International Art & Design

International design trends, news, and ideas

Colour fields

Colour fields

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Apologies for this VERY late post. I’ve had the internet down for much of the day, driving me nuts! We’re heading into Autumn in…

Tomas Kral

Tomas Kral

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With his Upgrade series, designer Tomas Kral manages to create beauty from the mundane. Using traditional decorative techniques usually applied to crystal – like…

Drawn from clay

Drawn from clay

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Dutch design studio Atelier NL are exploring the geography of the Netherlands through the medium of clay. Designers Lonny van Ryswyck and Nadine Sterk…

The Low Down

The Low Down

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Today we hear from our new Joburg correspondent, Nicole Ravenscroft, with what we’re looking forward to being the first of many guest posts from…

The Tiny Modernist

The Tiny Modernist

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Love the mid-century modern look, but simply can’t fit a signature chair into your apartment, or your budget? Well, think small – really small!…

Cat house

Cat house

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We’ve all probably experienced the kind of unholy combination of cats and apartments that results in an unstylish concoction of shredded furniture, and more…

Ribbons

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At the end of last year, Japanese fashion label minä perhonen had an exhibition exploring the forms and uses of ribbons. For the show,…

Cole and son

Cole and son

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Cole & Son has recently released their Contemporary III wallpaper collection with more archive designs from the 1950s and 60s together with original designs….

No trees were harmed

No trees were harmed

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“Wood” you like to take a seat, madam? Actually, this tree stump by designers Ilona Huvenaars and Alissia Melka-Teichroew is not what it appears…

Eley Kishimoto

Eley Kishimoto

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This Red Flash wallpaper (above) is the design that first woke me up to the amazing work of design duo Eley Kishimoto, and when…