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A watering can and kettle in one

A watering can and kettle in one

Antonio Aricò’s Watering Kettle cans make the best of both worlds.

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March 24, 2011

Section: Design

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A variety of ways to help Japan

A variety of ways to help Japan

In the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake, and the subsequent nuclear emergency, here are a few ways to help the 410,000 displaced.

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March 22, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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Countdown to Milan: Ahrend presents XXXX_Sofa

Countdown to Milan: Ahrend presents XXXX_Sofa

The Dutch manufacturer brings Yuya Ushida’s daring new sofa to Milan.

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March 21, 2011

Section: Design

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Countdown to Milan: Meet My Project

Countdown to Milan: Meet My Project

This group show takes you inside the design and making process of Marcel Wanders, Angus Hutcheson, Takumi Shimamura and many other international designers.

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March 18, 2011

Section: Design

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Brit Insurance Design of the Year’s top winner

Brit Insurance Design of the Year’s top winner

Yesterday, the Brit Insurance Design of the Year award announced that it’s top prize goes to the Plumen 001 low-energy light bulb, by Samuel Wilkinson and product design company Hulger.

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March 16, 2011

Section: Architecture

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Cradle to Cradle hits the mainstream

Cradle to Cradle hits the mainstream

From carpets to clothing and hand detergents, Cradle to Cradle items are becoming easier for eco-minded consumers to access.

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March 15, 2011

Section: Design

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ISH Preview

ISH Preview

“Everything revolves around energy and water, the two resources necessary for life” – that’s the focus of the ISH expo, taking place this week in Frankfurt.

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March 14, 2011

Section: Interiors

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Blu Dot’s Swap Meet

Blu Dot’s Swap Meet

Until this Friday Blu Dot is accepting your ideas, designs, personal possessions – even promises of intergalactic journeys – in exchange for a chair, sofa, bed or table of your choosing.

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March 8, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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Countdown to Milan: Designjunction’s British wit

Countdown to Milan: Designjunction’s British wit

Next month, everyone’s attention will be tuned into Milan design week. Already, the product launches and exhibit announcements are pouring in. This week, we preview one of a number of group shows we’ll be keen to check out – Designjunction in Zona Tortona.

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March 4, 2011

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Traxon and E:cue light up on Broadway

Traxon and E:cue light up on Broadway

This week marks the opening of the Broadway musical The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and lighting system manufacturers Traxon and E:cue up the razzle-dazzle by outfitting the show’s most flamboyant character – Priscilla, the bus.

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March 2, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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