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Fjordfiesta: Krobo
 

Fjordfiesta: Krobo

Fjordfiesta Furniture, in collaboration Utopia Retro Modern, re-launched Krobo, the multi-purpose bench designed in 1960 by Torbjørn Afdal, with a restilyng made by Anderssen & Voll.

 

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Disobedients objects
 

Disobedients objects

Through 99 exhibits, a new show at the Victoria and Albert Museum focuses on the material culture of social movements from the 1970s to the present, spanning from an elegant British teacup from 1910 to a bashed up Argentine metal saucepan lid from 2001.

 

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Hôtel Dupanloup

Once the home of a notorious bishop, the 17th century building in Orléans, Hôtel Dupanloup, has been redesigned by Studio Makkink & Bey to function as International Research Center of the University of Orléans, developing a series of installations.

 

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Aris Architects: Dots
 

Aris Architects: Dots

The young Italian practice Aris Architects designed for Polarislife the modular bookshelf Dots, that has recently won the Red Dot Design Award 2014.

 

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Chermayeff: Cut and Paste
 

Chermayeff: Cut and Paste

The exhibition at De La Warr Pavilion is the first exhibition of Ivan Chermayeff’s work in the UK, focusing on the collages he made in his artistic practice.

 

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Mi Casa-Your Casa

The High Museum of Art Atlanta unveiled the interactive installation Mi Casa-Your Casa, by Mexican designers-in-residence Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena.

 

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Design Moves Us
 

Design Moves Us

Volvo Design Challenge challenges young and driven designers to create a design inspired by Volvo and the XC60: the ten best entries will develop their ideas under professional guidance.

 

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Häberli: Stammtisch round
 

Häberli: Stammtisch round

Alfredo Häberli added a round version – truly the most social of tables – to the already known oval and rectangular tables of the Quodes Stammtisch collection.

 

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Foresta Lumina

Moment Factory creates Foresta Lumina, an illuminated night trail in Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook inspirated by the legendary characters found in folk tales.

 

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Temple of Agape
 

Temple of Agape

Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan created the Temple of Agape, a temporary installation commissioned by the Southbank Centre for their summer ‘Festival of Love’.

 

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Errazuriz: Explosion
 

Errazuriz: Explosion

Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) has acquired Explosion, a new mind-bending cabinet by Sebastian Errazuriz, which embodies the designer’s mischievous sensibilities.

 

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Fold Pot

The use of flexible silicon enables the plant pot Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso to take into account the plant’s changes and grow along side it.

 

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