They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and art is not what you see, but what you make others see. Both are easily introduced into your daily life with these striking objet d’art pieces. Incorporate beauty, style, design and function into all you do.
Unique lighting can change the look of a room or alter a mood. The impressive and chic Allegro LED Lamp, available through Foscarini, adds a distinctive style to any space. This stunning suspension lamp provides diffused direct and indirect light, with a musical twist. The unique chrome design has two rebar rods that emit light and sound when they touch. The music is inspired by symphonies. Three shapes, the black Ritmico, the brown Vivace and the gold Assai (pictured) are available. They play beautifully off one another, but also are simply stunning alone.
Maison & Objet
Fendi Casa’s 2015-line Maison & Objet is a nod to the refined Italian style of Rome’s impressive ancient noble palaces. This collection of sofas, armchairs and accessories depicts the cultural and cosmopolitan aesthetics and and the outstanding artisanal workmanship of historic pieces introduced in a new light with modern furnishing solutions. These pieces can be added to already existing room designs or combined to create new spaces with a contemporary and stylish, yet classic feel.
Royal Suite Collection
Italian master of style Stefano Ricci recently launched the new Sea line of the Royal Suite Collection — created specifically for yachts. One of the line’s signature designs is the porcelain Weave Decor, which is applied by hand to the finest bone china with 98 percent platinum detailing. The tableware pairs perfectly with porcelain animal accessories, which can be featured as centerpieces in stunning tablescapes. The Sea Collection includes a handmade Octopus candelabra and Crab and Lobster pieces crafted in 925 silver.
Versace’s Medusa Gala collection is an elaborately decorated line of tableware. Inspired by the glamour of the Versace lifestyle, it’s created to be the centerpiece of opulent dinner parties. Items in the line are adorned with the classic Medusa head and Baroque embellishments, which pop in gold and white to create an alluring tablescape. This Medusa series is one of the most extensive Rosenthal-meets-Versace collections, and includes serving platters, plates, teacups, even salt and pepper shakers.
The LD Cube is a true sound evolution. This hi-fi speaker connects to your wireless devices to offer both incredible sound and a stylish look. The compact system, at 48cm high, 57cm long and 43cm deep, packs quite a punch with its six speakers and 100-watt amplifier. It is cast of solid oak or matte-lacquered wood with lacquered glass shelves.