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Frame awards the best stands at Salone del Mobile 2018

MILAN – Yesterday in the hour of Italian aperitivo, the Diocesan Museum courtyard came alive with the most noteworthy designers and brands at Salone this year.

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Redefining imitation materials, Jorge Penadés restructures leather

Madrid – In Frame 122, we look at surfaces and materials that are not what they seem: from Kengo Kuma’s hardwood veneers to Onno Adriaanse’s foam shelving.

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The importance of danger and dirt: Hibinosekkei on kindergarten design

Yokohama, Japan – Hibinosekkei + Youji no Shiro, the studio behind some beautiful kindergartens in Japan, has a surprising philosophy on learning spaces for young children.

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Jason Markk’s journey from online-only cult product to holistic experience

London – With the growing sneakerhead market comes the evolution: new after-sales infrastructure for these objects of wearable culture.

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Transforming building materials into unexpected furniture

OBJECTS – Creatives are repurposing building materials to bridge architecture and product design with an array of noteworthy and unexpected pieces of furniture.

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Sella Concept transcends local context with the palette of the Mediterranean sun

London – Between Hyde Park and the River Thames, new restaurant Omar’s Place is a meeting of Mediterranean landscapes influenced by the sun.

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With Tom Dixon, Lidewij Edelkoort discusses the future of design

Milan – On 19 April, trendforecaster Lidewij Edelkoort hosts a masterclass and a special design expert talk with Tom Dixon exploring intuition in contemporary design.

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Joy and other expressions of the new wave of ceramics

OBJECTS – In his latest book New Wave Clay, Tom Morris breaks down the liberalizing force revitalizing ceramic design.

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Having achieved design cohesion, materiality is put to work

Manama, Bahrain – Taking the expansive geometry of Islamic patterns as inspiration, the interior of the Al Baraka Banking Group HQ has been designed with a focus on materiality.

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Metals set the mood at Milan Design Week

MILAN – Chemetal is using their collection of embossed anodized metals to resurface the spaces of hospitality and retail.

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Lensvelt shows Nothing New in Milan

Milan – Pursuant of a circular economy for trade fairs, the exhibition by Lensvelt hacks the second-hand market.

 

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Frame editors’ picks at Milan Design Week 2018

Milan – In just a few days, the entire design world will be attending and contributing to the vibrant city-wide phenomenon. With so much to do and see, don’t miss our editors’ …