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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...
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...
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,...
A New Layer exhibition

A New Layer exhibition

A New Layer is an exhibition by Matti Klenell, Stina Löfgren, Carina Seth Andersson, TAF Arkitektkontor through Gabriella Gustafson and Mattias Ståhlbom which will be on stage in Stockholm from November 11 to February 8. The exhibition will show contemporary objects made with an ancient technique. Lacquer has been used in East Asia for over...
Artwork by Kristjana S. Williams for the Connaught hotel

Artwork by Kristjana S. Williams for the Connaught hotel

We like the unique artwork created by the brand consultancy The Partners and contemporary artist Kristjana S. Williams to celebrate the heritage and the spirit of London’s for the Connaught hotel. The Connaught, situated at the heart of London’s Mayfair, approached The Partners to create an identity that captured the spirit of the hotel, and,...
Wallpapers based on old roses from the garden of David Carlson

Wallpapers based on old roses from the garden of David Carlson

The Swedish brand Mr Perswall is releasing a collection of wallpapers based on old roses from the garden of David Carlson, the editor-in-chief of David Report. David Carlson is a deeply dedicated gardener – more specifically, of old roses with unmatched aromas. With this collection, that literally grew from his rosegarden in Falsterbo, he gives us the...
Formafantasma celebrates Established & Sons first ten years

Formafantasma celebrates Established & Sons first ten years

On the occasion of the London Design Festival Studio Formafantasma designed the exhibition ”From then on” to celebrate the first ten years of British furniture producer Established and Sons. The exhibition consists of a deconstructed clock conceived in dialogue with the architecture of the company’s showroom. Time as a Celebration of Instances – Saxophones/ Quarter...
Shichi-Go-San「七五三」Festival: November Cuteness in Japan

Shichi-Go-San「七五三」Festival: November Cuteness in Japan

Now that the summer is reaching to an end, it is maybe time to find travel inspiration for November. November is my favorite month, when spent in Japan. The air is crisp, but not cold yet. The typhoons are a forgotten nightmare. The sun shines over the leaves changing color. The weather is so beautiful, that...
Moleskine Detour exhibition

Moleskine Detour exhibition

Moleskine will be presenting the Detour project during this year’s London Design Festival. A selection of notebooks by some of the most well known contemporary designers working today will be displayed in different Moleskine stores across London: Covent Garden, Harrods, Old Street and Canary Wharf. Artists and designers include: BCXSY, Yves Béhar, Tord Boontje, Fernando...