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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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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Studiopepe new design for Jaspal store in Bangkok

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Studiopepe has recently designed the new Jaspal flagship store in Bangkok defined by a strong tactile feeling and round-shaped atmosphere. If you are regular reader,  Studiopepe’s projects are probably not new to you as they are a big hit here at Eclectic Trends. We just love what the ladies do being always one step ahead, creating sophisticated interiors that never stops to fascinate us. …

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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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