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Milan Salone 2017: Design Directions

Design Directions

Milan Salone 2017: Design Directions

At this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile, designers unashamedly celebrated low-value materials and interpreted shifting energy fields by cr...
Milan Salone 2017 : Marni : EDHV
Wireframe Architecture

Design Directions

Wireframe Architecture

Alongside the typical tropes of luxury interior design emerges a new, nonchalant aesthetic. Geo-lux finishes are replaced with brightly coloured la...
Interior Design : Luxury Retail : Storey Studio
Playtime

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Playtime

San Pedro Garza García, Mexico – Branding agency Anagrama has shown that designing the perfect retail environment is child’s play.
Anagrama : Kindo : Playscapes
Milan Salone 2015: Part 2

Design Directions

Milan Salone 2015: Part 2

In the second part of our Milan review, LS:N Global reports on the emerging desire to imbue objects with uncanny features, such as spiritual pres...
Milan Salone 2015 : Synesthesia : Playscapes
Preview: Milan Design Directions

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Preview: Milan Design Directions

In a snapshot of our Inspire section, we look at the design directions emerging from this year’s Salone del Mobile.
Milan Salone 2015 : Design Fiction : Haptic Experiences
Rock stars: Playful chalets offer ultimate escape

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Rock stars: Playful chalets offer ultimate escape

South Korea – South Korean architect Moon Hoon has created a series of chalets designed to add an element of play into architecture.
Design : Escapes : Rock It Suda
Paper dolls: New dimension at Comme des Garçons

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Paper dolls: New dimension at Comme des Garçons

Paris – Comme des Garçons’ autumn/winter 2012/2013 collection featured voluminous, oversized, cartoon-like garments.
Neo Kitsch : Playscapes : Paris
Different angle: Club shapes up with redesign

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Different angle: Club shapes up with redesign

Different angle: Club shapes up with redesign
Escapism : Roxy/Josefine Nightclub : Fred Mafra
Playing catch-up on consumers' expectations

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Playing catch-up on consumers' expectations

Playing catch-up on consumers’ expectations
Design : Language : Euroshop
LDF Review

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LDF Review

As the last designers clear up their exhibitions in their respective design districts, the eighth London Design Festival in Europe’s creative capit...
David Weatherhead : LDF : Asif Khan
The Handburger

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The Handburger

At a fast food chain in Singapore, greasy burgers and fatty fries are off the menu. At The Handburger, diners take gourmet burgers and duck bu...
Fast Food : Burger : Bright
Box set: Showing the shape of things to come

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Box set: Showing the shape of things to come

Box set: Showing the shape of things to come
New York : Womenswear : New York Fashion Week
New Designers 2010

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New Designers 2010

With more than 1,700 graduates from the UK displaying their work, the New Designers show was the place to see the country’s future design talent. T...
London : Tortie Hoare : James Michael Shaw
DMY Review

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DMY Review

Originally the Designmai Youngsters section of Berlin’s annual design fair, the DMY International Design Festival Berlin is an annual showcase of w...
Colour : For Use/Numen : EPFL+ECAL Lab
Who Needs a Superhero?: Rovero to the Rescue

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Who Needs a Superhero?: Rovero to the Rescue

Who Needs a Superhero?: Rovero to the Rescue
Ralph Rovero : Superhero : Superman
Cool for kids: Youth space explodes in colour, energy

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Cool for kids: Youth space explodes in colour, energy

Cool for kids: Youth space explodes in colour, energy
Interior : Rivas Vaciamadrid : Center
Dutch courage: Multifunctional museum planned

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Dutch courage: Multifunctional museum planned

Dutch courage: Multifunctional museum planned
Netherlands : Pods : Museums
Heads you win: Playscape-palette sound gear is released

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Heads you win: Playscape-palette sound gear is released

Heads you win: Playscape-palette sound gear is released
Headphones : Music : Gadgets
In with a win: Awards focus on interior stars

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In with a win: Awards focus on interior stars

In with a win: Awards focus on interior stars
Netherlands : Holland : Guise
Light up: Designers create electronic children’s book

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Light up: Designers create electronic children’s book

Light up: Designers create electronic children’s book
Electronic Popables : Childhood : Children
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