Child ViSion™ wins Visitor Vote at Designs of the Year 2013

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Child ViSion™ Glasses has won the inaugural Visitor Vote for Designs of the Year 2013 at the Design Museum.  Continue Reading…

RBM Noor chair

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Swedish designers Form Us With Love, Norwegian StokkeAustad and Danish Grønlund Design were invited to collaborate with Scandinavian Business Seating an innovative approach to furniture design. Continue Reading…

New Designers Part 2

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Above: A selection of designs at the Plymouth University 3D Design stand

Last night was the opening of New Designers Part 2 at the Business Design Centre. The Universities involved put on some incredible displays and we saw some great designs from very talented young designers, featured here.  Continue Reading…

Zaha Hadid – World Architecture

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Above: Zaha Hadid. Photograph by Steve Double

Zaha Hadid – World Architecture is on at the Danish Architecture Centre. Created by Zaha Hadid Architects, the exhibition explores the work of the famous Iraqi-British architect.  Continue Reading…

Philippe Starck leads you down the garden P.A.T.H

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Philippe Starck has teamed up with Riko to launch a line of sustainable, prefabricated houses. Continue Reading…

Party Wall at MoMA PS1

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Architecture practice, CODA has won the 14th annual Young Architects Program (YAP) at the MoMA and MoMA PS1 in New York with it’s Party Wall installation. Continue Reading…

Plisado for Karl Andersson & Söner

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This storage rack for Karl Andersson & Söner takes advantage of the trend for flexible living. Continue Reading…

Tool the Mathematician by Tom Dixon

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This isn’t your average tool kit. Each of these desk accessories is made form a single piece of brass and is perfect for any draftsperson with discerning taste. Continue Reading…

London Underground seesaw

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Clare Newsam, a student of Kingston University, has designed a seesaw based on the iconic London Underground roundel. Continue Reading…

Mirror-chair on the wall…

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Japanese architecture studio, Nendo has designed a collection of mirrors for Glas ItaliaContinue Reading…

Membrane by Benjamin Hubert

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Benjamin Hubert has used a textile woven mesh and aluminium frame to create a chair that weighs only 3kg. Continue Reading…

Renzo Piano: Fragments at Gagosian Gallery

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Above:Parco della Musica Auditorium, 1994-2004. © Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Maggi Moreno

The Gagosian Gallery in New York is presenting a new exhibition of works from the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Continue Reading…

New Designers Part 1

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Above: Emilie Osborne

Part 1 of New Designers is now open. Despoke went down to the Business Design Centre to check out some of the graduate work from contemporary applied arts (including ceramics and Glass), jewellery and precious metalwork and One Year On. Continue Reading…

Bake Me a Cake lamp for Northern Lighting

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This playful lamp for Northern Lighting is inspired by the story of a mother who bakes a cake with a file in it to aid her son’s escape from prison. Continue Reading…

Transformed Stacking Vessels by Utopia & Utility

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The Transformed Stacking Vessels by Utopia & Utility are made from glass, wood and ceramic, but offer an unexpected twist when viewed from the side. Continue Reading…