THE W* HOUSE

We thought it only fair to throw open the doors to the W* House and share with you how we’d fit out our dream digs. From consoles to cupboards, beds to bookcases, the W* House features our favourite pieces of design from across the globe, room by room. When it comes to sharing our finds, we wanted to keep things simple, letting you furnish your house with the click of a mouse, the Wallpaper* way. 

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Mary’s vase

Kokili Projects
$160.00

A debut design from Kokili Projects, the 'Mary' is a wall hung vase that evokes the simple power of an empty frame. A single stem can be slotted into a slim, transparent vase at the base, filling the circular wooden enclosure as it blooms. Made from solid hardwood, the conteamporary vase highlights the natural beauty of the flora placed inside.

www.kokiliprojects.com

‘SalePepe’ salt and pepper mill set

Georges Mohasseb / House of Today
£484

Georges Mohasseb’s ‘SalePepe’ salt and pepper set offers a dash of flavour to both dishes and table settings. Commissioned for The Shop — an offering of home and office products selected by House of Today, WallpaperSTORE* and guest curator Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte — the set forms parts of a collection that showcases the best of Lebanese design and is exclusive to WallpaperSTORE*. Marked by an insert of ebony and mother of pearl, the oak and brass ‘SalePepe’ is inspired by the mechanisms of a tap, with its upper components installed to control the ‘flow’ of either salt or pepper.

Available from WallpaperSTORE*

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Carafe

Royal Tichelaar Makkum / Hella Jongerius
£124

The first porcelain produced by Royal Tichelaar Makkum, Hella Jongerius’ B-Set is realised by firing each piece at a too high temperature. The result is a collection of slightly imperfect and thoroughly unique pieces of tableware, including this green carafe. With a highly-polished surface and smooth, clean lines, it's sure to liven any formal or informal table setting.

Available from WallpaperSTORE*

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‘The Gin Trolley’

Jonathan Green / Quench
£6,870

A gin trolley is a statement piece that needs to be highly refined. Designer Jonathan Green, in collaboration with Quench, has created an iteration that incorporates both natural and modern materials for a sophisticated finish that exudes luxury. The trolley is divided into sections to reduce clutter when filled while other nifty features include a ventilated cabinet, a mini-fridge, a recessed walnut garnish board and a polished stainless steel drip tray.

www.quenchhomebars.com

‘Omorogun’ turning stick

The Àga Concept
£27

The 'Omorogun' turning stick from The Àga Concept neatly sums up the Nigerian brand's aesthetic: functional, raw and contemporary. The turning stick, which is traditionally used in African kitchens to stir starchy food, is at once mindful of cultural heritage and modern. Graduating from thick to thin, the wooden stick is crafted from locally sourced wood that has been sanded and smoothed to form rounded edges and a faintly buffed surface, and its tip is marked by a splash of non-toxic yellow paint.

Available from WallpaperSTORE*

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‘Paralleli’ rugs

Dimorestudio / Golran
£13,400

Dimorestudio's ‘Paralleli’ rugs rug collection for the Milan-based brand Golran presents a vibrant amalgamation of different eras and materials. A nod to Persian and Indian aesthetics appears in the form of traditional patterns, which sit alongside Baroque-inspired allusions of embroidery, edgings, frames and ornamental motifs. The wool and silk rug is completed with shapes and lines that reference minimalism and American post-pictorial abstractionism, all bound together with metallic inserts in the weave and tones of emerald, fuchsia and mustard.

Available from WallpaperSTORE*

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'Geode' container

N°30
£72

Soft, smooth and subtle, N°30’s yellow ‘Geode’ is unique and versatile. It is a member of a family of geometric containers. Crafted from zinc and polished to create its luxurious texture, this container is ideally used to store bits and bobs.

Available from WallpaperSTORE*

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'Mirror Mobiles'

Elkeland Studio
From DKK 1,150

Danish studio Elkeland have released a new range of geometric mirror mobiles. Suspended on wax-treated flack string, the slim shapes (including half-moons, ovals, and gradated triangles) are made from double-sided plexi mirror and brass sticks. Catching light as they gently twist, the mobiles throw subtle plays of light against surrounding walls, floors and ceilings.

www.elkeland.dk

‘Offcut Lozenge’

Simon Hasan
£45

Inspired by the irregular shaped leather cuts that are leftover when a hide has been used for larger items, Simon Hasan's 'Offcut' collection presents a series of valets for small items. Crafted in Shoreditch, London, the 'Offcut Lozenge' is an ideal desk companion and is suitable for holding coins, keys and phones. The use of unfinished pressed vegetable leather ensures that this piece will develop a patina over time and bear the unique wear patterns of its user.

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‘Pin’ hook rail

Marc Venot / Schönbuch
Price on request

French designer Marc Venot establishes this sophisticated minimalist rail for his first collaboration with German furniture brand Schönbuch. Taking inspiration from the image of ‘swallows waiting on electric cable’, ‘Pin’ is formed in dark wood and brass for a luxurious addition to the hallway. The multifaceted form is also moveable tilting forwards and backwards depending on weight for an abstract take on the domestic piece.

www.schoenbuch.com

‘Gravity’ and ‘Float’ mirrors

Samuel Wilkinson / ex.t
From €603.28

Presented at the Maison et Objet, the ‘Gravity’ (left) and ‘Float’ (right) mirrors are the result of an inaugural collaboration between Tuscan bathroom specialists Ex.t and English designer Samuel Wilkinson. As their names suggest, the mirrors are inspired by movements and forces in space. For ‘Float’, a moon-like opal-glass sphere hovers above a suspended, semi-circular marble shelf. ‘Gravity’, on the other hand, comprises a large, oval mirror playfully appended by a circular magnifying mirror, that can be detached or placed anywhere around the edge as desired.

www.ex-t.com

'Isa' boulder

Isabelle de Borchgrave / Serax
£24

Isabelle de Borchgrave has made an impact in the world of fashion and design. For the Belgian artist's collaboration with Serax, she is turning her fantasy and imagination into art that is accessible to all. ‘Milieux de vos tables’, her hand-painted paper collection was inspired by Tunisian and Coptic ceramics. This large blue boulder, made of papier-mâché, would be a tasteful addition for the mantelpiece.

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‘Reflection of a gesture’ mirror

Beza Projekt
From €320

Avant-garde design studio Beza Projekt has created a new series of artistic mirrors that question the assumption that a mirror should be unhindered, clear and perfectly reflective. The mirrored area is drawn directly onto a transparent glass surface in bold, reflective swirls while the sculptural, asymmetric wooden frames, furthers the idea of a mirror as art installation. The innovative piece shows the Warsaw-based firm encouraging functionality to take a rare back seat.

www.bezaprojekt.pl

Brewer stand

Kinto
£170

Kinto's brewer stand is for those who appreciate slow coffee. The set of stand, filter, brewer, server, holder, and cups is reminiscent of laboratory paraphernalia with a stain resistant wooden base sitting atop an adjustable brass mechanism, which allows users to brew coffee directly into a mug or server.

Available from WallpaperSTORE*

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'Inox Concrete' faucets

Ritmonio
From €371

The 'Inox Concrete' taps are the newest addition to the Diametro35 collection, from Italian factory and bathroom accessories firm Ritmonio, in partnership with its in-house DesignLAB. Forerunners of using concrete in sanitary ware, Ritmonio has paired ergonomic concrete handles with slim, stainless steel faucets, creating a refined, yet urban statement.

www.ritmonio.it

Vases

Aldo Bakker / Swarovski
£1,595

Dutch designer Aldo Bakker captures the purity of Swarovski crystal in the three piece 'Crystal Vase' collection. A striking combination of clarity and brilliance is shown in the abstract design that merges the fine material with a hint of warm Italian marble. Show off your favourite blooms in a vase that is the perfect twist to the traditional vase.

Available at WallpaperSTORE*

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'Tigela' bowls

Anna by RabLabs
£639

Historically prized for their magical and aesthetic properties, bowls carved from semi-precious stone have been treasured for centuries. These 'Tigela' bowls by Anna by RabLabs take on an added layer of exclusivity being handcrafted by artisans with extensive knowledge in the art of stone carving.

Available from the WallpaperSTORE*

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'Superbowl' bowl

N°30
£145

Taking its name from the geometric shape superellipse, the ‘Superbowl’ can be used to hold a multitude of little objects. Part of Taiwanese brand N°30’s collection, the bamboo base contrasts with it zinc body that has been plated and hand-polished twice to create a mirror-like effect.

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'Cil M-1' coffee pot

Sargadelos
£52

The Cil coffee pot’s classic cylindrical design is given a delightful lift by the sweeping flourish of a blue brushstroke. The artistic addition accentuates the whimsical curves of the model that is produced in Galicia by Spanish porcelain brand Sargadelos, a company known for its passionate promotion of local motifs, forms and colours.

Available from WallpaperSTORE*

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'Outline Dogward' rug

André Fu / Tai Ping
Price on request

Hong Kong-based interior designer André Fu designed this urban-toned rug for Tai Ping’s new collection, 'Edition 2' – a geometric colour-fest featuring rugs by six rising international designers. Fu’s 'aerial view' design plays on the concept of tracing contours of furniture. The result is a whimsical yet minimalist rug on which you can place your own furniture.

www.houseoftaiping.com

Double-ended magazine bookend

Folmer Christensen / Folle
£45

This award-winning, satin-polished stainless steel bookend was designed by Folmer Christensen. Featuring the flawless curves and simplicity of Scandinavian design, it is manufactured in Denmark by Folle’s skilled craftsmen. Conceived specifically for magazines, the tall, double-ended piece will hold your favourite issues of Wallpaper* in style.

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'Neckline' vase

Ghaith & Jad / House of Today
£293

Presenting flora in an abstract fashion is this vase by Ghaith & Jad. 'Neckline' highlights the detachment of flowers from their natural context by displaying singular stems from the centre of a mute and vast disc. Constructed from stainless steel anchored by a stone stand, which props up the stem, the design duo's creation unites the structure of metal and stone with the fluidity of nature. Exclusively available through WallpaperSTORE*, the white vase was commissioned for The Shop, a pop-up offering of home and office products in Beirut selected by House of Today, WallpaperSTORE* and guest curator Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte.

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'Bombetta' dispensers

Kanz Architetti / Hands On Design
£64

Made from fine Arita porcelain, the 'Bombetta' tableware set by Kanz Architetti for Hands On Design includes soy sauce, oil, salt and pepper dispensers. The pieces are manufactured by Japanese porcelain expert Risogama, who used digital technologies to bring the traditional material into the 21st century. The simple aesthetic used by the Venetian designers allow the pieces to be visually stimilating separately, or as a playfully synchronised set.

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'Highlight' collection

Studio Peascod
From £1,650

Emma Peascod has been a leading exponent of verre églomisé – the decorative technique of applying gold leaf, paper and pigments to the back of glass and mirrors – since founding her London-based studio in 2011. Her work can be seen in numerous private interiors and, more easily, over the reception desk of Skye Gyngell’s much-lauded london restaurant, Spring, but her new range of lighting and furniture is the first she has released under her own name. The Highlight collection includes two lamps, two mirrors and a side table in striking deco-inspired shapes. Each piece is handmade, with a lead time of around eight to ten weeks, and can be ordered in one of four different églomisé effects and three metal finishes. We think it’s a dazzling reflection of her talent.

Photography: Pelle Crepin. As originally featured in the November 2016 issue of Wallpaper* (W*212)

www.studiopeascod.com

'Perho' mirror collection

Katriina Nuutinen
From €250

Launched as part of the 'Yhes' exhibition at Lokal Gallery in Helsinki, these charming mirrors take their cues from the wings of a bird for the slender shapes. Realised by Finnish designer Katriina Nuutinen, the two-part mirror discreetly hinges in the middle, allowing the smaller panel to be readjusted for a more desirable angle. The 'Perho' mirror comes in two sizes and five different hues for an ornamental yet natural addition to the bathroom.

www.katriinanuutinen.fi

'Yemen' vase

Ettore Sottsass / Venini
£1.560

This 1998 geometric vase by Ettore Sottsass for Venini possesses all the defining features of the Italian designer's aesthetics. Made up of three separate blown Murano glass pieces in green, black and red, 'Yemen' is not just monumental and architectural, but rich in symbolism too.

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'Colour Porcelain' platter

Scholten & Baijings / 1616 Arita
£213

Teaming up with 1616 Arita, Scholten & Baijings' 'Colour Porcelain' tableware collection is based on the their research of the Japanese brand's archives. Utilising colours that have been traditionally used by Arita, the Dutch duo have experimented with varying degrees of intensity. In this instance the product holds a soft pastel palette, incorporating a graphic surface for a refined finish.

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'Tama' vase

Nousaku
£99

Made of brass, this golden sphere vase is available in two sizes. The solid piece's refined shape make them ideal for a simple, slanting flower arrangement, ikebana-style. Meticulously made, each item is hand-polished by Nousaku craftsmen in their Takaoka workshop.

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'Juicer 2'

Elinor Portnoy
£350

Elinor Portnoy's 'Juicer 2' is in equal parts a kitchen utensil and a decorative object. Presented as a series of clear and opaque sheets of coloured glass, the tool's peeled back layers are reminiscent of the citrus fruit it is intended to squeeze. A sandblasted base ensures a firm grip, whilst an air bubble at the juicer's core guarantees lightness and ease of control.

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'Credenza Soie' rug

Patricia Urquiola / Cc-tapis
£3,249

Fusing Patricia Urquiola’s contemporary design aesthetic with the art of Le Dictateur founder Federico Pepe, the cc-tapis 'Credenza' collection is an unexpected amalgamation of many ideas. Traditional technique and abstract graphics have been brought together for a modern take on stained-glass. Here applied to the 'Credenza Soie' rug, the patterns are handwoven from Himalayan wool and pure silk. The result is an item that not only furnishes, but enters into a relationship with its surroundings and creates an unforgettable presence.

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