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Old and New - The Alessi Corkscrews

With a new Alessi Corkscrew produced every year, this year's 2015 Corkscrew is possibly one of the most creative and fun. The Alessandro M Duomo Di Milano corkscrew has been produced as a limited edition for the world exhibition which took place this year in Milano. The hand decorated Corkscrew in PA and chrome-plated zamak is topped [...]

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The Vitra Belleville Chair & Table Debut – Milan 2015

Designed by the Bouroullec brothers for Vitra, the Belleville chair comes as a practical yet refined plastic chair composed of two basic components, being a structural frame and seat shell. Outlining the beautiful lines of the legs following through to the back, the slender frame sits under a thin shell which tapers from the wide seat [...]

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Get Set For Summer With The Vitra Landi Chair and Davy Table

The Landi chair was originally developed by Hans Coray for the 1939 Swiss National Exhibition, and currently holds an important position in the history of classic twentieth-century design. Composed of a three-dimensional moulded, heat-treated seat shell with 91 punched holes on a separate base, the Landi chair is a design classic which established an entirely new typology. It comes as no [...]

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Is it a chair? Is it a stool? It`s the Magis Spun!

Thomas Heatherwick was the designer of the Spun Chair for Magis. It can be a stool or a chair; the choice is yours!  Spun is a comfortable, relaxing and functional chair that can rock from side to side, or spins around in a complete circle. It’s a large spinning top all in one! Spun is made from [...]

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​Spring is upon us. Get the special edition Panton Chair while you can!

Spring is just around the corner, guys, and with this Vitra have just released a special edition of the Panton chair in new, vibrant summer colours. But do note, the Special Edition Pantons are only available from March until the end of July! The Panton chair was designed by Verner Panton and one of his primary [...]

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New Lighting Ranges Added To Papillon!

Recently at Papillon Interiors, we have been updating our website and have been adding new ranges to our categories. One category that we have been updating is lighting. Lightyears One of the new lighting range additions to our website is Lightyears. Lightyears have always taken great pride in designing incandescent lighting creations which combine the contemporary and the traditional. [...]

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The Tilting Tip Ton Chair From Vitra

Vitra Tip Ton Chair by Barber Osgerby, 2011 Tip Ton defines a whole new chair typology: the solid plastic chair with forward-tilt action. Its name refers to the two types of sitting experiences that characterise the chair – from a normal position, Tip Ton can be tilted a few degrees forward where it then stays in [...]

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Magis - Our favourites

Magis - Our favourites There is so much that could be said about the Italian furniture company Magis. I'll keep this outline of the company short, and then I'll go on to outlining our top picks. To start, Magis was founded in 1976. Here's a fun fact for you, the word Magis is derived from the Latin [...]

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George Nelson - A Founder of American Modernism

George Nelson. There is just so much that could be said. His life, his influence, his designs. Where to begin? What to include? In this blog I shall be simply outlining who this master of design was, and will then focus on one aspect of his designs; his wall clocks.  George Nelson, born 1908 in Connecticut, [...]

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