17 Mar

RH Model Living Room

This room from Restoration hardware has the perfect balance between 18th Century tones and Modern Reclaimed styling. The framed cabinet has an elegant reclaimed quality through its use of exposed hinges and embellished moulding. It helps set the overall tone of the room. The coffee table is the most modern “industrial chic” piece in...
15 Mar

Coelux Light, bringing the sun underground

CoeLux is an LED panel that mimics precisely the “feel” of the sun and the sky. One of the most the interesting parts about  The CoeLux is how it achieves this. The CoeLux compresses the effect of 10km worth of oxygen, nitrogen, and argon into a 1cm solid panel. Artificial sunlight is then projected...
11 Mar

Kids Teepee

  Here at Market Maison design studio, we tend to break things down into three main categories: Design, Quality and Value. We believe that any product can be evaluated on these three core values whether it’s a chair , a mug or a children’s teepee fort. We recently came across the “Kids Teepee” by Turtleplay and we couldn’t...
10 Mar

Imbue – Tea infusing Mug

The Imbue loose leaf tea brewing mug is made of borosilicate glass one of the most resistant glasses to thermal shock; while the lid is made from sustainable bamboo. The Imbue design uses a magnetic top to cleverly attach the tea strainer to the inside of the lid. After attaching simply flip the unit upside down...
09 Mar

Improving Usability Salt & Peper Mill

Redesigning an everyday object is tricky, more often than not we assume well-established designs are as good as its going to get. We believe Nicolas Brouillac is a talent designer, because of his ability to look at everyday objects and be able to see the flaws. The salt and pepper mill is battery operated...
08 Mar

Chair Design

A chair serves the two purposes of décor and utility. It’s the focal point of your room that occupies an important amount of space while serving an important purpose. Design and duty are interdependent forces, which when executed well, determine the quality of a chair. Make your chair work overtime so you don’t have...
03 Mar

Repos chair

A chair should be reliable, efficient and comfortable.  Whether it is for long hours at the office or extensive Netflix binges, a chair should always be there for you, your comfort and your solace. Herman Miller and Dieter Rams are notorious for harmonizing form with functionality. The same philosophy of championing construction without compromising...
01 Mar

Five Well Designed Garden (Outdoor) Furniture

Interior design is usually the main focus of homemakers while the backyard takes a back seat. Here are our top 5 well-designed furniture options to turn you backyard into your personal space. Wood Potting Bench   Perfect for those with a green thumb, this is surely not your grandmothers potting bench. With a charming...
24 Feb

Kickstarter Nomad Chair Review

Rethinking the Original Roorkhee chair is a new and challenging task. Designed by British Army Engineers in Roorkhee, India during the late 1900s, the chair holds history without evolving greatly since. The value of design is determined by fusing style with authenticity so we look for products and designers that suit both these standards....