There’s no doubt that Alexander McQueen created some of the most jaw-dropping couture of the past decade. And now the British fashion label started by McQueen (and now run by Sarah Burton) has inspired floor coverings. Designer Edouard Daunas of Martin Patrick Evan has come up with Raw Nature, a range of silk and wool rugs that have taken their colours and patterns from well-known McQueen outfits and accessories. They’re not cheap, at US$41,200, but they’re one way to bring couture into your home. For more, visit the company’s Facebook page.
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On his second day at the Milan Furniture Fair 2015 ECC’s Mike Thorburn encounters some of the design world’s rock stars.
Mike Thorburn of ECC is at the Milan Furniture Fair and will be reporting daily on the the highly anticipated event.
Urbis chats to the co-founders of a home exchange website aimed solely at creatives about trading their highly curated abodes with perfect strangers.
To celebrate the upcoming Architecture and Design Film Festival, Urbis is giving away three date night packages in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland, each valued at up to $1250.
The designer behind a stunning Auckland apartment, featured in Urbis issue 85, tells us about her varied career.
A Milan apartment bows to its 1930’s roots and to its interior designer’s trademark idiosyncratic style.
Urbis ponders about an apartment building in Los Angeles that ruptures many clichés about how state housing should behave