Seven Designers of the Future at La Rinascente

The Italian retailer offers limited edition work by emerging designers sourced from Milan Design Week

Each year during Milan Design week, SaloneSatellite is the area of Salone del Mobile devoted to emerging designers and schools. This is one of the true hot-spots—the place to find the future of industrial and furniture design. For the second year Italy’s oldest department store, La Rinascente, has partnered with SaloneSatellite to put into production a selection of the seven best works, chosen from the …

London’s New Designers 2014: Part 2

Stylish compact living and eco-friendly materials dominated the second half of the UK graduate exhibition

Following Part One of London’s annual New Designers graduate exhibition, Part Two focused on Visual Communications, Furniture & Product Design and Motion Arts & Theatre Design. This year, two themes dominated the display of works put forth by the budding UK designers: stylish compact living and eco-friendly, recyclable materials. Below are five favorites whose work was finished to such high standard, we wouldn’t be surprised …

Jaki Coffey’s Skips

Add your own "garbage" to the miniature steel dumpsters in the Dublin designer's jewelry

Based in Dublin, Jaki Coffey is a designer who is drawn—you might say magnetized—to rubbish. It’s her muse, or as she puts it: “Lust in Found.” Basing her latest project “Skips” (on display last week at London’s New Designers show) more directly around the theme than previous pieces, she has managed to combine recycling, luxury and a detachable aesthetic. Made from powder-coated steel, the pieces …