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Object_ify 139 + Ace Hotel's Flag Project
After collaborating last year in NYC, Object_ify 139 and Ace Hotel have teamed up on a new project that celebrates design, supports activist organizations and explores hopeful and important values for the future. Simply called "Flags," the endeavor...
WATCHES
TIMEPIECES
DESIGN
LIMITED EDITION
SWEDISH
SWEDEN
WATCH DESIGN
WRISTWATCHES
FORM US WITH LOVE
TID’s Minimal Watches
TID’s minimal yet distinctive watch design is sleek on its own, but has also always been crying out for reinterpretations. Up until now, the brand has done a grand job of subtly iterating its timepiece into new material and color combinations...
INTERVIEWS
DESIGNERS
SOUND ARTISTS
ARTISTS
AUDI
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
INSTALLATIONS
ART
SPONSORED
Interview: Multimedia Artist Yuri Suzuki
One of the more powerful installations at Milan Design Week 2017 was London-based multimedia artist Yuri Suzuki’s “First of all, it’s not 100% demonstrating a car, but they really wanted to demonstrate the concept—the philosophy behind what they...
CANNABIS
CANNABIS CULTURE
MARIJUANA
WEED WEEK
DESIGN
APPAREL
ACCESSORIES
WELLBEING
LOTIONS
420
GO420
420 Happens Twice a Day
Cannabis culture in the United States has come a long way—especially in recent years, thanks to medical marijuana use being legalized across 28 of the 50 states. While 4/20 is a day for many to celebrate, it's no longer the cliched stoner holiday...
DESIGN AWARDS
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
MILAN
ITALY
AWARDS
MILANO DESIGN AWARD
Milano Design Award 2017: Winning Installations
Each year, after visiting Milan Design Week, everybody wants to discuss their own list of favorites. A few years ago Elita had the idea of turning the gatherings of designers and friends that used to happen at Valentina Ventrelli’s home into a real...
CARS
LAND ROVER
TEST DRIVES
AUTO
LAND ROVER DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY
SUVS
Test Drive: 2017 Land Rover Discovery
The impressive fifth generation Land Rover Discovery is a ground-up redesign of the brand’s most capable (and likely most popular) vehicle—an all-purpose, family-friendly SUV with brand-defining off-road capabilities and suburban appeal. Sitting above...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
KONSTANTIN GRCIC
LAMPS
LIGHTING
DESIGN
DECOR
MILAN
FLOS
FLOS LAMPS
MDW2017
Milan Design Week 2017: Konstantin Grcic's "Noctambule" Lamp
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Konstantin Grcic’s newest Flos lamp is a meditation on opposites. When off, the glass structure appears invisible, blending into the background. In turning the light on, it becomes a glowing line powered by multiple cinched...
LEE BROOM
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
MARBLE
SALONE DEL MOBILE
DESIGNERS
CLOCKS
LAMPS
LIGHTS
LIGHTING DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2017: Lee Broom's "Time Machine"
Within an abandoned vaulted storage room next to the historic Milano Centrale station, a white carousel spun—the only object in a raw, unfinished space. On that carousel, visitors found reimaginings of furniture, objects and lighting drawn from ten...
DESIGN
SPONSORED
SQUARESPACE
CREATIVES
FREELANCE
DESIGNERS
ART
ARTISTS
WEBSITES
ILLUSTRATORS
WEBSITE DESIGN
Squarespace: Showcasing Talent
As a group of editors constantly on the lookout for emerging designers and artists, the team at CH understands the value of an accurate, beautiful demonstration of talent. Sites can be too busy, or mistake scantness for minimalism. UX problems are...
CARS
LINCOLN
NAVIGATOR
SUVS
LUXURY
AMERICAN-MADE
The New Lincoln Navigator
Lincoln continues to innovate with and improve its product, and today’s debut of the all-new 2018 Navigator—along with several marketing programs—is worthy of notice. Presented as a concept at last year’s New York International Auto Show, the production...
INDOEK
SURF SHACKS
SURF CULTURE
HOME DECOR
GESTALTEN
PHOTO BOOKS
PHOTOGRAPHY
HOMES
Indoek's "Surf Shacks" for Gestalten
Surf-centric website Indoek continues to expand the breath of its offerings, in turn demonstrating an increasing global interest in the full culture surrounding those addicted to waves. "Surf Shacks," a 288-page foray into the home lives of creatively...
RESSENCE
RESSENCE TYPE 1H
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
HODINKEE
COLLABORATIONS
SWISS WATCHES
Ressence Type 1H Limited Edition Wristwatch for Hodinkee
One of the most respected voices within the horological community, the team at Hodinkee's expertise continues to extend beyond editorial taste. Their latest limited edition collaboration, the Type 1H, sees a partnership with one of Switzerland...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
FORMAFANTASMA
LIGHTS
LAMPS
LIGHTING DESIGN
SALONE DEL MOBILE
Milan Design Week 2017: Formafantasma's Imaginative Lighting
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick "We’re not one of those people who say ‘less is more,'" Andrea Trimarchi of Italian design duo Formafantasma explains. His partner Simone Farresin agrees. "Actually, no," he says. "Not at all." Trimarchi completes the...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
SPONSORED
LEXUS
LEXUS DESIGN AWARD
LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2017
DESIGN
The Lexus Design Award: Predicting What Comes Next
The Lexus Design Award and event is always one of the highlights of Milan Design Week—and 2017's incarnation is no exception. The award celebrates design's potential by reaching out to new voices around the world to see how we can solve problems through...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
MDW2017
FUORISALONE
SNARKITECTURE
STUDIO SWINE
FARE LUCE
JAMIE HAYON
CAESARSTONE
FOSCARINI
Milan Design Week 2017: Highlights
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Milan Design Week is happening now, and continuing through 9 April with events scattered all over the city. While the Fuorisalone offerings might overwhelm with options, rest easy knowing you can turn into almost any...
LEXUS
LEXUS DESIGN AWARD
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
ARCHITECTURE
LO-FI
LIGHT SCULPTURE
CONCEPTUAL DESIGN
MUSICAL INSTURMENTS
MINIMALISM
SPONSORED
PIXEL announced as winner of Lexus Design Award under the mentorship of Snarkitecture
Settling in to its fifth year, the Lexus Design Award is a global competition held annually, with an installation, presentation and winner announced at Milan Design Week. Over 1,100 entrants submitted ideas for this year's award, exploring the theme...
HASTENS
HANDMADE
BEDS
NATURAL MATERIALS
LUXURY
SWEDEN
SPONSORED
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MDW2017
The Making of Hästens Beds
Hästens has been making some of the world's finest beds by hand in Sweden for 165 years. We initially visited their headquarters and factory in Köping back in 2000. With the launch of their first ever publicly available bed collaborations, we knew...
BANG OLUFSEN
BEOSOUND
BEOSOUND SHAPE
SPEAKERS
WIRELESS SPEAKERS
BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS
DENMARK
Bang & Olufsen's BeoSound Shape
After roughly four years of development, a new sound system—with home acoustic performance and pristine design at the forefront—will be making its way out of Denmark's innovative Bang & Olufsen headquarters. Known as the BeoSound Shape, this wireless...
DESIGN
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
DESIGNERS
LEXUS
LEXUS DESIGN AWARD
JESSICA FUGLER
ELENA MANFERDINI
Milan Design Week 2017: Jessica Fügler and Elena Manferdini
When Jessica Fügler was selected as a finalist for the 2017 Lexus Design Award multidisciplinary creative Elena Manferdini, one of the program's mentors, was drawn to her very conceptual proposal. Neither Fügler nor Manferdini knew what was going to...
BASELWORLD
BASELWORLD 2017
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
AUTOMATIC WATCHES
WOMENS WATCHES
BULOVA
JAQUET DROZ
NOMOS
TUDOR
WELDER
Baselworld 2017: Five Well-Designed Women's Watches
More often than not, women's watches tend to condescend to the consumer base—throwing in a delicate or funky colorway or adding some gemstones atop a fairly normal timepiece without much to its core. With the amount of innovation and craftsmanship...
DESIGN
DECOR
ARTIST
DESIGNER
INTERVIEWS
CHAIRS
FURNITURE
YINKA ILORI
DESIGN INDABA
Interview: Artist and Designer Yinka Ilori
“When I went to Nigeria for the first time I saw my grandmother and she spoke no English at all, but she spoke to us through what she was wearing,” says artist/designer Yinka Ilori. "Her clothes were really beautiful and empowering—and she looked really...
SKULLS
SKULL AND CROSSBONES
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
BASELWORLD
BASELWORLD 2017
CHRISTOPHE CLARET
BOMBERG
HYT
FIONA KRUGER
Baselworld 2017: Modern Skull Art
With the tens of thousands of watches on hand at the Baselworld watch and jewelry fair, it's actually quite easy to draw out numerous thematic links or color stories—and yet, many of them never take hold outside of the fair. The use of skull iconography...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
DESIGN FAIRS
MILAN
ITALY
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
BRERA
VENTURA LAMBRATE
VENTURA CENTRALE
IL SALONE
TORTONA
LA TRIENNALE
Milan Design Week 2017: Preview Highlights
Milan Design Week lives up to the hype of being a world class design destination; it's the most important design event on our calendar and is made up of many, many, many fairs and exhibits spread all over Milan. While Il Salone is the traditional fair...
SKIING
SKI GEAR
SNOW SPORTS
OUTDOORS
SPRING SKIING
OUTDOOR SPORTS
WINTER SPORTS
Spring Ski Gear
This week the equinox occurred, meaning—for the Northern Hemisphere—spring ski touring is right around the corner. Having comfortable no-fuss gear is key for an enjoyable trip during the warmer months. Like with all outdoor sports, it's best to...
ARCHITECTURE
ARCHITECTS
DESIGN
BOOKS
PHAIDON
MAD ARCHITECTS
CHINA
INTERVIEWS
MA YANSONG
Interview: Ma Yansong, Founder MAD Architects
by Alessandro De Toni When Westerners think about Chinese architecture, we oftentimes have two images in mind: old, grand pagodas settled on the top of a hill or titanic mega-projects breaking global records. Understanding the essence of Chinese...
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