Design is the constant and ever-evolving process of deconstructing and reconstructing,” says South African designer Michou Osterwald. This designer gilds beautiful hand-carved bowls and trays with the goal
of taking something from nature and reconstructing it into something luxury. The fusion of nature and metal has been a big trend of the past year, and Osterwald predicts that it will grow for years to come. “No one really thinks up anything totally new, but we combine stuff differently!”
Aerin Lauder’s home line also features decorative accessories dipped in gold. Beautiful seashells are gold painted adds a bit of luxury to natures elements. Pairing natural rustic objects together with gold or silver add a striking contrast to natures perfect creation.