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DESIGN ADDICT BLOW
Munich designer Konstantin Grcic has unveiled his new range, Blow.
Exclusive to Established & Sons, Konstantin has tested the boundaries
of Venetian (hand-blown) glass. The result? The main body of the table
is a balloon shape, topped with a hand-made glass sheet in striking hues.
The Blow tables are $4134 (415mm height) and $4715 (515mm height).
Available from Living Edge (08) 6466 7474, livingedge.co m.au .
TIME TO DESIGN AWAR D
A creative design of a ‘ knitting clock ’ by amateu r No r wegian designer Siren Elise
Wilhelmsen has wo n the Time to Design n ew talen t award fo r 2010. The design ,
above, entitled Developing Time-Time Developing, is described as a merge of a
knitting machine and a cuckoo clock. Mesh is knitted every 30 minutes with a full
day producing 48 meshes, and a year two metres of mesh. Time has never looked
so good. Time to De sign, time todesign.eu .
Glamour: Making it Modern
The secre t to being gla morous is
not all about money but pe rsona l flair,
imagination a nd taking risks . The se
ideals are behind the ins tr uction man ual
to achieving glamour in the home. A
former Metropolitan Home fe atu re
editor explores concepts from show-
stopping chandeliers and lavish fireplaces
to exaggerated scale, dramatic drapery
and bold palettes. – Pia Ma zza
By Micha el Lassell, $69.99, Filipacchi.
Stuck in a style rut? You’ll find plenty
of inspiration in this beautiful book.
Fro m expert minimalism thro ugh to
luxuriant neo-baroque, it covers a
broad range of contemporary homes.
Highlights include the abodes of
fashion heavyweight Rob erto C avalli,
ar t collector Christian Boros and style
gur u Fabien B aron . Edited by Angelika
Taschen, $99, Taschen.
I HEART CANDLES
Divine Claus Porto New York candles
(below) are available at boutique Zara
Bryson. The candles are soy based and
have 70 hours burning time with
fragrances such as Lime-Basil, Poppy,
Marine, Pear-Sandalwood and
Honeysuckle. $65 from Zara Bryson in
Subiaco (08) 9381 8669. PLUS S&M
Mobilia has candles by DL&CO, from
$145, loved by the likes of Dita Von
Teese. S&M Mobilia (08) 9284 5599.
COCO PENDANT WINS AWARD
She m ay be living in M elbour ne but designer Kate Stokes
was born a nd raised in WA – so we can claim he r! Founder
of Coco Flip, K ate won Best Lighting Design, Be st Design
for Comme rcial Application a nd Best Ma rket Ready
Design at the 2010 Melbourne Fringe Furniture Awa rds,
for her Coco pe nda nt. The light (above) is m ade from
turned Victoria n as h timber and spun a luminium. $1550,
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