1 Paper Patchwork Chandelier by
Like much of Studio Job’s work, this line for Moooi fuses the traditional and the modern or, as the Belgian duo says, “positions decorative arts in the 21st century.” Made of wood and cardboard finished with paper, polyurethane and veneer.
2 Todd Oldham Wall Coverings by
A long-time admirer of Charley Harper, Todd Oldham reinterprets the illustrator’s fondness for wildlife in these digitized depictions of birds and bugs for Designtex’s new wallcoverings division.
3 Golden Girl by
South Africa’s Southern Guild presents the work of young artisans and designers who mine local history and folklore for their works. This golden lamb, by Bronze Age, is one of its more iconic pieces.
4 Ikonik by
This plywood storage locker, by Raw Studios of South Africa, features modules fronted with tribal patterns by Mingo Lamberti.
5 Creature by
This is a close-up of Andrew Zuckerman’s Creature wallcovering, for Maharam Digital Projects. The modern tapestry features deer, rhinos, and a menagerie of other animals strutting along.
6 Banjooli by
Sebastian Herkner adds to Moroso’s m’Afrique collection with this handwoven chair made of twine used in fishing nets. The designer says the form is inspired by the “mating dance of male ostriches, who stretch out their wings to show off their beauty to the female.”
7 Tapestries by
Hannah Waldron depicts her travel experiences in banners. The storytelling graphics have caught the attention of Rossana Orlandi, who recently showed the work in her Milan
8 Bunad Blankets by
Andreas Engesvik’s wool textiles are based on Norwegian folk costumes, in colours and patterns with national meaning.
One of Design Miami’s 2013 Designers of the Future, the London designer proudly telegraphs her love of colour, pattern and eclecticism in her dress.