Piegato book case by Matthias Ries: simple lines, easy assembly

I found this beautiful hanging book shelf system from a French online design shop called Design De Collection. It is a bookshelf called Piegato by German designer, Matthias Ries. It is a “laser cut and powder coated sheet steel delivered almost completely plain, which results in a simple and cost effective transportation. The customer then […]

Merci: new quirky concept store opens in Paris

If you’ve been to Colette, you’ll love Merci, a new design concept store which opened this week in the 11th arrondissement, close to the Marais. Started by Bernard and Marie-France Cohen, founders of Bonpoint (probably the most chic line of children’s clothes in the world), Merci carries a quirky mix of high fashion (YSL, Stella […]

Elementos Argentinos: handwoven rugs and blankets from northern Argentina

If you are looking for beautiful, unique rugs and blankets, check out Elementos Argentinos, a boutique in the Palermo Viejo neighborhood of Buenos Aires founded by Fernando Bach and Pablo Mendivil. Each rug or blanket is handmade by weavers and craftsmen from the northern provinces of Argentina where people keep alive the old tradition of […]