015. Met GalaIt also contains coral. $450 per square foot. therugcompany.com
In August, fashion company Veronica Beard and tableware manufacturer Juliska unveiled a mix-and-match range of plates, bowls, water bottles, vases and napkins. This group includes Juliska’s her Jardins du Monde ceramic glazed in Veronica Beard’s chosen forest green (what the company calls green). Only available from Veronica Beard, Juliska and Neiman Marcus. Her set of four plates shown is $225. neimanmarcus.com
Johnson Hartig, co-founder and creative director of fashion brand Libertine, has set out for Schumacher’s second wallpaper and textile collection, including Hotch Potch Crazy Quilt, a 64% linen and 36% cotton fabric. Available early October. $298 per yard. fschumacher.com
For the launch in Venice Dolce & GabbanaFor its 2021 Casa furniture line, the 700-year-old glass company Barovier & Toso has created and suspended sensational chandeliers derived from the collection’s themes. Named for the brightly colored horse- or donkey-drawn carts of Sicily, the cullet drips with clumps of red, green, blue, caramel and amber glass shards. The chandelier is made to order. Individual pendants start at $175,300 (converted from €175,000). us.dolcegabbana.com
Yet another fashion expatriate who embarked on interior and furniture design, the irrepressible Parisian Vincent Darré has created a surrealist-infused seating group called the Conversation Collection. The form is inspired by the portraits of Salvador and Gala Dalí by Cecil Beaton. Available from the Invisible Collection. Starting at $5,310. theinvisiblecollection.com
The Rockwell Group-designed Civilian Hotel officially opened on West 48th Street in Manhattan’s Theater District in September, creating an extensive arts program called the Olio Collection to celebrate Broadway’s century-old history. .Wallpaper also plays a role, with elevators and corridors patterned with costume sketches designerThese include Paul Taswell (“Hamilton”), William Ivey Long (“Chicago,” “Beetlejuice,” “Hairspray”), and Isabel and Ruben Toledo (“After Midnight”). A portion of the sales of Maya Romanoff’s wallpaper will be donated to the charity American Theater Wing. $525 per roll of 56.25 square feet. mayaromanoff.com
Medusa, a mythical creature with a snake hairstyle, versace“A historic example of unapologetic demeanor and fearless self-belief, she was used throughout ancient art as a token to banish negativity and ensure only good vibes,” the firm said. La Medusa is also the name of Versace Home’s curvy sofa, which recently came in a custom version in glossy black vinyl. Pricing is available upon request (because buyers may turn to stone?), but fabric or leather sofas he starts at $25,980. Versace.com
This article was originally published in The New York Times.
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