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Visionaire is a multi-format album of fashion and art produced in exclusive numbered limited editions. Since its inception in the Spring of 1991, Visionaire has offered a forum for works by both famous and emerging artists from around the world as well as personalities, fashion designers, art directors, and image-makers.
Published 3 times a year, Visionaire features a different theme and format with each issue. Artists work in collaboration with Visionaire to produce their personal interpretations on a theme, and are given unparalleled freedom to push Visionaire's orginal format.
It has been written that the creation of something new is accomplised not by the intellect, but by the instinct. Just as artists have created new artistic movements to translate the beauty in their minds' vision, so Christopher Guy Harrison has approached the design of his products to fashion a unique brand that is not easily described by today's conventional terminology. "The finest and most enduring designs tend to be simple in their execution." - Christopher Guy
Your definition of the word "modern" is about to change. With its sleek lines and impeccable combination of smooth woods and hard metals, Schulte Design is taking luxury to a whole new level. With Schulte Design you achieve individual furnishing, since any size can be made to suit your individual requirements. Made in Germany, their designs are not only innovative, but of the utmost quality and design.
Known as the modern alchemist and purveyor of curious goods, Mr. Douglas Little is a sybarite of the senses who has created award-winning images and ideas for the finest names in beauty. He has used his appetite for rarefied pleasures and has placed them into the finest of candle décor.
Mr. Douglas had brought objects of opulence and beauty to those who yearn for the uncommon an exquisite. With ingredients of Applewood, Vetiver, Oakmoss, and Patchouli, "Thorn Apple" adorns most nooks and crannies in my home.
Adam Frank is an artist, designer and product inventor. His work is an ongoing investigation of light and interactivity that naturally blurs the boundaries between fine art, toys and products for the home. Frank plays with shadow, natural light, and projections to create extraorindary pieces that will set your home apart.
Imagine walking into a room that instantly puts you at ease. Visualize an enitre wall that shimmers and glows-you feel the warmth and lucidity of a radiant day. Using a patented technique that combines environmentally friendly, high intensity LED lights with art, design, and color, Mood Space has created unique installations capable of shifting your emotional atmosphere.
Pietra Firma is passionate about re-invigorating the art of true luxury - striving to fulfill the desire of the most exquisite hand crafted worlds of art, created by master craftsman in rare and precious metals. Pietra Firma in collaboration with John Harwood Design have announced the debut launch of the exclusive Pietra Firma Tile Collection. "Lux touch" is an exploration of classical elegance and stylish design. Each tile is a stand-alone masterpiece of intricate detail and craftsmanship. Creations are made black marble tile inlaid with 95 brilliant cut diamonds, mother of pearl and abalone. Each tile will extend beyond the expectation of the traditional tiles. Using conventional skills, innovative design, rare and precious metals, Pietra Firma sets the standard in interior luxury flooring, wall or ceiling tile design.
The Bungalow 5 collections are designed and produced by a group of architects and designers who are based in New York City but who work on projects throughout the world. While our designs are heavily influenced by both Eastern and Western classical archetypes, they are informed by a modern sensibility to silhouette, material, and color; and possess a versatility which allows them to slip as comfortably into a traditional room as a modern loft or sunroom. The hallmark of a Bungalow 5 piece is that it always feels comfortably familiar yet strikingly fresh.
What better way to enter an abode, than through a door that not only acts as an entrance but also a work of art. Neoporte, or "the modern door" offers creative enthusiasts the opportunity to make a simplistic statement that will captivate guests and serve as a grand entrance to their household. Although the stunning exterior is truly fascinating, a "Neoporte" door offers much more than a pretty face. Look inside and discover a fusion of art and science with engineering and craftsmanship that surpass all industry standards. Made from a 100% stainless steel, these doors reflect precision, utility, and creativity giving a lifetime of grand entrances with no need of refinishing. Conceive the idea, paint the picture, and open the door of your dreams. Starting at $5000
Asprey was founded in 1781 in Mitcham, South London. It was here that William Asprey established a silk printing business that his son later expanded into the metallic arts, and today offers a wide variety of "articles of exclusive design and high quality, whether for personal adornment or personal accompaniment and to endow with richness and beauty the tables and homes of people of refinement and discernment."
A lifelong love of vintage textiles served as the catalyst for designer, Debbie Jones, to develop the French Laundry line of fabrics and finished goods. They are a company dedicated to producing quality made furniture, bedding, and pillows in the U.S. The ever growing line is quickly proving to be that "something new" so desperately needed in the home goods market.
Armani/Casa was founded in the year 2000 as a separate division, though seamlessly linked to the other "worlds' within the Armani Group, providing a platform for Giorgio Armani to set out his vision of the living space: an intimate and very special place, at one and the same time both comfortable and sophisticated." The collection ranges from furniture to accessories, and from fabrics to ornaments and lighting.
Frank Smythson opened his first shop on 29th September 1887 at 133 New Bond Street. His trade card described his business as 'First class stationery, leather goods and cabinet work' and today still manufactures the same high caliber products with a much more extensive range.
Founded in 1980 by Benedikt Taschen, the publishing house known as TASCHEN has proven to be quite the innovative, sexy, and taboo business it set out to be. Becoming a significant force against mainstream bookstores, TASCHEN helps bring potentially controversial volumes into production. Although prices can start at $10 for a simple small art book, it's the Limited Edition pieces that capture our attention. From the $1500 Helmut Newton Retrospective, to the much anticipated $6000 Peter Beard Series, each TASCHEN book brings a piece of culture and glamour to coffee tables all around.
Creating beautiful yet practical artwork has been the goal of Bear Creek Glass since being founded by Joseph Thompson in March 2004. In addition to sinks, Bear Creek Glass' artisans create chandeliers, pendant lights, bowls, and vases inside their studio and gallery in Birmingham, Alabama. "My main focus is creating functional art that can be used and enjoyed. My lavatories and chandeliers have won critical acclaim, have been featured in numerous local and national publications, and are enjoyed in homes and businesses across the country." - Joseph Thompson, Bear Creek Glass
EcoSmart Fire is much more than a flicker of an ingenious idea. It's a compelling reality. EcoSmart Fireplaces are environmentally friendly, vent free, open fireplaces that produce a wonderfully warm dancing flame. Fire offers a complete collection of versatile and hand crafted freestanding pieces of fire furniture. EcoSmart fireplace solutions make having an open flame incredibly easy while at the same time being good for the environment.
A curator of horological timepieces and fine gemology needs a safe place for their treasure. The people at Dottling have mastered the concept of "luxury safe keeping," where they take handcraft literally. Using 24 carat gold leaf in the shades, nuances ranging from white to red gold to antique gold, using the finest calfskin, zebra skin, bird feathers, or ray skin, there is no material that their master saddlers have not yet handled. When the artistic passion of the master locksmith joins forces with specifications and desires of its future owner, a grand masterpiece is created. These imaginative works of art radiate visual opulence with an unmistakable knack for being functional! Starting at $55,000