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Normann Copenhagen’s designs respond to social settings – just as people do

COPENHAGEN – At CPH:DOX, Normann Copenhagen demonstrates the transformative power of its furniture to adapt to different social functions.

Product Design

Vitamin balances ceramic components in the process of crafting its iconic luminaire

LONDON – Clean lines and a strong silhouette characterise K Lamp, a design that was borne out of British product design brand Vitamin’s desire to develop a lamp with a crisp, …

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IMM's emerging designers deconstruct production processes

COLOGNE – This year’s emerging designers at IMM re-examine production processes and interrogate what it means to improve everyday objects.

design

A project by Sander Wassink adds Moroccan spice to a Gispen classic

FURNITURE – In Contrabande, Sander Wassink adds a little flavour to the W.H. Gispen Diagonal chair.

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Young designers pump up the music at home, at work and on the fly

TECHNOLOGY – Instead of trying to dampen noise in interior spaces, some designers are actually adding sound to our lives.

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Lamps by DAE students intensify our bond with products that respond to touch

TECHNOLOGY – The almost unconscious act of switching on the light takes an interesting turn in lamps by two graduates of Design Academy Eindhoven.

Installation

Technology moves, reacts and pretends to be human – so what can it do for us?

TECHNOLOGY – Perhaps the greatest point of friction between man and machine is not hardware but software, which may replace its organic counterpart in terms of automated production …

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In a world of diminishing resources, modular construction proves its worth

TECHNOLOGY – Suitable for everything from fashion to furniture, modular systems meet the needs of both designer and user.

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Bisazza, Moduleo and Vescom devise extradimensional experiences for flooring and surfaces

SURFACES – In an attempt to add a third dimension to walls and floors, designers and brands work with geometric patterns and shiny finishes that play with depth perception.

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Studio Furthermore gives ceramics a space-age injection

MATERIALS – ‘A close relative of glass, ceramics are woven into the fabric of our anthropology.’ Those words are on the website of Studio Furthermore, an outfit run by Marina …

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Our footprint as consumers informs furniture by Lucas Muñoz Muñoz

MADRID – An explanation of Spanish designer Lucas Muñoz Muñoz’s Temporal collection suggests that his furniture – as it invades homes and public spaces – can be likened to …

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An iconic chair that creates a dialogue with the material from which it is crafted

MUNICH – Produced by Zeitraum and designed by Läufer + Keichel, Nonoto emerged from a mutual wish of creating an iconic solid wood chair styled in a classic tradition.