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…

RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist 2013

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Above: Bishop King Edward Chapel by Niall McLaughlin Architects

The six shortlisted building for the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize have been announced.  Continue Reading…

Inflatable Stonehenge by Jeremy Deller

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Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller is relocating Stonehenge to East London.  Continue Reading…

Bungy sofa

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Bucks New University graduate, Leala Dymond, has designed the Bungy sofa, complete with bright yellow elastic cords. Continue Reading…

Magis Folly

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The Folly bench is one of the latest designs for manufacturing brand, Magis, by Ron Arad. Continue Reading…