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Have a (Canadian-Made) Seat at SFMOMA

Have a (Canadian-Made) Seat at SFMOMA

Ninety-five Planar benches, by Miguel Brovhn of Vancouver, have become an ideal prop for capturing Instagram moments in the newly expanded SFMOMA. Here’s how the burgeoning studio got the commission.

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14 days ago

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Wintercheck Factory’s Inventive Take on Furniture

Wintercheck Factory’s Inventive Take on Furniture

Each chair and bench in the new Absolute Beige furniture line by Brooklyn studio Wintercheck Factory employs an unlikely material: slabs of industrial rubber.

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July 6, 2016

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Charting Sebastian Herkner’s Rise to the Top

Charting Sebastian Herkner’s Rise to the Top

At 35, Sebastian Herkner has become one of Germany’s premier design exports, with more than 10 products launched this year alone at IMM Cologne. Elizabeth Pagliacolo reports on his rise to the top.

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June 16, 2016

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Makers + Shakers: Zoë Mowat

Makers + Shakers: Zoë Mowat

A Montreal maker with a uniquely feminine sensibility, Zoë Mowat is part of our Makers + Shakers series – a look at the next generation of independent makers who are tapping into new markets, exploring unconventional materials and using their skills for social good.

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June 8, 2016

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Makers + Shakers: Evangeline Pesigan

Makers + Shakers: Evangeline Pesigan

The London designer weaves her Filipino heritage into radical forms. Evangeline Pesigan is part of our Makers + Shakers series – a look at the next generation of independent makers who are tapping into new markets, exploring unconventional materials and using their skills for social good.

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June 6, 2016

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NYCxDesign: What We Saw and Loved

NYCxDesign: What We Saw and Loved

North America’s biggest furniture and design event was chock-full of budding talents, local makers and major brands – at ICFF as well as at dozens of off-site exhibits located throughout the city. Here’s what caught our eye, from Greene Street to Brooklyn.

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May 24, 2016

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Q&A: Luca Nichetto Talks New Designs for De La Espada and Mjölk

Q&A: Luca Nichetto Talks New Designs for De La Espada and Mjölk

In town for an event at Toronto boutique Mjölk, Italian designer Luca Nichetto discusses his new made-in-Murano glassware, taking inspiration from the 1950s, and couples who spend dinner dates on their smartphones.

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May 23, 2016

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6 Seating Options for Outdoor Living

6 Seating Options for Outdoor Living

Get ready for patio season with fresh seating collections from the likes of Emu, Living Divani, Gandiablasco and more.

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May 13, 2016

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NYCxDesign: 10 Products to Check Out at ICFF

NYCxDesign: 10 Products to Check Out at ICFF

New York Design Week boasts dozens of must-see off-site launches and pop-up exhibitions. But the main event is ICFF, where 750-plus furniture and product brands fill Javits, the world’s busiest convention centre, from May 14 to 17. Here are 10 exhibitors worth taking a closer look at.

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May 12, 2016

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Best of Milan Design Week 2016

Best of Milan Design Week 2016

Milan Design Week has wrapped for another year and we’ve had a chance to download thousands of images snapped over the seven-day, city-wide event – the largest furniture fair in the world. Here are some of our favourite moments from Milan Design Week 2016.

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April 22, 2016

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