Monthly Archives: February 2018

S.Pellegrino Celebrates Water with Cappellini’s ‘Design Special Edition’

S.Pellegrino sparkling mineral water with over a century-long heritage of Italian good taste and lifestyle, is set to unveil a new awaited Design Special Edition together with Italian Architect Giulio Cappellini, dedicated to the world of restaurants. Following a prestigious line of limited editions recognizing Italian talent and style, S.Pellegrino is going back to its origins to celebrate the incredible thirty-year journey that its water undertakes. Indeed, this upcoming Design Special Edition represents the S.Pellegrino first ever design project and embraces this new world through very contemporary visual languages. The ambitious project is coordinated by Italian Architect Giulio Cappellini, talent scout for the world’s next top designers and Art Director of Cappellini, who personally handpicked the artists coming from three different continents, each of whom has conceived a different label. All of them together tell the story of S.Pellegrino water through their own vision and...

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Gigi Hadid x Vogue Eye Wear: Boho Glam and Retro Shapes

Gigi Hadid’s latest Vogue Eyewear capsule collection has been revealed. The supermodel designs a Spring/Summer 2018 sunglasses capsule collection featuring exclusive boho glam styles and retro shapes. Inspired by the 50’s, one silhouette includes a cat eye shape, while another design oozes a vintage 70’s twist with a round frame, and the last design in the capsule collection includes an eye-catching crescent shape paired with light pastel lenses. Check out the collection and colors for some summer time inspiration....

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Weekend Five: Up Close and Personal with Nada Debs

It’s an exciting period for esteemed Lebanese designer Nada Debs. End of this week sees the opening of Nada Debs’ new studio space where clients can experience the design process up close… That’s not all, before talking about the new space, we have to mention that Nada Debs is working towards her first solo showcase during Milan Design Week, which is inevitably the biggest event in the international design calendar this April. She will be showing at Rossana Orlandi Gallery where she looks forward to exhibiting her Funquetry Collection and Tatami Collection to an international audience. FR talks to Nada to learn more about this amazing new chapter in her life! Tell us what ‘Up, Close and Personal’ means according to Nada Debs. Up, Close and Personal was a phrase I chose very carefully and which I think sums up my objective for our next...

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Cappellini Brings Back Timeless Classic for Salone del Mobile 2018

In occasion of the Salone del Mobile 2018, Cappellini brings back a timeless classic with new inventive solutions for contemporary living, thanks to cutting-edge aesthetic and manufacturing solutions enhancing the craftsmanship heritage. Moreover, a sophisticated evolution of its long-sellers. O-Cap – design: Jasper Morrison, 2018 O-Cap presents itself as the technological evolution of the Cap-Chair from 2013, confirming the attention and complexity of its manufacturing. The result is a real craftsmanship masterpiece, drawing inspiration from the ancient made in Italy leather art. O-Cap presents a body in full-grain or pigmented leather with a raw cut that, in this new version, becomes the soul of the item to bring support, envelope and softness to the metal structure which, thanks to a remarkable design, is reduced to its minimum while offering great stability and lightness. The aluminium base, is also completely redesigned to create an effect of...

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Personalized Skincare Line ‘My Blend’ by Clarins Now in Lebanon

Dr. Olivier Courtin, son of the founder of the Clarins cosmetics, came all the way to Lebanon to launch Clarins’ latest range of personalized skincare line, My Blend, at Clarins Skin Spa in ABC Verdun. My Blend is a new line of cosmetics built around 10 essential formulas (day and night), to which boosters can be added leading to 350 possible combinations, offering skincare that matches every modern women’s lifestyle and meets her specific skin needs. During Dr. Olivier Courtin’s years of practice as a hospital surgeon, he observed that skin tissue regeneration is not only related to age and skin type but also depends on optimum physical and psychological conditions. By highlighting the astonishing ability of peptides to protect the nerve endings, Dr. Olivier Courtin established a bridge between the skin and the brain in cell regeneration.  To determine the needs of women’s skin,...

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