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Thonet Cantilever Chair
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S533 Cantilever Chair timeless elegance

Inside Hong Kong’s cage homes

Northern Lights – colour palette

Nordiska Kök Bespoke Kitchen for Stylein Founder Elin Alemdar

Edward Bawden - Liverpool Street Station, 1961. Lithograph

Edward Bawden British painter, illustrator and graphic designer

Cyprus Poster Triennial

The international Cyprus Poster Triennial

Kids bathroom decor

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DESIGNERS


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Flavors of the World

Flavours of the World: Digital Art by Omar Aqil & Povilas Daknys

Pakistani CGI artist Omar Aqil and Lithuanian art director Povilas Daknys worked in collaboration to create this impressive series of artworks for Expedia, featuring the unique cuisines of 7 different countries.

Edward Bawden - Liverpool Street Station, 1961. Lithograph

Edward Bawden British painter, illustrator and graphic designer

Edward Bawden was a British painter, illustrator, and graphic artist. Bawden studied at the Cambridge School of Art from 1919 to 1922 and at the Royal College of Art from 1922 to 1925, where Paul Nash was one of his teachers and Eric Ravilious was a close friend.

Matthew Hilton furniture

Matthew Hilton (b.1957) British furniture & product designer

Hilton graduated from Kingston Polytechnic in 1979 after attending Portsmouth College of Art and then Kingston Polytechnic. He worked as an industrial designer and model maker till 1984 after graduating.

Luigi Massoni (b.1930) Italian Industrial Designer

After a period of training at the Collettivo di Architettura in Milan and his first professional experiences between 1953 and 1955, he began his design career by making the cocktail shaker (1957, with Carlo Mazzeri) and the Serie 5 containers, which are still in production, for Alessi


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Industrial Design

Staub Cookware – Benefits of Cast Iron Cooking Pots

For over 2000 years, cast iron cooking pots have been used. They have long been valued for their durability and heat retention capacity, and it is not uncommon for these valuable items to be passed down from generation to generation. The addition of enamelling is now a significant advancement in this traditional material.

Architecture

Inside Hong Kong’s cage homes

When houses are the size of parking spaces. Coffin cubicle, or coffin home, is a type of residence that is only large enough for one bunk bed surrounded by a metal cage. In Hong Kong, roughly 53,200 individuals lived in cage dwellings in 2007. The Sham Shui Po, Mong Kok, To Kwa Wan, and Tai Kok Tsui neighbourhoods are examples of this form of home that developed in Hong Kong.

interior design

S533 Cantilever Chair timeless elegance

Technology is transformed into furniture, and an eye-catching invention is transformed into a beautiful interior design product. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was the first to give the cantilever chair a light aesthetic and use curved lines to tie it to its surroundings.

Furniture

Cozy kitchen with a vintage dining table

Cozy kitchen with a vintage dining table How amazingly cozy and inviting does this kitchen look ? The all grey kitchen cabinets, combined with the marble counter top and the white tiling on the wall has a rather minimal and fresh look.


150 YEARS OF DESIGN


Graphic Designers

Edward Bawden British painter, illustrator and graphic designer

Edward Bawden was a British painter, illustrator, and graphic artist. Bawden studied at the Cambridge School of Art from 1919 to 1922 and at the Royal College of Art from 1922 to 1925, where Paul Nash was one of his teachers and Eric Ravilious was a close friend.

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Staub Cookware – Benefits of Cast Iron Cooking Pots

For over 2000 years, cast iron cooking pots have been used. They have long been valued for their durability and heat retention capacity, and it is not uncommon for these valuable items to be passed down from generation to generation. The addition of enamelling is now a significant advancement in this traditional material.

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Thonet Cantilever Chair

Technology is transformed into furniture, and an eye-catching invention is transformed into a beautiful interior design product. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was the first to give the cantilever chair a light aesthetic and use curved lines to tie it to its surroundings.Read More →

When houses are the size of parking spaces. Coffin cubicle, or coffin home, is a type of residence that is only large enough for one bunk bed surrounded by a metal cage. In Hong Kong, roughly 53,200 individuals lived in cage dwellings in 2007. The Sham Shui Po, Mong Kok, To Kwa Wan, and Tai Kok Tsui neighbourhoods are examples of this form of home that developed in Hong Kong.Read More →

Northern lights are a result of the collision of gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere.  This palette I created from the deep and cosmic colours of a photo taken in Estonia. I have called it Aurora.Read More →

Swedish kitchen company Nordiska Kök have created another beautiful kitchen, this time in collaboration with Scandinavian fashion brand Stylein . One of Sweden’s most beloved contemporary womenswear brands, it was nominated for Sweden’s most prestigious design award Guldknappen in 2017.Read More →

Cyprus Poster Triennial

promote and disseminate knowledge and creativity in the field of graphic design by focusing on the poster as a major medium of visual communication. Posters have been influential not only as vehicles for providing information but also as tools for social change, developing awareness on critical issues, dissemination of revolutionary or political ideas, and propaganda since the early printing of broadsides in the early nineteenth century until the present day of the digital era.Read More →

The Golden Ratio - the maths of beauty

Since the Renaissance, many artists, and architects have proportioned their creations to approximate the golden ratio. The ratio itself has been known by many names, including the Phi Ratio, the Fibonacci Ratio, the Divine Ratio, the Golden Mean, and the Golden Section.Read More →

Fractals are intricate geometric structures created when patterns (or pieces of patterns) are altered and duplicated at ever-diminishing scales.  Besides having a tremendously important effect across a range of sciences, fractals make a stunning picture on your tablet. Even simple shapes can quickly grow complicated when they are altered again and again.  A close look can reveal endless variations of the same design theme.Read More →

Lady Aiko Street Art

Lady Aiko (also AIKO, born Aiko Nakagawa in 1975) is a Japanese street artist based in Brooklyn, New York.. In a largely male-dominated medium, Aiko is an influential figure in contemporary street art. She is known for her ability to combine western art movements and eastern technical, artistic skills, as well as for her large-scale works installed in cities including Rome, Italy, Shanghai, China and Brooklyn, New York Read More →