Cornucopia: a tactile, fun, and striking vase collection

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After many months of virtual collection overload, it is wonderful to see new design objects; or more specifically, a tactile, fun, and striking vase collection that is actually photographed on a real set such as at La Glace, the oldest patisserie in Copenhagen. Two Danish design studios have teamed up to offer their skills in one pr¡oject. Design duo Röd Studio specializes …

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Pampa’s Textural is a celebration of the tactile beauty

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Pampa's TEXTURAL latest textile collection is a celebration of the tactile beauty of slow process craftsmanship. The homewares brand is based in Australia but inspired by the fertile flat areas of Argentina "La pampa". In the Quechua language this means "flat areas between the mountains", it is also the place where all the collections are made. Co-founders Victoria Aguirre (Argentinean) and Carl …

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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 materiality that is at the core of the studio. RYU Restaurant blends the most contemporary style with Japanese sensibility, creating a space defined by carefully crafted pieces made of natural …

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6 (new) Examples of The Tactility Surface Trend

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If you are a regular reader, you might know by now, how often we talk about the Tactility Surface Trend, which I do actually mention in every single conference for the past two years. The following images photographed by Kristy Noble and styled by Alex Kristal for Elle Decoration UK show different tactile surfaces and textures of a home on …

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6 examples of the Tactility Trend – Milan Design Week

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We have been talking a lot over here on the Tactility Trend giving you several examples in former posts. In fact, it's the concept I explain most when working with corporate clients who want to develop new collections. As Li Edelkoort puts it: "Super technology asks for super tactility." Today we'd like to show you one group exhibition by students from VIAs furniture …

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Ceramicist of the month: Alice Walton

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Hong Kong-based Ting-Ying Gallery brings a dynamic and highly influential mission to the world of contemporary craft by stimulating ongoing dialogues between East and West, tradition and innovation, function and aesthetics. For a recent show collaboration, British ceramic artist Alice Walton contributed with her hypnotizing porcelain labyrinths. According to the gallery, despite featuring intensely textured surfaces and complex colors, Walton’s work is also …

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