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Marbelous Wood by Snedker Studio

Marbelous Wood by Snedker Studio

It is a culmination of years of experimentation and development that has led Pernille Snedker Hansen to produce her current works. Inspired by Suminagashi, an ancient Japanese craft, she has re-purposed the traditional craft of marbling. Working directly to explore the fluid nature of these techniques she manages to enhance materials and create unique forms. The...
Time to apply for Design S - the Swedish Design Award

Time to apply for Design S – the Swedish Design Award

Design S is the Swedish nation design award. The award is presented by Svensk Form and singles out creative and innovative solutions in a range of different design fields. Design S has been presented every second year since 2006. Before that the award was called Utmärkt Svensk Form (Excellent Swedish Design Award). Everyone wants design...
Graphic print and villa concept by TAF

Graphic print and villa concept by TAF

Paper Collective brings together graphic designers, agencies, artists and illustrators to create inspirational and iconic graphic prints while promoting great causes and charities. For every poster they sell, the donatation is at least 15%. In the collaboration between design and architectural office TAF and Paper Collective the donation will benefit the organisation ASF International (Architecture Sans...
Ceramic centerpieces by Benjamin Hubert

Ceramic centerpieces by Benjamin Hubert

Seams is a collection of five large ceramic centerpieces by British designer Benjamin Hubert for the iconic Italian ceramic manufacture Bitossi Ceramiche.  The collection stems from the studio’s research into creating mass-produced products with one off details by manipulating a traditional ceramic manufacturing process.
Henzel Studio Collaborations Volume #1

Henzel Studio Collaborations Volume #1

Next week during the Milan Design Week Henzel Studio will preview an edited display of Henzel Studio Collaborations Volume #1, an exclusive collection of art rugs realized in close collaboration with twelve artists, including some of the most prominent and influential names in the contemporary art world. For fifteen years, Henzel Studio has created luxury handmade...
Hövding - the airbag for cyclists

Hövding – the airbag for cyclists

The talented people behind Hövding – the airbag for cyclists – have just made a nice short film about why cycle helmets are far from as safe as we think they are. The film highlights the gap between traditional cycle helmets and the new, radically different alternative, that is Hövding.
Wallpapers by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Engblad & Co

Wallpapers by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Engblad & Co

Our editor-in-chief David Carlson has for some time been working as acting group design director for WallVision. WallVision runs a number of Swedish and international premium wallpaper brands. One of David’s tasks has been to raise the wallpaper category to be more top-of-mind when it comes to design and architecture. In conjunction with the Milan Design...
DesignWright unveils new digital typeface

DesignWright unveils new digital typeface

British design firm DesignWright has created a new digital typeface for the 21st Century. The typeface is used in Script, which is a series of digital time pieces designed by Adrian and Jeremy Wright for Lexon. Since the seventies, the seven segment display has been the standard for any electrical product that displays numbers –...
Case studies by Benjamin Hubert

Case studies by Benjamin Hubert

Benjamin Hubert is according to David Report among the top industrial designers in the world. For a long time we have been attracted by Benjamin Huberts’ use of innovation in materials to meet human needs. Especially how he can work with technology without ending up in abstract technological solutions. We actually helped Benjamin with some words for...
Frans plaid with fringes on four sides

Frans plaid with fringes on four sides

David design, the Swedish Furniture brand once founded by our editor-in-chief David Carlson, has launched a plaid collection designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune. The fringe or tassel (‘frans’ in Swedish) is a detail found on both modern clothing as well as traditional folk dress. Our wool plaid design plays around within the constraints of blanket weaving...