Bec Brittain x John Hogan Collaboration

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/bec-brittain-x-john-hogan/becbrittainxjohnhogan_3/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/becbrittainxjohnhogan_3-810x540.jpg" alt="Bec Brittain x John Hogan Collaboration" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.becbrittain.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Bec Brittain</a> x <a href="http://www.johnhogandesigns.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">John Hogan</a> is a collaboration that is the result of a series of responses to each others&#8217; work, both technically and aesthetically. The collection is on view for NYCxDESIGN until Friday, May, 25th 2018 at <a href="https://goo.gl/maps/eh6DvnFz9y52" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Bec Brittain&#8217;s showroom</a>.
Hogan was inspired by celestial references from the Aries system, using the star as a reference for interacting and transforming natural light. For this particular collaboration he created lenses for a much smaller scale light source. In order to support Hogan’s reframed glass pieces, Brittain had to depart from the celestial aesthetic to a more architectural structure consisting of trusses and scaffolding in order to support the glass pieces. As a result, “each glass concept called for a totally different formal language to best highlight both the form of the glass and how it diffuses and refracts the light.” Photography by Lauren Coleman.
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New Furniture and Lighting by Good Thing

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/new-furniture-lighting-good-thing/icff_goodthing_1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/icff_goodthing_1-810x540.jpg" alt="New Furniture and Lighting by Good Thing" /></a>
                                <a href="https://supergoodthing.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Good Thing</a> will be debuting five new furniture and lighting products at this year&#8217;s <a href="http://www.icff.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">ICFF</a> launching next week. The collection includes a coffee table and bar stool designed by <a href="http://msds-studio.ca/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">MSDS</a>, a stackable side table by <a href="http://benkicic.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ben Kicic</a> and <a href="http://jamiewolfond.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Jamie Wolfond</a>, a table lamp and sconce by <a href="http://www.ferreolbabin.fr/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ferréol Babin</a>, and a large-scale pendant light by <a href="http://www.earnestly.org/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Earnest Studio</a>.
The 6063 bar stool by MSDS is a newly released bar height version of the original piece released last May. The piece combines traditional craftsmanship with sophisticated contemporary design. The 6063 coffee table (below) continues the design language of the original 6063 stool and maintains its lightweight construction. Lily Table, by Ben Kicic and Jamie Wolfond, is a lightweight and stackable side table constructed of aluminum. Due to its cantilevered silhouette, the side table can be easily pulled up against a sofa or lounge chair, providing the user with a mobile workstation or a
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Ocean Memories by Mathieu Lehanneur

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/ocean-memories-mathieu-lehanneur/oceanmemories_mathieulehanneur_7/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/oceanmemories_mathieulehanneur_7-810x567.jpg" alt="Ocean Memories by Mathieu Lehanneur" /></a>
                                <a title="Ocean Memories" href="http://www.mathieulehanneur.fr/project/ocean-memories"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ocean Memories</a> is a minimalist exhibition by Paris-based designer <a title="Mathieu Lehanneur" href="http://www.mathieulehanneur.fr/project/ocean-memories"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Mathieu Lehanneur</a> on display at the <a title="Carpenter&#039;s Workshop Gallery" href="http://carpentersworkshopgallery.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Carpenters Workshop Gallery</a> in Paris. As the name suggests, the pieces have a wave-like surface that is created by the artist chipping blocks off the top of the marble and bronze tables using 3D software and machine cutting.
The tabletop is hand-polished to reveal a glossy finish, transitioning from a matte flat surface to a wavy glossy surface. The sculptures beautifully capture the turbulent nature of currents, while juxtaposing against a calm and serene surface. Designed digitally, the white and black marble blocks or polished bronze pieces reflect the environment and distort surrounding light. As described by the gallery, “Through this new collection, Mathieu Lehanneur plays a permanent balance between geometric and organic.”
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Material Interiors Exhibition by Radnor

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/material-interiors-radnor/materialinteriors_radnor_3/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/materialinteriors_radnor_3-810x586.jpg" alt="Material Interiors Exhibition by Radnor" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.radnor.co/material-interiors/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Material Interiors</a> is an installation going on at The Bryant, David Chipperfield Architects’ new luxury building overlooking Bryant Park, presented by <a href="http://www.radnor.co/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Radnor</a>. The exhibition is taking place during New York Design Month that will launch the inaugural Radnor Made collection and introduce new works by Radnor represented designers.
The space, a two-bedroom residence, is the first residential condominium built on Bryant Park, one of the city’s most iconic green spaces. The exhibition is co-curated by Workstead balancing the functional and the iconic to express a materiality that is grounded in place. For this site-specific installation, Radnor and Workstead wanted to create a fully functional interior that would also respond to the existing details of The Bryant, most notably the distinctive herringbone oak floors and honed terrazzo borders. Photography by Matthew Williams.
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Material Interiors Exhibition by Radnor

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/material-interiors-radnor/materialinteriors_radnor_3/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/materialinteriors_radnor_3-810x586.jpg" alt="Material Interiors Exhibition by Radnor" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.radnor.co/material-interiors/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Material Interiors</a> is an installation going on at The Bryant, David Chipperfield Architects’ new luxury building overlooking Bryant Park, presented by <a href="http://www.radnor.co/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Radnor</a>. The exhibition is taking place during New York Design Month that will launch the inaugural Radnor Made collection and introduce new works by Radnor represented designers.
The space, a two-bedroom residence, is the first residential condominium built on Bryant Park, one of the city’s most iconic green spaces. The exhibition is co-curated by Workstead balancing the functional and the iconic to express a materiality that is grounded in place. For this site-specific installation, Radnor and Workstead wanted to create a fully functional interior that would also respond to the existing details of The Bryant, most notably the distinctive herringbone oak floors and honed terrazzo borders. Photography by Matthew Williams.
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New Works by Copenhagen-Based Furniture Brand COMMON

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/new-works-copenhagen-based-furniture-brand-common/newworks_common_8/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/newworks_common_8-810x540.jpg" alt="New Works by Copenhagen-Based Furniture Brand COMMON" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.commonseating.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">COMMON</a> is a new furniture brand based in Copenhagen, Denmark with showrooms in New York and Berlin. The brand will be working with a number of high profile designers, which include <a href="https://studiodavidthulstrup.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Studio David Thulstrup</a>, <a href="http://www.chrisliljenberghalstrom.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Chris Liljenberg Halstrøm</a>, <a href="http://www.geckelermichels.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Geckeler Michels</a>, <a href="http://www.big.dk/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Bjarke Ingels Group</a>, <a href="http://www.shoparc.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">SHoP Architects</a>, and <a href="https://www.baumundpferdgarten.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Baum und Pferdgarten</a>.
The brand is focused on providing high quality furniture at an approachable price using ethical production standards. They work with factories that align with their ethos of sustainable production from Lithuania and Estonia. While the seating uses Kvadrat upholstery, the wood frames are produced in FSC verified wood, which ensures that the wood is not harvested faster than the forest can regrow itself. COMMON wanted to work with designers from all spectrums, and create products that are radical yet sensible.
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MQuan Sconce by Michele Quan for Allied Maker

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/mquan-sconce-michele-quan/mquansconce_aliiedmaker_3/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/mquansconce_aliiedmaker_3-810x1069.jpg" alt="MQuan Sconce by Michele Quan for Allied Maker" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.alliedmaker.com/collections/latest-work/products/mquan-orbs"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">MQuan Sconce</a> is a minimalist light created by Brooklyn-based designer <a href="https://mquan-studio.myshopify.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Michele Quan</a> for <a href="https://www.alliedmaker.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Allied Maker</a>. Quan is known for her work in designing and sculpting handmade ceramic art &amp; objects for the home and garden. Many of her objects and images are rooted in the visual symbols of Eastern iconography.
The collaboration utilizes Allied Maker’s bespoke hardware blended with Quan’s handcrafted ceramic detailing. The series features hand-painted stoneware backplates in her studio’s signature style. Quan is particularly fascinated with inspiration gathered from the moon and stars, which is reflected within this collection. The collection currently consists of three variations: Firefly, Rings, and Black & White. ‘Firefly’ has the appearance of rays emitting from the sun, in this case from the light source itself. ‘Rings’ uses the curvature of the backplate to form a rainbow around the sconce. ‘Black & White’, as the title suggests, is left blank on one side, and filled on the other.
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Unfolding Canvas Minimalist Apartment by OFGA

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/unfolding-canvas-ofga/unfoldingcanvas_ofga_2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/unfoldingcanvas_ofga_2-810x819.jpg" alt="Unfolding Canvas Minimalist Apartment by OFGA" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.ofga.co/bel-air"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Unfolding Canvas</a> is an apartment located in PokFuLam, Hong Kong designed by <a href="https://www.ofga.co/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">OFGA</a>. The architects wanted to redefine the typical norms when designing a small-space apartment in Hong Kong, and instead focus on creating an environment centered around lifestyle and living in the moment.
The designers made a conscious decision to shift away from a design strategy centered around compartmentalization, and instead focus on achieving continuity of material and space. While the clients wanted an open plan, there were concerns in maintaining privacy and comfort. The architects decided to create pockets and slightly adjacent spaces which would, “condense absolute privacy to a minimal footprint, freeing up the rest of the space to interpretation.” The result is a series of spaces that open up to each other like an unfolding canvas.
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Courcelette Residence by _naturehumaine

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/courcelette-residence-_naturehumaine/courcelette_naturehumaine_8/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/courcelette_naturehumaine_8-810x478.jpg" alt="Courcelette Residence by _naturehumaine" /></a>
                                <a href="https://naturehumaine.com/portfolio/courcelette/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Courcelette Residence</a> is a modern home located in Montréal, Canada, designed by <a href="https://naturehumaine.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">_naturehumaine</a>. The home was first built in the late 1940s, and by removing the intermediary support element, the architects were able to open the rear facade onto the garden with a 24-foot sliding bay window.
Above the outdoor terrace is a metal trellis awning that provides heat protection from the sun into the kitchen and dining room, which are directly adjacent to the outdoor space. The architects wanted to open up the space in order to revitalize the relationship between the various programs and create a visual link between each one. A perforated mobile steel wall provides flexible privacy between the living room and family room. In addition, a living wall was utilized in order to create a substantial green presence indoors. Upstairs, this green presence can be enjoyed from the open-plan office. Photography by Adrien Williams.
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The Golden Brass Stine Goya Kitchen by Reform

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/stine-goya-kitchen-reform/stinegoya_reform_4/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/stinegoya_reform_4-810x540.jpg" alt="The Golden Brass Stine Goya Kitchen by Reform" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.reformcph.com/us/design/meyer-bengtsson/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Stine Goya Kitchen</a> is a minimal kitchen renovation using kitchen designs by Copenhagen-based studio <a href="https://www.reformcph.com/us/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Reform</a>. <a href="https://stinegoya.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Stine Goya</a>, being an internationally respected fashion designer, wanted a kitchen that reflects both her style and personality. As a result, the pure golden brass finish was used for her new showroom and head office in Copenhagen.
The original design is by Christina Meyer Bengtsson, but Stine Goya chose only to have the brass in the kitchen. A portion of the fronts are with handles, and some are without. In Meyer Bengtsson’s design she has black side panels, but Stine customized this look to include brass as well. In the end, the walls of the kitchen were painted golden yellow, seamlessly blending the kitchen with its surroundings. The internal hardware and structure are still IKEA, while the panels are completely custom. Photography by Andreas Omvik.
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Favorites from Collective Design Fair 2018

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/collective-design-fair-2018-roundup/unconsciousforms_coinanddrift_8/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/unconsciousforms_coinanddrift_8-810x546.jpg" alt="Favorites from Collective Design Fair 2018" /></a>
                                With this year&#8217;s <a href="http://collectivedesignfair.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Collective Design Fair</a> moving up to coincide with Armory Week from March 9-11th, the fair is showcased within Skylight Clarkson Square&#8217;s new deconstructed upstairs exhibition space. Below is a roundup of our favorite pieces.
Coil + Drift debuted their multidisciplinary project Unconscious Forms, which comprised of new Coil + Drift objects, a live performance installation, and an original short film by Charlie Schuck. The collection consists of the June Floor Mirror, Cirrus Double Pendant, and Rex Credenza. Harry Nuriev of Crosby Studios presented an all-purple revolving table that was inspired by Nuriev’s childhood. The designer grew up surrounded by merry-go-round playground equipment in Russia, and the wallpaper backdrop, created by Wallpaper Projects, is the exact neighborhood in which he grew up. The Dream is a booth installation by Fernando Mastrangelo inspired by Henri Rousseau’s paintings featuring a sunken living room along a curved sand-cast backdrop. The curved
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Louise Sideboard & Cabinet by PELLE

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/louise-by-pelle/louise_pelle_9/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/louise_pelle_9-810x607.jpg" alt="Louise Sideboard &#038; Cabinet by PELLE" /></a>
                                <a href="http://pelledesigns.com/product/louise-sideboard/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Louise</a> is a minimal collection consisting of a cabinet and sideboard created by New York-based studio <a href="http://pelledesigns.com/studio/about/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">PELLE</a>. Described as a study in simultaneity, the series focuses on the play between light and shadow, and blackened metal with glistening brass.
Inspired by Louise Bourgeois’ ‘Cell’ sculptures, the cabinet and sideboards are designed to enclose and reveal. The perforations may prompt most viewers to look within while others revel in the piece’s expanded metal frame, to the pair of ebonized oak display shelves perched inside. The hinged doors open the cabinet or sideboard with contrasting solid brass handles. The bottom of each features a raised metal plinth that serves as a display shelf, while below sits two front legs that transition from blackened steel to raw steel to polished brass. The inward brass pieces echo the detailing of the handles above. Photography by Daniel Seung Lee.
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Beam House by Hugo Kohno Architect Associates

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/beam-house-hugo-kohno-architect-associates/beam-house_hugo-kohno_1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/beam-house_hugo-kohno_1.jpg" alt="Beam House by Hugo Kohno Architect Associates" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.hugo-arc.com/architecture/beams/01.html"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Beam House</a> is a residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by <a href="http://www.hugo-arc.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Hugo Kohno Architect Associates</a>. Situated on a narrow lot, the building houses a gallery on the main floor, and occupies residents on the second and third floors. The client requested that the gallery have a glass facade to allow good visibility from the street, and be a single open space to ensure flexibility to allow for future changes in use.
As such, the clients required a separate entrance to the second-floor residential area, as well as a design that required no structural walls on the first floor. Due to its wooden structure, load-bearing walls are necessary between beams, with a particularly large number needed on lower floors. Using a wooden portal-style Rahmen frame toward the front of the building, the architects were able to render the load-bearing walls unnecessary. By inserting open steel-truss frames in the center of the
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House in Santarém by Vasco Cabral + Sofia Saraiva

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/house-santarem-vasco-cabral-sofia-saraiva/houseinsantarem_saraiva_13/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/houseinsantarem_saraiva_13-810x541.jpg" alt="House in Santarém by Vasco Cabral + Sofia Saraiva" /></a>
                                House in Santarém is a minimal weekend retreat located in Santarém, Portugal, designed by Vasco Cabral + Sofia Saraiva. The home consists of three functional areas that are clearly delineated, and include the social area, service area, and private area. The latter, which has a longer body with East-West orientation, acts as a barrier to the street that passes north.
Between the private area and social area are the kitchen, toilet, and technical area. The L-shaped volumetric arrangement allows the separation of the exterior areas, arranging them according to the degree of privacy desired around the house. The least private area of the home is dedicated to parking. To the south, and visually protected by the volume of the sleeping area, there is the outdoor terrace with the pool. One of the more striking elements of the architecture is the long longitudinal tear on the North facade, which produces abundant natural illumination
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Plain Cuts Limited Edition Furniture by Wonmin Park

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/plain-cuts-wonmin-park/plaincuts_wonminpark_12aaa/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/plaincuts_wonminpark_12aaa-810x628.jpg" alt="Plain Cuts Limited Edition Furniture by Wonmin Park" /></a>
                                <a href="http://carpentersworkshopgallery.com/ExhibitionAbout?238"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Plain Cuts</a> is a minimal collection of limited-edition furniture pieces created by Paris-based designer <a href="http://wonminpark.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Wonmin Park</a> on exhibit at <a href="http://carpentersworkshopgallery.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Carpenters Workshop Gallery</a> until April 14th, 2018. From his observations of the world and his environment, Park proposed a contemporary design with a contemplative attitude, which finds its roots in Korean tradition and philosophy.
This approach is exemplified in Plain Cuts, a series that focuses on the abstract geometry of construction and virtual lines, which produce the volume. Plain Cuts underlines Park’s investigation into the materiality of things, an exploration inspired by Park’s interest in architecture. According to Park, “The idea of this new collection ‘Plain cuts’ is to provide a minimalist and drastic process based on the construction of aluminum sheets with patina technique. Structures are exposed to the surface and it becomes part of the work itself. Patina on Aluminum is like painting on a canvas. I try to
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Apartamento Av. Paulista in São Paulo by Felipe Hess

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/apartamento-av-paulista/_q9b9858/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/Q9B9858-810x540.jpg" alt="Apartamento Av. Paulista in São Paulo by Felipe Hess" /></a>
                                <a href="http://felipehess.com.br/projeto/apartamento-avenida-paulista"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Apartamento Av. Paulista</a> is a minimal home located in São Paulo, Brazil, designed by <a href="http://felipehess.com.br/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Felipe Hess</a>. The architecture office adopts a collaborative creative process where the relationship between materiality and spatiality is explored through sketches, prototypes, mock-ups, 3D images, and widely detailed designs that guarantee a sophisticated execution.
As a result, this apartment perfectly culminates the client’s collection of art and furniture, with the focus of making the architecture disappear by creating a clean backdrop to house the vast and special collection that is in constant transformation. In order to achieve greater integration of the spaces, the four bedrooms and compartmentalized rooms have been totally reconfigured and opened up. In order to tie the space together, a monolithic floor runs throughout the apartment, reinforcing the continuity of the spaces. Photography by Ruy Teixeira.
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Williamsburg Combination by General Assembly

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/williamsburg-combination-general-assembly/williamsburgcombination_generalassembly_3/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/williamsburgcombination_generalassembly_3-810x540.jpg" alt="Williamsburg Combination by General Assembly" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.genassembly.com/work/#/williamsburg-combination/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Williamsburg Combination</a> is a renovation project located in Brooklyn, New York, designed by <a href="http://www.genassembly.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">General Assembly</a>. A young family wanted the designers to help combine two apartments into one, and create a space that would feel more like a home than a New York City apartment.
Through the combination of apartments, the designers were able to think through how to maximize natural light while creating an airy and comfortable space. The programs were re-arranged, and the living room was opened up toward the rear patio while the designers drastically enlarged the kitchen area on the ground floor. Throughout the renovation, the designers were conscientious in bringing in local designers to fill the space. As a result, light fixtures, wallpaper, and tiles were all made by local designers. As described by General Assembly, the final result was a clean, open space dotted with moments of design that are particular to this family
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The Minimal #3000 Mirror by Trueing

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/3000-mirror-trueing/3000_trueing_5/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/3000_trueing_5-810x445.jpg" alt="The Minimal #3000 Mirror by Trueing" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.trueing.co/3000-mirror-walnut"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">#3000 Mirror</a> is a minimal mirror created by Brooklyn-based designers <a href="https://www.trueing.co/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Trueing</a>. The series includes two mirrors—one rendered in honed concrete and the other in oiled walnut—each named for the fine grit used to polish the concrete and marble to a smooth surface.
The resulting collection is Trueing’s take on traditional terrazzo patterns, updated for contemporary tastes and use. Cast-in-place marble terrazzo is reimagined in the form of a mirror, functional and easily hung to bring the feeling of grand installations into the home, without becoming overly ornate. Keen to highlight the graphic quality of the material, the studio designed a custom pattern for each mirror, utilizing reference images and sketches taken in the field. For the walnut version, the pattern is constructed entirely from mirror, which is precision cut and inlaid into the milled wooden body.
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The Floyd Table Is Durable and Easy to Put Together

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/the-table-by-floyd/thetable_floyd_25/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/thetable_floyd_25-810x607.jpg" alt="The Floyd Table Is Durable and Easy to Put Together" /></a>
                                <a href="https://floyddetroit.com/products/the-floyd-table"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">The Table</a> is a minimal dining table created by Detroit-based furniture brand <a href="https://floyddetroit.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Floyd</a>. Renowned for their commitment in creating perfect essentials for the home, Floyd&#8217;s newest piece retains their mantra on making the best version of a single product.
Floyd, known for their minimal and easy-to-assemble bed frame, expands into the rest of the home with a multipurpose table. The table can be assembled in less than five minutes, without any tools, and ships flat-packed. The table is manufactured in the United States, and is constructed of birch and all-natural linoleum. As described by Kyle Hoff, “No matter the purpose, everyone needs a table in their home. As we developed the design for the Floyd table, we looked to first create a product that our customers would really want to spend time with because so much of our life happens around tables.”
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Amagansett Residence by Ronen Lev

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/amagansett-residence-ronen-lev/amagansett-residence_ronen-lev_17/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/amagansett-residence_ronen-lev_17-810x540.jpg" alt="Amagansett Residence by Ronen Lev" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.ronenlev.com/project/amagansett-residence/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Amagansett Residence</a> is a minimal home located outside of New York City, designed by <a href="https://www.ronenlev.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ronen Lev</a>. The modern Hamptons weekend home is for a family of six, which will be used throughout the year. The clients wanted a simpler space that would align with the natural surroundings.
The home is situated in a quiet neighborhood in the Hamptons, and serves as a contrast to the bustling city life. As such, the clients wanted the furnishings to reflect this relaxed atmosphere. The atrium, which is characterized by glass panels stacked twenty feet high, features lighting by Apparatus. Due to the fact that the home is open-concept, the architects delineated each space by using varying materials for the flooring. The focal point of the residence is the hearth, which features a fireplace constructed from a smooth black slate.
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