Our Top 4: IMM Cologne Pure Talents Contest 2019

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The 2019 Pure Talents Contest at imm Cologne is one of the most internationally renowned design competitions for young designers and often the starting point for a successful design career for many of the chosen participants. The Pure Talents Contest is conceived exclusively for designers who are still pursuing their studies or have just left university. The competition, organized by Koelnmesse …

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The water sculptures by Sabine Marcelis for Fendi

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On the occasion of Fendi and Design Miami collaboration 10th anniversary, the Italian maison invited Dutch artist Sabine Marcelis to create ten sculptures dedicated to re-discovering one of the elements that Fendi cherishes most: water. The natural element is definitely a beloved one by the fashion maison but, as we know, it is also gaining a more and more central role in today's debate also in the design field for its importance in the climate change …

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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 year in New York. Valle’s Smile Seats and divider screens have been upholstered with Viso jacquard-loom fabric to create unique pieces  that say …

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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. Italian film director Luca Guadagnino surprised earlier this year with the calm and oscar nominated (and winning …

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Contemporary (Faux Marble) Ruins by Roberto Sironi

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I have been following Roberto Sironi's work for the last two years and he somehow always end up in one of my presentations a trend lectures. This year I was lucky enough to meet him at the Milan Design Week and hear a bit more about his current project crafted in faux marble in first person. His latest project Ruins for Carwan …

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How to convert Google Earth photographs into furniture

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Moving waters and reflections are one of the key features of our upcoming Spring/Summer 2019 report (only a few days more before we launch:) but we'd like to introduce you already today to Dutch designer Bart Joachim Van Uden, a graduate of the Eindhoven Design Academy, who is known for playing with decorative top layers on furniture.  For his “Romancing the Stone” …

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