Hender Scheme x Frama
Over the past few years, Hender Scheme, the cult Tokyo-based footwear and accessories brand founded by Ryo Kashiwazaki, has caused an even bigger stir by teaming up with luxury icons such as Tod’s and Lexus. The brand’s versatile appeal is once again on display in a range of lifestyle products, from folded leather trays to slippers, brought to life by Copenhagen-based multidisciplinary design brand Frama. Fusing Japanese craftsmanship with a sleek Scandinavian aesthetic, the pieces illuminate Hender Scheme’s signature vegetable-tanned leathers, often exploring their relationship to other materials. Consider the industrial-inspired Adam stool, with its space-saving leather basket tucked between stone gray steel legs, or the lightweight Tasca table, juxtaposing a snaking spiral of leather against cool aluminum.
Pierre Charpin x Saint Louis
Crystalware usually signifies a feast for a special occasion, but the 29-piece Cadence collection, French visual artist Pierre Charpin’s latest for the historic Saint-Louis endorsed by King Louis XV, is boldly infused with a sensibility relaxed. Ripe for everyday life, glass rods are shortened, for example, and table lamps and pendant lamps are adorned with paper lampshades. Ranging from highballs and bowls to vases and luminaries, these hand-blown crystal works featuring hand-crafted linear cuts are both informal and elegant.
Nomad’s House x Anthropology
Most of Berkeley Minkhorst and Kelley Lentini’s interior design projects are adorned with hand-picked treasures amassed during their frequent trips to Mexico and Thailand. During a visit to Panama, the founders of House of Nomad, based in Charlotte, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina (their furniture and home decor stores in both cities are full of global finds ) fell in love with the work of local artisans. , sparking a capsule collection for Anthropologie, which already offers wallpaper, pillows and tableware in collaboration with the design firm. In addition to laboriously constructed molas, brightly colored textiles woven by women of the indigenous Guna (formerly Kuna) community, there are intricately beaded Embera masks made from chunga palm fibers and vegetable dyes to enliven the walls.
Nathalie du Pasquier x Raawii
The peg rail has just been much more modified. Like any product when put into the creative hands of Milanese-born French painter Nathalie du Pasquier, who also founded the 1980s design movement Memphis Group. The Danish brand Raawii recently called on the artist to create a series of wall coat racks, which were also featured in ADSeptember issue. Playful geometrics and thoughtful color combinations, each of the three wood styles and sizes are a delight.