The Big Apple loves Marni, and the feeling is definitely mutual. The label has opened a second boutique there, not far from Madison Avenue. Installed in a former art gallery, the store has the ambiance of a loft.
What's the greenest company you can think of, from a design standpoint? Odds are, Time Magazine's list of the Green Design 100 has it covered. The list looks at innovative new companies, well established firms going green, and everything in between.
The collaboration has been a short one; named director of design for ladies’ off-the-peg fashion at Sonia Rykiel at the end of 2007, Gabrielle Greiss is leaving the company. A mutual decision, the designer will be moving on after the catwalk for winter 2009.
Employees of the PPR group rallied together for the first time to protest a restructuration plan, an “historic” action according to the unions whereas the management of Fnac and Conforama picked up on the low number of strikers.
Martin Margiela has taken advantage of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, from 22-27 April, to present his interior design ideas. Maison Martin Margiela has also confirmed its desire to become a lifestyle brand.
After innovative collaborations with Damien Hirst and Shepard Fairy, Levi’s has announced a new creative partnership; a new project conceptualized by the New York based graphic design company “Sagmeister”.
Not so long ago eco-packaging was only a minor genre in the design world, or worse an uncreative area where only talking of recycling had currency. Hopefully no more after the exposition ‘Eco’Pack Attitude’ by the Designpack gallery in Paris.
German luxury fashion designer Jil Sander is teaming up with Japan's no-frills clothing retailer Uniqlo. Sander -- best known for her minimalist creations for executive women -- said she will now oversee men's and women's apparel at Uniqlo.
Here is a list of the world's 20 richest people, their wealth, businesses or interests, and countries, according to Forbes magazine's 2009 list:1. Bill Gates, 40 billion dollars. Microsoft, United States.2.
Art dealers and the very rich snapped up 100 million euros in Art Deco treasures, paintings and antiques from Yves Saint Laurent's stunning collection Tuesday, defying the credit crunch to smash art world records for a second day running.
When Ferdinand Claus and Georges Schweder opened a soap factory in Portugal in 1887, they couldn't have dreamed their products would today be used by stars like Oprah Winfrey, Nicolas Cage and Kate Moss.