Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From a collaboration between Sebastian Herkner and The Rug Company to a new Louis Vuitton fragrance, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.

1. Eleena Jamil’s Colourful Bamboo Pavilion

“This colourful 4 m x 4 m pavilion in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, designed by architect and designer Eleena Jamil, was made using 7 000 bamboo rings,” says Features Editor Amelia Brown. “It really showcases the versatility and sustainability of bamboo.”

Image credit: Pixelaw, courtesy of Eleena Jamil via designboom.com

2. Pleekō Print Studio’s Canvas Buckets

“Cape Town-based digital printing and design studio Pleekō has launched a range of colourful canvas buckets, perfect for plants or storage,” says Online Editor Lindi Brownell Meiring. “They measure 18 cm x 18 cm and cost R180 each. You can order them via hello@pleeko.co.za.”

Image credit: Pleekō

3. Le Creuset X Disney: Mickey Mouse Collection

“Le Creuset has teamed up with Disney to release a collector’s edition celebrating the iconic Mickey Mouse,” says Copy Editor Kay-Ann van Rooyen. “The range includes a 24 cm Signature Round Casserole, mouse ear-shaped ramekins and a silicone cool tool with a Mickey Mouse imprint. It’s available locally online and at Le Creuset boutiques nationwide.”

Image credit: lecreuset.co.za

4. Louis Vuitton Le Jour Se Lève in Fragrance Leather Case

“The legendary luggage brand, which branched out into fragrances in 2016, has just launched its luxurious new fragrance in South Africa,” says Content Producer Mary Garner. “Le Jour Se Lève is the luminous new scent created by the atelier of Jacques Cavallier Belletrud, Louis Vuitton’s Master Perfumer. Louis Vuitton has also launched fragrance cases, made by artisans using traditional techniques.”

Image credit: Louis Vuitton Malletier

5. Sebastian Herkner for The Rug Company

“German designer Sebastian Herkner has collaborated with The Rug Company on a range of textured rugs,” says Managing Editor Samantha Charles. “The collection includes the Mainland Light and Mainland Dark designs, made of a combination of Tibetan wool and hand-knotted silk. The designs feature four intersecting textures, giving the rugs a 3D effect.”

Image credit: therugcompany.com