Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From a clever installation for fashion house Bottega Veneta to designer Mario Tsai’s piggy bank-inspired side tables, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week. 

1. Fran Silvestre Architects’ Aluminum House

“This striking architectural home in Madrid, designed by architect Fran Silvestre, forms the backdrop for his award-winning BLAU outdoor furniture collection for GANDIABLASCO,” says Online Editor Lindi Brownell Meiring. “The collection is for him, ‘a search for innovative tradition’”.

Image credit: gandiablasco.com

2. Mario Tsai’s Side Table

“The ‘pig’ by Chinese designer Mario Tsai serves as both a side table and storage unit,” says Managing Editor Samantha Charles. “The design is made from aluminium and is available in various colours.”

Image credit: designboom.com


“I’m crushing on the gelati lollipops featured on bracelets, brooches and rings from Bvlgari’s new Gelati jewels collection,” says Features Editor Amelia Brown. “The little charms are set with precious gems mother of pearl, malachite and black onyx, and are part of the fun, mix-and-match eight-piece BVLGARI BVLGARI collection that include single earrings, bangles and a unique spinning ring.”

Image credit: bulgari.com

4. Cards From Ink & Bash

“Local studio Ink & Bash creates beautifully illustrated cards, perfect for celebrating a range of happy occasions,” says Copy Editor Kay-Ann van Rooyen. “The cards are available to purchase via inkandbash.co.za.”

Image credit: inkandbash.co.za

5. Clever Installation for Bottega Veneta 

“Bottega Veneta launched its six new Parco Palladiano fragrances in a lush labyrinth adorned with exquisite mirrored columns,” says Content Producer Mary Garner. “The installation was set in the Centenarian Woods of the Palladian Garden of the Atelier in Montebello Vicentino.”