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Nendo’s kame suitcase locks to a post or handrail

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You can pretty much guarantee that whenever Nendo release a product it has an unusual element. The latest release they have waved their magic wand on is the suitcase coined ’kame’ meaning tortoise, a hybrid polycarbonate-fabric design for emerging Italian luggage brand Fabbrica Pelletterie Milano.

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Again, the Japanese studio hasn’t disappointed, the high functioning design will improve your journey with its range of stress reducing features. Particularly noteworthy is the cable lock — If you need to free yourself from the suitcase you can park it by tying the cable lock provided to a post or handrail.

 

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Please Wait To Be Seated open a new pastel painted showroom in Copenhagen

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Danish Design agent Please Wait To Be Seated has brought together the latest brands, artists, designers and manufacturers in a new showroom situated in the centre of Copenhagen. Continue Reading…

Liv series by Kristine Five Melvaer for Magnor Glassverk

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Liv is a range of vases and torches made of mouth blown glass by Norwegian designer Kristine Five Melvaer for Magnor Glassverk. Continue Reading…

Styling Inspiration

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Loving: Surreal styling in The Telegraph today.

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Photographer to commission: Coco Amardeil

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Editor’s Pick for Mother’s Day

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Nothing makes a mother smile more than a homemade card on Mother’s day. If you could choose anything on the big day, what would it be? I picked these:

  1. Black Fork & Spoon by Akito Akagi – www.tokyostore.noma
  2. Slope Chair – www.hay.dk
  3. Clothes Rack – www.nomess.dk
  4. Duo Table lamp – www.handandeyestudio.co.uk
  5. Poured Table – www.troelsflensted.com

 

Nendo gives Hello Kitty a makeover

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Above: Radiograph Kitty reveals an intimate side — her skeleton.

Sanrio’s best-known fictional character Hello Kitty has tried many successful looks targeting the female market. A new masculine line designed by Nendo  in collaboration with Pen the men’s lifestyle magazine presents the iconic figure out of context.

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Nendo played with a diverse range of themes as a starting point in the range such as radiography, maths, art and architecture. Continue Reading…

Mini Moderns P.L.U.T.O. print is named after a Second World War fuel line

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Whilst designing their Hinterland collection – inspired by Dungeness and the surrounding Kent countryside – Mini Moderns were fascinated by the region’s rich military history. The designers created this new print named P.L.U.T.O. after a Second World War fuel line running from the headland of Dungeness to the French coast. Continue Reading…

John Pawson, Richard Meier and Eva Jiricna will collaborate on Oaks Prague residential development

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Three architectural practices led by John Pawson, Richard Meier and Eva Jiricna will collaborate on the Oaks Prague residential development. Oaks Prague is situated near Prague and directed by Czech-based Arendon Development Company.  Continue Reading…

Save the date: Midcentury Modern show on 15 March

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MIDCENTURY MODERN
Sunday, 15 March 2015
10am–4pm
Dulwich College
London SE21 7LD

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ISH Exhibitor Alert: Teuco will reveal the Pinstripe Gessato Limited Edition bathtub

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Teuco will present Gessato a Pinstripe Limited Edition bathtub from the award winning Accademia collection at ISH 2015. The strikingly simple design features a bespoke pattern finish. This season the brand moved away from bright pop stripes taking inspiration from traditional tailoring fabric to offer an understated take on the bath.

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Save the date: Picasso ceramic auction at Sotheby’s on 18 March

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The Artist’s Ceramic prices start from £800 upwards to £55,000.

On 18 March 2015, Sotheby’s London will hold a comprehensive sale of approximately 150 Important Ceramics by Pablo Picasso. The vases, pitchers, plates, bowls and more, showcase the modern master’s playful side. Continue Reading…

Shortbread at Clerkenwell Design Week 2015 press breakfast by Rachael Hill

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Rachel Hill treated the press at the Clerkenwell Design Week 2015 launch with this shortbread. Impress your guests with some of her personalised treats, suitable for events, pop ups, exhibitions, weddings and product launches. Each sweet treat is made to order from fresh, locally sourced ingredients and delivered right to your door.

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Friday night treat: Rosemary Blackberry Limonata

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Try making this delicious cocktail tonight. You know you deserve it after the long week!

 

Ingredients:

 

Per cocktail:

  • 1 1/2 oz. rosemary blackberry syrup (recipe follows)
  • 1 2/ oz. vodka
  • 2 oz. limonata, or sparkling lemon soda
  • Fresh rosemary sprigs, to garnish
  • Fresh blackberries, to garnish

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Standard paper size water bottles by memobottle

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Californian based company memobottle have launched these new water bottles to match ISO standard paper sizes. The brilliant leak proof design glides easily into your bag to slot neatly alongside your computer and books.

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