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3D-printed performance footwear from Adidas

3D-printed performance footwear from Adidas

Adidas today unveiled the future of performance footwear with Futurecraft 3D, a unique 3D-printed running shoe midsole which can be tailored to the cushioning needs of an individual’s foot. The 3D concept is part of the ‘Futurecraft series’, a forward- looking initiative that places open source collaboration and craftsmanship at the heart of design to...
Rhythmic and colorful mosaic, tiles and reliefs

Rhythmic and colorful mosaic, tiles and reliefs

Last week, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec presented Rombini, a new ceramic tile collection for Mutina. Rombini is an alphabet of shapes and colors. The project consists of three models: tile, mosaic and relief elements. It is a collection that offers a complete solution, allowing different combinations; rhythmic and colorful connections ranging from the tile to...
Benjamin Hubert founds Layer

Benjamin Hubert founds Layer

The newly founded Layer agency is focused on experiential design for both the physical and digital worlds. Led by British designer Benjamin Hubert and a growing creative team, Layer is partnering with progressive brands across a broad range of sectors to craft experiences that meet tomorrow’s demands today. The last 5 years have been phenomenal,...
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 No.2 TID watch

The No.2 TID watch

The Stockholm based watch brand TID has released its second product – No.2. The idea is to make something that does not go out of style after one season, says Ola Berneståhl, CEO and co-founder of TID Watches. We want to make something clean and iconic. Our intention is that we keeping the shape during time...
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...
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...
An electronic lamp from Wästberg that provides intelligent and universal power

An electronic lamp from Wästberg that provides intelligent and universal power

One of the novelties that the Swedish lamp producer Wästberg will be introducing during the annual Stockholm Furniture Fair, 3 – 7 February, is the result of a progressive collaboration with the British design office Industrial Facility. The Industrial Facility w152 lamp is an electronic lamp that provides intelligent, universal power from three USB outlets,...
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.
Traditional glass working techniques adapted to contemporary lighting

Traditional glass working techniques adapted to contemporary lighting

British designer Benjamin Hubert has launched Beacon, a pendant and desk light designed as part of the Glass is Tomorrow workshop held recently in Denizli, Turkey.   Beacon was designed to explore how traditional glass working techniques can be adapted to contemporary use in lighting, and how light itself can be used an integral element...