Estudio Persona’s approach far away from Latino’s cliché

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This has been my first coup de coeur this year, there is no one single piece I would not immediately ship from LA to Barcelona. Estudio Persona is founded by industrial designer Emiliana Gonzalez and conceptual artist Jessie Young, both born in Uruguay who moved fours years ago to Los Angeles. Their furniture collection embodies strong modern pieces, far from the …

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A playful act by ceramics artist Julen Ussia

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As we know by now, the general perception that our everyday spaces – figuratively and not - shrink, push a need for multi-functioning and flexible elements that make our life easier but also, add a more profound meaning to our life. Today, we would like to introduce you to a young Spanish talent who Gudy mentioned as well in her last …

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Iwan Pol – How to soften concrete

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Concrete has seen in the past two years a huge influx of applications influenced by many DIY projects that were popping up with a focus on small furniture and accessories. But it still always had a rather industrial feel, heavy and permanent. Concrete is probably is one of the most widely used man-made materials still today, but its look&feel often falls short of …

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Circular shaped vases by Anna Varendorff

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If you are looking for a special Christmas gift for this year, these round shaped vases might be a excellent find. Melbourne based  Anna Varendorff is both a jeweller and a sculptor and founder of ACV Studio. As a jeweller she was acquiring metalworking skills which she now uses when forming, soldering and sanding her brass pieces. She says, when I am making …

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Is Jesmonite the future must-know material in interior design?

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There is so much going on the material world, it is not hard keeping up, it is just not possible if you are note entirely dedicated to the study of innovative materials. Is Jesmonite the future must-know material? Olivia Aspinall, offers fresh and fun surface finishes for the interior design industry through her design studio. She accidentally switched to hard surfaces …

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Symmetry, illusion and void by Maria Svarbova

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Themes of life often set up in Socialist-era public spaces – such as dining, swimming, a visit to the doctor – mundane aspects are triggering Maria Svarbova's conceptual photography the most. Born 1988 in Slovakia, she studies restoration and archaeology but found a medium for her artistic expression in photography.       © Maria Svarbova Her strong identity is characterised by the tranquil atmosphere that …

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