Yves Béhar’s Fuseproject had designed glasses for the Mexican charity See Better To Learn Better. It will help a whole generation of children to get better grades in school.

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"The paint was still drying," explains Petter Skogstad of his last-minute touches to his new collection of furniture a day before cramming the pieces into a van to go to Milan, where he showed his latest works at Salone Satellite two weeks ago.

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Thursday, 22 April 2010 11:31

Milan: Estd by Established & Sons

The British furniture brand that made its name by working with some very big-name designers launched a collection of anonymous products at the Milan furniture fair.

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Wednesday, 21 April 2010 09:03

Milan: iPhone app by Maarten Baas

During the Milan furniture fair last week, the city was covered in posters saying “The newest Maarten Baas for only 99c”. It turned out the Dutch designer's latest launch was an iPhone app.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2010 13:55

Profile: Mathieu Lehanneur

Inflated lips, swollen tongue, huge hands, emaciated body. This grotesquely distorted figure is a strange vision of the perfect client, but this is who Mathiieu Lehanneur is designing for.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2010 07:57

Paris Maison & Objet

Reports from Maison & Objet in Paris.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2010 07:23

Aitor Throup's Trouser Collection

Three pairs of trousers make up Aitor Throup’s new collection, launched in Paris in January.

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Monday, 29 March 2010 05:38

Our New Apartment by Vandasye

Our new apartment is a collection of furniture produced using laser-sintered plastic and off-the-shelf wood.

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Monday, 29 March 2010 01:00


Attention to detail from the fastidious Danish-Italian design duo.

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The foldable three-pin plug by Royal College of Art graduate Min-Kyu Choi has won the Brit Insurance Designs of the Year Award. Choi’s design, which reinvents the traditional British plug, was announced as the overall winner of the competition at the Design Museum last night.

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Wednesday, 17 February 2010 14:01

SANAA’s Rolex Learning Centre opens in Lausanne

The highly anticipated Rolex Learning Centre by Japanese practice SANAA opens to the public on Monday, but the press got a preview today. Here’s a peek at SANAA’s most prestigious European project to date.

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Wednesday, 10 February 2010 10:22

Crudo tableware collection

Crudo is a new collection of tableware that tries to find an expression for raw food culture. We spotted it at Maison & Objet in Paris earlier this month.

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Friday, 29 January 2010 11:59

Design USA

A 10-year survey of American design at the Cooper Hewitt, New York, highlights its commercial colours.

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Monday, 04 January 2010 13:57

Pike Loop by Gramazio & Kohler

Pike Loop, a 22m-long wall at the corner of Pike and Division streets in lower Manhattan, was built on site by a robot called R-O-B, heralding a new era for brick construction.

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Monday, 21 December 2009 14:39


A churchload of designers get chucked out of their studio.

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Thursday, 17 December 2009 16:08

Essence by Luca Nichetto

“I want the objects to have a very good personality,” says product designer Luca Nichetto of a new collection of vessels called Essence.

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Thursday, 17 December 2009 10:43

Torres de Hércules by Rafael de la Hoz

“Non plus ultra” or “nothing further beyond” is the message integrated into the ornamental facade of Rafael de la Hoz’s Torres de Hércules in Cádiz in southern Spain.

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Thursday, 17 December 2009 09:31

Design Academy Eindhoven

Design Academy Eindhoven opened its graduation exhibition amid confusion over the resignation of its director Alexander van Slobbe after only nine months on the job.

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Wednesday, 16 December 2009 20:45

Profile: Aitor Throup

The rising fashion star with both eyes on the street.

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Wednesday, 16 December 2009 14:51

Steven Holl Architects' Hamsunsenteret

Steven Holl puts Norway's novelist on the map.

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