Artist and designer Gergei Erdei has at all times been impressed by the glamour of the Nineteen Seventies, and his newest homeware assortment is a tribute to the period’s most exuberant bastion of hedonistic opulence – Hollywood.
For the gathering, referred to as ‘Hollywood Grand Tour’, Erdei appeared to the movie star properties of late Nineteen Seventies and early Eighties Beverly Hills to create of assortment of tablecloths, glassware, plates, placemats, cushions, and kaftans that appear like they have been lifted straight from a poolside soirée of Zsa Zsa Gabor.
Highlights embody a leopard-print tablecloth, octagonal plates with a bamboo motif, and multi-coloured tornado-shaped glasses. Vivid tones of dusty pink, emerald greens and honey yellows abound all through the designs, recalling California sunsets, whereas flamboyant patterns are drawn from the wallpapers and night put on of the interval.
‘Hollywood Grand Tour’ follows Erdei’s ‘The Herculaneum’ assortment which was impressed by the jet-set life of Florida, Palm Seashore and the Italian Riviera and featured textured chalk motifs drawn from Greek and Roman antiquity.
This new assortment marks Erdei’s transfer into a good bolder aesthetic: ‘I wished to create a set that displays my evolving private style, which has turn into increasingly flamboyant,’ he says. ‘My moodboards scream color, sample, and eclectic grandeur. I like when issues are exuberant and purely ornamental. Animal prints are my new factor – they’re a bit horny they usually evoke the temper of a smoky cocktail occasion hosted in a New York penthouse.’
It’s a decidedly decadent assortment simply in time for the vacations. As Erdei himself says, ‘They’re the must-haves for the upcoming occasion season.’
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