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Leaves of grass

Leaves of grass

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Remember those carefree student days, studying on a blanket under a tree, marking your place with a blade of grass just before you dozed…

Masanori Oji

Masanori Oji

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Japanese designer Oji Masanori is interested in making “living products”. He says that in creating them, he is “considering a design which may connect…

Ogori Cafe

Ogori Cafe

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I’m completely charmed by this story, told on Cabel Sasser’s blog, about a cafe in Japan with a most unusual system where you don’t…

Issue 66: Royale Rock

Issue 66: Royale Rock

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Imagine Marie Antoinette and Vivienne Westwood were housemates, and you’ll have some sense of what to expect from our story about a traditional Sandhurst…

A modest dish

A modest dish

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This idea makes so much sense to me. I’ve never really enjoyed covering the pretty pattern on a dish with food, as I’m not…

Shake a balloon

Shake a balloon

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I love the simplicity of the Balloon Seasoning Shaker, designed by Japanese architect and product designer, Masayuki Kurokawa. It’s available, alongside other work by…

Bebop Antik

Bebop Antik

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With a home page image like this one, you know that Bebop Antik is no run-of -the-mill vintage store. This store, based in Göteborg,…

Issue 64: True Romance

Issue 64: True Romance

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Internationally-renowned interior designer Laurie Owen is well known for her earthy, sensuous use of natural materials, in a style she calls ‘romanic organic’. She’s…