Monday, August 23, 2010

DESIGN NEWS: Jaime Hayon's Bardot Collection

The Spainish designer was inspired by Brigitte Bardot lips to create this Contemporistic design. His collection comes in various colours from white to blue, as well as different sizes for sofa's 87" and love seating 72". Known for its gracious silhoulette this collection is available as a COM (Customer's Own Material), commercial grade knits and existing Bernhardt textiles. *The construction: spring support, high density foam, and fiber fill.

Jaime Hayon's Resume:
  • Born in madrid, spain in 1974
  • Trained as an industrial designer in madrid and paris
  • Worked for fabrica, benetton group's communication research centre in treviso, italy
  • Designed toys, tableware, furniture, ceramics and mosaics, interior and fashion design
  • Since 2006, he has been the art director of the spanish porcelain manufacturing company
  • Hayon's client list includes: adidas, artquitect edition, BD barcelona, benetton, bisazza, camper, coca-cola, danone group, metalarte, palluco, piper heidsieck and swarovski.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Roomy Design Centre

Hey Hey All:

I am still in the midst of portfolio preparation for France!!! I wanted to post a Design Centre I did for Roomy this year! Roomy Interiors in under going a lot of changes from the company concept, marketing, to new business opportunities. I was in charge to create a design centre for our clients and walk in potentials for the showroom. The main purpose of this centre is to display our portfolio work, concepts, and design trends.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Roomy Custom Sofa Design

Working at Roomy Interiors was a great experience, especially with assisting the Principal Designer and Owner, Joanna with her work plus my own clients! Now that I am getting ready for France and all the European design I will soak up there, I thought I would share a custom piece I did for Roomy.

*This was Joanna's Client Sini:

The Watford sofa is produced by a Canadian manufacturer called Van Gogh Design's. With many of these manufactureres you are able to adjust measurments or add new design elements to help make a piece personal and custom for the clients needs and style. Above is the standard Watford Sofa without the:

  • Metal T legs
  • Bench seating
  • Bolsters
  • Scale/ sizing
  • Feather filled back cushions

Stay Tuned more to come...