Like Bauhaus? We love London designer Andy Martin’s beautiful wooden road bike which adopts the same steam-bending processes of the German furniture company Thonet, shame about the £43,000 price tag.
At this season’s High Point Market, metallics are seen woven into home textiles for subtler effects alongside high-impact finishes of gold, silver and copper for furniture and home accessories.
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Currently on show at PAD London, courtesy of directional design space Gallery FUMI, is the Infinity Table by Studio Silverlining. Made of through-dyed ripple sycamore, coloured lacquer, and a laminated composite core, this beauty is available in a limited-edition of eight.
Our kidswear team left the MoMA in New York today feeling utterly inspired by the current exhibition Century of the Child: Growing by design, 1900-2000.
Spanning 100 years of design thinking and history, and featuring an intriguing collection of kids furniture, toys, games, books and much more, the result is a wonderful and thought provoking study of children and childhood throughout the 20th century – one not to be missed!
Runs until November 5 at MoMA, New York
British chef Jamie Oliver has teamed up with design brand Fritz Hansen to celebrate 10 years of his restaurant Fifteen - by auctioning off an army of Arne Jacobsen’s famous Ant chairs, each one customised by one of 20 different artists and designers.
The BIG Chair Project launches today and includes designs by Christopher Bailey (top left), Sarah Burton (top right), Matthew Williamson (bottom left) and Sir Paul Smith (bottom right), among others. [Photos David Parry/PA]
Couldn’t help snapping this fairytale-esque staircase in Alice + Olivia’s new showroom.
Contemporary Knots will showcase Italian designer Loredana Bonora's series of crocheted furniture and domestic objects at Plusdesign gallery in the Ventura Lambrate district of Milan from September 20. Great for a quick materials inspiration trip.
This playful piece of storage is one of 10 thesis projects by third-year design students to make a special showcase presented by Italian furniture legend Giulio Cappellini, in partnership with the European Design Instutitute.
This Autumn, long-established British department store Liberty will expand its reach with the launch of its first furnishing fabrics collection entitled Jubilee 2012. The collection of high quality linens and velvets takes inspiration from archived, uniquely British Liberty designs.
Unveiled at DesignEX in Sydney, this acid-bright table is perfectly in line with our spring/summer 2013 macro trend Wonderlab. Called Disco-Volante, it’s by Simon Colabufalo.
[via Design Milk]