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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...
Acoustic Panels from BAUX

Acoustic Panels from BAUX

BAUX is about to release a new series of acoustic panels that are made from the same environment-friendly, recyclable material as their first product Träullit. It’s containing three natural ingredients – wood wool, cement and water.   The new building tiles are larger, measuring 116×58cm, making it quite easy to design acoustic designs for large-scale...
A membrane is a delicate thing

A membrane is a delicate thing

A membrane is a delicate thing which we do not think about on a regular basis but immediately notice if it is broken or missing. When used for acoustics, a membrane filters sound waves and makes the sound in a room balanced. Together with New Zealand based designer David Trubridge, Offecct has created a membrane...
Systems - a tribute to Braun Design

Systems – a tribute to Braun Design

Moda International and Walter Knoll are delighted to host Systems – a retrospective of 1960’s Braun Design, together with a graphic interpretation of Dieter Rams design values today. Being influenced by the Bauhaus and the German modernism movement, Braun and Walter Knoll have become major references and have shaped the world of modern design. Curated...
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...