In the suburbs of Japan , kitokino architecture has completed ‘Anjou House’ for a couple and their three children. Combining wood , corrugated light-gray facades, and a sculptural rooftop, the 146 sqm residence sits in balanced contrast with its surroundings, populated mostly by subdued and semi-traditional apartment buildings.
Dior Maison has enlisted the skills of French designer Sam Baron to create a collection of outdoor furniture, which features shapes and silhouettes based on the iconic Medallion chair. The Dior Maison Outdoor Collection encompasses a chair and armchair, and two tables – one with a round top and the second with a square top.
Indonesian architecture studio FFFAAARRR completes a light-filled apartment complex in Jakarta, standing as a monumental array of interconnected brick boxes. Titled Kos Haji Baun – kos being an Indonesian term describing an apartment building or boarding house – the project is located in the city’s Haji Baun neighborhood which has recently seen rapid commercial development and an increasing demand for housing.
If we ever run into Seth Rogan or his Houseplant cohort Evan Goldberg, we’ll have to thank them for their efforts in elevating the cannabis and smoking accessories category with a respectable degree of design that speaks to our mid-century appreciative hearts.
Claire Ellis is a Canadian-born ceramic artist and designer based in Naarm (Melbourne). While working as a chef at one of the world’s best restaurants in Naarm, Attica, Claire began making tableware for the tasting menu and created a ceramics studio within the restaurant. Claire left Attica to focus on ceramics full-time in April 2021.