April 2011 – Red Candy Blog

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Thursday 28th April 2011

Red Arrivals – Forever 21

Need something new to go slinking in the sun? Here’s a few picks of Red Candy from Forever 21’s new arrivals:    Diamond Knit PonchoAdd some color to your outfit with this diamond knit poncho. Asymmetrical accent seams. V-neckline. Lightweight.   One Shoulder Bandage Dress Wrap yourself up in this stylish bandage dress. One shoulder... Read More

Wednesday 27th April 2011

Inge Jacobsen – Hand-Stitched Magazines

Inge Jacobsen, a student in Fine Art combines hand-made stitching with commercial or mass produced publications to create unique works such as these Vogue Covers.   “I’m currently studying Photography at Kingston University. I did my first year in Fine Art at Kingston before deciding that photography was the direction I wanted to go in.... Read More

Tuesday 26th April 2011

Thomas de Lussac – Romantic Benches

French Industrial designer Thomas de Lussac has launched his collection of designer benches. With models such as ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘You and Me’, the bench invites reconciliation and conviviality. Thomas de Lussac chose contemporary materials such as aluminum and pop colors to reinvent the bench. These benches may be found in French parks this... Read More

Red Brick Sculpture Show by Richard Woods

One of the most important cultural movements that took place in the 1980’s, is an initiative that was created by the late Italian designer Ettore Sottsass and a group of young Milanese architects and designers, who have redefined the way in which we relate to the space we live in. This movement was called Memphis. In... Read More

Thursday 21st April 2011

Loop Chaise Lounge for Casamania by Sophie de Vocht

‘Loop Chaise Lounge’ was born from dutch designer sophie de vocht‘s interest in the ‘tufting’ technique, typically used for making carpets, is characterized by a high number of tufts of yarn inserted through needles on a fabric base. Designed for Italian furniture company Casamania, the chair features a metal structure in which ‘over-sized yarn’ is woven through... Read More

Red Lounger – The Oru Armchair by Ramón Esteve

Inspired by the art of origami comes the Oru Armchair, the new creation from Joquer designed by Ramón Esteve. The chair gives the impression of having been folded in a patterned paper to create this stylish and original form. According to Eastern philosophy, origami brings calm and patience to those who practice the art, something which... Read More

Wednesday 20th April 2011

New Red Fashion from Debenhams

Amongst the new arrivals for Summer at Debenhams, we picked a few of our favourite red dresses, just for you :)   Red Strawberry Halter NeckThis red strawberry halter neck dress from Red Herring is a gorgeous design for warmer weather with the halter neck and lightweight material. The lightly pleated skirt with net lining... Read More

Tuesday 19th April 2011

Campana Brothers for Venini

Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana exhibited their new standing lamps called ‘Fragments’ alongside their earlier blown glass sculptures and a large installation piece at the Venini ninetieth anniversary show during Milan Design Week. The free-standing ‘Frammenti Rossi’ lamps are part of Venini’s new Artlight Collection.  Each a collage of glass pieces in primarily red, clear, and white,... Read More

Monday 18th April 2011

DONA – The Red Robot Pan-handler!

South Korean designer, Min Su Kim, has created a robot beggar named DONA.This little Red Robot, DONA («donation motivating») uses it’s cute, and characterful nature to attract attention and interact with potential donors. This use of technology combined with the wow factor and interaction suggests a much higher response to the donating process and eradicates... Read More

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Tell us what you really like about Red Candy (limericks & poems get bonus points!), and the winner will receive one of our best-selling Mosh photo frames! To enter, please visit our Facebook Page (you may need to click ‘Like’ to view the competition.) Good luck!... Read More

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