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The World’s Best Champagne Glass

The World’s Best Champagne Glass

In a quest to create the perfect champagne glass, Stockholm design and architecture firm Claesson Koivisto Rune and world-class expert Richard Juhlin have developed a vessel worthy of the finest libations.

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2015 Design Trends: Seeing Through

2015 Design Trends: Seeing Through

Advanced lighting technology has made it possible for almost any object or surface to take on a mysterious glow. As is clear in these six examples, translucency is also showing up in art, fashion and architecture.

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2015 Design Trends: Talking to Jaime Hayon

2015 Design Trends: Talking to Jaime Hayon

The exuberant Spaniard has established himself as an artist and a designer – and has infused his playful sensuality into everything from sofas to ceramics.

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2015 Design Trends: New Decorative

2015 Design Trends: New Decorative

Moving beyond styling, designers delve into beauty. These seven new products, buildings and art works revel in ornate forms and painterly patterns that are also over-the-top fun.

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2015 Design Trends: Talking with Li Edelkoort

2015 Design Trends: Talking with Li Edelkoort

We ask the world-renowned trend forecaster how she predicts what colours, themes and moods will take over the world of design.

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2015 Design Trends: Mirror Images

2015 Design Trends: Mirror Images

From the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum in New York to a tiny lookout on the lochs of Scotland, reflective surfacing still has us transfixed.

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7 Great Furnishings Made With Recycled Wood

7 Great Furnishings Made With Recycled Wood

Conceived for the Design by Nature competition, these imaginative and eco-friendly pieces by Stacklab, Miles Keller, Scott Barker and others are now on show at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works.

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2015 Design Trends: Intense Nature

2015 Design Trends: Intense Nature

Blues, emeralds and deep-sea aquas. The greening of colour will flourish in 2015, just as designers are merging the natural and the artificial in new ways – as seen in these 13 projects, products and phenomena.

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Designer Profile: Lukas Peet

Designer Profile: Lukas Peet

The lighting and furniture designer – whose Andlight brand of fixtures just launched at Inform Vancouver – has an eye for detailed finishes that turns function-driven concepts into immaculately resolved objects.

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5 Wondrous Works from the Istanbul Design Biennial

5 Wondrous Works from the Istanbul Design Biennial

“The future is not what it used to be.” French poet Paul Valéry’s famous words inspired the theme of Istanbul Design Biennial, on now until December 14, and these five conceptual works on display.

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