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4 Ways To Make Your Small Home Luxurious

4 Ways To Make Your Small Home Luxurious

Just because your living space is fairly small that doesn’t mean it can’t be a luxurious space too. In fact, it’s easy to make any space look more luxurious with just a few simple additions (or takeaways), and many of these useful tips cost very little money (if any). Take a look at these easy ways to make your small home luxurious and you’ll see what we mean. Declutter No matter the size of your home, if you have a lot of furniture and general items in it, it’s going to seem smaller and more cramped up and that’s definitely not a sign of luxury. This is why decluttering is such a good idea. Once you have removed everything you don’t need (you can store it, take it to Goodwill, or arrange a garage sale if you prefer), you’ll be able to move your furniture around too and that can…

Philippe Cramer, From New York To Geneva, Design is An Art.

Philippe Cramer, From New York To Geneva, Design is An Art.

Art Geneva is already finished and we can say it was again a great edition. This year the art fair joined forces with the decorative arts thanks to a collaboration with the PAD (Pavillon des Arts et du Design), However, the art fair continues to build bridges between different disciplines by inviting new designers, such as Philippe Cramer, who, for his first show, presented a retrospective of his work. Philippe Cramer, From New York to Geneva: born for Design. What can we say about this Swiss-American artist? He was born in New York and after starting his studies in Switzerland, he lived in London where he obtained a Certificate in the History of Decorative Arts of the 19th and 20th Century. He did not stop there and got back to New York where graduated from Parson’s School of Design. With this solid and rich education in the pocket, he started his career…

Miuccia Prada, 21st century visionary and anti-fashionista

Miuccia Prada, 21st century visionary and anti-fashionista

Miuccia Prada worth 12.4 Billion $ according to Forbes Magazine. She is also the 3rd most rich person in Italy. But what describes Miuccia Prada is her attitude to see beyond the boundaries of luxury. Flashback on the carrier of one of the most influential woman in fashion today.   Miuccia becomes Prada   Prada, the origins When the Prada brothers, Mario and Martino, founded Prada in 1913 in Milan, no one could guess that 100 years later, Prada would be one of the most influential fashion brands in the world. Mario Prada was a tuff man. He believed that women should not participate in business and for a very longtime, all the family’s women were not connected to the brand. He developed a solid and promising leather good business. Unfortunately for the co-founder, his son did not have any interest for his father’s business and the only solution was…

Fashion Roundup: Beyonce in Mugler Couture & Game of Thrones Stars Like Never Before

Fashion Roundup: Beyonce in Mugler Couture & Game of Thrones Stars Like Never Before

Each week FashionTV rounds up the most fashionable highlights of the week buzzing on the net. From the best cover shot of the week to sexy trends and amazing videos!

Les Indiscrets de Joséphine, creativity and style

Les Indiscrets de Joséphine, creativity and style

Discover this month, Les Indiscrets de Joséphine. Born from the passion of a talented artist, she gives a second life to outdated furniture by revamping its look. Style remains but definitely the artist imagination gives a new breath to chairs, sofas and other interior objects. Each piece is unique. What motivates this interior designer is her passion for creative work and how to give a second life to furniture that time passed by and let some strong traces. After more than 10 years spent in the pharmaceutical industry, Ms Humault committed to retraining. Having trained in Paris and became an Upholsterer. And just after that, she created Les Indiscrets de Joséphine (The indiscretions of Joséphine). For the story, a “Indiscret” is a 3 seater sofa which dates from the Napoleon III period. There is also a “Confident” which is a 2 seater S-shaped When a third person comes and sits between the…

DeWulf, the Leaning coffee table in pure concrete.

DeWulf, the Leaning coffee table in pure concrete.

Avant-garde designer James Dewulf continues to apply his expertise in concrete compounding and furniture design to create another heir loom piece called The Leaning Coffee table. The Leaning Coffee Table was inspired by the work of Angelo Mangiarotti, who pioneered the use of gravity joints in the late 70’s.  DeWulf expanded on Mangiarotti’s work with a thinner top, stronger joint, and a shapelier look.  The result is a simple yet striking design that showcases the material’s strength and grace. Materials: Concrete Description: 56 x 22 x 18h concrete coffee table using gravity joint. 1″ thick top. Designed to take up to 55 lbs of weight at far end of cantilever. It is available in Natural Tone, Light Grey, and Charcoal Grey.  The table material is 7000 PSI carbon fiber reinforced concrete which means the one inch thick top is as strong as nine inches of ordinary concrete; and that the…

Bib&Sola, essential luxury.

Bib&Sola, essential luxury.

The designer brand of the month is Bib&Sola. They launched an exquisite collection of Murano glass carafe and glass sets called The Marta Collection. “Water is life. It’s the briny broth of our origins, the pounding circulatory system of the world. We stake our civilizations on the coasts and mighty rivers. Our deepest dread is the threat of having too little –or too much.” –BARBARA KINGSOLVER Bib & Sola is the creative vision of contemporary lifestyle designer Kira Heuer, who has drawn on her International background in Art, Fashion and Media industries combined with her passion for sustainable living have seamlessly synthesized to produce an exquisite collection of Murano glass carafe and glass sets – bringing to life a new concept of drinking. Founded in 2011, the name Bib & Sola derives from Latin meaning ʻdrinkʼ and ʻcomfortʼ and represents all that is valuable, remarkable and bespoke. Check here a short…

Jean-Claude Jitrois is back (bag)

Jean-Claude Jitrois is back (bag)

There are names that we cannot forget. And among all the great fashion designers, definitely we will always remember Jean-Claude Jitrois as the master of Skin. This winter, the iconic Fashion house is launching its first Handbag collection based on their know-how on leather. Jean-Claude Jitrois is our Fashion Designer of the month. Faithful to the Jitrois aesthetic, the Margot adopts three different luxury guises; deep aqua crocodile, pearl grey python and soft grège leather. With sharp and pure lines reminiscent of the structured style of the 1950s, the Margot bag is crafted entirely in France and stands as a testimony to the unique savoir-faire of the French ateliers. Particular care has been taken in its unique composition with both sides of the outer shell forming an elegant casing, enveloping the interior. The handle, stitched by hand at its base on a leather mount with loops of polished steel, is the…

Coca-Cola Mystic – By Jerome Olivet

Coca-Cola Mystic – By Jerome Olivet

The Coca-cola bottle is one of the few universal objects that everybody knows. And trust me, you do not have so many. The Swiss Army Knife perhaps and that’s it. But the Coca-cola bottle evolved in years and always got the attention of many artists and designers. Today, it is french designer Jérome Olivet. Designer Professor of prospective design, he has worked with large international companies, such as Alessi, Thomson, Baccarat, Nissan, RocheBobois… his creations are in the collections of museums of modern art around the world. He created in 2004 his own brand, a collection of fashion accessories with futuristic and functional lines. It is sold today in nearly 20 countries, and shown in several museums of Modern Art (Denmark, New York, Tokyo) and the museum of Contemporary arts in Chicago. Mr Olivet presents a very organic and sexy variation of the traditional Coca-cola glass bottle that reveals a…

Jil Sander, the success story of Uniqlo.

Jil Sander, the success story of Uniqlo.

Since Fashion designer Jil Sander left her company owned by Prada Group since 1999, she invested herself into the young japanese brand called Uniqlo. The queen of minimalism design is back with great success.
Jil Sander, has confirmed that she LOVES working for Uniqlo.