Cooper Furniture by Max Lamb
Isamu Noguchi’s  Akari Light
Made of balloons coated with epoxy resin
Maiko Okuno, a Japanese woodworker
Soba reinterprets the traditional bamboo bench, an object still used in lots of places in Japan
Ishinomaki Laboratory
Oliver Peoples Eyewear. Technological advances and the human touch
NSEPS (Not So Expanded Polystyrene)
Encaustic cement tiles factory
Sound absorbing wall panels, made from wood wool bound with cement
Konstantin Grcic’s Allstar Office Chair’s Development for Vitra
Collective works production process + 97 metre veneer baskets
Lamps made out from reuse of plastic bottles
The secrets of traditional marble manufacturing in Tobia Scarpa’s masterpiece for Flos
Production process of animal toys manufactured from expanded foam
Manufacturing a clothing hanger
A collection of fine bone china tableware slip-cast
Manipulating a traditional ceramic manufacturing process
Royal College of Art – Facilities
Lamps made out from defective or unusable buoys
Pleat Box Lamp
Glithero’s Paper Planes
Kuskoa Chair, crafted out of wood
An experimental review of a traditional ceramic practice
The branches of a tree were to provide the critical analogy for the project
FiDU technology enables mass production of individualized shapes, light but also very durable.
You just dip your foot and dry it. That’s all.
“I want to live in a small house on a small plot at a reasonable price”
Meltdown Chair (PP Rope)
The first chair to be produced from deep-drawn sheet steel
Bowls capturing the imprint of a fruit/vegetable
By trial & error they hit on the formula
Tube Bending Machine
Creating a sneaker from scratch
We promote young professionals: Check the University Graduation Projects!
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OFFF Barcelona, 26-27-28 May

Let’s feed the future! More than a decade ago, OFFF was born as a festival. Today, OFFF is a way of understanding art. A way of life. Evolving and transforming.

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Juicy Salif: history of a sculptural lemon squeezer

A truly iconic object and symbol not only of Philippe Starck but of Alessi itself, this citrus squeezer – as revolutionary as it is surprisingly functional – was sketched in its essentials by Starck during a holiday by the sea in Italy, on a pizzeria napkin.

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ICFF International Contemporary Furniture Fair. NYC, 14-17 May

The 27th annual ICFF, North America’s platform for global design, will map the newest frontier of what’s best and what’s next at NYC’s Javits Center.

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Anlässlich der Dachgleichenfeier am Uniqa Tower sprach Jean Nouvel im Odeon über seine Projekte und bat anschließend im Uniqa-Gebäude zur Pressekonferenz

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Product and industrial designer at Jean Nouvel Design (Paris, France)

Jean Nouvel is seeking a highly experienced industrial product designer to work as soon as possible in Paris.

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Make wallpaper that’s art not decoration for FEATHR

They’re on a mission to lift wallpaper out of the decoration ghetto. So FEATHR’s brief is simple – make wallpaper that’s art not decoration.

TMC is one of the finalist for 2016 ADI Culture Awards! You can check all ADI Awards selected projects here.

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The Woods Awards. Excellence in British architecture and product design

The Wood Awards is the UK’s premier competition for excellence in architecture and product design in the world’s only naturally sustainable material. The Awards aim to recognise, encourage and promote outstanding design, craftsmanship and installation using wood. Architects and designers from around the United Kingdom are invited to enter their wood-based projects and have until 27 May to submit their entries.

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First topographically accurate lunar globe

Product designer Oscar Lhermitte with design studio Kudu are releasing the first topographically accurate lunar globe on Kickstarter. The project involves the use of the latest data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter combined with advanced electronic and mechanical engineering alongside careful craftsmanship in mold making.

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Researcher & Case Study Writer and a User Researcher on Design for Europe

Two great opportunities for researcher and case study writer and a user researcher to help support the work on Design for Europe. Apply by 12 May.

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Salone del Mobile. Milano 12-17 April

The Salone Internazionale del Mobile was founded in 1961 as a vehicle for promoting Italian furniture and furnishings exports and soon became the most keenly awaited event in the world of furniture.

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Bardi’s Bowl Chair (1951), built through a combination of standardized and artisanal methods

Designed in 1951 by Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, a semi-spherical seat resting lightly on a metallic ring structure, supported by four legs. Lina was a promoter of handcrafted pieces and of the interaction between Modernism and popular culture. In line with this idea, the Bardi’s Bowl Chair by Arper was built through a combination of standardized and artisanal methods, attempting to preserve Lina Bo Bardi’s craftsmanship while adding Arper technical expertise.

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Toy Photography & Focus Stacking technique

Felix Hernandez Rodriguez is a conceptual and commercial photographer and graphic designer from Cancun, Mexico. Today he shares his Guide to Toy Photography & Focus Stacking technique.

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Studio Make Believe is looking for a Senior and Mid-Level Designer

Studio Make Believe is looking for highly motivated senior and mid-level freelance designers to collaborate on a variety of short and long term design projects.

“Beauty is the harmony of function and form.” Alvar Aalto

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DesignMarch. Reykjavik, 10-13 March

From fashion to furniture, architecture to food design, the festival showcases the best of the local design scene alongside exciting international names, opening with DesignTalks, a day of lectures by internationally acclaimed designers and the foremost local design thinkers.

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Internship at Mattias Stenberg’s studio

Applications for internships are reviewed continiously throughout the year at Mattias Stenberg studio.

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Singapore Design Week, 8-20 March

The Singapore Design Week (SDW) brings together a collection of local and international design activities in Singapore. Held annually, the SDW is organised by the DesignSingapore Council.

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WASARA, made out of bamboo and bagasse

WASARA was born from a desire to design tableware that perfectly complements the dishes you serve and creates a heartwarming and comfortable setting, even though it can only be used once.

Interested in joining our team? Contact us

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Finding Balance, Herman Miller Collection

The enduring designs of the Herman Miller Collection strike a balance between seemingly contradictory ideas: aspiration and accessibility, sculpture and engineering, elegance and informality, beauty and comfort. Not the least of these is its delicate balance of craft and industrial processes.

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Alabaster

A set of alabaster areas within a stream for 5 years erode differently depending on the situation and the force of water.

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Feria Habitat Valencia, 1-5 Feb

In its edition in 2016, Habitat Valencia Fair will be held simultaneously with other major Spanish quotations related to habitat: CEVISAMA y FIMMA- MADERALIA . This project, that has the support of all sectors involved, aims to generate synergies between events, so that professionals have an overview of all the segments that make up the home.

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How a Bicycle is Made (1945)

A film released on 1945 talking about the design and manufacture of bicycles. Set in the Raleigh bicycle factory in Nottingham, UK and filed in the (and propery of) British Council Film Collection.

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From the engraving on the copper plate through the acid bath to the printing process in the press

Artist and illustrator Ugo Gattoni presents his first drypoint etching, made in the Urdla print facility in Villeurbanne (France). Edited in December 2015 by Sold Art online art gallery, this dreamlike composition featuring some references to his girlfriend Sybille’s anatomy, as well as Escher’s perspective work.

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Aalto vase, still crafted by its original mouth-blown process

Alvar Aalto’s Savoy vase is one of the most famous vases in history. Designed in 1936 for a competition at the Paris World’s Fair, Finnish architect and furniture designer Alvar Aalto anonymously entered and won the competition for his vase under the pseudonym “Eskimo woman’s leather breeches”.

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Toronto Design Offsite Festival, 18-24 Jan

The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is an annual city-wide platform for the exhibition and engagement of independent design in Toronto, showcasing unexpected prototypes, immersive installations, and unique programming.

The finest selection of design weeks around the world. Check our design agenda 2016

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Work at Form Us With Love

FUWL accepts design assistants two times a year. The first period stretches from January 15th to June 15th (5 months). The second period stretches from August 15th to December 15th (4 months).

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imm Cologne, 18-24 Jan

At the imm cologne, suppliers and decision-makers from the sector’s major markets around the world will be setting the course for successful future business.

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Frugal Collection Cape Town

Hannes Schreckensberger and Célia Picard founder of Franco-Austrian design studio Celia-Hannes stayed six week-long in Cape Town – the World Design Capital 2014 to collaborate with local craftsmen from limited resource areas of Cape Town.

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Akari Light Sculptures (1951)

Akari Light Sculptures by Isamu Noguchi are considered icons of 1950s modern design. Designed by Noguchi beginning in 1951 and handmade for a half century by the original manufacturer in Gifu, Japan, the paper lanterns are a harmonious blend of Japanese handcraft and modernist form. The lamps are created from handmade washi paper and bamboo ribbing, supported by a metal frame.


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