International Art & Design

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The Tiny Modernist

The Tiny Modernist

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Love the mid-century modern look, but simply can’t fit a signature chair into your apartment, or your budget? Well, think small – really small!…

Cat house

Cat house

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We’ve all probably experienced the kind of unholy combination of cats and apartments that results in an unstylish concoction of shredded furniture, and more…

Ribbons

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At the end of last year, Japanese fashion label minä perhonen had an exhibition exploring the forms and uses of ribbons. For the show,…

Cole and son

Cole and son

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Cole & Son has recently released their Contemporary III wallpaper collection with more archive designs from the 1950s and 60s together with original designs….

No trees were harmed

No trees were harmed

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“Wood” you like to take a seat, madam? Actually, this tree stump by designers Ilona Huvenaars and Alissia Melka-Teichroew is not what it appears…

Eley Kishimoto

Eley Kishimoto

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This Red Flash wallpaper (above) is the design that first woke me up to the amazing work of design duo Eley Kishimoto, and when…

Sacred from the profane

Sacred from the profane

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The ethereal objects and jewellery made by designer Gülnur özdaÄŸlar are a perfect alchemy of the sacred from the profane. These exquisite objects, like…

Love your office

Love your office

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The idea of a company specialising in office furniture could elicit groans of an apprehension of dullness, but Bulo puts a post-Memphis pop into…

Shippo Plates

Shippo Plates

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Dutch design superstar Hella Jongerius’ modus operandi is to design on the basis of a tradition, researching the history of a product, giving it…

Bleu your mind

Bleu your mind

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Today’s post is by our deputy editor, Lauren Shantall. Bleu Nature is a craft-based business from the north of France, with its tree-hugging credentials…