Each week, our editors bring you a round-up of selected products, events, exhibitions, and anything else of interest to the design lover.
Calm and Rested
There’re few things as calming to your senses as a lusciously scented candle – especially when knowing that they were created ethically and sustainably. Costa Brazil, the chic clean beauty brand by former Calvin Klein creative director Francisco Costa, just launched in Hong Kong with a plethora of products created from all-natural ingredients of the Amazon rainforest, including the Jungle Scented Candle blended with sacred breu resin with notes of earthy cypress root and Brazilian vetiver.
Find out more at net-a-porter.com
Take a Seat
Streetwear label CLOT founded by Kevin Poon and Edison Chen forays into the home goods sphere with their new fibreglass chair created with LA-based home goods maker Modernica. Adorned in CLOT’s beloved Silk Royale print inspired by traditional Chinese silk, the vivid blue-hued piece features an embedded fibreglass shell and a chrome Eiffel base.
Find out more at juicestore.com
Famed for its timeless aesthetic approach, Denmark-based design house Frama explores the beauty of imperfection with its new concept store and cafe in Beirut, Lebanon: The Slow. Dominated by a muted colour palette and tactile natural materials, it’s a soothing space that invites visitors to stay and wander. Feel free to enjoy a good conversation, some relaxing retail therapy and a sip or two of coffee in this contemporary retreat.
Find out more at framacph.com
On the Water
Italian craftsmanship, cutting-edge technology and ultra-luxe aesthetic – these are all factors that contributed to the victory of iconic Italian shipyard Benetti’s innovative super yacht Spectre at the 2019 Asia Boating Awards in the Best Custom-Built Yacht category. Exteriors are by Giorgio M Cassetta, with naval architecture by Mulder Design and plush interiors by Benetti’s interior style department.
Find out more at benettiyachts.it