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Larose Guyon

Larose Guyon takes online shopping to a whole other level. Named after the owner’s themselves – Félix Guyon and Audrée Larose – this design duo out of Vercheres, Canada, are as madly in love with one another as they are with design itself. Continue reading

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Desk Collection

The Desk Collection by Grovemade is simply extraordinary. It offers users several superbly designed pieces that instantly transform the standard office space into a neat, efficient and of course stunning designer workspace. The collection includes different items such as a monitor stand, laptop stand, keyboard tray, mouse pad, wrist pad as well as smaller accessories such as a phone stand, storage dishes and small potted plants. Continue reading

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Lignum Fold Collection

London based Another Studio has embarked on an exciting journey to take one of the most ancient materials in the world – wood – and use it in a new and modern way. Their new collection, Lignum Fold, introduces a series of items made from wood and processed using an origami style approach. The collection includes a lampshade, pencil pots and dishes. The design is simply extraordinary and opens up a whole new dimension of how wood can be utilized. Continue reading

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Filotto Pool Table

There is an Italian expression that goes “Calma e Gesso”. It originates from the ancient game of billiards and refers to the calmness (calma) and reflection a player takes before hitting a challenging shot, as he or she rotates the chalk (gesso) atop of the cue stick. Designer Gregg Brodarick and Adriano Design took this motto and created an entire brand out of it. The philosophy behind the brand is the need to take the time necessary before a challenging decision to calmly select the best direction. Continue reading

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Contour Rollerball Pen

There is an explosion in the use of concrete. Many designers have fallen in love with the material and are creating a wide variety of unique accessories such as jewelry and bowties. One such love affair is between Taipei-based 22 Design Studio and concrete. The designers view Taipei as a city “made of concrete and steel” and have set out to redefine these materials with their designs to create bold and unique products. An incredible execution of this concept is the Contour Rollerball Pen. Continue reading

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Bonsai Equilibrium Vase

Here is a designer worth noting- her name is Beatrix Li-Chin Loos and she is based in Strasbourg, France. Loos specializes in creating unusual objects from recycled and leftover materials, especially wood. One of her signature designs is this captivating Bonsai Equilibrium Vase. Continue reading

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Lungolinea Ping Pong Table

If you are looking for a real show stopper, look no further than the Lungolinea Ping Pong Table. The Lungolinea redefines the age-old game of Ping Pong since it is made entirely of glass and players can enjoy a game on a transparent surface! Continue reading

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Papertrophy

It is quite safe to say that the charm of real animal mounts has thankfully worn off. However, when the mounts are made from paper, they have an almost magical appeal. Berlin-based designer Dr. Holger Hoffmann has created a series of colorful wall mounts and free-standing statues made from environmentally friendly paper. The figures have a minimalist cubist design which gives them a chic modern look. Aside from their appealing style, Papertrophy invites you to be part of the production and to assemble the figures. Continue reading

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Biblioteca Wallpaper

Art aficionados and book lovers unite! Artist Ekaterina Panikanova’s creations on books bring the history and lives of their readers in to your home. The accomplished fine artist continues their story by embracing the volumes’ wear and tear. Book owners’ personalities are revealed in their notes, underlines, and dog-eared pages. It is here that she begins her paintings on the books perhaps illustrating the reader, the story, or her personal interpretation. Continue reading

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Marimekko Spring 2015 Lookbook

It is remarkable what one company has brought in to our homes since the late 1940s. Even more admirable is how Marimekko is still leading the way with the freshest, boldest, and timeless designs. In their Spring 2015 Mindscapes Home collection, once again nature is the inspiration. Their new textile designs bring the freedom of the sea inside our homes, giving us a daily escape and dose of refreshing, inspiring, vibrant, and soothing natural colors. Continue reading