Thursday, 13 January 2011

Paper Wig by Paper Cut Project for Store Jeffrey in New York and Atlanta

Elegant paper wig fashion by Flurry and Salk from Paper Cut Project for store Jeffrey in Atlanta + New York. The wigs which mimic real hairstyles are constructed solely with paper.

'Flurry and Salk’s custom-made paper art installations are fuelled by a love of fashion + an appreciation of the grace and nuance of this humble material.'
- Paper Cut Project.

The Designers Nikki Salk + Amy Flurry of Paper Cut Project.

Nikki Salk holds a degree in fine arts in interior design from the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago. Her keen understanding of composition and love of paper are nurtured through paper sculpture that has been featured on Daily Candy. Former owner of Addiction boutique in the chic Buckhead neighbourhood of Atlanta, Salk has developed a following as a virtual stylist with her blog, Fashion Gatherer. 

Amy Flurry is a freelance writer, editor and stylist of fifteen years with work featured in InStyle, Conde Nast>Traveler, O at Home, Four Seasons, House Beautiful, Country Living and Refinery 29. She is a regional editor for Lucky magazine and style editor for the luxury lifestyle publication, The Atlantan.  Flurry has been identified as an industry authority, serving as a regular guest commentor for Saks 5th Avenue’s “Want It” presentation and a frequent guest speaker on trends at the AmericasMart Atlanta and the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Puzzle Cookie Mould by Mizuguchi Nami

Love this! Puzzle Cookie Mould by Mizuguchi Nami. U can get this from Novelax online store.

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Thursday, 21 October 2010

Alessandro Mendini- Proust Geometrica Armchair

The multicolor fabric Proust Geometrica Armchair with hand-carved + hand-painted wooden frame is the new face of Proust Armchair by Alessandro Mendini.

Proust created in 1978 for the Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara was immediately recognized as an icon of 20th century design. In 1993, Cappellini inherited the piece & today after reupholstered in a new cotton fabric with traditionally hand-finished by Alessandro Mendini, Proust Geometrica still preserves the forms + value of the original Proust armchair but with a refreshing breath of new life + image.

The designer:
Alessandro Mendini, born in 1931, as an architect and a designer he mainly cares about neo-modern and contemporary design; in this area he designs furniture and environments. In the past, he directed magazines such as Casabella, Modo and Domus; many essays have been published in different languages about his work and his “Atelier Mendini”. For Alessi, Philips, Swarovski and Swatch he designed items now considered icons of the worldwide contemporary design overview.

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