Profiles

Profiles of architects, artists and designers

Block Printing

Block Printing

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Although I studied printmaking at University (and wore block printed t-shirts when I was a kid), it’s only recently that block printing on fabric…

Be our guest!

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All this week, Bronwyn Nesbitt of Smoke and Ochre is writing as our guest blogger here at Elle Decoration SA. Thanks, Bronwyn! Update: Many,…

Francisca Pieto

Francisca Pieto

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I like these stylish bookends by Chilean born designer Francisca Prieto. She launched her design company in 2006 and is currently based in London….

Collage

Collage

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Very cute collages from Katrines Kratt. I like the way she incorporates wallpaper patterns and items of modern furniture.

Ikuko Iwamoto

Ikuko Iwamoto

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Right now I’m having a love affair with Japanese design which the recent Tokyo Design Week brought to my attention. These ceramic vessels are…

Multicultural

Multicultural

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I like these illustrations by Japanese artist Yosuke Ueno. Cute and characterful, but somehow slightly sad at the same time. I discovered his work…

Sixixis

Sixixis

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Who said hangers had to be boring? The problem with this one, called the Cityscape coat hanger, from Sixixis, is that it’s far too…

Jaime Hayon

Jaime Hayon

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These very elegant and sophisticated pieces are by Spanish artist and designer Jaime Hayon. They’re made of plastic, and in the case of the…

Winnie Liu

Winnie Liu

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I’m absolutely loving this chandelier by Winnie Liu for Innermost in the UK. I like the intricate detail, and the objects she has chosen…

Retro style

Retro style

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I’m a complete pushover for retro fabric designs, so I love these bags and cushions from Design House Stockholm. They’re made from re-issued fabrics…