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Designed with both convenience and comfort in mind, the folding Whippet Bicycle aims to become a reliable companion for urban riders. Just like other folding bikes, this model takes up minimal space while in storage. But unlike other designs, it actually looks like it feels great to ride. And it scores high points on style, […]
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More than just a weekend home, the Compass House surpasses the traditional role of peaceful dwelling and creates a living space with a deeper meaning. Designed by Toronto-based architecture practice Superkül, the house maintains a perfect balance between light and shadow, openness and intimacy. A powerful connection to nature and the concept of shelter intertwine […]
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Designer Quentin de Coster creates objects that blend a modern aesthetic with function and gorgeous textures in designs that add a meaningful accent to the everyday. The recently launched Dash Dot desk set, designed for NY-based Othr, embodies all of these qualities. And more. Inspired by the Belgian péniche boat, the set references the mode […]
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The C Penthouse, much like all of the residential interiors designed by Vincent van Duysen, seems to effortlessly find the soul of the quintessential home. Simple and pure; welcoming and warm; refined yet organic. Designed as an ‘urban loft’, the dwelling features wide, open spaces that flow into one another. Distinctive and elegant, the Antwerp […]
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We like the new Cannondale Bad Boy 1. Like, really like it. We also think it’s the best commuting bike you can get your hands – and feet – on right now. Especially since it’s been redesigned to look better and more badass than ever before. Apart from good design, which we’re passionate about, this […]
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What happens when two architects design a backpack? You get The One. Distinctive and creative, the design features a multifaceted outer shell with a geometric polygonal shape that certainly stands out from the crowd. Easily customizable, The One also allows the user to change the shell via two metal zippers that detach the outer section […]
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Some pieces of furniture are simply beautiful and functional. Others have a deeper meaning and purpose. The traditional metal rocking chair, still found on Mexican city streets, is certainly one of the latter. A symbol of community and openness, the chair has become a cultural object, especially in Mexico’s second largest city, Monterrey. Whether used […]
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British designer Mark Laban ingeniously takes the concept of traditional craftsmanship and gives it a modern twist. His seating designs seem to show the marks of an artisanal tool, but these pieces of furniture are actually made using a CNC machine. Consequently, the furniture displays a fascinating play between handmade and automated digital processes; between […]
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Inspired by the ubiquitous camping gear but featuring a stylish, modern aesthetic, the Tent Chair brings a breath of fresh air into the world of modern furniture design. The innovative product was created by London-based industrial design agency Layer Design for Italian furniture brand Moroso and made its debut at the 2017 Salone del Mobile […]
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Located in a bucolic landscape on the French Riviera, the SPE House designed by Ellena Mehl Architects integrates into its natural surroundings despite its sleek, polished and strikingly modern design. The extension complements the typical Provençal architecture of the main house perfectly, creating a play between the stone walls and the smooth surface of the […]
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