ML - Maison & Objet Americas

Maison & Objet Americas - 2016 - Issue 1


Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 53 of 87

52 m a i s o n - o b j e t. c o m t h e A m er i cA s m&O m&O ColeCCion AlexAndrA (spain) Second Year at M&O AMericAS Refreshingly unique and with several decades of experience, the family-owned business behind Coleccion A lexandra embraces la rge - sca le i nter nat iona l project s t h rough it s i n- dept h k nowl - edge of production processes and bespoke design. The pieces in t he collect ion have g raced some of t he most prest ig ious spaces i n t he wor ld , f r om p a l a c e s t o c ou nt r y e s t a t e s . A t t he he a r t of t he compa ny is Mada m Ma r ia Gu i not , who ha s cra f t ed a n unrivaled collection of luxur y furniture. Her t wo sons are now shaping t his high- end desig n house into a globa l front-r unner. ContArdi (italy-Usa) A world leader in bespoke light ing, t he Mila n-based compa ny Contardi has been creating contemporary and modern lighting for over 30 years, g uided by a desig n approach that focuses on unique tailoring. The methods behind its stylistically varied col- lection are united by an emphasis on craftsmanship and exquisite custom-made materials featuring European fabrics and leathers. The collect ion includes desig ner ceiling light s, ha ng ing light s, wall lights, and table lamps, with an unmatched range of finishes and materials. devon & devon (italy) A rchitects Gianni and Paola Tanini started Devon & Devon in 1989 with the goal of creating a bathroom inspired by European traditions and the most refined American design of the first half of the 20th century. The bathroom fixtures that make up the col- lections are crafted daily by skilled artisans, while the production units are located in some of the most famous manufacturing cen- ters of Italy and Europe. The company currently exports to more than 80 countries, with a network of qualified retailers and flag- ships in major capitals across the world. dunes & duChess (Usa) Second Year at M&O AMericAS Photographer Michael Partenio and writer-stylist Stacy Kunstel create objects that playfully transform interiors—and their work reg ularly appears on the covers of magazines and in the pages of books. Inspiration comes from the bohemian island getaway where they play the roles of Dunes and Duchess, designing wildly rom a nt ic piece s t h a t a re a l l m a de i n t he US A . From eleg a nt lamps to iconic candelabras (recently featured in Harrods), each ha nd-f inished piece ca r r ies, as t hey say, a litt le of t heir love to you. epoCA (spain) Represent ing t he ult imate in luxur y, ref inement , a nd gla mour, Epoca furniture is designed and manufactured in Spain, with the company ensuring that each piece is unique and outstanding by following the strictest quality controls. Only the best make it into the collection. Epoca's craftspeople use materials such as ebony, Objet Admiration: ( from top to bottom and on previous pages) Coleccion Alexandra's Bowie Sofa sitting area; Devon & Devon's single basin console in brass and ceramic; a lighting tree from Gandia Blasco's Blau collection, designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos; Calypso lamps by Contardi; Fendi Casa's Constellation coffee table in gold. photography courtesy of coleccion alex andra (bowie sit ting area); courtesy of devon&devon (console); by ángelsegurafoto (lighting tree); courtesy of contardi (l amps); courtesy of luxury living (coffee table); opposite page: courtesy of contardi

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of ML - Maison & Objet Americas - Maison & Objet Americas - 2016 - Issue 1