All Things Design

1. The Ucca Dune Art Museum

by Open Architecture

Ten galleries and a cafe are interlinked beneath the sand. The interconnected, organically-shaped spaces echo those of caves, a masterpiece that weaves itself in and out of sand dunes. Different views of the sea and the sky can be seen changing throughout the day and allow natural light into the museum’s spaces. A place to be visited, revered and learned from.


2. Rush Seat Cushion 

by Japanese Craft

These beautiful seat or floor cushions are handmade in the Shiga prefecture, Japan. Shiga prefecture is a rush-producing district that was famous for farming and making Japanese floor matting. These cushions were made from leftover rush, but now they are very hard to find, and only a few producers are still making them.


3. Michiyuki-Tou LED Paper Lantern

by Rina Ono

Classic, beautiful Japanese paper lantern. Beautifully made with a surprisingly powerful LED light. You will enjoy these lamps for years to come. As it is cordless, you can use it anywhere, for instance, on the table for dinner, as a reading light in the bedroom, or for taking a walk at night.


4. Sage Chair

by Sage

Made from European oak (natural or stained) and hand-woven Danish cord the Sage chair is reminiscent of late evenings basking in warm sunshine. Its woven seat golden and well sized perfect for comfort and insouciant style.


5. Duotone

by Kvadrat Rugs

The power of Duotone lies in its simplicity. Each rug is made using only two colours: one for the weft and the other for the warp. It is the resulting mix of the two that gives each piece its own identity. “This is the most simple flat woven basket construction; the archetype of weaving,” says Hella Jongerius. Hand weaved from 100% New Zealand wool and available in 14 colourways at Simon at Simon James Concept Store.


6. Clerici Outdoor Collection

by Mattiazzi

Clerici, Konstantin Grcic’s new collection for Mattiazzi, radiates devout serenity. The range includes seating variants such as a classical bench, armchair, two-seater and coffee table. The main concept and beauty of the Clerici range lie in the grand simplicity of the design. Perfect furniture for outdoor lounging and dining.


7. Light Light

by Established & Sons

An artistic floor lamp with poetic flair coming out of the traditional Japanese washi paper crowning it. Established & Sons collection are renown for their imaginative products with style and personality and Light Light is no exception. This product can be purchased through Simon James Concept Store.


8. Wooden Bathmat

by Iris Hantverk

This light and stylish bathroom mat in oiled birch is the perfect contribution to pull together your bathrooms. Simple and natural this bathmat is the item you didn’t know you needed. The rib chamfer prevents water from accumulating on the surface of the mat, keeping it clean and fresh.


9. Cabin Chair

by Simon James

An ideal retreat in a busy workplace or open plan office space. The Cabin Chair offers a feeling of seclusion and therefore is perfect for needing to work alone or wanting to create a semi-private working space between two people. It is available in a wide range
of fabric.


10. Parallel Shelving System

by Terrence Woodgate

Give your home or office the gift of these endlessly cool shelves in 2019. Coming in a set of two you can choose to set them together creating a striking industrial chic look or you can set them up separately to pull the space together with their duality. Easy to put together they are made up of two components; the uprights and the shelves.


Words: Mya Cole