Design

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‘Swedish design is also about what people outside think is happening here’

Stockholm – At the Stockholm Design Week, Färg & Blanche presented previously unseen work that challenges the self-perpetuating identity of Swedish design.

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In Stockholm, vinyl flooring turns into curvy mountains – and one blast of a fair stand

Stockholm – With Snowcapped, Tarkett’s stand at this year’s Stockholm Design Week, Note Design uses vinyl flooring to create curves.

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To manufacture these bespoke products, time literally is money

Eindhoven – With his DAE graduation project, Minute Manufacturing, Diego Faivre responds to the dehumanizing aspects of mass production.

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Here are our top picks from this year’s Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair

Stockholm – As work, play, public and private spaces increasingly mesh together, the Stockholm fair responded in kind with objects that spiritedly embrace such blurring of lines.

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Stockholm showcases what could be the world’s most sustainable material

Stockholm – Here’s something environmentally sound: Baux has just launched the world’s first 100-per-cent biodegradable sound-absorbent material.

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These hybrid objects are born out of Mexican tradition and European collabs

Mexico City – As Mexico establishes itself as Latin America’s prime design destination, these two hybrid projects showcase both traditional craft and current views.

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BMW is bringing forth its new design language

Munich – Why did BMW’s new iNEXT car replace one of the most recognizable elements of the brand? Adrian van Hooydonk had a great reason.

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As everything can be an office today, this Italian brand makes ultra flexible furniture

Bergamo, Italy – Office furniture brand Pedrali is designing products to outfit offices that are dynamically adaptable, capable of accommodating both teamwork and focus.

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Into digital fashion? These Frame Lab exhibitors can show you what you’ll shop for in the future

Amsterdam – Amsterdam-based digital fashion house The Fabricant will showcase fashion’s hand in retail’s tech shift, as recently explored for Hong Kong retailer I.T.

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Vergés highlights award-winning furniture collections at Maison&Objet Paris

Paris – Spanish furniture maker Vergés exhibited a trio of its favorite recent collections from Andreu Carulla, Tarruella Trenchs and Emiliana Design.

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Shareable moments? Trust this Frame Lab speaker – they aren’t all on Instagram

Amsterdam – Sakchin Bessette, co-founder of the globally renowned entertainment studio Moment Factory, gives insight into creating shared experiences in the digital age. 

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New Tendency presents a new tendency in trade stands: the virtual showcase

Cologne – By using a web app against a green screen, visitors to the New Tendency stand at IMM Cologne were able to experience the full collection.