i first came across the wonderful world of hannah plumb and james russell aka james plumb in the equally wonderful world of interiors july issue. their assemblages, luminaries and interiors are lovingly reworked from salvaged elements creating a time-worn and modern elegance like no other.
as part of the upcoming london design festival, a 9 day celebration of design talent running from the 18-26 september, james plumb are showcasing their unique talent at 3 separate and very special events. one of these has taken my interest in particular. THE ONE ROOM HOTEL, a unique and intimate installation that by day will act as an exhibition space for new and debuted pieces by james plumb and by night will transform into a stand alone suite complete with an equipped library and a selection from james plumb own film archive. all bespoke designs will be available to buy. art and cutting edge.
“We wanted to take our installations a step further and allow others to inhabit them rather than just pass through, to have the experience for themselves.” you – the public are invited to make your case to stay at THE ONE ROOM HOTEL . with just over 24 hours and only 100 words to make your case – better get to it..apply here hostem
the couple launched their furniture, sculpture and interiors consultancy at this year’s Milan furniture fair whereby they worked, lived and slept in their first international installation entitled “from this day forward” curated by diana marrone. the milan furniture fair takes place in april of every year and is an absolute must see for any design enthusiast. blow your mind design.
the two works above entitled “for richer for poorer” and “to have and to hold” from the concrete stitches series are both rich and frugal. broken and abandoned furniture was made functional again by casting concrete in, on and around the pieces. just sit.