Capra Designs has launched a collaboration with architectural graduate, Juliette Gambert, on a bold new range of resin planters (and one very cute vase) inspired by colossal Roman architecture.
Named after the Roman god of the sun, the resin pieces in Sol were influenced by ancient columns and ruinous classical temples. By playing with the codes and symbols of antiquity, Juliette and Bianca Lambert (owner of Capra Deisgns) arrived at a clear architectural language built on strict lines and symmetrical arches to guide their contemporary designs. ‘We even took into consideration the shadows our new objects would create and the way they would catch the light!’ says Juliette.
Sol is available in a contemporary spin on bold, primary colours (think turmeric, deep blue, terracotta and emerald), as well some softer neutrals. Bianca and Juliette worked with their manufacturers in Vietnam to re-purpose discarded ceramic pots into a new subtle terrazzo