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Milan Design Week 2018: Yael Reboh's "Primavera"
From some 1300+ entries, just 12 finalists were chosen in the prestigious Lexus Design Award this year. While each and every one has its own merits—be it environmentally sound, tech-forward, or simply beautiful—one of our favorites for the 2018 iteration...
DESIGN
Beijing Design Week: Jeff Dayu Shi's "Yin Xian" Bamboo Collection
by Alessandro de Toni Since 2009 Beijing Design Week has been a platform to spread design culture into a country whose aesthetics have been long trapped between faded echoes of past glories and mass-produced kitsch. While the discussion about...
DESIGN
Maiden Home
Newcomer furniture brand Maiden Home sticks out from the well-known names we've grown up with, tackling a pretty difficult industry to enter. The e-commerce company offers made-to-order, customizable furniture built in the US at a price point you...
DESIGN
60 Years of Sergio Rodrigues' Mole Chair
The Rio de Janeiro-born Sergio Rodrigues, who passed away just a few years ago, wasn't called the father of Brazilian furniture lightly. His penchant for comfort, and beautiful local woods like jacaranda, resulted in designs like his late '50s...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Corner Chair 15
Designed in 1984 by visionary artist Donald Judd, the Corner Chair 15 (along with a bunch of other Judd creations) are now available online. Produced in 24 different colorways, the chair measures 75cm by 50cm by 50cm. Prices vary depending on the finish...
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Special Edition 675 Chair
The molded plywood and steel-framed 675 chair, created by British designer Robin Day (famed for his efficient, cost-effective approach) back in 1952, gets an upholstery uplift in three new colors—robin red, bilberry blue and granite grey—for this The...
DESIGN
Interview: Artist and Designer Yinka Ilori
“When I went to Nigeria for the first time I saw my grandmother and she spoke no English at all, but she spoke to us through what she was wearing,” says artist/designer Yinka Ilori. "Her clothes were really beautiful and empowering—and she looked really...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Hunting Chair
Børge Mogensen's Hunting Chair is a beautiful piece of design, though it comes at a price. Somewhat resembling a deck chair, this piece is more architectural and crafted from oak and leather. Brass is also used—with large but stylish buckles allowing...
DESIGN
Jim Krantz Projects' The Way Of The West Collection
Collaborating with LA-based furniture design company Modernica, photographer Jim Krantz has taken his enthralling images of western landscapes and cowboys and applied them to an entirely new medium. Blending Krantz's signature style with mid-century...
DESIGN
Tucker Viemeister's Log Type E Chair
With a balance of timeless inspiration, new technology and traditional material, industrial designer Tucker Viemeister created the Type E chair. Viemeister took the physical impression of the classic Eames plastic mid-century chair and embedded...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Gio Ponti D.153.1 Armchair
The bold design of Molteni&C's Gio Ponti D.153.1 armchair means that it will stand out in any room, and yet, strangely, work with all kinds of styles seamlessly. Designed in 1953, this chair was in Gio Ponti's house in via Dezza, Milan, and this re...
CULTURE
Emily Forgot's "Neverland" Exhibition at KK Outlet Gallery, Shoreditch
It's a bold move to invoke the mythical name of Neverland. For many, it already brings substantial associations pertaining to youth and imagination. And yet, graphic artist Emily Forgot (a moniker adopted by multidisciplinary artist and designer Emily...
LINK-ABOUT-IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Prince's Paisley Park to Open to the Public Most people will remember exactly where they were when they heard that His Royal Badness, Prince, passed away. The tragic news then led to many wondering what would happen to his immense backlog of...
DESIGN
Stephen Kenn's Furniture Collection for Victorinox
Victorinox may be best known as the makers of the original Swiss Army knife, but their product categories certainly do not stop there. They've long produced well-received watches, and recently launched into luggage, apparel and more—but a new collaboration...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Kinesit Task Chair
Furniture company Arper's first office chair Kinesit is a beautiful experiment in airy sleekness. Distinguishing itself from the traditional bulky computer chair, this ultra-comfortable design (made to order in Italy) is streamlined—even the levers...
SPORTS_OUTDOORS
Meadow Rest
Combining two of their favorite designs (the Meadow Mat and Mayfly Chair), the team at Alite Designs has created a perfect outdoor seat, allowing you to recline chaise-lounge-style. Part picnic blanket, part chair, the Meadow Rest is waterproof and...
DESIGN
Lina Bo Bardi's Bowl Chair
Modern Italian architect Lina Bo Bardi made the permanent move to a politically turbulent Brazil in 1946, where she stayed until her passing in 1992—leaving behind a people-first legacy of striking, democratic buildings such as the 1968 São Paulo...
DESIGN
Eero Saarinen's Two-Seater: the Womb Settee
The story behind Eero Saarinen's classic 1948 Model 70 Womb design is simple: Florence Knoll wanted a chair that felt like "basket full of pillows." While most might immediately think of fluffiness and volume, the Finnish-American furniture designer...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Katavolo, Littell and Kelley Lounge Chairs
Usually seen in black or brown, these sensuous lounge chairs designed by Katavolos, Littell and Kelley are sought-after classics from the 1950s. They’re built from chrome, steel and leather and were originally designed for Laverne International in...
DESIGN
3sixteen + Herman Miller
LES-based raw denim fiends 3sixteen advocate skilled craftsmanship and longevity—which is why they often post photos of their customers' faded, worn-in jeans after years of use. Thus, their special collaboration with design manufacturer Herman...
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