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São Paulo Design Weekend: The Love Project
by Jorge Grimberg Brazilian architect Guto Requena launched a project that is very close to his heart at Design Weekend São Paulo. Through a special software developed by D3 Studio, personal emotions are captured to define new shapes for everyday...
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London Design Festival 2014: 100% Norway Preview
Bergen, Norway, has a reputation for being the rainiest city in Europe, but it’s also one of the prettiest—colorful, historic wooden houses overlook its harbor and the city is set in a picturesque valley surrounded by green mountains. Additionally...
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Design Weekend São Paulo: MADE Pop-Up
by Jorge Grimberg Part of many different events comprising Brazil's second-annual Design Weekend São Paulo, the MADE (Mercado+Arte+Design) pop-up featured an exhibition curated by investment banker-turned-collector Waldick Jatobá. Within MADE were...
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London’s New Designers 2014: Part 2
Following Part One of London's annual New Designers graduate exhibition, Part Two focused on Visual Communications, Furniture & Product Design and Motion Arts & Theatre Design. This year, two themes dominated the display of works put forth by the budding...
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TOG: All Creators Together
The dream of many a design enterprise—the best designers, meaningful materials, Italian production, a community of fans, reinterpretations made by artists—TOG is all of this, and more. “All creators together” is the idea behind this new design adventure...
CULTURE
Source Material
Inspiration is one of the most interesting and mysterious aspects of creativity. It's those sparks that ignite the creative process which are the focus of Source Material, an upcoming exhibition due to open during Milan Design Week. One of the most...
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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...
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Maison & Objet 2014: Turkish Designers
With every edition of the Parisian interior design show at Maison & Objet, a group of talented up-and-comers is celebrated as potentially famous signatures under the label "talents à la carte." This January 2014 edition saw the jury putting the spotlight...
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Maison & Objet Autumn 2013: Asian Designers
The continuous blossoming of Asian designers is both evident and spectacular, especially concerning their contributions to innovation. It's no surprise that Singapore will host the inaugural Maison & Objet Asia in March 2014, as this year's Parisian...
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Traveler Zita at Maison & Objet 2013
by Dora Haller With special focus on kitchen utilities, this autumn's Maison & Objet—the Parisian design trade show which ran from 6-10 September—offered simple innovations alongside more decadent wares. CH enthusiastically trawled through the vast...
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Design Miami/Basel 2013: Casting Light
It could be argued that it doesn't matter what, or who, is in any room if the lighting isn't right. The following pieces—seen among the other wares at Design Miami/Basel—emit, warp or interact with light in exotic ways. Each piece embeds functionality...
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Objects at Maison et Objet 2013
Amid the vast array of design to behold at this year's Maison et Objet—we were interested in lighting, seating and innovation, in particular—were smaller accessories that give the very show its name. Here, a trio of designers presenting...
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Interiors at Maison et Objet 2013
After reflecting on 2013 Maison et Objet's more unconventional seating offerings, our coverage continues with a expansive eye on interiors as seen through the theme of light. Ranging from adjustable side tables and corner shelving to recycleable...
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Seating at Maison et Objet 2013
A perennial delight, Maison et Objet can also be an exhausting experience. Miles and miles of high design leave you craving nothing more than a frumpy pillow bed to slump down on. As part of our coverage from Maison et Objet 2013, here are a few highlights...
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L'Etagere-en-Bois
Seeing Lausanne University of Art and Design (ECAL) students top international design competitions is nothing new. Most recently, the prestigious D3 Contest, part of the international furniture fair IMM Cologne, has awarded its first prize distinction...
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Unique NYC
Originally established in LA four years ago, State of Unique has grown to become the country's largest independently curated design mart. The two-day events are so loved that founder Sonja Rasula recently expanded her Made-in-America marketplace...
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Istanbul Design Biennial Highlights
Istanbul's design community has come into its own as a powerful international voice. As a testament to their rightful place in the international creative community, the city's Foundation for Culture and Arts hosted the city's first-ever Istanbul Design...
CULTURE
PAD London: Eight Mirrors
The Pavilion of Art and Design London marks the annual gathering of Asian, European and American galleries in Berkeley Square. The extraordinarily eclectic range includes creative work from modern masters' paintings and sculptures through to contemporary...
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The Mirror
As a part of Prague's annual design show, Designblok 2012, the Czech creative firm Okolo unveils its new exhibition, "The Mirror," based around the relationship between design and mirrors. Opening today, 1 October and curated by one of Okolo's...
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Cool Hunting Rough Cut: Drawing Machine
During a recent visit to Maison&Objet 2012 in Paris we came across a neat and simple toy from the London based company All Lovely Stuff. Their super analog drawing machine uses a felt pen and simple tools that are assembled with a rubberband and...
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Santorini Lamps by Estudio Sputnik
Founded by four former classmates, Valencia-based Estudio Sputnik is a young, multidisciplinary design collective with a focus on innovation in everyday objects. Exhibiting as part of Nude, Feria Habitat Valencia's showcase of emerging Spanish designers...
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Maison et Objet Fall 2012: For the Home
Among the myriad of brands vying for attendees' attention at the Maison et Objet 2012 were a handful of particularly innovative products—a high-tech foosball table not least among them—that caught our attention. In our multi-part look...
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London Design Festival iPhone App
Like many of the world's art and design fairs, when the London Design Festival began 10 years ago, the biggest challenge was actually navigating the event itself. Always teeming with a surplus of exciting offerings from across the creative disciplines...