Block Watches by Tom Dixon

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The Block Watch collection by Tom Dixon was launched at the end of July and is quickly selling out. Continue Reading…

Lounge Chair by Tom Vousden

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Tom Vousden is an up-and-coming furniture designer based in Anglesey. The Welsh designer’s pieces combine traditional style with contemporary details to create fresh interpretations of timeless classics.  Continue Reading…

Microsoft’s new Product Lounge in Switzerland

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Microsoft’s new Product Lounge at the company’s Briefing Centre in Wallisellen Switzerland, integrates the latest in surface technology and communication thinking in a striking, high-contrast design.  Continue Reading…

Eclectic fabrics from St. Jude’s

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British textile brand St. Jude’s focuses on creating unique patterned fabrics, cushions covers and wallpapers from its Norfolk based workshop. Continue Reading…

Kelly Hoppen designs bathroom collection

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British interior designer Kelly Hoppen MBE has just developed a new tap and shower collection in partnership with Crosswater. Continue Reading…

Designer DJ Station by Evoni Design

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Above: Apollo DJ Furniture

Evoni Design has added Play to the traditional Work/Eat solution often required of today’s furniture.  Continue Reading…

The Future is Here: A New Industrial Revolution at the Design Museum

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Above: 3D Printed Makie Dolls

The Future is Here. The Design Museum has teamed up with the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, in a new exhibition exploring how dramatic changes in technology are transforming our environmentsContinue Reading…

Beach Ball Lampshades inject fun into summer

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The UK has been suffering from a rare natural phenomenon – summer. The hot weather has left us here at Despoke in a summery mood and we think these Beach Ball lampshades from TOBYhouse are perfect for enjoying that summer feeling all year round.  Continue Reading…

OMA wins competition to design Miami Convention Centre

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Above: Entrance to the Convention Centre

OMA has won a major competition to redesign the Miami Beach Convention Centre, home to international design event: Art Basel Miami BeachContinue Reading…

Cube restaurant: the dark side of the moon

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The Cube restaurant concept design by Ukrainian Architect Igor Sirotov uses an interplay of light and dark to create a sensual dining experience. Continue Reading…

1957 Chair by Kai Christiansen

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In 1957, Kai Christiansen designed this chair with striking design details that make it a modern classic. Continue Reading…

Barber Osgerby for Knoll

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Acclaimed designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have released their debut collection for Knoll, which this year is celebrating its 75th anniversary.  Continue Reading…

Fonte bathroom inspired by Japanese philosophy

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The Fonte collection by Monica Graffeo is inspired by the Japanese philosophy of personal care. The collection is made using DuPont™ Corian® techno-surface with elm wood accessories.  Continue Reading…

MOVING: Norman Foster on Art

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Above: Alexandre Calder, 6-5-1-4, c. 1950, Photo Yves Bresson. © Calder Foundation New-York / ADAGP, Paris 2013

Norman Foster has curated an exhibition at the Carré d’Art in Nîmes. 20 Years after the Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate designed the museum, he has returned to curate his first exhibition, MOVING: Norman Foster on Art. Continue Reading…

Form: when wallpaper and concrete collides

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The Form collection by Erica Wakerly for KAZA Concrete shows what happens when wallpaper designers and concrete manufacturers collaborate. Continue Reading…