Blog | Partner content: Samsung’s new television, The Frame, has been designed to blend in with its surroundings, whether it is turned on or off. We took the set to the studio of interior designer Lauren Hare to see how it behaves in situ.
Blog | The ‘Best of 2017’ (supported by Fisher & Paykel) is out now and available inside the December-January issue of Urbis.
Objects | Totem poles for the modern home inspired by Italian architect Ettore Sottsass and the delicious colours of spring.
Objects | Patterns and textures inspired by falling rain, wood grains and leaves in the breeze.
Objects | These objects of desire seem to harken from a tropical paradise where the breezy foliage is heavy with ripe, exotic fruit.
Objects | It’s cocktail hour at the expat club and the jazz is floating rhythmically above the lounge.
People | A Kiwi creative director residing in a small, green, island oasis outside of Hong Kong shares some of the items she loves.
Objects | Pliable, geometric and infinitely sculptural – an edit of objects that make the most of metal.
Objects | A collection that uses natural materials, and patterns and textures inspired by leafy landscapes.
Objects | Interior designer Jessica White of Room by Room has created her first collection of locally made and designed furniture.
Objects | Golden leaves and rosy cheeks inspired this edit of soft, warm tones for the cooler evenings indoors.
Objects | The Urbis selection of some of the most alluring objects from this year’s Milan Furniture Fair.
Objects | A refined take on the utilitarian and industrial shapes from the Soviet era’s metal furniture design. Stalin would most certainly not be amused.
Objects | Shaped and brought to shore by the whim of curious tides.
Objects | Much like linear hatching in drawing and engraving, these pieces create shade and tone through lines that seem almost hand sketched.
Objects | Items using or referencing traditional handcrafts. Earthy materials, prints, colours, patterns and forms connect the home to other cultures and ways of living.
People | Dedicated follower of beauty and craft, Prak Sritharan takes us on a tour of his favourite objects.
Objects | A refreshing take on ‘new luxury’.
Objects | This edit is not quite ’80s. It is not entirely Memphis-inspired and definitely not for the faint-hearted. It is, however, loud, youthful and proudly eclectic.
Objects | What’s new in Japanese design? Its minimalist tradition and subtle classics are reinvented for residential environments.