The Chalon blog is our scrapbook - or magazine -
compiled to feature a broad mix of articles that we
think our website visitors will find of interest. The
articles within have been curated to reflect our
interest in architecture, interiors, design, food &
drink, and all of the things that might possibly make
our house and home live up to our own dreams of what
it might be (and the Chalon kitchen that
we might have within it!) - and, alongside all of the
design and decorative items, we will post articles
that also feature Chalon's commitment to conservation
and the environment too. '
Commissioned by Carwan Gallery, Vienna-based studio Mischer’Traxler has collaborated with an expert Lebanese woodworker to re-define the constructive system of the traditional mashrabiyas – delicate wooden window screens often found in North African and Middle Eastern architecture. Read more…
‘Layer chair’ is made up of overlaying stratum of coir (coconut fibres). Conceived by Dutch designer Jorrit Taekema, the seating object is fabricated solely from the natural composite, a by-product of the food industry which is combined with latex to form a strong, resilient chair that is biodegradable.