Posts Categorized: Fashion and Design

A Sparkling Treasure

Preciosa Lighting Preciosa introduces Pearl Drop by Frank Tjepkema “I conceived Pearl Drop for Preciosa as jewellery for a space.” At this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, Preciosa Lighting is presenting a new pendant by Amsterdam-based designer Frank Tjepkema. The raindrop shaped light is a work of art, hanging gracefully like a beautiful necklace…. Read more »

Breathing Life into Light

Preciosa Lighting Preciosa Lighting debuts playful new installation at Salone del Mobile The days of simply flipping on a light switch for some illumination are long gone. Preciosa Lighting is switching things up and visitors to our exhibition at Milan Design Week will be blown away by the experience. Called Breath of Light, this installation… Read more »

Shining Loud and Clear

Preciosa Lighting “I wanted to design something that could turn on people’s imagination.” Designer Dima Loginoff is the creative mind behind Preciosa Lighting’s newest solitaire. Called Siren, Mr. Loginoff dipped into the unknown for inspiration but the design still has his hallmark familiar, yet new; traditional yet trendy look. “The underworld mysterious world full of… Read more »

Tokyobikes Capture “Spirit of Karlín” “We aren’t opening a bike store, it’s a lifestyle.” This April in Karlín will be the start of what Urbane co-owner Václav Stránský hopes will be a lifestyle movement in Prague. “London, Berlin, everyone has a personal style,” he said. “But Prague is missing this. It’s a charming city, but there’s a lack of… Read more »

A First For Lovers of Vintage For shoppers, markets are a dream. Lots of sellers with specialty items (clothes, books, food, you name it) huddled together in one space at the same time. Popping in to see what’s new or fresh can be an event, especially if you are visiting some place new. London’s Alfie’s Antique Market was the inspiration… Read more »

Folk Is the New Fabulous “It’s a story – almost all our clothes have a story.” That’s Lucia Brinzanik talking about FolkLove. FolkLove isn’t some museum exhibition or history book. It’s a shop sharing and promoting something old that has now become new again – yep, folk has gone fashionable. “It’s our history, it’s in us, but nowadays, people… Read more »

Contemporary Belgian Design: The 10 Best Designers from Belgium

The Culture Trip Belgium may be a small country, but the city of Antwerp is a well-known hotbed for fashion, while Brussels is a cosmopolitan city filled with designer studios and shops around Sablon and Avenue Louise. Belgian designers are active on the fashion, product and industrial design scenes, introducing innovative solutions to considerations such… Read more »

Code:Mode – put your fashion foot forward

Česká Pozice If your spring wardrobe could use a little freshening, if you are looking for a glimpse into the Czech fashion scene, or if you wish to see some freestyle circus or take part in a juggling workshop, then this weekend was custom-designed for you. Code:Mode, typically a weekend for fashion designers to presents… Read more »