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Home Decor by Creollus Designers Brazil for Bueno Collection

recyclable, sustainable and handmade artifacts
Our journey began in 2003 while creating some decor pieces so as to enhance Pousada (resort) Maria da Fe. Shortly after, guests were fascinated by its minimalist forms and we sold some of our decorative pieces.

Today they partner with Areva, a French energy multinational, deeply concerned with socio-environmental issues. Areva donates its wood, originated from pallet and containers from around the globe (a valuable andincredible natural resource that once was discarded, is now utilized to create pieces of art and design).
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Lime Studio answer Despoke’s 10 questions

Lime Studio are now based in Barcelona

Lime Studio are now based in Barcelona

Founded in 2005 in Nottingham, by three young design graduates, Lime Studio’s Panos Vasiliou and Oscar Akira Tange upped sticks and moved the business to Barcelona this year. Their work includes the Leaf rocking chair, the Triangle series of coffee tables and a collapsible wooden beach umbrella.
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rocksresort – stylish and sustainable by Domenig Architekten of Switzerland

Ten thousand years ago, the biggest Alpine landslide of all time occurred, leaving scattered boulders in its wake and creating the Swiss winter sports resorts of Flims Laax Falera. The Flims landslide, and the natural landscape it left behind, has inspired architects Domenig Architekten of Switzerland and client Weisse Arena Gruppe in the creation of rocksresort, currently under development in LAAX.
rocksresort comprises eleven strikingly simple, sugar-cube shaped buildings with rugged stone facades – apparently randomly scattered around a central space.
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Review of young Spanish Design During 100% design London

Naveta by Guillem Ferran
Young Spanish designers have some features in common: traditional materials, sustainability, innovative manufacturing processes and, above all, the use of very simple, yet graphic forms. Here are a selection of these new designers: Apparatu, Attua Aparicio, Cristina Toledo, Diego Ramos, Guillem Ferrán, OBJ Studio, Óscar Díaz, Tomás Alonso and Yonoh. They showcased their new works recently in London by “Eyes on Spanish Design”, an exhibition curated by Javier Abio and designed by rising star of Spanish design Luis Eslava.
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Animated Conversation Created live by Javier Mariscal at BFI 7pm Monday 2nd November

Monday 2 November @ BFI, £20.15, students/concession £13.65
Witness the inner workings of the imagination of renowned Spanish designer and artist Javier Mariscal. By creating and controlling animation film footage in real time, Mariscal has devised his ‘Conference’ which is the spontaneous and instantaneous application of his creative thinking onto the silver screen. In this energetic live performance Mariscal manifests the images, voices, narrative and content that transport his characters, the Garriris, from the universe of his imagination onto the screen.

‘Halloween’ for Despoke By Phil Nutley

Turning back the clocks denotes one old tradition, Halloween. It’s origins date back from the ancient festival known as Samhain (pronounced sow-in or sau-an), which is derived from Old Irish and means roughly “summer’s end”. For me, it’s the appeal of finding those extra pair of werewolf feet from a pound store, it’s rekindles my earliest memories of watching Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby, running stage right from a Blue Peter made ghoul.
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Zig Zag Paravento Screen From Edra

Designer: Fernando and Humberto Campana
The circular frame with feet is in moulded metal, sanded and coated metallic silver. The surface consists of a weave of special hollow plastic tubes knotted to the frame in a long, regular sequence. The tubes are available transparent or in various colours.
materials:plastic tubes tied to metal frame dimensions:70″ wide x 75″ tall

Anthony Dickens answers Despoke’s 10 questions

Dickens designed the Fifty lamp for seminal lighting brand Anglepoise
Despoke caught up with Anthony Dickens as he begins a three-month stint in Tokyo. Having started his own product and furniture design studio over a decade ago. His products include the Origami table, the Around clock for Lexon and Anglepoise’s Fifty lamp (pictured).
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Unsealed Glass Bowl

Via:(Design Milk)


‘A Dead Thoughtful Product’
Chestnuts are roasting and the halls are decked, oh ‘tis the season to be jolly… Unless, perhaps, you are one of the millions who exist silently in an often forgotten reality.

In a bid to encourage people to think beyond tinsel and Christmas cake, youth initiative Ctrl.Alt.Shift has developed a unique seasonal tree decoration: delicate glass baubles which are actually replica hand grenades.
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Cultural Leaders Create the Ultimate in Creative Retreats

Tate Modern Director Vincente Todoli is one of a group of leaders in contemporary culture who have contributed to a new Artist’s Villa at Amanyara, the Aman Resorts island retreat on Northwest Point on Providenciales in the Caribbean. Todoli has curated a collection of artists monographs, whilst artist Vik Muniz has selected artist materials for guests to use on the villa’s Painting Deck, sited on a private beach with uninterrupted views of the Caribbean.
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Museum of Modern Art 82-Story Tower Approved by NYC Council

The Museum of Modern Art’s proposal for a new 82-story tower has cleared its final hurdle.
The New York City Council voted Wednesday to approve the plan for a 1000-foot mixed-use tower on West 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues. It was the final hurdle for the plan’s approval process.
The museum already has its main exhibition space on that block.
The MoMA Web site says the museum will gain approximately 40,000 square feet of new gallery space — a 30 percent increase.
The building plan also calls for 150 residential apartments and 100 hotel rooms.
Architect Jean Nouvel designed the tower, which tapers as it rises to a spire.

Natural History Museum Illuminated with new LED technology

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AECOM and Royal Philips Electronics and have designed a ground breaking LED lighting solution for London’s world famous Natural History Museum.

Replacing the aging floodlight system, Philips state-of- the art ColorReach™ Powercore technology demonstrates the flexibility and unprecedented light output of LED exterior floodlighting for signature façades today. Combine this with its unparalleled light projection of up to 500 feet, and it is easy to see why ColorReach™ Powercore was the ideal choice to illuminate this beautiful structure.
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Pedro Cabrita reis exhibition at Hamburger kunsthalle, Hamburg from October 31st

Pedro Cabrita Reis (*1956) The unnamed word #2, 2005 Fonds national d’art contemporain (Cnap), Ministère de la culture et de la communication, Paris, Fnac: 06-257© Pedro Cabrita Reis Photo: Florian Kleinefenn
Pedro Cabrita Reis: one after another, a few silent steps Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
October 31st, 2009 to february 28th, 2010

Born in Lisbon in 1956, Pedro Cabrita Reis is one of the leading Portuguese artists of his generation. This exhibition will be his first presentation in a German museum since 1996. Cabrita Reis has exhibited widely and participated in numerous international exhibitions, including documenta IX in 1992; in 2003 he represented Portugal at the Venice Biennale. Currently, he is participating in the 10th Lyon Biennale with two large works. In the most comprehensive show by the artist to date, the Hamburger Kunsthalle is presenting around sixty sculptures, including several large-scale pieces, paintings, drawings and photographs from 1985 to 2009, in a display that fills the entire basement floor of the Galerie der Gegenwart.
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Cage lamps from Dare Studio


These Cage lamps are created from laser-cut aluminum, and are available in large and small sizes, as well as numerous finishes.