Dimore Studio really pulled out the stops this year with a cinematic presentation of their furniture line styled in their historic apartment in via Solferino, with walls swathed in clotted cream plaster and a palette of faded rose. The rooms were filled with smoke machines which emitted a haze through which we viewed these incredible vignettes.
Paul Smith Everyday collection for DePadova
A sensitive and beautifully detailed collection is the outcome of the fabulous collaboration between Paul Smith and DePadova. Subtle artisanal accents can be seen in the stitching, the use of hemp-mix fabrics and etched Pietra Pece marble.
Ava’ table by David Lopez Quincoces for DePadova
I had to restrain myself and not walk out of the showroom with the ‘Ava’ table by David Lopez Quinoces under my arm. This piece is the perfect fusion between Scandinavian and Brazilian design, exemplifying simplicity and elegance.
‘Chant’ Chandelier by Lee Broom
Absolutely loved this chandelier and its geometric structure, which is reminiscent of the glass bricks used in the 80s. The juxtaposition of the square and circle as well as the glass and brass details used in this piece give a layered but still simple and iconic look to the overall design.
Text by Sandiso Ngubane