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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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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