Milanese Brand SUNNEI’s “Objects II” Collection

Sleek, stylish and surprising home decor pieces from the Italian outfit

In addition to producing colorful clothing and accessories, Milan-based SUNNEI (founded by Loris Messina and Simone Rizzo) has the OBJECTS collection, a range of decor pieces for the home. All the items respect the company’s style, with plenty of color blocking, stripes, generous proportions and high-quality Italian materials and production from Biella, Murano, Padua, Varese and beyond. A few weeks ago, we visited as they …

Merci’s “Upcycling” Collection Spotlights Sustainable Luxury

Coinciding with Paris Design Week, the high-end concept store's shoppable installation

Merci, an eclectic concept store in the Marais, contributes to the lengthy itinerary of Paris Design Week (6-14 September) this year with an exhibition of their own. The shoppable display, titled Upcycling: A New Lease on Life, features dozens of products made by skilled craftsmen and talented designers—each employing sustainable materials or highlighting a reused object. The collection comes complete with call-outs to the source …

Word of Mouth: Prague

Art, design, wine and more in the glorious Czech capital

Prague looks like a fairytale: seemingly all church spires, gothic towers, Rococo façades, astronomical clocks, and laneways once occupied by goldsmiths. A deeper look reveals a dynamic and innovative city that may be drenched in history, but is concurrently dedicated to the future of design, food, art and so much more. While viewing the medieval astronomical clock and visiting the Jewish Quarter are important, there …