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Alma De Luce turns to Ja­pan for in­spi­ra­tion to de­sign its new jew­elry closet. Fas­ci­nated by the tra­di­tional Ja­panese gar­ment, the ki­mono, the de­sign­ers have cre­ated a gor­geous jew­elry closet that delves into his­tory, el­e­gance and sym­bol­ism. In­ter­est­ingly, the word Ki­mono in Ja­panese means ‘to wear’ (ki mean­ing wear, mono mean­ing thing). The Ki­mono closet’s ex­te­rior is made of satin cot­ton fab­ric, while the in­te­rior and draw­ers are coated in a spe­cial ef­fect (mother-of-pearl with gloss var­nish). Beau­ti­ful pink cherry blos­soms em­broi­dered on the (Po­lar Night Blue) sur­face add el­e­gance, along­side walnut wood ac­cents with satin tas­sels on the door han­dle. The closet’s footer in walnut ve­neer has a gloss var­nish.


For its Ocean col­lec­tion ‘jew­elry hard­ware,’ Pull Cast dives into the depths and comes up with sea crea­tures like sea urchins, oc­to­pus, corals, shells, peb­bles and starfish, among oth­ers. Take your pick from these lovely brass hard­ware for doors, cab­i­nets, con­soles: Linckia, Urchin, Nat­ica, Mussa, Co­ralo, Caviar, Codium, Toile and Peb­ble.


Rug So­ci­ety’s new Mira pat­terned graphic rug draws in­spi­ra­tion from cu­bist lan­guage with Mira rep­re­sent­ing Cleopa­tra, and life emerg­ing in the form of color. The handtufted botan­i­cal silk and mo­hair rug de­con­structs clas­sic con­cepts with solid and sim­ple plans, while weav­ing in the in­flu­ences of his­tory into the world of con­tem­po­rary de­sign.


Pulse col­lec­tion by Zaha Ha­did De­sign fea­tures hand-blown pieces in or­ganic forms cel­e­brat­ing fluid lines with sub­tlety. The glass ves­sels, in var­i­ous col­ors, are uni­fied by the tex­tu­ral con­trast be­tween smooth and pleated glass. The glass­blower’s ex­per­tise and crafts­man­ship re­flects through the rip­ples that are cre­ated across only a por­tion of the cir­cum­fer­ence.


BatEye’s Marco Sousa has a pen­chant for con­verg­ing art with ar­chi­tec­ture through his con­tem­po­rary cre­ations. The Mo­saic black metal side­board-cabi­net is one such out­come. Porto city with its tra­di­tional mo­saic paving in­spires trav­ellers and res­i­dents alike. The reg­u­lar and ir­reg­u­lar, pat­terned and plain pave­ments tell the tales of thou­sands of passers-by – and these pave­ments sparked the de­sign for the side­board-cabi­net that rests on brass cubes tum­bled on the floor. Rem­i­nis­cent of mo­saics, the cubes are var­nished in high gloss gold color that adds a dra­matic con­trast to the black cabi­net.


Fur­ni­ture de­sign brand Munna’s dashing new Kiki sofa and Melody barstool are so very Spring ready! The Kiki’s high back em­braces you, while the curvy and low seat is very comfy. The de­tailed seam­ing pat­terns in the back give the del­i­cate pink sofa a chic look. The Melody bar and counter stool is made for en­ter­tain­ing. The smooth seat, back­rest and legs are matched with de­tailed seam­ing and ex­u­ber­ant curved lines. El­e­vate your space with these fur­ni­ture picks.


De­signer Elena Salmis­traro’s Pa­pua col­lec­tion pen­dants for Bosa are named Enga, Hela and Manus. Yes. The ce­ramic pen­dants have names and they rep­re­sent three imag­i­nary tribal dancers. The fan­tasy and en­ergy steeped in lore and in­spir­ing New Guinea’s Pa­pua dancers prompted Elena to turn it all into wear­able art.


Gin­ger and Jag­ger’s hand­crafted Pan­tano din­ing ta­ble uses lay­ers of glass along­side brass, mak­ing it the per­fect piece for the din­ing room. The table­top is fused with three lay­ers of glass to con­vey the depth of wet­lands, while the base is made from an oak trunk in brass cast­ing.


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