Some pretty handsome pieces to collect, covet, see and wear ...
14 P EARL D ROP Modernism meets art nouveau in this poetic light made of timber from an original balustrade. porcelainbear.com
24 GREENEYED SHADES Chanel’s ‘Bijou’ 2016 selection of eyewear is uber feminine and celebrates one of the house’s favourite motifs, the camellia. Extra large, they come in extra-glam hues like this seagreen. chanel.com 23 H ERB R ITTS: I N EQUILIBRIO In Milan an extensive exhibition of legendary photographer Herb Ritts’ work includes his icons and some lesser known images. Until June 5 at Palazzo della Ragione Fotogra a Milano. herbritts.com
22 B LUE A ND G REEN SHOULD B E S EEN
An update of the Robert Menghi 1958 ‘Hall’ chair is a winner paired with the fresh ‘Vela’ glass screen designed by Bernhardt & Vella both for Arex. poliformaustralia.com.au 15 S IT T HONET The elegant and comfortable ‘S 35’ chair designed by Marcel Breuer debuted in 1930. Now updated with weatherproof technology, it’s a perfect preppy addition to the pool or court. thonet.com.au 16 ADVANCE AUSTRALIAN FARE JamFactory’s new furniture range is created by Australia’s leading design talents – Adam Goodrum, Henry Wilson, Jon Goulder, Karen Cunningham, Rhys Cooper, Daniel Tucker and Daniel Emma. jamfactory.com.au 17 H APPY 90TH B IRTHDAY to inspirational Queen Elizabeth II – the physical embodiment of Keep Calm and Carry On. This 472page tome is the ocial photographic tribute. hmq90books.com
18 THE S IMPLE LIGHT
Clean lines and glamorous nishes create magic in the Articolo ‘Lumi’ Collection. The table lamp, which was released ve years ago, is now available in oor, wall and pendant options. articoloarchitecturallighting.com.au
19 HEAVY NIGHTS Award-winning glass man Drew Spangenberg’s ‘Dead Weight’ whisky tumbler is a sophisticated vessel in smoky tones for the rye lover. catapultdesign.net.au 20 MEMPHIS MAGIC
Michele de Lucchi’s ‘First’ chair, an iconic piece designed in 1983, features in our cover house, a spot-on example of Memphis style, and still so collectable and very now. 1stdibs.com 21 CONSOLE CONTROL A line-up of new nishes has added fresh appeal to the elegant ‘Calder’ console, with its slim iron frame, designed by Rodolfo Dordoni. It is now available in a light bronze satin nish and a collection of new tops. dedece.com.au
The ‘Novy Bor’ wine carafe by V8 Designers takes its name from the glassblowing town. Its curvaceous form is punctuated by a pu of mirrored glass reecting factory smokestacks. livingedge.com.au 12 A L F RESCO E LEGANCE The good-looking ‘Kyoto’ chair handwoven from premium rattan is a well-proportioned smart casual addition to relaxed verandahs and terraces. janusetcie.com
11 THE HOURS
Telling the time becomes a very glamorous proposition with the stunning Rendez-Vous Tourbillon an elegant blend of watchmaking expertise and jewellery design. jaeger-lecoultre.com
10 WELL UPHOLSTERED ‘Odessa’ is a heavy-duty upholstery fabric with an organic feel. It is available in four colours – all rich in texture and pattern. charlesparsons.com poliformaustralia.com.au 9 B RUT FORCES When the house of Louis Roederer asked Philippe Starck to design a label he asked for input on the wine. A simple label and delicious zero-dosage drop ensued. champagnegallery.com.au 4 IT’S A MORE D IMORE DimoreStudio’s Milan atelier was channelling glam club style with moody hues, vintage lighting and pieces reminiscent of late 70s and 80s chic. dimorestudio.com.
5 FASHION TO A T EA Fashion designer Akira Isogawa has worked his subtle magic on a teaset for T2 inspired by cherry blossoms and vintage kimonos. T2tea.com 6 DEGAS STATION
Degas A New Vision will show more than 200 works of the proli c 19th-century artist. From theatres to racecourses and boudoirs, the exhibit will embrace painting, drawings, printmaking, photogaphy and sculpture. From June 24. ngv.vic.gov.au
7 A F INE ARRANGEMENT
These ne leather boxes make a fabulous trio positioned together and are part of the Equilibre d’Hermès collection of desk accessories. hermes.com. 8 FLEXING FINE FORM
The Mood `Ermione’ sofa for Flexform designed by Roberto Lazzeroni boasts a sculptural silhouette and luxurious enveloping comfort. Its organic shape makes it a versatile piece for a multitude of interior spaces. fanuli.com.au
1 FASHIONISTAS O F THE FRIDGE Dolce & Gabbana and Smeg have released a select suite of handpainted fridges by Italian artists commissioned by the designers. smeg.com.au BIG DAY O UT Music lovers will be rapt with the quality of the petite BeoPlay A1 portable bluetooth speaker. It can play on nearly any surface or has a leather strap for suspended beats! beoplay.com 2 TURN THE TABLE
The ‘Mondrian’ coee table is part of a new collection designed by Jean-Marie Massaud. Light and elegant, it comes in two sizes.