Five Objects in White

Literal highlights from the Pavilion of Art & Design during London's Art Week

Now in its fifth year, the Pavilion of Art & Design gathers the most exclusive European galleries under one large, pink tent in Berkeley Square to show their beautiful objets d’art and design as part of the ever-growing London art week—with PAD serving as a more boutique-like alternative to the nearby behemoth Frieze Art Fair. This year, we went on a quest to pick out …

Knoll Textiles 1945-2010

A comprehensive study detailing the past 65 years of superlative material design

Known as one of the world’s leading modern furniture design companies, Knoll has employed the likes of Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen and other leading designers in its postwar production periods. Although less recognized, Knoll Textiles has played an essential role in Knoll’s success and widespread influence since day one. As the title suggests, Knoll Textiles 1945-2010 celebrates 65 years of premium textile design. …

Ochobags

Multipurpose accessories for the day-tripper

Born out of Genova, Italy’s school for industrial design, designer Arianna Vivenzio founded Ochobags in 2006. Centered on a modular and customizable bag, Vivenzo describes her mission as “obviously to combine function and aesthetics.” Staring with the idea of a “useful yet fashionable object, made of functional and mobile compartments that can contain and separate each one of the objects a woman carries,” she gradually …