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365 Objects Of Design, Volume II

Objects of Design: & Tradition

9th December 2014
and tradition mayer pink sofa

A couple of weeks ago I showed you the rather fabulous offices of Danish company Butchers & Bicycles with its monochrome colour scheme and gorgeous furniture, much of which came from another cool Danish firm called &Tradition. Well, today I thought it was time to have a closer look at them. Founded in 2010 by Martin Kornbek…

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365 Objects Of Design, Volume II

Objects of Design: Copper Chair by Blu Dot

7th December 2014
real good chair by blu dot

I love this chair. Made from powder-coated steel it’s basically a flat pack piece of furniture. You simply fold along the lines to assemble. The copper patina will age naturally so it will become more and more beautiful with time. The copper would be my favourite, and, I appreciate that at £299, it’s a hefty…

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365 Objects Of Design, Volume II

Objects of Design: New Kitchen from Ikea

6th December 2014
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Today, Ikea launches its first new kitchen for 25 years. Metod (disappointingly pronounceable if you ask me) will replace Faktum, found in so many homes up and down the land. The modular system can be configured in pretty much any way you want – according to Ikea they got to 400,000 combinations before they stopped…

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365 Objects Of Design, Volume II

Objects of Design: Wooden Rug

4th December 2014
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Believe it or not this is not the first wooden rug I have seen. I was going to buy one from Seletti a few years ago but realised that it was quite thick and that if I forgot to step up onto it I would stub my toe, so I abandoned the idea for practicality’s…

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365 Objects Of Design, Volume II

Objects of Design #362: Danish Lighting

26th February 2014
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I came across this Danish lighting company a couple of weeks ago and loved their products. They create modern interpretations of classic lamps which are as functional and sleekly beautiful as you would expect. The lamps above and below are part of the Caravaggio collection designed by Cecile Manz. Made from metal and available in…

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