PIERRE FREY DRAWING COMPETITION

We are now either in MECQ or GCQ which is a big step. Yet, there is still no school and children cannot go out. Elements invites your children/grandchildren to join this competition. This drawing competition is intended for the  children of Pierre Frey customers and friends , all around the world. The 25 winners will see their drawing enter the collection in autumn 2021. Each winning drawing will be readapted by the Studio and then produced in wallpaper.  This competition organized by La Maison Pierre Frey is a charitable action. It will... Read The Rest →

PERENNIALS

It’s Mid-May, where has all of the time gone?  Despite the showroom being closed, Elements has been busy. First off, Elements would like to thank all those who replied to our survey, your feedback is invaluable and will guide us on our path to re-open more relevant, responsive and effective. At the beginning of April we were approached by Terry S.A., exclusive distributor of Havaianas in the Philippines and owner of CommonThread and Aura Athletica, to collaborate in making reusable masks. I gathered fabric (100% cotton, cotton/poly, solution dyed acrylic)... Read The Rest →

This week good news!

Elements has started to ship again from Europe and the USA. With the lockdown, all of our pending orders have been waiting for the day we could begin shipping again. This involved the mills, the warehouse of the manufacturer, the forwarders, just to mention the European and American side; and then we needed to find air cargo space to get the goods to the Philippines when most airlines are operating at only 3 – 4% of their pre-covid capacity. While we have no idea when shipping will become “normal” again,... Read The Rest →

ELITIS

As we begin preparing for May 18th when we will open our showroom again, we are filled with excitement, anxiety and commitment. The showroom will have been closed for over 9 weeks: no fresh air, no air-conditioning, no human activity. We will need to open windows, turn on airconditioning units and water taps, and clean out the showroom – all with only 50% of the staff. We will do this and we will come out of this even better, with a little time. When we think about the “new normal”,... Read The Rest →

LORENZO CASTILLO

Continuing from Newsletter: Issue 16, We now feature the Lorenzo Castillo collection of textiles and wall coverings from Gaston y Daniela. Lorenzo hails from Madrid and started out as an antiquarian before becoming the revered, international interior designer. His passion for color, texture, drama and history can be seen in his collection(s) for Gaston y Daniela. Within his interior design projects, there is a beautiful harmony of elements from the 16th and 17th century up to modern textures and materials. He is inspired by the past and creates interiors for today. ... Read The Rest →

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