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40 Winks makes Brilliant Britain’s list!
February 1, 2013, 1:03 pm
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40 Winks makes Brilliant Britain’s list!

More praise for 40 Winks comes rolling in! Check out Mulberry’s Brilliant Britain, under hospitality to see a feature on your favourite boutique hotel!

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Chair of the Day – Nest Chair by Charles Brill
July 6, 2009, 8:31 pm
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The “NEST CHAIR” designed by Charles Brill won the 2006 Wilsonart Laminate Chip Chair Competition. This chair is constructed mainly of Laminated Wilsonart Strips and is available by special order. I wouldn’t buy but I like the idea of it… what do you think?Chair-nest



Chair of the Day – Fjord chair by my Favorite Patricia Urquiola

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Chair of the Day – Moor Chair for Driade by Philippe Stark

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Chair of the Day – Bocci 25.0 by Omer Arbel for Bocci Canada

bocci 25.0 by omer arbelOmer Arbel was born in Jerusalem but grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia and trained under the architects Enric Miralles (Barcelona) and John and Patricia Patkau (Vancouver). I am a fan of his interiors work as well so check out his website.



Chair of the Day – Sweet 27 by Paola Navone for Gervasoni

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Chair of the Day – Kadrega by Huub Ubbens for Montina

huub ubbens chairHuub Ubbens is a wonderfully talented designer, a LOVELY person and a great teacher. I had the privilege to study under him at Scuola Politecnica di Design during my masters program and learned a great deal about furniture design. This chair, Kadrega, is one of the many great designs by Ubbens. Ubbens has worked with many world famous designers such as Michele de Lucchi. IM A FAN! 🙂



Blow Away Vase by Front

The creative women of Front designed this version of a Royal Delft vase to appear as though it was exposed to a gust of wind. The Blow Away vase is available from Moooi.blowawayvase by front



Chair of the Day – Antibodi Chair by my fav Patricia Urquiola

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Win a 2 night’s stay at 40 Winks!
May 8, 2009, 2:45 pm
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Schedule a free design consultation today and you will be entered to win a weekend getaway at 40 WiNKS! Email us at info@alacarter.com 40winks banner



Chair of the Day – Crinoline Outdoor Collection by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia

B&B Italia’s Crinoline outdoor collection designed by one of my all time favorite designers – Patricia Urquiola.bb-italia-outdoor-furniture-crinoline-1



Chair (bench) of the Day – The Hive by Arktura

The Hive can be utilized as a bench or a table – I love the algorithmic pattern in it!

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It’s available in a striking blue, orange (shown), black and white.



Chair of the Day – The Stomach Chair by Bannavis Andrew Sribyatta for PIE

Made out of bamboo with non toxic finish and adhesive (so its GREEN!)

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Chair of the Day – Tsubomi by Leif designpark Tokyo

Tsubomi inspired by the  image of a bright future, like that of a flower bud about to blossom.

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Chair of the Day – The Cabbage Chair by Nendo Japan

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Chair of the Day – Canape by Lila Jang

Gives new meaning to corner sofa 🙂 I love it!

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Me and Marc Newson last night at the Phillips de Pury party

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Last night at Phillips de Pury

We had a great time last night at the Phillips de Pury party! I met the fabulous Marc Newson (previous posts on Marc) – pictures of me and marc coming soon 🙂 I also really enjoyed all the fabulous historic pieces up for auction on April 30th.  Here are some of my favorites:

And the star of the show – also the most expensive – Marc Newson’s Lockheed Lounge

‘Lockheed Lounge’ by Marc Newson 1988 for Pod, Australia £500,000-700,000

‘Lockheed Lounge’ by Marc Newson 1988 for Pod, Australia £500,000-700,000



Chair of the day – Showtime collection by Jamie Haydon

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Chair of the Day -The Dancing Chair by Constance Guisset

The Dancing chair by Constance Guisset was shown and the Paris and Milan Furniture Fair 2009

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