Origami Island: the new visionary kitchen designed by Karim Rashid for Amr Helmy Designs

Like the shapes created by the Oriental art of folding paper, Karim Rashid’s new Origami Island kitchen, designed for Amr Helmy Designs, reveals a complex design that is simultaneously elegant and subtle. Made entirely of DuPont™ Corian®, this kitchen was skillfully manufactured by the Egyptian producer Amr Helmy Designs, a company that specializes in innovative projects with DuPont™ Corian® … Continue reading

Insider’s Picks: Last Minute Gift Ideas

Christmas is looming and there are always a few loose ends to take care of. Here are 10 suggestions to sort you out quickly and to get you thinking out of the box IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar IWC Schaffhausen goes orange for the limited edition Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar (below), available exclusively … Continue reading

Manolo Blahnik’s Emporium in Moscow

Having designed several stores internationally for chic footwear label Manolo Blahnik, when London-based Data Nature Associates turned their creative vision to the brand’s new emporium in Moscow’s Tretiakov Plaza, they sought to re-imagine traditional Russian motifs within a glamorous contemporary scheme. The concept was to introduce a contrast, displaying the collections in all their of-the-moment … Continue reading