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DESIGN
Nanovo
Adam Štěch Providing arguably the most comprehensive collection of salvaged modernist design from the former Czechoslovakia or Eastern and Central Europe is Prague-based Nanovo. Founded by Adam Karásek and Jiří Mrázek...
DESIGN
Huckduck
Anyone who has wrestled with the trauma of a tiny city apartment has had to endure small, dim lights or, at the very least, a lack of accessible outlets. Cooper Union graduate Dennis Murphy combined his love for interior design with what he calls...
STYLE
Industrial Candy
Designer Nicole Messina combines unconventional materials to create edgy accessories with a whimsical twist. Inspired by frequent childhood trips to hardware stores with her father, Messina became fascinated with reinventing industrial materials...
CULTURE
Studio Visit: Miya Ando
The anodization of aluminum—a process common in everything from carabiners to satellites to medical equipment—is yet another factory method to fall under the provenance of fine art. Miya Ando's work, created through a process of dip...
STYLE
Zilla Spring/Summer 2011
Sylvia Pichler, a young Italian architect, prefers designing handbags over skyscrapers. Drawing on industrial materials typically reserved for insulation, interior decoration or even air filtering, Pichler creates curiously elegant bags under the...
DESIGN
The Index Ltd
Tucked away on an anonymous street in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood, the storefront and gallery The Index Ltd is almost as rare a find as the objects it harbors. The space—home to the work of Jonathan Roquemaure—represents the culmination...
DESIGN
Lumisty
Borrowed a stapler? Typing a personal email? Filing your nails from inside your office? Of course, you don't want gawkers watching your every move. As office space becomes tighter, we're crammed in closer quarters without an ounce of privacy...
DESIGN
Melt Modern
Matt Proctor and Aixé Djelal are Portland based cast aluminum artisans who create a range of one-of-a-kind decoratives and architectural elements. Aixé describes their work as "molten lava frozen in space," and...
DESIGN
NatureMill Automatic Kitchen Compost Machine
The NatureMill automatic compost machine is designed to sit unobtrusively in your kitchen. Its aesthetic may be neutral, but it's a small price to pay for the huge benefits it provides—an estimated landfill savings of more than...
DESIGN
Flexicomb by PadLAb
As one might deduce from its name, Flexicomb is a new flexible, honeycomb-shaped material with a million possible uses. The design, conceptualized by PadLAb's Dan Gottleib while in architecture school, consists of thousands of synthetic polypropylene...
TECH
Core77 Reports on CES
Core77, the Industrial Design Supersite, was also present at the global electronics spectacle we know and love as CES. Sure, it was a few weeks ago, but there was just so much to see that you can't possibly be done trying to get the details. Offering...
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