Artisanal textile and luxury home décor company, St. Frank, just unveil their first east coast pop-up shop in East Hampton, New York. Offering ethical home luxury for the modern bohemian through a curated collection of handmade products by artisans around the world working in traditional crafts.
Throughout ‘Innovators at heart’ exhibition showcased last February in Stockholm, Bolon proves once more his sustainability with several launches.
An other micro-trend we havent mentioned in our 2017 Design Trend Forecast – The Brush Strokes:
‘The Forgotten Fabric’ exhibition of Japanese designer Yusuke Seki was made for Tokyo based textile brand Majotae, a company specialized in fabrics made from hemp woven.
Japanese weaver Yuka Wakamatsu has elaborated a series of 20 different hand-knotted woolen and cotton chair mats, using “Kurashiki Knotting” process weaving.
At first sight, it could be a set made of stiff and translucent fabric. Interesting, but it’s even more! The young german designer Fabio Vogel presents ‘105 ltr Formen’, a hand-blown polished glass vases collection.
Aurore Thibout and Tamiya Raden rallied their experience in fashion to develop a « frozen aspect » kimono, which is entirely woven from slats of wood and silk, mindfully replaced to preserve each veneer details.