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Up Close And Personal With IKEA
IKEA has always made its products with 'democratic design' in mind,  but what does that really mean? We find out during a media tour to Almhult, Sweden, the birthplace of the furnishing icon. In its 72-year history, IKEA has been very effective at bringing people around the globe together with
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SG Mark Awards 2016
Local designs hit the mark at this year’s SG Mark Awards! For those not in the know, the SG Mark Awards is a big deal for those in the design industry. Dubbed “the Oscars of the design world”, the Awards, launched in 2013 by the Design Business Chamber Singapore, recognises
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Asia’s Next Top Designers
We meet Maison & Objet Asia's Rising Talents and tell you why they are on their way to become the region’s next big furniture and product designers. LAB DE STU A collective of three young designers from Melbourne, Australia, LAB DE STU’s series of minimalist furniture takes inspiration from functional
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5 Reasons Why You Need To Get Your Hands On IKEA's New Collection
If you think IKEA is all about clean silhouettes and safe colour palettes, think again. The home furnishings giant has outdone themselves this time. IKEA has recently launched a new collection in collaboration with menswear designer Katie Eary, and wow is all we can say! The GILTIG collection is everything
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SingaPlural Design Week 2016
This year’s Singaplural was a sensory spectacle in the very best sense. Here’s what we took away from this weeklong celebration of all things design. If there’s one thing we’ve learnt from design festival Singaplural – also the anchor event of Singapore Design Week – it’s that Singapore has talent.
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Appliances Get Smart
Imagine being able to convert your freezer into a refrigerator whenever you need to. Or switch off a section of your refrigerator completely when you are on vacation. You can do all that and more with Samsung’s newest range of top-mounted freezer-refrigerators, the RT6000 (from $1,399), which features the Korean
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Art Attack
Jon Burgerman, a leading figure in the doodle art movement, has launched a new fabric collection for British fabric label Kirby Design. Titled “The World of Jon Burgerman”, the series features a world of creatures, characters and shapes drawn by the artist using paints, crayons, ink, marker pens and paper
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Discovering Cosentino
In October, we were invited by Cosentino to visit their industrial park in Almeria, a part of Spain so obscure no one really knows where it is exactly. We explored the vast factories of Silestone and Dekton, the two surface materials produced under Cosentino. While the former was one of their first products and a response to
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SquareRooms Home Search 2015 – Recap
It’s a wrap for the SquareRooms Home Search 2015! With this being the first Home Search we've ever held, the competition attracted a remarkable number of outstanding entries, surpassing initial expectations. Submissions officially closed on 16 August, and the team got down to work. From 1 to 4 September, the
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