Home' Scoop Homes and Art : Insite 27 Summer 2010 Contents design NEWS
Emma Phillips has sp ent 16 years
working in arts and marketing. Having
left Pe r th to live in London, she works at
a bo utique ad agency, a nd writes about
a ll things culture and de sign.
What’s your fave produc t in
these pages? I adore the Parquet
Table by Some thing From Us
(p86). A wonderful blend of classic
craftsmanship (I’d die for parquetry
floors) with clean, modern lines.
GOING DUTCH | Holland ’s Moooi set up shop in London
The uber-cool Dutch crew at Moooi have been busy setting up showrooms
in Antwerp and Milan this year, and recently opened a store in London
(555 Harrow Ro ad, Lo n do n). Ho orah! Located in the White B uilding at
Po rtobello Dock (which is also Tom Dixon ’s HQ) the space will showcase
Moooi’s own collections, designed by founding par tner Ma rcel Wanders,
as well as pieces fro m i ntern atio na lly recognised con temporaries, such as
Jurgen B ey, Jasper Mo rriso n a nd Ross L ovegrove. Visit moooi.nl.
The vase that changes the
focus on flower arrangement
Shan Annab elle Valla’s Sprig vase is
made from three fused vessels to hold
individual blooms and draw attention to
the flower’s stem. Handmade without
us ing a m ould, each vase has subtle
variations and unique characteristics.
Sprig re tails at £65 (A$105). Available
online at hiddenar t.co .uk.
The spider-like Dear Ingo light,
£2082 (A$3347) from Moooi.
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