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Mademoiselle chair, 1956

Ilmari Tapiovaara at the Design Museum in Helsinki

To celebrate the centenary of the birth of designer Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914 – 1999), the Design Museum in Helsinki is staging a major exhibition of his work featuring both furniture and sketches from his archive collections.
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Børge Mogensen / Photo: Villy Lund

Børge Mogensen’s 100th anniversary year

The Trapholt musueum is paying tribute to Børge Mogensen on the occasion of his 100th anniversary year. Many Danes have experienced his design firsthand, because Mogensen’s furniture has appointed public spaces and private residences in Denmark over the past 70 years.

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Vitra + Artek by Studioilse

Vitra + Artek by Studioilse at the VitraHaus

Studioilse, led by designer Ilse Crawford, curated the The first joint exhibition of design brands Vitra and Artek. The installation takes a form of an apartment, lived in by fictional couple Hari and Astrid, in the loft of the VitraHaus.

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Table de Milàn by Atelier Biagetti

Bonjour Milàn by Atelier Biagetti

Alberto Biagetti and Laura Baldassari of Atelier Biagetti wanted to pay homage to their hometown of Milan in a collection of experimental furniture and lighting called Bonjour Milàn.

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Divan, mobile and cabinet

The Poetic Design of Lovisa Hansson

Lovisa Hansson’s divan is inspired by the work of German artist Joseph Beuys, and his first room-size installation of the same name, I Want To See My Mountains or Voglio vedere le mie montagne in Italian with a shape taken from the Swiss Alps.

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Karbon, chaiselongue, galerie kreo, 2008, © KGID, photo: galerie kreo, fabrice gousse

Konstantin Grcic at the Vitra Design Museum

The VITRA design museum is devoting it’s latest exhibition to Konstantin Grcic. For the occasion, the designer has created several installations, one over thirty meters long, which encompass his view of life and the future with his half-experimental, half-industrial aesthetic.

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Water block benches by Tokujin Yoshioka

Tokujin Yoshioka: water block benches

Tokujin Yoshioka’s water block benches in the rooms on the 5th floor of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris are not simple seats provided for the visitors but also works of art on which you can sit. You can’t help but simply admire them since they almost steal the show from the masterpieces displayed all around.
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Maximo Riera | the millennial console collection

Maximo Riera: the Millennial Console Collection

In his Millennial Console collection, spanish artist Maximo Riera has up-cycled debris of millenarian olive tree wood. The found pieces came from the south of Spain in an area well known for its tradition in olive oil production, one of the finest and purest in the world.

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Steel stool by Noon Studio

Steel Stool by Noon Studio

Noon studio has launched the Steel stool after two years of development. The “stool” is a no-screw, no-glue system that can be used as a side or coffee table, book holder or shelving system.

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Sara and Bob Lamps by Dan Yeffet

Sara and Bob Lamps by Dan Yeffet

Sara and Bob Lamps by Dan Yeffet is a small tabletop light collection edited by Gallery S.Bensimon. The lamps are made out of 2 glass volumes that intersect, one acts as a body and the other as a diffuser, each in another shade of color, showing purity of both shape and material.

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Check Mirror by Studio Kaschkasch Cologne

Check Mirror by Studio Kaschkasch Cologne

Check Mirror by Studio Kaschkasch Cologne

The Check mirror is a wardrobe/ mirror which leans against the wall. It has been designed by Florian Kallus and Sebastian Schneider of studio Kaschkasch Cologne for Danish brand Menu.

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Wireflow: Arik Levy Geometric lighting for VIBIA

Wireflow by Arik Levy for VIBIA

Wireflow by Arik Levy for VIBIA

Arik Levy’s  Wireflow is lighting that plays with viewer perspective, materializing as a two dimensional line drawing suspended in mid-air. The visual character of a line is so simple and gives a very geometrical aspect to the pendant lights.

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Studio POOL: Contrepoids Tables & Maillet Lamp

Contrepoids tables by POOL

Contrepoids tables by POOL

Studio Pool in collaboration with design critic and curator Cédric Morisset are bringing modern design to hammered metal with their Contrepoids Tables and Maillet Lamp. The items are reflecting the “tradition of the French decorative arts, twisted with an industrial touch.”

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Claesson Koivisto Rune: Five Furniture Collection for Matsuso T

Five dining table / Claesson Koivisto Rune

Five dining table by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Claesson Koivisto Rune celebrates with their Five Furniture Collection the five-sidedness with a shape that combines a circle and a pentagon, echoing through every piece in the range of solid maple chairs, tables and accessories.

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Insulaire by Numéro 111

Insulaire by Numéro111

Insulaire by Numéro111

Numéro 111 has presented a collection named Insulaire as part of the VIA Furnishing Programme at Maison & Objet 2014. The idea is to conceive the living room as an island, a ‘space inside space’ where furniture plays a structuring role and creates varied experiences of comfort and use.

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The Work of Jonah Takagi

Clothes Horse

The Clothes Horse by Jonah Takagi

Jonah Takagi works as a fulltime designer these days but he paid his dues on the road with Washington D.C. indie bands.

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Hard Goods: Furniture out of Concrete

Modern Muskoka Chair

Modern Muskoka Chair with cushion

Hard Goods is a line of concrete and steel furniture. It was founded in 2012 by Brandon Gore of Gore Design Co. Originally a creative outlet and personal project that allowed him to explore new materials and processes, Hard Goods soon became its own entity as Gore connected with clients who valued his design aesthetic and fine craftsmanship.

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Between Gaps Collection by Sami Kallio Studio

Between Gaps Collection by  Sami Kallio Studio

Between Gaps Collection by Sami Kallio Studio

We were already impressed by Sami Kallio’s Y5 chair and his collection The Finnish Blood In Me (2011), now he’s back with a new collection called Between Gaps.

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