This Lighting System Uses Magnets To Combine Multiple Lamps Into Large Arrangements

Photography by Luca Ferrante   Architects Alessandro Mattei and Caterina Naglieri of Italian studio Plato Design, have a collection of concrete and wood magnetic lamps named TWELVE, that can be used individually or combined to make a larger sculptural lamp.   Photography by Luca Ferrante The collection, which includes both table and pendant lights made from concrete […]

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Molten Glass Is Hand Blown Into These Wood Pieces To Make Contemporary Sculptures

  Scott Slagerman Studio collaborated with Jim Fishman to create the Wood and Glass Collection, a group of sculptural pieces that are made from fallen trees and hand blown glass in their Los Angeles studio.   To create each piece in the collection, the design is drawn on to the wood and then cut out […]

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This Chair Is Designed To Create A Private Space For One Person

  Ukrainian based MZPA design, have created ‘The Planet’, a piece of furniture that enables someone to have a private space in an open office, hotels, airports, or anywhere where someone needs a little time to themselves.   The ergonomic design includes a couple of features, like a USB charging port, led-lamp or tablet holder […]

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Watch Dezeen and Dornbracht talk with Neri&Hu and Rafael de Cárdenas about eclectic design

Dezeen has teamed up with design brand Dornbracht to host a conversation with Neri&Hu and Rafael de Cárdenas in Berlin on the theme of eclectic design. Tune in from 7pm UK time to watch it live. The livestream has now ended. You can watch it above, or on Dezeen’s Facebook page. Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs asks

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This Birdhut In The Canadian Forest Can Sleep Two People And 12 Birds

Photography by Mark Erickson   Studio North have designed the Birdhut, a small hut or perch that sits within the tree canopy in Windermere, Canada.   Here’s a look at the rendering that the designers did before they set out to create the hut. Photography by Mark Erickson The finished design is immersed in the tree canopy, […]

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LZF Have Launched ‘Stitches’, A New Family Of Lamps Made From Wood Veneer

This article has been brought to you by LZF. Egbert-Jan Lam of Netherlands-based Burojet Design Studio has designed and a new family of lamps for Spanish lighting manufacturer, LZF. The collection, known as Stitches, has four original models: Mopti, Tombuctú, Djenné, and Bamako. Each lamp is named after a town or city in Mali, as their shapes […]

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This Lighting Collection Is Designed To Look Like Sausages In A Butcher Shop

  French designer Sam Baron has created a collection of unique suspension lights for Petite Friture, that are named ‘SO-sage’. The pendant lights have been designed so that they look like glass sausages that hang from the ceiling, much like they would in a traditional butcher shop.   There are six different shapes and each […]

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This Modern Hillside House In Arizona Has Its Own Private Art Gallery

  Kevin B. Howard Architects have designed a modern house in the foothills of Tucson, Arizona, for their client who requested a “modern, minimal home: a pristine box that seemed to have landed in the desert.”   Stepping inside the home, the owner’s love for art is apparent. A double height space has been dedicated to […]

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Stak Ceramics Have Designed A Collection Of Multi-Purpose Phone And Tablet Holders

  Heather and Myles of Stak Ceramics have designed a collection of multi-purpose phone and tablet holders that have containers, planters or vases as part of their design. Operating out of their studio in Homewood, a neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, they create phone holders with a stoneware clay body that have space for pens behind the phone, and depending on the design, […]

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Frederik Roijé Have Designed A Wall Mounted Magazine Holder That Shows Off Your Reading Material

  Dutch design agency Frederik Roijé, has created a collection of wall mounted magazine holders that are named ‘Ribbon’.   The minimalist design, which can be mounted on your walls in a variety of angles, embraces books and magazines, and displays them like a piece of artwork. The simple yet effective design almost looks like […]

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These Side Tables Are Designed To Hide Wireless Speakers Within Them

  Design studio JLA, have created a side table that doesn’t just create a place to place your book or table lamp, it’s also a home or office sound system.   The side tables, which are available in blackened black Birch or natural Baltic Birch, have a pleasing aesthetic and they hide a speaker system […]

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Hem showcases expanded product line at first US pop-up in New York

Swedish furniture company Hem has opened its first US shop in New York City, hoping to tap further into the American market with a pop-up in Soho. Hem – which is Swedish for “home” – set up its temporary retail space on the ground floor of a development at 325 West Broadway, with the aim

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The ‘Whittle Away’ Cabinet Collection Has Curls Of Wood That Reveal A Colorful Facade Underneath

Photography by Ulrika Kestere   Swedish design firm Stoft Studio, have created the ‘Whittle Away’ collection as part of the “What’s your DNA?” exhibition at Dutch Design Week 2017. The collection consists of a free-standing cabinet and a wall-mounted cabinet, whose design was inspired by the way bark peels away from a tree to release […]

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582 Aluminum Pieces And 10,082 Rivets Have Been Used To Create This New Sculpture In Rhode Island

  MARC FORNES/THEVERYMANY have recently completed their latest sculptural design HYPARBOLE, that sits at the entrance to Rhode Island College’s Fine Arts Center in Providence.   The collection of green curves that make up the sculpture, entice visitors to the college to wander into the sculpture that has a height of 22 feet. The curvature of the […]

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This Chair Allows Its User To Wrap Up And Get Comfortable

  Moscow-based furniture designer Kseniya Alferova, has created COLE, a pink and grey armchair that allows you to wrap yourself up and get cozy.   The chair has been designed so that additional pink quilted fabric hangs at the sides of the chair, and when required by the user, it can be brought up and […]

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MVRDV presents a hotel you can reconfigure at Dutch Design Week

Dutch studio MVRDV has built a colourful, futuristic hotel, made up of nine rooms that can be moved into different configurations. On show in Eindhoven for Dutch Design Week 2017, (W)ego is a concept for accommodation that can adapt to the different needs of any future inhabitants – whether they be families, students or refugees. Each

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Casagrande Laboratory designs wooden micro house for city dwellers

Finnish architecture firm Casagrande Laboratory designed this self-sufficient prefab house to fit on the footprint of a single car-parking space. On show during last month’s edition of Helsinki Design Week as part of the festival’s HOP City Installations, the Tikku concept house – meaning “stick” in Finnish – was designed as a housing solution for

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This Rug Is Designed To Create An Optical Illusion That Looks Like There’s A Hole In The Floor

  Scottish designer Scott Jarvie, has created the Void Rug, a 100% merino wool floor rug that when placed on the floor and viewed from a certain angle, it gives an illusion of depth.   Scott explains, “The design was inspired by the notion that the design of a 2 dimensional rug could be informed by a 3 dimensional […]

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Eight design responses to a turbulent political climate

The past year has seen more and more designers responding to shifts in the political landscape, from the Brexit vote to the election of Donald Trump. Ahead of our Good Design for a Bad World talk series, here’s a look at eight designs used as tools for change. Good Design for a Bad World takes place as part of

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Eight designs that could help reduce global pollution

Pollution poses a serious threat to the world’s land, air and oceans, so one of our Good Design for a Bad World talks will look at ways of reducing the scale of the problem. Here are eight proposals that are already exploring the idea. Good Design for a Bad World takes place during Dutch Design Week, on 21

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