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Archive for May, 2014
Posted by Sapphire Spaces on May 31st 2014 in Media
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Objects of Desire
Sapphire Living Space is fast becoming the South West's go-to for the best in classic designs from the 20th century and beyond. This month we salivate superlatively over the 1963 Shell Chair by Hans J. Wegner
Hans. J Wegner was born in 1914 in Tønder. At the age of 17 he was apprenticed to a carpenter and it was at this time that developed his first design. At the age of 20 he moved to Copenhagen to study at the institution now known...
Posted by Sapphire Spaces on May 22nd 2014 in General
Sapphire Living Space joins the Cosentino Elite Showroom programme.
We were delighted to be informed that Sapphire Living Space is now listed in the Consentino Elite Showroom programme which recognises studios dedicated to excellent quality and beautiful craftsmanship. ??The Elite Showroom status means we are now one of a small number of businesses authorised to supply Dekton, Cosentino’s pioneering new resin-free product that combines different raw materials to create strong, ultra compact, attractive work surface solutions.
Cosentino is a company that prides itself on innovation and development and Dekton does not disappoint. It has taken more than five years...
Posted by Sapphire Spaces on May 21st 2014 in General
William Morris famously observed that you should ‘have nothing in your houses which you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful’ and When Objects Work was founded on that principle.
The Belgian based company was started by Beatrice de Lafontaine who would, in her past life, add the finishing interior touches to brand new buildings. Realising the limitations of the objects available and their impracticality, Lafontaine responded by doing what any self-respecting creative would do, and set up her own company.
Lafontaine has commissioned pieces by many renowned designers and architects from around the world...
Posted by Sapphire Spaces on May 7th 2014 in General
We’re thrilled to be now stocking appliances by both Sub-Zero and Wolf – not only do they manufacture premium appliances worldwide, their brands are known for state of art kitchen technology, without compromising on style or luxury.
One of their innovations with their Sub-Zero appliances is a unique ‘air purification’ system which helps food preservation – initially developed for NASA - meaning quite simply that your food lasts longer.
The brand is well known with professional chefs but is also getting a name for itself with leading designers and celebrities including Wayne Hemingway MBE, Kelly Hoppen...