Design

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Design
2:15 pm

Hand-Painted Leather Chairs by Kueng Caputo

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​ Salon94 and Swiss design duo Kueng Caputo present Never Too Much, a collection of “psychedelic” furniture, made from hand-painted leather and enamel. The artsy benches, tables and stools behave more like sculptures, juxtaposing different materials and colors in an “offbeat”…

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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Design
5:00 pm

CAPE Chair by Nendo and Offecct

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Japan’s Nendo and Stockholm’s Offecct create the innovative CAPE chair made of wood and steel. The two design studios named it CAPE for the way that the wooden veneer is “tossed over” the metal frame. The chair is extremely lightweight,…

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Monday, January 27th, 2014

Design
10:00 am

Graphic Artist Rafael Grampá Designs For Absolut Karnival

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Brazilian graphic novelist, Rafael Grampá, creates a unique illustration for the new Absolut Karnival vodka bottle, a passion fruit and orange blossom flavoured spirit with Rio carnival celebrations as its inspiration. Grampá explains ”when Absolut asked me to collaborate on Absolut Karnival,…

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Friday, January 24th, 2014

Design
9:00 am

Paul Smith Designs For The Rug Company

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Paul Smith continues his longstanding relationship with The Rug Company creating three unique designs for their latest collaborative range. “Bold graphic prints and cubic forms,” Peak, The Cubes and Umbra take inspiration from modernist buildings, specifically art deco architecture and 1920s design,…

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Design
3:00 pm

Magnetic Wooden Float Table by RockPaperRobot

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Kinetic furniture designers RockPaperRobot make the Float Table, a customizable coffee table made from magnetic wooden cubes that repel and float on top of each other. Founder Jessica Banks, a roboticist with an Electrical Engineering degree from MIT, is dedicated…

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Monday, January 20th, 2014

Design
6:00 pm

Repurposed Benches and Stools by Tsuyoshi Hayashi

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Japanese designer Tsuyoshi Hayashi makes these clever bar stools and benches from reclaimed roof tiles and a simple wooden frame. Hayashi uses traditional “Kawara” tiles that have been discarded due to damage in the manufacturing process. He removes blemishes and…

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Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Design
1:00 pm

Edamame Bottle Cleaning Sponges by Japan’s Marna

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Japan’s Marna make these playful little sponges for cleaning bottles. The edamame-shaped sponges clean plastic, metal and glass bottles with balls of ceramic and alumina that attack hard-to-reach stains. Heat-resistant and reusable, simply fill a bottle with a little bit…

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