Home' Scoop Homes and Art : Insite 28 Autumn 2011 Contents The whimsical Rabbit in
Wonderland candleholder, $125.
Emporium of homewares
Eclectic store Post Emporium
has two new exclusive ranges:
recycled glassware by tranSglass,
which is part of the MoMA New
York permanent collection,
and is handcrafted by Emma
Woffenden and Tord Boontje
(vases, t umblers and carafes in
fresh cool colours, $60-$100);
and Stephen Johnson’s
Wonderland collection of
magical candleholders – surreal
Alice in Wonderland-i nspired
pieces in resin that were
individually cast from
ornaments found in antiques
markets in England. Post
Emporium (08) 9228 0373.
The whimsical Rabbit in
Wo n derland candleholder, $125.
It’s all about craftsmanship this season. So, it’s no
won der Japa nese fu rnitu re man ufacturer Maru ni is
turning heads. The good news? Mr Smith has just
secured the brand for Australia and it’s on floor at its
Subiaco showroom. “The Maruni Hiroshima range has
a style that co mbin es classic Danish design with the
conte mpora r y Japan ese a pproa ch of Naoto Fukasa wa,
who we have been fans of for some time – particularly
of his recen t work with Vitra,” says Mr Smith’s David
Smith. “ The resu lt is exceptio nally well resolved –
some reminiscen t of Han s Wegn er’s chairs.” We love
the nat ura l finishes and col oure d wool seat s. Moder n
classics. Mr Smith (08) 9388 3334, mrsmith.co m.au .
chair and lounge chair
in oak, both POA.
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