Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From LEGO’s new Fiat 500F and baskets made from PVC pipes to 315 new Pantone colours, here are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.

1. LEGO Fiat 500F

LEGO has released a build-your-own Fiat 500F, complete with 960 pieces. Featuring a folding easel, a luggage rack with a suitcase, replica interiors, and an engine, this fun set retails at R1 399 and is available locally through LEGO.

Images via designboom.com

2. Pantone’s New Colours

Colour specialist Pantone has released 315 brand-new colours in an extensive range of shades and tones. Representing colours from all sections of the vast spectrum, these swatches embody the present and forecasted trends of the future.

Images via dezeen.com

3. Mo’s Crib Baskets Now Available at Builders

Mo’s Crib, previously featured here, creates storage baskets out of discarded PVC piping from landfills and construction sites. The pipes are collected, turned into strips and weaved into baskets that can be used to store firewood, laundry, bedding or plants, in an earth-friendly and sustainable way. The baskets retail from R625 and the planters from R485. 

Images courtesy of moscrib.co.za

4. Mami Wata X Moncler Collab

Local surf brand Mami Wata has collaborated with international brand Moncler on a collection of shorts, tees, sweats and caps. The collection will be sold in 200 Moncler stores globally, as well as in some of the world’s top department stores and boutiques.

Images courtesy of Mami Wata

5. HAUS’s Metropolitan Art Collection

Homeware brand HAUS, which forms part of Hertex, has introduced a new range of framed wall art entitled Metropolitan Art. Consisting of 16 striking prints divided into four sets, Metropolitan Art is available at selected HAUS stores countrywide or online at hertexhaus.co.za.

Images courtesy of HAUS