CURRENT INSPIRATION

This is why we want you to introduce to the sophisticated furniture series by Portuguese brand Dooq: 1//In a nutshell: Dooq has as main focus to celebrate the luxury of living. “Playing games” is their recent collection and includes …

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TREND POSTS

5 HEIMTEXTIL TRENDS 2019/20 TO WATCH

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The much expected 5 Heimtextil Trends for 2019/2020 have recently been published. With “Toward Utopia”, the global renown textile fair Heimtextil is setting the course for the new trend season that was presented in September by the brilliant London-based studio Fr …

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4 Color Trends 2019 Dulux Australia

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This is probably the biggest Color Trend Forecast we share of a painting company. Dulux Australia being part of AkzoNobel has revealed a few days ago their take on 2019 colors under the, again, wonderfulart direction of Bree Leech. FILTER is the leitmotiv of next yea …

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3 Jotun Colors of the Year 2019: Calm, Refined and Raw

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It's the time of the year, the painting companies launch their color proposals for 2019. The 3 Jotun Colors of the Year 2019 are always long-awaited (see the 2018 Color Trends here) with a subtle yet enduring palette, tailor-made towards Northern style yet very glo …

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Let’s talk Plastics! 3 thoughts from a trends perspective

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My good friend and food designer Elsa Yranzo invited me as a speaker to the past edition of La Imperfecta Belleza. She has been creating wonderful food concepts for my masterclasses during the past three years, and since she always has very interesting projects going on …

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THE STUFF THAT MATTERS

CREATIVE WASTE AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Plastic stone tiles by Enis Akiev to reimagine waste

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Ends Akiev has recently showed her project "Plastic Stone Tiles – The Nature of Waste" during the Dutch Design Week, that this year concentrates how designers can shape a positive future for the world. In line with the international event, Akiev focuses on the design …

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A colorful and sustainable material by Fernando Laposse

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Mexican designer Fernando Laposse has recently developed a naturally colorful material made with native Mexican corn husks, called "Totomoxtle". Moved by the conviction of creating materials and objects for a new generation of conscious users, Fernando Laposse has …

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INTERIOR DESIGN & LIFESTYLE

The sophisticated and sensual furniture by Dooq

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This is why we want you to introduce to the sophisticated furniture series by Portuguese brand Dooq: 1//In a nutshell: Dooq has as main focus to celebrate the luxury of living. “Playing games” is their recent collection and includes a small yet very sophisit …

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An ode to tactility: the RYU Restaurant in Montreal

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Montréal-based studio Ménard Dworkin Architecture & design has completed RYU Restaurant, a Japanese eatery that is all about tactile experience. Located in the upscale Westmount neighborhood, the sushi bar design combines the attention to craftsmanship and m …

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Guadagnino’s new interior design for Aesop in Rome

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Acclaimed Italian director Luca Guadagnino has recently created a new store for Aesop in Rome, inspired by the city’s ancient and more modern heritage. It was during a trip to Los Angeles earlier this year that the mutual appreciation between the two men blossome …

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Studiopepe’s interior design of Cafezal coffee shop in Milan

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This is why we want to share Studiopepe's interior design of Cafezal coffee shop in Milan: 1//In a nutshell: Cafezal is the latest interior design work by talented and most favorite Studiopepe , the Milan-based creative office. A microgourmet roastery a coffee sh …

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COLOR INSPIRATION

Color Inspiration No.24: Terre Verte, Rose, Salmon, Coffee, Latte

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To create this Color Inspiration No.24 and former ones, I take a particular shade and study its origin, anecdote and sometimes mysteries. Reading the story about Terre Verte and the main character of today's color collage below makes me even want to dive deeper into col …

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Color Inspiration No.22: Cocoa, Toffee, Bubble Gum, Celadon, Corn

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It was only natural to get together Color Inspiration No.22 seeing all the brown and ochre shades popping up. Pink in any hue has become an omnipresent shade, and whether we intended to include it or not, had somehow to find its place too. We published earlier a brown/ …

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Color Inspiration No.21: Wine, Amaranth, Toffee, Mauve, Coffee

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Today's inspiration board features Wine, Amaranth, Toffee, Mauve, and Coffee. Color Inspiration No.21 includes some of the warm color nuances that are coming in 2018. Toffee and Coffee are back after a few years of absence in all creative disciplines. WGSN | Wo …

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SCENE STEALERS

Raising the curtain for must-know talents

The unique Giancarlo Valle x Viso capsule collection

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This is why we’d like to share Giancarlo Valle x Viso’s recent collaboration: 1// In a nutshell: NY-based Studio Giancarlo Valle has joined with Viso Project to create a very appealing furniture capsule collection presented at Sight Unseen OFFSITE earlier this …

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Color at its best: Luca Guadagnigno’s décor debut

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This is why we’d like to share the color-infused home in Italy designed by Luca Guadagnino: 1// In a nutshell: We know by know that creative interests do not belong just to one field, and visual talents can take their vision easily to another disciplines. Italia …

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Veganism doesn’t stop with excluding leather, wool, felt, fur, suede or silk. When designers visualise a vegan chair, the molecules of materials that form the desired chair need to be examined to the extent beyond the surface that has been adopted. The choices we make in the design process, as well as consumers’ choice to buy a design, reflects the cultural values and beliefs of the participants.

- Erez Nevi Pana

Waste composition is influenced by many factors, such as level of economic development, cultural norms, geographical location, energy sources, and climate.Generally, low- and middle-income countries have a high percentage of organic matter in the urban waste stream, ranging from 40 to 85% of the total. Paper, plastic, glass, and metal fractions increase in the waste stream of middle- and high-income countries.

- World Bank Report

ARTS & CRAFTS

ECOURSES

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Do you love Mood Boards but have never thought about applying the right techniques in an efficient way to get your message across? And do you believe moodboarding is not just about doing a ‘pretty collage’? This 20-clip online course designed for any creative guides you through a 3-steps-program where you’ll learn how to structure a mood board that helps you to make a difference in today’s competitive working environment. VIEW ECOURSE→

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¿Te encanta la técnica del moodboard pero no sabes muy bien cómo aplicar las técnicas adecuadas para comunicar con un mensaje visual poderoso? Si intuyes que podría ser algo más que un bonito collage, entonces este curso es para ti. Hemos producido 20 clips pensando en todo creativo que quiera aprender con un programa de 3 pasos cómo diferenciarse en la jungla laboral con un mensaje eficiente y una tabla bien estructurada. VER CURSO→

Review: Mood Board Masterclass September 2018

Posted By Gudy Herder, September 26, 2018

I haven't shared a post on our workshops in a long time. The instant stories option on Instagram is kind of replacing events and workshops right now, but we got really cool mood boards and I'd like to share a few with you today of our Mood Board Mast …

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