Fluid shapes in Sergey Makhnos’ home

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If you observe 3D renderings made during the past 8 months, you'll find a few common trend features: clouds, water, fantasy landscapes, and more than anything, fluid forms. In moments of uncertainty, we feel drawn to the familiar, which are organic fluid shapes seen in nature over and over again. Fluid shapes in Sergey Makhnos' home reminds us how good it …

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How To Market A Carpet Collection And Nail Current Needs

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This editorial is a master example of how to push the boundaries in surface design and how to market a carpet collection nailing current needs. We share this project not because we'd like to give you an idea of a new wall-to-wall carpet or rug design. The whole point is how they market the collection with a visual and written message. Object …

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5 Examples Of The Assemble/Dissemble Trend: Curtains

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Within the Assemble/Dissemble Trend, curtains play a significant role and have gained a modern revival. We're moving away from fixed modules, walls, room settings to be able to play with more freedom within any kind of spatial design. Here, both residential and public spaces are influenced equally. The fusion of residential and commercial design leads to the term RESIMERCIAL. Curtains have …

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A virtual exhibit of heavyweight canvas art by Mary Little

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It's so well done, you can't quite see the difference between what is real and what is virtual. One of our favorite design studios Estudio Persona has teamed up with Mary Little to show you a virtual exhibit of heavyweight canvas art. Since the initially planned physical exhibition couldn't take place inside Estudio Persona’s showroom, Reflections was born as a 3D landscape, with visualizations looking so …

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Ceramicist Of The Month: Ceri Muller

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I am thinking of the Tactility Trend these days. How might it change now that many of us are two months into confinement? How much softer has it to be? And do we need to go back to rawer design again? Is austerity the new look? Meanwhile, we found Cape Town-based creative Ceri Muller and her fingerprint ceramics which must be very …

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Ceramics pick of the month – Nüüd Ceramics

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Last winter, I gave a trend talk at the Academy of Arts in Tallin, Estonia. I still remember very well the public academy (made me think about how important it is to have art academies as public institutions) and its amazing building, the first digital blackboard I got to write on, and a very creative student crowd. Ever since, I feel …

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