What was the design news in May 2022? The answer is in eight parts to get urgently.
1 – Hestia chair and table from Hava Paris
Founded by designer Charlotte Guillard And the journalist Marie Farman, the publishing house Hava has just revealed itself hestia. The duo imagined two timeless pieces created using the ancestral technique of burnt wood.
In Japan, the Shou Sugi Ban is traditionally used Make the wooden facades of houses more resistant… by burning them. Here, the method makes it possible to transform the material and reveal new colors. The result is a dark brown chair and side table whose brutality fits perfectly with modernity. – HR
2 – Clarins sofa by Heimat
German interior designer Victoria Maria Geyer She took advantage of Collectible 2022 to present the new Heimat brand. Among 13 self-published creations, the Clarins sofa with curved lines in absinthe green velvet evokes a surrealist mouth, like the Boca Salvador Dali sofa. The rest of the collection consists of several tables with graphic bases, a corrugated iron seat, a stocky armchair and several tables. – HR
3 – Nordic Knots ‘Face’ and ‘Family’ rugs for Arjé
In Sweden, Bessie Avnaim Coral and Oliver Coral, founders of fashion brand Arjé, Nordic Knots Combined to offer two limited edition rugs, made from New Zealand wool and hand knotted. The “face” features earthy tones and an openness that reveals a naive style face upon retreat. The second, entitled The Family, opts for monochrome and is inspired by cubism and its abstract style of synthesis of off-white figures. A successful encounter between Scandinavian simplicity and Mediterranean warmth.
4 – Omayra Maymo for Made.com
Born in Madrid but raisedCreatively, in Copenhagen, Omayra Maymó predicted a series of characters for Made.com. Entirely dedicated to tubular curves, this combination of seating and lighting (sofas, armchairs, wall lights, pendant lights) alternates with neutral or ultra-dyed tones: enough to give your interior a well-thought-out one-piece spirit like the Yao pendant lamp illustrated. —FLG
5- Fabrice Juan
Interior designer Fabrice Juan Thanks to the know-how of Faïencerie Georges, four fun and playful forms of tableware. Featuring slits, these panels are as utilitarian as they are ornate and are inspired by the designer’s memories and his constant taste in the 1970s. – FLG
6— Michel de Lucci for Stellar Works
One of Asia’s largest design publishers His second collaboration begins with the Italian Michel De Lucchi. If he belongs to the Memphis group, his work at Stellar Works is fundamentally different. Indeed, this round table and its matching chair make simplicity one of the most interesting details. Here, everything rests on the apparently divided base, like a spider’s web which supports two circular shapes, a round top, a backrest and a seat. —FLG
7 – Alex Rivière, for the west wing
Not everyone can become a designer. Collaborating with Westwing, the Spanish influencer Alex Rivière has nevertheless managed to juggle between design and lifestyle. Navigating the trends of the time, it highlights elegant lines and noble materials: the Jovis dining table, made of limestone, is particularly in tune with the times. —FLG
8 – Frères Quarry and the Natural History Museum
The French Museum of Natural History is a leading player. However, he is conservative and prefers to devote himself to research. But the foundation will soon be open to collaboration, as evidenced by its first work with Carrière Frères. The tinsel (the botanical illustrations done on an ultra-sensitive 17th-century pillar) are showcased around three fresh-scented candles, representing the acacia, water lily and wormwood that the noses of a French house dreamed of. —FLG