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Benjamin Moore Paint

Already a well-loved brand in America, Benjamin Moore launch in the UK. From September 2015, the outstanding quality paint products offered by Benjamin Moore will be available to purchase. Combining aesthetic beauty with true high quality and performance benefits, the vast colour palette of more than 3,500 shades is full of inspirational hues, from the dramatically deep to the perfectly pale.

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The unique rich resin formulation also delivers phenomenal coverage, so users will be able to cover in just two coats, even in the darkest shade.

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Founded in 1883, Benjamin Moore is North America’s favourite paint, colour and coatings brand- a brand already much loved by designers the world over.

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Eclectic fabrics from St. Jude’s


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

Good & Green Retreat


Good & Green is a company that specialises in creating bespoke eco buildings.  Continue Reading…

UTREM-LUX recycled lamps


Discarded glass bottles and wood off cuts are used to create these unique lamps. Continue Reading…

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


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

Membrane by Benjamin Hubert


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

Netframe Chair for Offect


Swedish furniture manufacturer, Offect has launched the Netframe chair and sofa, designed by cate&nelson. Continue Reading…

SolarAid wins Google award for ‘tackling the world’s toughest problems’


SolarAid was yesterday selected to win one of Google’s prestigious £500,000 Global Impact Challenge awards. The four awards were given to ‘British non-profits using tech to tackle the world’s toughest problems’.  Continue Reading…

Clerkenwell Presents: The Huts by Architecture for Humanity


Above: The Water Hut has a system of pumps and tubes to get people thinking about how much water is wasted in leaky pipes before it reaches the tap

Architecture for Humanity has created four specially designed huts for ‘Clerkenwell Presents’ at Clerkenwell Design WeekContinue Reading…

Top Picks from the House of Detention: Form in Void


Above: Chikka Stool by Form in Void at DEbranded

DEbranded is at the House of Detention showing collections from independent designers. The main aim of the brand is to connect independent designers with manufacturers and end users.  Continue Reading…

Is this the perfect escape?


Prominent fashion and interior designer Scott Newkirk has created the perfect retreat;  a technology free 14ft x 14ft cabin in the woods in Yulan, New York, USA. Continue Reading…

Philippe Starck at DEDON in Milan

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“I have not a lot to say because, we have to be honest, it’s just a sofa,” said Philippe Starck of the RAYN collection for DEDON.

Despoke was invited to the DEDON stand at Salone del Mobile in Milan where Starck addressed the media – and some adorning fans – earlier this month about his new RAYN collection for the outdoor furniture brand.
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Cardboard Animals

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We really like these playful pen organisers designed by Polish designer Jolanta Grzebska. The cardboard animals simply slot together and are designed to be easily recycled.

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We would love to have one of these on our desks to colour in!

SolarAid Solar lamps: Ecobuild 2013

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SolarAid is a charity that aims to bring light to some of the poorest communities in the world. At Ecobuild, we ran into SolarAid where they were demonstrating their solar lamps, which they aim to introduce to the mass market in Africa.  Continue Reading…

Ecobuild 2013

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Ecobuild 2013 opened this morning at ExCeL, London and Despoke joined the morning crowds in the sunshine to check out what the exhibition has on offer. Continue Reading…

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