HOTEL TIP !  “EL FENN” … unique and gorgeous boutique hotel in Marrakech

HOTEL TIP ! “EL FENN” … unique and gorgeous boutique hotel in Marrakech

 

With 20 individually styled rooms and suites, a four-bedroom private riad, 3 swimming pools and its own hammam spa, El Fenn is a unique boutique hotel combining grandeur, historic architecture and Morrocan style with hideaway nooks, terraces and gardens filled with beautiful bougainvillea and the sweet hum of birds – making it a peaceful place from which to enjoy Africa’s most exotic city. Gorgeous, definitely worth a trip!

 

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CULT! … PHILIPPE STARCK’S new polycarbonate collection for KARTELL

CULT! … PHILIPPE STARCK’S new polycarbonate collection for KARTELL

 

 

During Salone del MobileKartell highlighted their 15 years of transparency, research and experimentation in injection-molding with transparent polycarbonate in a single mould. Kartell now presents its latest polycarbonate collection created by cult designer Philippe Starck. The appraised collection includes the world’s largest single-mould polycarbonate sofa  called “Uncle Jack’ sofa,  and also ‘Uncle Jim’ armchair, and ‘Uncle Jo’ small armchair that come in many different colors. One of those chairs upgrade any place and it is a cool conversation piece!

 

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STUNNING GLAS-BLOWN PENDANT LAMPS BY DESIGNER ARIK LEVY.

STUNNING GLAS-BLOWN PENDANT LAMPS BY DESIGNER ARIK LEVY.

 

Arik Levy’s RGB Jar glas-blown hanging pendant lamps for Czech glassware company Lasvit play gracefully with form and color. The Israeli-born and Paris-based designer has worked with almost every big name in the business and is famous for his brilliant lighting pieces and other great design works.Bildschirmfoto 2013-11-06 um 08.02.52

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SENSATIONAL LUN-KOON OUTDOOR DAYBED FROM “WARISAN”

SENSATIONAL LUN-KOON OUTDOOR DAYBED FROM “WARISAN”

 

Indonesian designers, Adi and Ayu took what they knew of outdoor teak wood construction and reinterpret into something new, yet timeless. This stunning outdoor daybed is one of their luxury outdoor collection and a such a special piece to immediately fall in love with.Bildschirmfoto 2013-11-06 um 08.02.52

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The PETLAMP PROJECT combines environmental issues with beautiful light design.

The PETLAMP PROJECT combines environmental issues with beautiful light design.

Designer Alavaro Catalan de Ocons founded the PET LAMP project to put the spotlight on the environmental impact of plastic bottles. PET LAMP combines the reuse of plastic bottles with artisan handcraft, design knowledge and textile tradition in Colombia to develop and produce these very unique and beautiful light objects. What a fantastic project …We need more of those !

 

To avoid becoming stylised, the designer wanted to keep the bottle top and its neck allowing the client to know the origin and history of each lamp.

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