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CorkNet: A Table Tennis Net For Every Table

Do you fancy a game of Ping-Pong in the comfort of your own home? Now you can with Corknet an ingenious design by Julian Bond launched on Kickstarter that lets you play the game from any table in your house. Continue Reading…

Fresh from Muuto: The ‘Airy Coffee Table’ series and new ‘Fiber Chairs’

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Muuto release the ‘Airy Coffee Table’ series and the ‘Fiber Chair’ first launched in Milan 2014 for the new season. Leading Scandinavian designer Cecilie Manz designed the ‘Airy Coffee Table’ to come in four sizes, shapes and colours – a soft palette of grey, black, Oregon pine or off-white.

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Brooks + Scarpa design a tube clad store for Aesop in Los Angeles

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Australian brand Aesop opened a second store in Los Angeles designed in collaboration with local architecture practice Brooks + Scarpa. Together the team sought inspiration from the empty fabric tubes used by fashion companies within the vicinity. Continue Reading…

Styling Inspiration

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Styling Inspiration: Shadows by Purified

 

Exhibitor Alert: Tom Dixon at Maison Objet

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Designer of the Year Tom Dixon brings ‘The Factory’ to Maison Objet in Paris. This notable installation consists of an instant factory creating live on-site production, a packaging unit and a pop up shop all set up within one space for the manufacturing. The limited-edition ‘Mud’ scented accessories (above) made from bricks will be sold exclusively at the show.

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Exhibitor Alert: Davey Lighting at 100% Design

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Davey Lighting will showcase their new pendant the ‘Hex’ inspired by the exaggerated lines of monuments, including the Shard and the Eiffel Tower at 100% Design during London Design Festival. This covetable addition to the range is the latest in Davey Lighting’s collection of box pendants, wall, floor and table lights. Typically seen in period properties, this classic box lights pared-down look offers a refined simplicity. To create a strikingly architectural yet stylistically neutral silhouette style them singly or in rows above dining tables, over kitchen work surfaced and in hallways. Continue Reading…

21 Wapping Lane by Amos and Amos for Ballymore

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Amos and Amos complete two striking penthouse apartments in London for Ballymore, styled with furniture from leading British based designers such as Dare StudioBethan GrayPinchLee BroomTom DixonEleanor Pritchard and featuring sweeping 360° views over the City. Ballymore commissioned Amos and Amos‘s to redesign the layout of the penthouses at 21 Wapping Lane into a spectacular space that reflects the setting and extraordinary views.

“Our design approach for Wapping Lane was to create a penthouse interior that represents a true departure from the norm”, said Jaki Amos, Director at Amos and Amos. Continue Reading…

Cos collaborate with Hay

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Cos collaborations are always noteworthy, we loved Cos x Nendo in Milan earlier this year, this season they teamed up with Danish brand Hay to work on their new childrenswear collection.

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Exhibitor Alert: Pinch at 100% Design

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Award winning furniture company Pinch confirms they will exhibit at 100% Design 2014. Here’s our preview of their work for A/W 14/15 to whet your appetite.

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Retail: Selfridges’ world-famous windows arrive in Birmingham

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Its disc-embellished exterior has been a city icon for 11 years, but now Selfridges is giving city shoppers another reason to stare, as its world-famous window displays arrive in Birmingham.

Each year, hundreds of thousands of tourists flock to Selfridges’ Oxford Street store to see the highly imaginative schemes that have entertained and enticed shoppers for decades, making them a tourist destination in their own right.

Originally installed in 1909 to encourage customers to visit, the windows have become an integral part of Selfridges’ identity, providing a platform to showcase the most exciting exclusive product, themes and events taking place in-store.

Now, as part of a £20 million redevelopment programme which will see the store boast a revamped Beauty Hall and launch a new, dedicated Menswear space, Selfridges Birmingham will follow in the footsteps of the founding store. Continue Reading…

Saturday Job: Display your bags

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Make a statement this Saturday by transforming an area of your home into a bag display zone. Taking a cue from Yvonne Koné’s new store in Copenhagen install a rail and hang your bags on hooks, butcher’s ones would suffice. Make sure you consider the composition, colour and location.

 

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Red Dirt Rd House by Amee Allsop

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New York based designer Amee Allsop created the Red Dirt Rd House for an Australian expat in East Hampton. The tranquil interior is simple and conducive to the barefoot lifestyle of this beach house. 

“My Australian client fell in love with the 1.86 acre wooded property as it reminded her of home. The connection of the house to the landscape and the indoor/outdoor living with the large wrap around deck had a distinctive Australian feel,” said the designer.

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Exhibitor Alert: Decode at 100% Design

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Leading London based furniture and manufacturing company Decode announce they will exhibit at 100% Design 2014.  This established studio creates noteworthy furniture and lighting in collaboration with prominent designers such as Benjamin Hubert and VW+BS. Their progressive products challenge convention and deliver fresh perspectives on traditional materials.

 

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Graphic Inspiration

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Graphic Inspiration: Repetition

 

Brand Watch: Country Road

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The new collection from the Australian brand Country Road is teeming with desirable items, from tableware to bed and the brand’s fresh designs sit comfortably in the modern home. Both the tableware and textiles are minimal and this season’s best styles are monochrome, marble, or graphic. To guarantee a winning look, choose any combination, they all work seamlessly together. Colours are subtle with black, grey, lemon, melon and mint highlighted with brights – red and pink. Oh yes, great news – they ship to the UK.

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