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A Modern Centrepiece by a Designer Couple

A Modern Centrepiece by a Designer Couple

When Norwegian designers Torbjørn Anderssen and Kristine Five Melvær were planning their wedding, they decided to make a vase together that symbolizes coupledom.

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7 days ago

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Axor Waterdream 2015: Starck Inspiration

Axor Waterdream 2015: Starck Inspiration

For this annual collaboration, Hansgrohe challenged the students of ECAL university in Switzerland to use the German company’s curvy U‑Base spout, featured in Philippe Starck’s latest tap, and create their own faucets.

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11 days ago

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4 Inspiring Speakers to Check Out at IDSWest Vancouver

4 Inspiring Speakers to Check Out at IDSWest Vancouver

The 11th annual furniture and design expo, taking place September 24 to 27, features an impressive list of guest speakers, including Kirsten Murray of Olson Kundig Architects and Design Within Reach founder Rob Forbes.

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12 days ago

Alessi, illycafe and Michele De Lucchi’s Coffee Collaboration

Alessi, illycafe and Michele De Lucchi’s Coffee Collaboration

With the launch of Pulcina – a new take on the traditional moka pot – the all-star trio serves up the perfect cup of espresso.

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14 days ago

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5 Outdoor Fireplaces for Fall

5 Outdoor Fireplaces for Fall

These compact fireplaces, by Terrain, Paloform and more, are hot options for stretching out summer and keeping nights warm even as the season turns into autumn.

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22 days ago

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5 Bikes that Make Cycling a Breeze

5 Bikes that Make Cycling a Breeze

Haul more, go farther faster, dodge traffic jams, and have fun: five bikes – by Scandinavian Side Bike, Biomega, Vanhawks and more – that go the extra mile.

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July 29, 2015

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5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

Now that Apple is streaming 30 million songs directly to our phones, here are five new designs – from the world’s tiniest earbuds to UE Roll, the waterproof bluetooth speaker that clips to your jeans – to replace those bulky headsets.

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July 23, 2015

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5 Gorgeous Textiles from NeoCon

5 Gorgeous Textiles from NeoCon

These versatile upholstery and curtain options – by brands including Maharam, Knoll Textiles and Designtex – come in bold geometric patterns and sumptuously touchable textures.

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July 21, 2015

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The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Sportswear

The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Sportswear

Smarter.Faster.Tougher. – an exhibition staged by the Design Exchange just in time for the Pan Am / Parapan Am Games – showcases some of the world’s most technologically advanced athletic gear.

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July 11, 2015

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Studio WM Diffuses Fragrances Beautifully

Studio WM Diffuses Fragrances Beautifully

Rotterdam’s Studio WM delved into the world of fragrance production, and used insight on the different ways scents can be dispersed to shape the forms of three stunning diffusers.

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July 7, 2015

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