From a local building in the running for an international award and erasers that reveal Mount Fuji to a Scandi-inspired speaker lantern and willowlamp’s latest pendant chandelier, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.
1. Nominate 78 Corlett for an Archdaily Award
78 Corlett in Johannesburg has been nominated as a candidate for international website Archdaily’s Building of the Year Award 2020. Designed and built by Daffonchio & Associates Architects, the office space features an impressive exterior that highlights linear design and plays with light.
You can nominate 78 on Corlett here.
Image credit: Adam Letch, courtesy of Daffonchio & Associates Architects
2. willowlamp’s Secret Love Clover
Creative Director and willowlamp founder Adam Hoets’ latest creation is a pendant lamp that pays tribute to the lucky four-leaf clover. The pendant is available in a variety of colours and finishes, including silver, smoke, copper, brass, rust, black, white and red.
Images courtesy of willowlamp
3. Mount Fuji Eraser
Japanese brand PLUS Stationery has created adorable erasers that reveal the snow-capped peaks of Mount Fuji as you use them, shaping the heads of the mountains as you correct mistakes.
Images via mymodernmet.com
4. Mooni Speaker Lantern
Using Scandi design principles, this Mooni lantern creates both a visual and auditory ambience when entertaining or relaxing at home. The state-of-the-art bluetooth speaker offers impeccable sound quality, while the soft lantern provides a variety of lighting colour choices to suit your setting. Available locally at Eurolux.
Images courtesy of Eurolux
5. Mungo’s Kids of Kurland Kikoi
Local textile brand Mungo is donating all the proceeds from the sale of this cotton kikoi, designed by school-goer Alwynia Simon, to fund the employment of a new teacher at Crags Primary School. The kikoi retails at R375 and is available online and in store.
Images courtesy of Mungo