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Wireflow by Arik Levy

May 17, 2013 Written by bitmellow

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As a design lover, I really enjoy finding simple concepts executed in an elegant manner. These light installations by the talented industrial designer, Arik Levy, definitely fall under the ‘simple but elegant’ category. The chandeliers are meant to be thin sculptures that appear to be two dimensional line drawings and only identified as volumes as [...]

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Sami Kallio

May 06, 2013 Written by Alicia

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Finnish designer, Sami Kallio, also had a presence in this year’s Milan design week. Among other works, we loved the simplicity and conceptual charm of his furniture. The Y5 chair (below) was displayed at the Swedish Pavilion in Superstudio Piu, Milan. (To see our other picks from the Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano, click here!) Another [...]

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Yasunari Tsukada Interiors

Apr 29, 2013 Written by bitmellow

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  We found the interiors by Yasunari Tsukada beautiful, utilitarian, unpretentious, and flexible. Simply good design. This particular work is for end…Link beauty salon, in Kitahorie Osaka, Japan. The wood lattice work along the right wall serves as work stations for seven people with multiple shelving options. The light application is as clever and minimal [...]

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Altered Appliances

Apr 23, 2013 Written by Alicia

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  So I bumped into this piece of genius last week. I’m obviously very passionate about this compilation of projects because they involve three of the things I like most in life: Design, cooking, and eating. Altered Appliances is an exhibition of four projects by students of the Piet Zwart Institute of Rotterdam. The main [...]

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Milan 2013 Picks

Apr 15, 2013 Written by bitmellow

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So we’ve been following the Milan design week 2013 with much yearning to be there, obviously. The yearly Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano is the biggest event of its kind  in the world. All major furniture and industrial design companies display their new products and collaborations with different artists and designers. Needless to say, [...]

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Panoramic Manhattan Puzzle

Apr 08, 2013 Written by Daniela

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With this arial panoramic of Manhattan, Sergey Semenov won the 2012 Epson International Photographic Pano Award in the Amateur category. This image was created by electronically stitching together thousands of panoramic views taken by him in 2011. With this method, Semenov was able to “flatten” the spherical nature of panoramas.   His love for panoramic [...]

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Modern, iconic, and timeless

Apr 01, 2013 Written by bitmellow

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    On our last trip to Luminaire Miami, we were reminded of this bit of  superior design. This chair, Terminal 1, is definitely one of our favorite modern pieces. Jean-Marie Massaud designed this lounge chair for B&B Italia in 2008 and immediately became an iconic piece for this notorious furniture label. It was shown at the [...]

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Voyage: Light Installation

Mar 25, 2013 Written by Alicia

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We found this installation too beautiful not to share! Aether & Hemera is an interdisciplinary collaboration that researches the sensory effects of light in different settings, from urban scale to home objects. This light installation, Voyage, aims to evoke memories of young dreams of travel and exploration. The “paper” boats are made from polypropylene sheets [...]

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Formal Gown Obsession

Mar 11, 2013 Written by bitmellow

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We recently discovered spanish designer, Rosa Clará, and immediately fell in love with the delicate and sophisticated style of these gorgeous gowns. Definitely a piece of eye candy!

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