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Morandi’s still-life scenes become three-dimensional via paper-thin ceramics

Porcia Pordenone, Italy – Paola Paronetto creates powerful still-life landscapes with lightweight, fragile porcelain works made using cardboard.

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This is what it looks like when interior designers have unabashed fun with colours

Madrid – El Equipo Creativo went hard on the Pantone chart with Las Chicas, Los Chicos y los Maniquis. The studio went on to win Best Use of Colour at the 2019 Frame Awards.

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This trendy tea café in China is spatial calligraphy

Zhengzhou, China – Heytea’s new presence in Zhengzhou by Moc Design Office translates Chinese tradition to younger generations.

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An architect’s own house contains multitudes in a small London plot

London – How did Sophie Hicks make the most of a limited plot in the middle of pricey Kensington? By digging down and letting the entire neighbourhood in.

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TWA Hotel’s guestrooms express the past and present of America’s relationship with air travel

New York City – Designed by Stonehill Taylor, 512 guestrooms give Eero Saarinen’s TWA terminal a brand new function. 

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Here are our highlights from the 2019 ISH fair, with key trends for bathroom design

Frankfurt – From the boldness of colour to 3D-printed elements to create limitless design options, here are some of the trends we saw during this year’s ISH fair. 

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With an art exhibition, Galeries Lafayette adds cultural currency to shopping

Paris – Studio GGSV devised the fairy-tale-themed Demain, le vaisseau chimère for Galeries Lafayette’s first-floor cultural space.

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Your future remote workplace is half VR, half carefully positioned real-life objects

Amsterdam – At this year’s Frame Lab, Paula Strunden presented her virtual proposal of a home, featuring real-life components. Can this be adapted to the remote workplace?

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Obviously, the soundbooths at the new Farfetch office look great

Los Angeles – As adventurous style is part of the Farfetch DNA, the designers at Studiofibre outfitted the company’s new LA headquarters with bespoke sculptural soundbooths.

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Had glow-in-the-dark ceiling stars as a child? ASB’s Deep Lumen Cube is the grown-up version

Amsterdam – At Frame Lab 2019, the German company’s collaboration with Marc Gumpinger was installed to give visitors an illuminated, immersive experience.

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‘You can make a great design, but if it’s not photographed well, it won’t make it’

Valencia – Jaime Hayon talks about happiness, mistakes and open dialogue – and about how his designs are a product of all three.

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Signature style? What signature style? This polymath potter goes for variety

Los Angeles – Los Angeles-based Bari Ziperstein changes tack with each collection she creates, forming a portfolio unified by her love of hand building.