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Interior Practice of the Year: Universal Design Studio Ltd. London, United Kingdom World Interiors News has announced the shortlisted entries for the Interior Practice of the Year and Emerging Interior Practice of the Year categories, as well as the shortlists... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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At Orgatec 2016, the leading international office and facilities trade fair in Cologne, Walter Knoll exhibited 12 interior innovations for executive offices, conferencing and consulting, open workspaces and public seating. “Our working world is changing. The design of a room... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Winner: AN Design, Black Cant System for HEIKE fashion brand concept store, Hangzhou, China The winner of the retail category at the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors in Berlin has been declared Interior of the Year out of the nine... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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José Cabrita first studied electric engineering in Grenoble, France before finding himself more intrigued by how objects are made. He changed his path and began studying product design, going on to work for various design studios and companies around the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Interior decoration by Intro Inred, Sweden It's now cold here in the UK and I am dressed in layers to stave off the chill. And that's just inside the house! There are only so many pieces of clothing one can... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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A new exhibition opening at Atlantic Gallery in New York's Chelsesa explores the masculine identity and the search for self through a unique series of photographs by featuring “the beard”, featuring the work of Italian photographer Roberto Chierici and curated... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Bringing nature inside the VertU health bar was at the heart of the interior design concept by Montreal's Issa Design. The space represents different aspects of nature, formally and informally. The 'Nutritowers' are at the centre of the space, where... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Maison Margiela SS17 I first saw Manny More's fashion illustrations when he contributed his work to a mutual friend's fashion exhibition. He drew a series of pictures featuring Judith Frankland wearing her own designs, capturing her infectious energy and inimitable... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Kramer, the unconventional-minded character from Seinfeld, in a particularly memorable episode, floated the idea of starting a pizza joint where customers make their own 'pizza pie'. In his typically over-ambitious scenario you would do everything, from making the dough to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Winner of the Bars and Restaurants category is Rachel’s Burger by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, a reinterpretation of the Californian ‘route one’ diner that features glass, mirrors andhandmade tiles from 1930s Shanghai diners. Exterior walls can be fully opened... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Arshia Architects recently received the The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA) design award for its MU77 project in Los Angeles. The 5,000 square foot house sits on the cusp of a fold in the Hollywood Hills and is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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My sunny breakfast this morning. I eat first then have my coffee after. I don't see it so much as a beverage as a ritual, so it gets its own time to be savoured. If it's not cold by then!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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The posters of Nelu Wolfensohn convey their message with incisive images and few words. Notes Vagabondes, a retrospective at the UQAM Centre de Design, offers the public an opportunity to appreciate the talent of this graphic designer and professor at... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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In its tenth anniversary, the WAN House of the Year category continues to celebrate projects that not only deliver originality and quality, but also display a commitment to creating spaces that improve people’s lives. World Architecture News (WAN) has announced... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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As the Paris Agreement on climate change kicked off last week, famed chefs Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca joined the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG Fund) to tackle climate change from a different perspective: sustainable cooking. During the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Villa Boréale by Cargo Architecture Canada is home to some of the best cottage country in the world thanks to its stunning natural landscapes, attracting people from all over who come to these pristine lands to escape the stresses of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Photo by Peter Dench Acclaimed photojournalist Peter Dench in a unique collaboration with the imaging journal Hungry Eye, brings us the collection of intimate, acute and heroically revealing insights into the lives and work of some of British photography’s most... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Emerging Runner Up: 'Phaeton' by James Donega from Hale Barns, UK This past weekend LAMP (Lighting Architecture Movement Project) celebrated the best in established, emerging and student designers from around the globe at its fourth annual international lighting design competition... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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The Ville de Montréal is launching an international competition for the design of worksite information modules. The purpose of the modules—prototypes of which will be installed in summer 2017 on three specific sites—is to mitigate the adverse impacts of worksites... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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HAY Loop Stand Hall. Also comes in the larger Loop Stand Wardrobe. If you don't have built-in closets or your space is too confined for a wardrobe unit, you're not out of luck for a place to store your clothes.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Bernie Taupin. Straight Jacket, 2016. Rubber Globes, Chicken Wire & Twine in Scorched Canvas Box Bernie Taupin may be best known for his work with Elton John; however the legendary songwriter has considered himself primarily a visual artist since the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Olson Kundig, The Pierre, 2010, San Juan Islands, WA, USA. Picture credit: Dwight Eschliman / Olson Kundig (page 240) This is dream home reverie at its most exciting and extreme. Elemental Living is a new Phaidon title that explores sixty... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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There are lots of online marketplaces that find a range of products for you from sites all over the web, but not all are created equal. I've just found one that I really love the look of and it functions... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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Sometimes it's fun to break out of your usual style and stir things up. My aesthetic with photography - and probably everything else - tends to be bright and clean. But in the spirit of Halloween, I found myself drawn... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL
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The VL38 series creates soft interior lighting Louis Poulsen continues to expand its catalogue of collaborative architectural lighting with several launches of new designs in 2016. The latest from the Danish international manufacturer is the Panthella MINIn, a miniature version... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2016 at The Swelle Life's DESIGNSKOOL