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We’re big fans of designer Jasper Morrison. His designs look simply beautiful, whether it’s a single chair or an entire kitchen. Seeing an entire collection of outdoor furniture that combines many things we love – minimalism, natural materials and versatility – makes us happy. Created for Kettal, the Riva Collection features a comprehensive range of […]
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Morten Bo Jensen is Chief Designer at family-owned Vipp. Vipp’s story began in 1939, when Danish metalsmith Holger Nielsen (1915-1990) designed a functional and handsome pedal bin for his wife Marie’s hairdressing salon. Intended as a one-off, the bin attracted the attention of many of Marie’s salon clients, who were the wives of doctors and […]
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Born out of a desire to create a simple and accessible green wall system, the Garden Module combines clever design and function with simple geometry and clean lines. Designed by the multidisciplinary Luisa + Lilian Parrado studio, the modular system rethinks the use of traditional materials and design concepts while allowing the user to create […]
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Located a short drive away from downtown Puerto Varas but in a quiet area on the shores of Llanquihue Lake, Hotel Awa offers its guests a perfect opportunity to disconnect from city life and enjoy nature. The concrete and glass structure has a contemporary design that also pays homage to the local culture and heritage. […]
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Designed as an extension to a 1910 house, the Wooden Box House respects the historical context of the original building while providing a contemporary, open and spacious living space. The addition joins the home and office of the Moloney Architects architecture and interior design studio, co-founded by architects Mick and Jules Moloney. The new volume […]
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Do we shape the world around us through our creations – or is it the other way around? Torino-based firm Carlo Ratti Associati’s kinetic stool separates that question from its binary choices. Unveiled at Milan Design Week, the SWISH consists of 27 lightweight wood components that interlock through a series of hinged junctions. The units […]
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Located in a former upholstery factory, this gorgeous apartment was recently brought to life by the Mark Lewis Interior Design studio. Hoxton Square features various industrial elements that combine with a range of vintage details as well as with reclaimed décor pieces to create a stylish and chic living space. Here, the past and present […]
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Launched by the city of Seoul, the Hangang Art Park program invited four artists and designers to create art installations and sculptural objects to populate the parks near the Han River. Following the initiative’s theme of “suim”, which translates to “rest”, the Dokkaebi conceptual stools designed by Jiyoun Kim allow the user to enjoy a […]
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Plants are marvels of design. Engineered through evolution, they are pure form and perfect function. Barcelona-based studio Goula Figuera augments that elemental design with “Viride” (meaning ‘green’ in Latin), a series of illuminated LED planters. The use of self-timed artificial light allows this set of holders to grow vegetation indoors, independent of natural illumination. “Viride […]
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Belgian designer Alain Gilles loves to combine contrasting materials to create surprising and creative designs. The Faux Mirror Collection also adds dreamlike qualities and a surreal flavor to the mix. Designed for Deknudt Mirrors, the mirrors challenge perception of what is real and what is fake through an ingenious concept that encourages user interaction. The […]
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