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PAUL ARMSTRONG

Paul Armstrong

HATS
HOLIDAYS
LONDON
STYLE
WINTER
WOOL
YARN
Boys Will be Boys Collection by Wool and the Gang
As temperatures continue to drop in the Northern Hemisphere, it's officially the season to begin wrapping up. Just in time, the beautifully groomed and crafty designers at Wool and the Gang introduce their new ready-made collection for men, titled...
BAG DESIGN
BAGS
LAPTOP ACCESSORIES
LUGGAGE
TRAVEL ACCESSORIES
Durable, Modular Bags from Unit Portables
Unit Portables makes bags for those truly looking for form and function, and the latest range from the Stockholm collective—unveiled today, 22 September—does not disappoint in either area. With sleek lines and an almost military aesthetic, the new...
3D-PRINTING
CERAMICS
KICKSTARTER
VASES
ALGORITHMS
LONDON DESIGN WEEK
GeMo 3D-Printed Vases
When first seeing GeMo for the first time, it's difficult to not be intrigued: there is a purity to the vase design, but there’s something wrong. They aren’t all the same—similar, but not the same. GeMo (derived from "genetically modified") is...
DESIGNERS
DUBLIN
FOUND OBJECTS
JEWELRY
ACCESSORIES
NEW DESIGNERS
UPCYCLING
Jaki Coffey's Skips
Based in Dublin, Jaki Coffey is a designer who is drawn—you might say magnetized—to rubbish. It’s her muse, or as she puts it: “Lust in Found.” Basing her latest project “Skips” (on display last week at London's New Designers show) more directly...
ACCESSORIES
BAGS
DUFFLE BAGS
HAND BAGS
UNISEX
BAMIN Bags
Cut by laser and handcrafted in NYC, BAMIN (Build and Make it Now) is no simple bag company. Falling under the "modular" category—whether you choose the Duffel, Overnight, Carryall or Briefcase variety, the end creation can be as unique as you...
DECOR
DESIGN
HOMEWARES
INSTAGRAM
PHOTOGRAPHY
Fotobit
Approximately 5.2 million Instagram photos are posted each day. Suffice it to say, a lot of great images are lost in the onslaught. Fotobit—which launches on Kickstarter today—is aiming to change that. At its simplest, Fotobit is a set of well...
BRITAIN
CHILDREN'S TOYS
DESIGN
DOLLS
TOYS
FABRIC
HANDMADE
UK
Ruby Ruth Dolls
It's not out of the question that you'd find something familiar about Ruby Ruth Dolls; the reality is you might have already owned one (or part of one) and not even known it. Created in Cornwall, England by Jenny Mustill—a former Damian Hirst...
DESIGN
FURNITURE
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
CHICAGO
DESIGN FAIRS
ICFF
NYC
HOME DECOR
LAMPS
Felicia Ferrone Furniture
Born and based in Chicago, furniture designer Felicia Ferrone is set to launch a brand new collection that pushes her in a different direction, with a mix of organic shapes constrained (or accentuated) by angular elements—or, as Ferrone herself...
3D PRINTING
COLLECTIVES
DESIGN
ART
INTERNATIONAL
Stilnest
Nestled away from the world’s first 3D-printed car and stem cells at this year's 3D Printshow in London was Stilnest, a selective digital art and 3D printing collective that launched their site globally as we chatted with them. "We want to create...
SPITALFIELDS
RUBBER
RECLAIMED
LONDON
FASHION DESIGN
BAGS
Reclaim Bags by Sophie Postma
Most people would balk at being given "waste materials and innovation" as a jumping off point, but 21-year-old Sophie Postma found inspiration instead. Her line of minimalist clutches, bags and iPad cases are handmade from discarded rubber inner...