Author Archives: René

…take a blank canvas

and some broad brushstrokes is what created  Canvas  – Inspired by stage props, Naoki Ono and Yuuki Yamamoto of YOY Design House aimed to replace traditional furnishings with ones that play with perception and serve a dual purpose within a … Continue reading

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Red Alert

Red is always a shot of hot! Hot colour, Hot Fashion, Hot Hair – this is the colour which evokes and triggers memories, creativity and it is no wonder that that emporium of style, The Conran Shop, hosted RED , … Continue reading

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  Using sheets of A1 paper, famed paper artist Richard Sweeney created four sculptural life-sized horse for an Olympic-inspired flower festival. Set inside Lincoln Cathedral in the UK, “Dreams of Gold” saw tens of thousands of flowers from every corner … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Grass

Jaco van Rensburg’s revamp speaks to us in so many ways – a twist of this and a dash of that – sourcing and pulling together old and new, pricey-not pricey with a savoir -faire that is enviable.  His recent project … Continue reading

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Rhino’s in Shanghai

Design as we all know comes in many guises.  We were completely compelled by this evocative image. “Taming the Beast” is the latest creation by Faith47, inspired by her recent trip to Shanghai in China. The representation of the South African rhino … Continue reading

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MacVenus Docks into London Design Festival

British designer Scott Eaton exhibited his Venus of Cupertino iPad docking stations at the Tent London Design Event.  We had to marvel at the design sensibility and philosphy which drove the design of the Venus of Cupertino.  It is a sculptural docking … Continue reading

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