Marina Esmeraldo

  • Margaret Howell Invites
    British fashion designer Margaret Howell has worked successfully in both men’s and women’s wear for nearly four decades, with a reputation for her take on fashion staples such as the shirt, lace-up shoe, duffle coat and trench coat, creating timeless, androgynous garments that marry traditional styles with modern appeal. In nearly a decade-long collaboration, London-based […]
  • AILE Lamp
    Delicate and light, AILE is a desk lamp created by Ferréol Babin, a French independent designer based in Treviso, Italy. AILE is an impeccable prototype, made of aluminium, carbon fibre, paper and LEDs, and can be powered by both mains and USB plug. A flat LED source is hidden under the curved dome, made of paper, and […]
  • Black Merino 2
    The result of a fascination with continuity, longevity and timelessness, Black Merino 2 is the third collection from the stylish Polish apparel brand THISISNON. Incorporating high-tech thermo insulation for better comfort, the collection is a true embodiment of THISISNON’s manifesto—simple, perfectly tailored clothes for everyday life. The brand offers only a few essential pieces and encourages respect for natural resources […]
  • Jennifer Cheng
    Currently based out of Toronto, Jennifer Cheng creates beautifully simple, elegant images. Mainly showcased on her Instagram account, her work is an interesting blend between urban photography and fashion editorials. Her background as a graphic design student comes into prominent play in her photographs — she has a keen eye for negative space, colour and balanced compositions. […]
  • Table Tennis
    London–based photographer Bruno Drummond embarked on a curious experiment this summer. Interested in the behavioural similarity between disparate moving elements — like liquids, and hundreds of table tennis balls — Drummond had 1,500 ping pong balls shipped from China for a photographic project. He set about making photographs, showing hundreds of balls the moment they were thrown or dropped from height. The images […]
  • Chiyome FW15
    New York City-based women’s accessories brand Chiyome is launching their new Fall/Winter ’15 collection this September. Paying rigorous attention to minimalist design and materiality, the new collection is inspired by fine art and structural innovation. A study of varied texture, they analyse lush surfaces in contemporary art to define a collection that invites touch — a luxe material awakening. […]
  • Roma by Roni Stretch
    Roma is a series of astonishing oil paintings by British artist Roni Stretch that experiment with the limits of perception: Viewing them is akin to adjusting one’s eyes in a darkened room. Images gradually appear as fields of solid colour, seen again from another angle, the same forms recede, swallowed by their backgrounds. The LA-based […]
  • Studio AH–HA
    Lisbon–based communication & graphic design Studio AH—HA have been quietly and elegantly making waves since its establishment by Portuguese designers Carolina Cantante and Catarina Carreiras in 2011. Godfathered by French designer Sam Baron, and Benetton’s research centre Fabrica, the duo have been adding their beautifully unique, characterful and simple vision to a very diverse range of projects in a […]
  • 0,1,2,3,4
    The graduate collection of Kingston University fashion design alumnus Shaun Harris, 0,1,2,3,4 is the result of the designer’s in-depth investigation into how to give fashion a fourth dimensional perspective. With Malevich’s painting Lady Torso (1928-29) as a starting point — and with engineering, mathematics and precision as key principles in his design practice — Harris thoroughly investigated not only how Malevich used […]
  • Building Block SS15
    Multi-medium, Los Angeles-based studio Building Block never cease to impress with their impeccable leather products — the recent Spring Summer 2015 additions to their elegant repertoire are proof of that. The Wu sisters work raw leather into common, everyday shapes and accentuate them with playful, unique details, clearing away conventional standards of luxury by magnifying what is […]
  • Five
    Five is a stunningly beautiful, classically simple and tactile print by Barcelona-based studio Hey. Created as a New Year celebratory print for 2015, it comes in a range of different Pantone colours and pearlescent, coloured foil and is available in their online shop. Hey always search for the essence in their concepts and to make work that is […]
  • Farrah Sit x Chiyome
    NYC Design Week 2015 saw the Rhode Island School of Design alumni Farrah Sit and Anna Lynett Moss from Chiyome, both New York-based product designers, collaborate on a beautifully light and elegant furniture collection. Rooted in an analysis of planar relationships and with a nod to design elements borrowed from fashion, the collection is a study of […]