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Photographs of old fashioned roses offering cross-pollinating synesthesia

Photographs of old fashioned roses offering cross-pollinating synesthesia

David Carlson, the editor in chief of David Report, has a long and deep relationship with old fashioned roses. His new series of rose photography started already eighteen years ago when the family moved to Falsterbo and the first rose bushes after careful selection were planted in the sandy soil. Today there are growing more...
Tactile and smart notebook by Nendo for smaller objects

Tactile and smart notebook by Nendo for smaller objects

Even if we at David Report most write in our digital devices nowadays we do really like the new notebook by Nendo launched at this weeks Stockholm Design Week. The notebook is designed for Stockholm based company smaller objects. The L-shaped perforations along the sides of the pages can be folded out to create customised indexes. Up...
The dark side of fashion: The True Cost will change how you shop

The dark side of fashion: The True Cost will change how you shop

Since the Industrial Revolution over 150 years ago, the price of clothing has slowly but steadily been falling. When mass production began to move to overseas countries with minimal regulation, the prices dropped even further. Today clothing is as cheap as it’s ever been, and consumers can find dresses, although not of high quality, that...
Absolut Creative Space – a sustainable pop-up studio

Absolut Creative Space – a sustainable pop-up studio

When architects Astrid Skog and Charlotte Stuveback got a commission from Absolut to create an ”Absolut Creative Space”, a venue for creatives and innovators, the inspiration was taken from the company’s production process. Unique work environments that would inspire and enable different types of work processesa and invite limitless variations of creative processes. Four blue...
The inde/jacobs art gallery building in Marfa, Texas

The inde/jacobs art gallery building in Marfa, Texas

Swedish architect trio Claesson Koivisto Rune has recently completed a new architectural project located in Marfa, Texas – the inde/jacobs art gallery building. Inaugurated in May 2015, the art gallery features the Marfa Collection, an eight-piece furniture and accessories collection, that was designed especially for the project. To commemorate the opening, a book entitled ‘Claesson...
Sun tan patterns by Nendo

Sun tan patterns by Nendo

One of the defining qualities of natural leather is that the change it undergoes with years of use does not equate a reduction in quality but rather an addition of character, and this wearing-in actually results in a more attractive piece of material. It occurred to Japanese designer group Nendo that they could exploit this...
The Thrill of the Hunt

The Thrill of the Hunt

Predominant.ly wants to bring an element of serendipity back into the search for music, making the experience as personal and delightful as stumbling across a long-forgotten favourite in a second hand record store. You remember those dreary autumn days when you would spend hours in a record store, idly browsing the shelves, escaping the rain....
GARAGE models develop a virtual life of their own

GARAGE models develop a virtual life of their own

The 8th edition of the magazine GARAGE has a multi-cover featuring five of the most sought-after models in the world at present; Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls, Lara Stone and Binx Walton. But the readers of GARAGE will only find out what is so special about this cover when it is scanned using the...
Örnsbergsauktionen 2015

Örnsbergsauktionen 2015

For the fourth time Örnsbergsauktionen is arranged in conjunction with the Stockholm Design Week. Örnsbergsauktionen is an artist-run auction house founded in 2011 with the goal of creating a platform for experimental, studio-produced form within the Swedish design scene.The auction takes place on February 6th, 19:00 at Jakobsdalsvägen 15A, Örnsberg. Registration is required.
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...