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Nothing to Wear

Nothing to Wear

The exhibition Nothing to Wear by Pia Mouwitz challenges the idea that I do not have anything to wear. With a picture of all my clothes, I want to see for myself and try to understand the value of each garment and what meaning they actually have. The presentation of all the 315 garments from...
Acoustic Panels from BAUX

Acoustic Panels from BAUX

BAUX is about to release a new series of acoustic panels that are made from the same environment-friendly, recyclable material as their first product Träullit. It’s containing three natural ingredients – wood wool, cement and water.   The new building tiles are larger, measuring 116×58cm, making it quite easy to design acoustic designs for large-scale...
A membrane is a delicate thing

A membrane is a delicate thing

A membrane is a delicate thing which we do not think about on a regular basis but immediately notice if it is broken or missing. When used for acoustics, a membrane filters sound waves and makes the sound in a room balanced. Together with New Zealand based designer David Trubridge, Offecct has created a membrane...
Systems - a tribute to Braun Design

Systems – a tribute to Braun Design

Moda International and Walter Knoll are delighted to host Systems – a retrospective of 1960’s Braun Design, together with a graphic interpretation of Dieter Rams design values today. Being influenced by the Bauhaus and the German modernism movement, Braun and Walter Knoll have become major references and have shaped the world of modern design. Curated...
Imperfect Design by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe

Imperfect Design by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe

In 2011 the Dutch designers Van Eijk & van der Lubbe travelled to Guatemala to design the first collection for Imperfect Design. The local techniques and materials of the craftsmen from Guatemala were used as a starting point for their designs, which ended up in a pure and eye-catching collection of vases made of recycled glass. The collaboration...
adidas unveils Ultra BOOST

adidas unveils Ultra BOOST

adidas has just unveiled a new shoe concept called Ultra BOOST at a guarded launch location in New York City the other day. Attending athletes and guests experienced the Ultra BOOST through state-of- the-art live testing demonstrations using the ARAMIS system also used by top engineering institutions like NASA, Boeing and Audi to measure crash...
Corinthia hotels - timeless luxury for less until February 28th

Corinthia hotels – timeless luxury for less until February 28th

If you’re planning to take some days off in Europe in the next coming weeks do check out the Corinthia Hotels annual sale with fifty percent off on all their European properties; Prague, Malta, St Petersburg, Lisbon and Budapest. The Corinthia Hotel in London has its own exclusive deal where if you book three nights...
The London Collection designed by Lara Bohinc for Skultuna

The London Collection designed by Lara Bohinc for Skultuna

The London Collection by Skultuna is designed by the internationally renowned jewellery designer Lara Bohinc. The first products in the collection are four candleholders and a bookend. It’s amazing to make a collection in brass. I am fascinated by Sweden and Scandinavia. To be working with a renowned company such as Skultuna that stands for tradition,...
Pen Store in Stockholm by Form Us With Love

Pen Store in Stockholm by Form Us With Love

Pen Store is a new retail space in Stockholm design by Form Us With Love. Pen Store behaves in different ways – like a shop, a gallery, an atelier and a supplier warehouse. With the aim to provide a long sought after creative hub for local studios and pen loving people, the Pen Store has...
Vodka glass by Thomas Feichtner for ABSOLUT ELYX

Vodka glass by Thomas Feichtner for ABSOLUT ELYX

Designer Thomas Feichtner was commissioned by ABSOLUT VODKA with the design of a new glass. This glass was supposed to be designed specifically for the Swedish distillery’s finest vodka, ABSOLUT ELYX, and reflect the handwork of the most experienced distillers. This vodka, hand-distilled and rectified in the original copper kettle from 1921, was to be complemented...
Ruutu vases by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Ruutu vases by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Ruutu, which means diamond or square in Finnish, is a new collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Finnish glass producer Iittala. Ruutu consists of 10 vases in five sizes and seven colours. When collected and combined, they make small seamless installations where both, the strength and the delicate nature of the glass, come alive....