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Interview: Ceramicist Ruby Pilven
Growing up with two ceramic artists for parents, Australian Ruby Pilven has been experimenting with the craft since childhood. The Ballarat-based ceramicist makes experimental works—from necklaces and rings to folded vases—that are embellished by...
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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...
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Thomas Fuchs Creative
Back in 2011, after serving as global creative director of Donghia—a brand best known for textiles—designer Thomas Fuchs met Michou Mahtani, then global brand director for Remy Martin Louis XIII. The encounter marked the perfect opportunity...
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Kelly Lamb's Ever Candles
by Geren Lockhart From a carriage house-turned-studio space atop a hill in LA, artist Kelly Lamb creatively transforms lumps of clay into sexy yet functional geometric objects. Lamb began infusing her fine art pedigree into furniture and home decor...
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Yours to Care For
Liane Rossler and Sarah Kings's latest project, "Yours to Care For," transforms approximately 1,000 recycled straws into charmingly simple, single-stem vases. The crafty concept is one of several sustainably-minded ideas they have brought to fruition...
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Carlo Scarpa: Venini 1932-1947
Coinciding with the events of Venice Architecture Biennale, Venini presents an exhibition dedicated to its famous collaboration with Carlo Scarpa, artistic director of the glassware firm from 1932 to 1947. The exhibition of 300 pieces (large and...
DESIGN
Binic by Ionna Vautrin
Exactly one year ago, Foscarini launched the Binic, a charming little lamp by French designer Ionna Vautrin. With an overarching nautical theme, the name comes from a small lighthouse on the coast of Vautrin's hometown of Brittany, France and the...
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Discover Gifts Worth Giving: Mom
With the holiday season well underway, your mom just might have all her holiday shopping finished. Now, it's your turn to treat her—these won't make up for all she's done for you, but you can make a valiant effort. Yves Saint Laurent clutch...
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Vitreluxe Glass Works
Sourcing glass from as far off as Sweden or as locally as Washington state, glass artist Lynn Read works with glass from a variety of different sources (sometimes even old beer bottles) to produce a similarly wide array of pieces in his Portland...
TECH
Tourbillon
A new vase from the French/Japanese design pair A + A Cooren, Tourbillon (French for vortex) is like a sculptural snapshot, depicting the natural phenomenon's violent spiral action with a 3D glass model. To make the beautifully twisted form, A...
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Fisica Applicata
Experimental design duo Federica Castagno and Sara Petrucci of Acquacalda presented their stunning new collection Fisica Applicata at the Temporary Museum of New Design during Milan's recent Design Week. Inspired by the study of applied physics...
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Nativocampana
On site to present their new collection at Milan Design Week, Fernando and Humberto Campana recently sat down with CH at Spazio Rossana Orlandi to talk about their latest works—a collaboration with Corsi Design Factory called Nativocampana...
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Gestaltkunstwerk Vases
German artist Markus Linnenbrink recently crafted a set of vases from recyclables, reinventing their surfaces using colorful resins. The Dortmund-based sculptor calls his latest work Gestaltkunstwerk; roughly translated, it means “formed...
DESIGN
Fourteen Heart-Shaped Design Gifts for Valentine's Day
The classic symbol of Valentine's spirit, heart-shapes don't just inspire cutesy objects but also dynamically influence form, color and meaning with their anatomically-derived contours. To help with what is a challenging holiday for many, below we...
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Fifty Tulip Vase
Resembling natural coral formations, this ceramic vase holds 50 stems individually for an effect out of a Dr. Seuss illustration. Available in lime green, white, silver, black and tourqoise, it will work with most decor schemes and lends itself well...
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Ancient Japan in Milan
If design is in the details, at this year's Milan furniture fair the key shift is away from flawless surfaces and toward Japan's ancient aesthetic of wabi sabi, which rests on the concept that beauty is imperfect, impermanent and incomplete...
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Eelko Moorer: Jungle Vase
Dutch 34-year-old designer Eelko Moorer best known for his urethane bearskin rug, continues to create provocative work, as evidenced by his latest design the Jungle Vase. A urethane vessel covered in a full head of silicone hairs and created using...
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Mixko Alexander Vases
Fresh from the studio of those cut-up British designers Mixko, these ceramic vases take on the unexpected form of human knees and elbows. We like how the "Michaelangelo meets Dexter" vessel's organic contours are subtle enough to pass...
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Vase of Phases
the Do Break Vase. This vase allows you to break it yourself, over and over and over again. Imitation, coincidence?--you be the judge. The difference is in the details. We like both!
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Recycled Paper Vase
Most designers I know (myself included) read an enormous amount of magazines for both research and pleasure. A rather displeasing side-effect is the hideous amount of paper waste that results from this habit. Lekkerhome has a solution: hand crafted...
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