Cobalt Designs – Contemporary Decorative Metalworking

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture

Hammered copper light pendants from India based design firm Cobalt Designs. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

One of the shining stars of Ambiente Talents’ Loft was the young designer Valay Gada -who deftly translates centuries old traditions into fresh, contemporary interpretations that pay homage to Nature’s organic shapes and structures. Armed with degrees in Fashion and Accessory Design, and English Literature coupled with his strong interest in art, Valay launched Cobalt Designs in 2012. His unique and artful approach … Read More

Where Design Meets Art: My Fave Tabletop Talents at Ambiente 2015

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture

Tadeas Podracky Pineapple Glass Jars. Ambiente 2015 Tabletop Talents | The Decorating Diva, LLC

From my first visit to the Talents section in August of 2012 for Messe Frankfurt’s Tendence fair as well as my subsequent visits to the Ambiente and Interior Lifestyle Tokyo design fairs in 2013, I’ve been captivated by the quality and depth of artistry and design skills showcased in the Messe Frankfurt Talents program. This year was no different. Below I share … Read More