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Deep Blue is Emerging as Design’s Go-to Hue

Deep Blue is Emerging as Design’s Go-to Hue

From daybeds to chairs to full collections, deep blue furniture was spotted everywhere at Salone del Mobile 2018. Here are six pieces that use indigo to contemplative, introspective effect.

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August 22, 2018

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These Indoor Plant Lights Elegantly Sustain Greenery

These Indoor Plant Lights Elegantly Sustain Greenery

Peek inside the growing trend of luminaires designed to support flora with indoor plant lights designed by Nui Studio, Álvaro Goula and Pablo Figuera, Artemide and Glimakra.

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August 20, 2018

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At 25, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Celebrates Stoneware’s Evolution

At 25, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Celebrates Stoneware’s Evolution

Italian tile is highly prized – and, as the 2018 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition proves, it’s ever-evolving, too. Here’s a glimpse at the winning projects.

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August 20, 2018

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3 Classic Furniture Pieces Making a Major Comeback

3 Classic Furniture Pieces Making a Major Comeback

A healthy number of historic furniture pieces are being reissued anew, as seen at many Salone del Mobile booths in May. These three pieces, by Paolo Piva, Carlo Mollino and Frank Lloyd Wright, have us transfixed.

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August 17, 2018

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Tijs Gilde’s Colourful Gravel Collection Taps into Silica’s Harsh Texture

Tijs Gilde’s Colourful Gravel Collection Taps into Silica’s Harsh Texture

Tijs Gilde’s Gravel collection, a line of silica furnishings the designer unveiled at SaloneSatellite 2018, epitomize beauty in the rough.

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August 15, 2018

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The Vein Glorious Return of Marble Furniture

The Vein Glorious Return of Marble Furniture

Move over, quartz: As seen at Salone del Mobile 2018, marble – the OG stone – is back.

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August 13, 2018

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The 2018 LAMP Finalists Are Bright, Brilliant and Balanced

The 2018 LAMP Finalists Are Bright, Brilliant and Balanced

The Lighting Architecture Movement Project competition collects some of the lighting world’s boldest designs. During IDS Vancouver, the 2018 LAMP Finalists will be unveiled – and here is a glimpse at the shortlisted designs.

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August 9, 2018

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Person, Place, Thing: Three Rising African Design Talents

Person, Place, Thing: Three Rising African Design Talents

From furniture showrooms to architecture circles, African design from the sub-Saharan region is asserting its creative prowess.

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August 8, 2018

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Talsam’s Connected Jewellery Might be the Smartest Panic Button Yet

Talsam’s Connected Jewellery Might be the Smartest Panic Button Yet

Though intended as a romantic gift, the Talsam collection of connected jewellery also features a panic button that makes it one of the smartest wearables we’ve seen.

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August 2, 2018

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Meet Elegante Bespoke, Snaidero USA’s New Luxury Collection of Kitchen Cabinetry

Meet Elegante Bespoke, Snaidero USA’s New Luxury Collection of Kitchen Cabinetry

The kitchen is the heart of the home. And with Elegante Bespoke, Snaidero USA has developed a customizable collection of luxury cabinets that celebrate the kitchen as a work environment and living space.

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July 30, 2018

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