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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...
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...