Thibault de Schepper, you know, Tibods – the man whose work has transcended the heavy traffic of social media to stand-out in its own right; to stand out for its principles of essentialism. You like him, remember? Well, Tibods has picked out a few of his favourite new arrivals and tagged this essential edit of homeware, fashion and lifestyle items as ‘life on Sundays.’ Which pretty much says it all, really.
It features five of Tibods’ favourite products - from Chemex premium coffee essentials, Master & Dynamic’s impeccable sounding headphones - currently on show at OPUMO. So, scroll down to discover the full edit and read Tibods' style tips and favourite Antwerp hotspots in our exclusive interview on the Magazine, too.
There was a time, believe it or not, that headphones had wires. Now you’re used to full functionality, full mobility and the ability to walk wherever and whenever with the ease of wireless technology. However, it doesn’t really matter how highly you rate your current wireless headphones, as in comparison to these Master & Dynamic MW50 Wireless Headphones they’re probably underachieving. Here us out. Here’s why. The MW50s “form-meets-function” exposed all-aluminium antenna provides best-in-class signal range. The exclusive drivers use beryllium for superior acoustics and the ear cups fold flat for portability and comfort. Compact and one-third lighter weight than Master & Dynamic's MW60s, Master & Dynamic's MW50s are the perfect wireless headphones for home, office or travel. Everything you want and need, basically.
If you want to clean up your kitchen, get rid of the assortment of gadgets that you have accumulated over the years and make a better tasting cup of coffee in the process then you’re going to want to check out the all-new Chemex Coffee Maker. As the name suggests, this beautifully handblown coffee maker is good for five of the finest cups as it uses both the scientifically-designed, patented Chemex Bonded Filters and non-porous Borosilicate glass to guarantee that the pour over brewing process will deliver the perfect cup of coffee, without any sediments or bitter elements. It can’t guarantee how well the rest of your day will go, but it will be sure to make it start off in the best possible way.
Sometimes it doesn’t matter what season we’re in, what events we’re approaching or whatever new sneaker drop has just landed. The Common Projects Achilles Low will remain at the forefront of it all. This winter is no different. The Original Achilles Low, with its bright white outline, remains one of the most comfortable and most versatile sneakers out there thanks to its pristine leather uppers and signature smile which comes in the form of the discreet gold branding to the heel. You’ve heard it all before, so we needn't say anymore. Just give them one more look.
You hear a lot of things described as ‘iconic’, ‘classic’ or even ‘essential’ these days, which is not a bad thing, but sometimes those words can be misplaced. In the case of the Rex Kralj Rex Rocking Chair, they’re not only appropriate descriptions but entirely accurate ones. The simple Scandinavian-design-inspired wooden chair, originally designed by Niko Kralj in 1952, is included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art MOMA in New York City and it also has a permanent place in Design Museum, Denmark, the largest museum of design in Scandinavia.
Naturally, it has become a cult object for a lot of design lovers around the world with its calm contemporary elegance and its feeling of floating. Today, the classic Rex Chair has been revitalised in the form of the Rex Rocking Chair, an identical to the original Rex just with the addition of two curved strips for rocking. It’s made of the finest natural materials, has a simple, solid wood construction and a fluid floating mechanism. Plus, it now comes in a variety of finishes and colours to ensure it suits any interior.
All images by Thibault de Schepper.
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