Monthly Archives: June 2017

Let Coco Chanel Tell You the Time

Chanel marks their 30th anniversary in watchmaking this year and they are celebrating in style by introducing a limited edition watch: Mademoiselle Coco Chanel J12 timepiece… Set in a high-tech ceramic case, the new Chanel J12 boasts of a sapphire glass disc within a ritzy dial that features a unique Mademoiselle Chanel rendering that sees the classy figurine dressed in a suit with her arms stretching out as the watch’s hands. Apart from the brilliant graphic designing and execution, the piece also includes a unidirectional rotating bezel and a 200-metre water resistance rating. Limited to only 555 pieces, the Grand Mademoiselle J12 is available in black high-tech ceramic and steel or in white high-tech ceramic and steel variants. It’s artistic ceramic bracelet also comes with a triple folding buckle in steel for added practical charm. Chanel’s new timepiece will cost its connoisseurs €6,900 (USD 7762) in...

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Prada’s Paperclip Money Clip Creates a Buzz

Prada created a sterling silver “paperclip-shaped” money clip. The 6.25 centimeters long and 2.25 centimeters wide paper clip is sold at Barney’s for $185. Not everyone is happy with this creation … or not… people on Twitter not impressed saying. “$185 for a paperclip? This thing better be able to hold my life together,” one user tweeted. If you’re you have a couple of hundred dollars to spare and don’t know what to buy, here’s an idea....

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Summer’s Home Trend: Millennial Pink

One of the year’s trend colour for 2017 is Millennial Pink. This colour was one of the main protagonists in Milan Design Week 2017. The name Millennial Pink was coined to describe a muted shade of the pink colour – somewhere between beige and blush. Together with CrowdyHouse.com we help you get inspired with a selection of Millennial pink products, home accessories and homeware to add sweetness to your summer....

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A Unique Facade Invites You for Ice Cream

Lodovnia, a new mobile ice cream shop with a unique facade, found its place right in the heart of Poznań’s Stary Browar! Since the building took a central spot in the Courtyard of Art, mode:linaTM studio designers approached its façade as if it was a piece of art. Dark walls were extended with the use of almost one thousand white sport cones, referring to LODOVNIA’s flagship product – natural ice cream in a cone. Large glazed panels not only allow to peek in, but they also reflect the surrounding Stary Browar’s architecture. The interior is a black and white composition as well, warmed by triangle-shaped elements made of natural plywood. Both the triangles and the shape of a sport cone further connect with the letter V in LODOVNIA’s logo, which makes the architectural result consistent with the ice cream shop’s visual identity system....

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Limited Edition Clutches: A Marriage of Creativity

Parisian leather goods artisans, Perrin Paris have unveiled their collaboration with Zaha Hadid Design; a limited-edition collection of seven leather clutches. Founded in 1893, Rigaudy-Perrin became the purveyor of leather gloves for France’s premier couture houses. Re-launched in 2009 as Perrin Paris, the company has extended their expertise into a collection of handbags and accessories combining the finest quality skins with conceptual design. A brand signature, the glove clutch retains the label’s renowned DNA. The collaboration with Zaha Hadid Design is a marriage of creativity that began when Zaha Hadid received a Perrin Paris glove clutch as a gift in 2015. Soon afterwards, Sally and Michel Perrin connected with her studio, ultimately leading to a design partnership focused on creating a unique capsule collection which reimagines the historic brand’s iconic glove clutch. The ‘Perrin Paris x Zaha Hadid’ collection consists of seven clutches with three...

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