Ward Wijnant Creates Tension in His New Twisted Collection

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/ward-wijnant-creates-tension-new-twisted-collection/ward_wijnant_twisted_collection-11/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/Ward_Wijnant_Twisted_set_4-810x1013.jpg" alt="Ward Wijnant Creates Tension in His New Twisted Collection" /></a>
                                <a href="http://wardwijnant.nl/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Ward Wijnant</a> continues to push the boundaries on the use of steel in contemporary furniture with his latest Twisted collection. An update to his <a href="http://wardwijnant.nl/twisted/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">original collection</a>, the new Twisted includes a sconce, new seating, a larger cabinet, and mirrored accessories. By turning, twisting, and bending rods of steel, Wijnant forges a unique tension that can be seen in every piece.
Photos by Studio Add.
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Gaining New Perspectives with Society6’s Wood Wall Art

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/gaining-new-perspectives-society6s-wood-wall-art/society6-wood-wall-art-8-2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/society6-wood-wall-art-8-1-810x405.jpg" alt="Gaining New Perspectives with Society6&#8217;s Wood Wall Art" /></a>
                                <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> recently launched <a href="https://society6.com/wood-wall-art?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Wood Wall Art</a> and we love how these nine simple Baltic birch squares give wall decor a whole new perspective. They come in three sizes (3&#215;3’, 4&#215;4’ and 5&#215;5’) with keyholes on the back for easy hanging. All you need to do is decide on your spacing preference between each square. That, and deciding which one of the thousands of art created by <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6’s artists and designers</a> to purchase. Here are eight new designs that caught our eye…
Botanical Pastel Gold, Floral and Marble Jungle wood wall art by Megan Morris Geometric Tribal Pattern wood wall art by Hilla Sweet Tart wood wall art by Alyssa Hamilton Art Exotic Leaves Pattern wood wall art by 29tones Foggy Evening wood wall art by mroberts Retro Stripes Pop Art – Red White Blue wood wall art by Denidesigns Mid Century Modern Starbursts and Globes 4 wood wall art by Makanahele Stratosphere No. 2 wood wall art
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Lagranja Design Revives the 1930s Hotel Terramar Back to Its Historic Mediterranean Roots

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/lagranja-design-revives-1930s-hotel-back-historic-mediterranean-roots/hotel-terramar-sitges-lagranja-design-9/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/hotel-terramar-sitges-lagranja-design-9-810x456.jpg" alt="Lagranja Design Revives the 1930s Hotel Terramar Back to Its Historic Mediterranean Roots" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.melia.com/es/hoteles/espana/sitges/me-sitges-terramar/index.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hotel Terramar</a> in Sitges, Spain is a historic property belonging to the <a href="https://www.melia.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Melia</a> hotel chain that dates back to its opening in the 1930s. Back then, a bourgeoning beach culture activated by avant-garde artists and modernists revived the town and created the concept of “chiringuito” (a Spanish term for open-air beach bar), or so they say. In an effort to restore the hotel&#8217;s storied past, <a href="http://lagranjadesign.com/?lang=en" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Lagranja Design</a> gave the hotel an updated facelift that highlights the aesthetic of the Mediterranean, like ceramics, wicker, clay, macramé, terra cotta.
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There were many custom projects that were involved in the restoration of the hotel, including the marble-covered bar, the wood screening, the pottery wall hangings, and the fish installation art. The hotel now features 213 rooms in 18 different layouts, spread out over six floors. Lagranja also designed the furniture for the hotel, including the sofas and Basic XL armchairs, which now
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Tom Dixon’s Plans for His New Showroom in New York’s Soho Design District

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/tom-dixons-plans-new-showroom-new-yorks-soho-design-district/tom-dixon-greene-street-3/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/tom-dixon-greene-street-3-810x563.jpg" alt="Tom Dixon’s Plans for His New Showroom in New York’s Soho Design District" /></a>
                                One of the most exciting pieces of news from this year’s <a href="https://www.nycxdesign.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">NYCxDESIGN</a> week made Greene Street extra trafficky as New York’s design lovers flocked to <a href="https://www.tomdixon.net/storelocator/showroom/tom-dixon-shop-new-york" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Tom Dixon’s new NYC flagship showroom</a> in the <a href="https://sohodesigndistrict.org/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Soho Design District</a>.
Spread out across 6,700 and two separate floors, the showroom operates as a storefront for Tom Dixon’s growing catalogue of lighting, furniture, home decor and accessories but Dixon has bigger plans for it. The space will also act as multi-disciplinary platforms for innovation in design. That means you can expect unique events like the Flash Factory pop-up (where visitors can take home their own limited edition Etch Light after learning how exactly Tom Dixon manufactures each one), speaking engagements on the topic of current + emerging trends in design, or, like last week, an intriguing black banquet serving black bread and black meringue to celebrate the unveiling of the Black Collection. Dixon is already
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Chrona: A Celestial LED Pendant Series by Graypants

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/chrona-celestial-led-pendant-series-graypants/chrona-graypants-16/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/chrona-graypants-16-810x540.jpg" alt="Chrona: A Celestial LED Pendant Series by Graypants" /></a>
                                Celestial phenomenon isn&#8217;t just reserved for the outdoors. To celebrate their 10th year in business, <a href="https://graypants.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Graypants</a> is debuting an entirely new product line to their existing lighting collection, the <a href="https://graypants.com/products/chrona/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Chrona</a> series, that&#8217;s inspired by the phosphorescent envelope found around stars. The new Chrona lights cast a diffused glow from the ring of warm light that encases the thin, spun brass or steel discs.
The series is available in different diameters ranging from 6 to 17 inches and can be hung horizontally or vertically. Because of its robust design, Chrona can be clustered together to create a stellar installation of constellations, or by itself as a singular star. To learn more about the Chrona series, visit Graypants.
Video by Shepfilms.
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Sun at Six Uses a Traditional Chinese Joinery Technique to Create Its Opening Collection

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/sun-six-uses-traditional-chinese-joinery-technique-create-opening-collection/sun-at-six-opening-2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/sun-at-six-opening-2-810x540.jpg" alt="Sun at Six Uses a Traditional Chinese Joinery Technique to Create Its Opening Collection" /></a>
                                At this year’s <a href="http://www.icff.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">ICFF 2018</a> show, Brooklyn-based <a href="https://www.sunatsix.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Sun at Six</a> will be debuting Opening, the studio’s first collection of wooden furniture that uses a traditional Chinese joinery technique called <em>sun mao</em>. The collection lacks any type of nails or screws and instead relies on the mastery of this fading technique to intricately weave joints together.
Created by master craftsmen in Guangzhou, China, Opening abolishes any stigma surrounding the “Made in China” stereotype by showcasing the expertise and skill that’s involved with using the sun mao technique. All the wood is finished with house-made tung oil and the full grain vegetable-tanned leather is sourced from a family-owned tannery in Italy, another example of Sun at Six’s commitment to working with master artisans with a deep understanding for their craft. Overall, the collection evokes a contemporary aesthetic with an emphasis on considered living and timeless sensibilities. To learn more about the collection
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Fresh From The Dairy: Society6 Launches Posters + Wood Wall Art

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/fresh-dairy-society6-launches-posters-wood-wall-art/society6-may-2018-launches/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/society6-may-2018-launches-810x606.jpg" alt="Fresh From The Dairy: Society6 Launches Posters + Wood Wall Art" /></a>
                                <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> continues to find different ways to add original art to your home, and now they’ve added <a href="https://society6.com/posters?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Posters</a> and <a href="https://society6.com/wood-wall-art?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Wood Wall Art</a> to their extensive catalogue!
Society6’s posters are printed on 100lb smooth gloss paper which ensures that your art will be vibrant in color and sharp in details. They come in one size only (18” x 24”) which is definitely large enough to give that blank empty wall a pop of color. I’m kind of eyeing this Not Today Satan poster for my office (lol) or this Spring Monstera poster as part of a gallery wall at my entryway. The new Wood Wall Art is unique in that they are a multi-piece design, composed of nine Baltic birch squares. You can space each piece according to your own liking (how much negative space is “perfect” is a whole other discussion) and there are keyholes in the back of each
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The Hôtel Parister: A Refined Boutique Hotel in the Middle of Paris’ New Creative Neighborhood

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hotel-parister-refined-boutique-hotel-middle-paris-new-creative-neighborhood/parister-hotel-30/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/parister-hotel-30-810x497.jpg" alt="The Hôtel Parister: A Refined Boutique Hotel in the Middle of Paris&#8217; New Creative Neighborhood" /></a>
                                The Faubourg Montmartre neighborhood has become a bourgeoning center for Paris’ creatives. For traveling creatives, they can also partake in the neighborhood’s creative energy by staying at the <a href="http://www.paristerhotel.com/photo-gallery" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hôtel Parister</a>, a boutique hotel that gives a modern spin on the old world charm of Paris.
Designed by architect Aldric Beckmann of Beckmann N’Thepe studio, the ground floor of the Hôtel Parister is home to the hotel’s “Les Passerelles,” an open space of libraries and lounges so that travelers can unwind outside of their guest rooms. The interior is filled with wooden benches upholstered with velvet, terrazzo tables, and brass accents that define elegant hospitality. The 45 rooms, suites, and duplexes are generous in size (unheard of in a city like Paris) and the minimalist theme from the first floor continues into the guest rooms. There are three duplexes, each equipped with either a hammam, a sauna, or a private
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Sight Unseen and HotelTonight Team up to Create a Conceptual Hotel Suite for NYCxDESIGN

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/sight-unseen-and-hoteltonight-team-up-to-create-a-conceptual-hotel-suite-for-nycxdesign/sight-unseen-hoteltonight-21/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/sight-unseen-hoteltonight-21-810x468.jpg" alt="Sight Unseen and HotelTonight Team up to Create a Conceptual Hotel Suite for NYCxDESIGN" /></a>
                                For this year’s <a href="https://www.nycxdesign.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">NYCxDESIGN</a>, <a href="http://www.sightunseen.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Sight Unseen</a> and <a href="https://www.hoteltonight.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">HotelTonight</a> have partnered up to create a conceptual hotel suite that celebrates design, color, and art. Designed by Brooklyn-based designer and artist duo <a href="http://hbigeleisen.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hannah Bigeleisen</a> and <a href="http://www.stevenbukowski.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Steven Bukowski</a>, the suite is meant to be more than just a place to sleep for guests. There are spaces designated for reading, resting, sleeping, and entertaining.
Once inside, you’ll notice that the room immediately distinguishes itself from other hotel rooms with its black and white striped walls, colorful furniture, contemporary decor, and bespoke, limited-edition art by Bigeleisen herself. She notes:
Too often, hotel rooms are sterile, with nondescript furniture that’s meant to be invisible rather than noticed. This space is the opposite, with wall treatments that augment the perception of the room and reinforce the linear elements of the furniture.
The best part is, items from the suite are available for purchase with HotelTonight’s
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Objekts: A Collection of Modular, Geometric Wooden Sculptures

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/objekts-collection-modular-geometric-wooden-sculptures/llm_objekt-family-2016s/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/LLM_Objekt-family-2016s-810x636.jpg" alt="Objekts: A Collection of Modular, Geometric Wooden Sculptures" /></a>
                                Graphic artist <a href="https://stevenscicluna.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Steven Scicluna</a> of <a href="http://leftylemur.tictail.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Lefty Le Mur</a> wants to bring out your playful imagination and creativity with <a href="https://stevenscicluna.com/Product-Objekts" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Objekts</a>, a collection of modular, geometric wooden sculptures made up of simple shapes and primary colors that evoke the nostalgic memories of playing with wooden blocks and towers.
Each piece in the collection is hand-crafted from start to finish (just watch the process here), meaning no two are ever alike, but each buyer’s collection is unique as Objekts encourages participants to create their own compositions that are equally as unique as any artwork you hang on your walls. Objekts comes in five distinct models: the Large Objekt, the Small Objekt, the Kubo, the Large Pico and the Small Pico. Objekts was recently full funded on Kickstarter so be on the lookout when it comes back in stock on Lefty Le Mur.
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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/last-minute-gift-ideas-mothers-day/mothersday-may2018/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/mothersday-may2018-810x663.jpg" alt="Last Minute Gift Ideas for Mother&#8217;s Day" /></a>
                                My mom is the type of person who gets a gift for a day like Mother’s Day and will either a) cherish the item so much to the point where she’ll only use it on “special occasions” or b) think of somebody else who deserves it more than her…on her own holiday! It&#8217;s hard shopping for someone who would rather give than receive, which is one of the reasons why my mom holds a deeply special place in my heart. Below, I put together a roundup of gifts with her in mind, as well as new moms to be or the unofficial mom in your life. I hope you’ll find it useful in gifting your special person this Mother’s Day.
Candle + Perfume + Flower Gift Set from Skylar Body and Bloom2Bloom \\ $150
A fail-proof formula for gifting any mama, this gift set includes a clean-burning candle, a hypoallergenic
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Fresh From The Dairy: The Concrete Jungle

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/fresh-dairy-concrete-jungle/society6-new-york-city-11/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/society6-new-york-city-11-810x405.jpg" alt="Fresh From The Dairy: The Concrete Jungle" /></a>
                                We’re heading to New York next week for NYCxDESIGN and can’t help but get excited to be back in the concrete jungle. This is a city that’s filled with architecture, design, and creativity at every turn. Here are a few of our favorite black + white prints from <a href="http://www.society6.com/prints/design-milk?curator=designmilk"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Society6</a> artists that capture what we think New York is all about:
New York City Map: U.S. City Maps Series by Chris Fink SoHo by Yuliya Ryvkina New York City Streets Contrast by Emily DeSantis New York City Street by Emily DeSantis New York by Studio Wicked radio city music hall by Caitlin Cooreman York #243 by Emma Conner Flatiron Building by Edi Chen York Street Subway by Edi Chen NEW YORK CITY Brooklyn Bridge in Detail | monochrome by Melanie Viola In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with 
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Fresh From The Dairy: The Concrete Jungle

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/fresh-dairy-concrete-jungle/society6-new-york-city-11/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/society6-new-york-city-11-810x405.jpg" alt="Fresh From The Dairy: The Concrete Jungle" /></a>
                                We’re heading to New York next week for NYCxDESIGN and can’t help but get excited to be back in the concrete jungle. This is a city that’s filled with architecture, design, and creativity at every turn. Here are a few of our favorite black + white prints from <a href="http://www.society6.com/prints/design-milk?curator=designmilk"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Society6</a> artists that capture what we think New York is all about:
New York City Map: U.S. City Maps Series by Chris Fink SoHo by Yuliya Ryvkina New York City Streets Contrast by Emily DeSantis New York City Street by Emily DeSantis New York by Studio Wicked radio city music hall by Caitlin Cooreman York #243 by Emma Conner Flatiron Building by Edi Chen York Street Subway by Edi Chen NEW YORK CITY Brooklyn Bridge in Detail | monochrome by Melanie Viola In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with 
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Visit Philadelphia Like a Local at The Touraine Apartments

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/visit-philadelphia-like-local-touraine-apartments/no-108-touraine-10/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/no-108-touraine-10-810x540.jpg" alt="Visit Philadelphia Like a Local at The Touraine Apartments" /></a>
                                One of the best ways to experience a new city is to live like a local. Instead of opting for a hotel suite, why not live for a few days in a historic apartment building instead? At <a href="https://www.touraineapts.com/sleepover/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Touraine</a> by Spruce Street Commons, you can expect all the amenities of a hotel with the comforts of home. That’s because <a href="https://www.touraineapts.com/sleepover/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Touraine</a> is an apartment complex that set aside two homes – the No. 108 one-bedroom apartment and the No. 105 studio apartment – specifically for traveling visitors in the Philadelphia area.
Located in Rittenhouse Square, the two apartment rentals offer all the amenities that full-time residents of the building enjoy, including the business center, gym, and yoga studio. The marquis suite, No. 108, is inspired by the home of the Natalie Suresch, Creative Director at The Touraine. It boasts of color, lush greenery, a bohemian vibe, and unique objects found
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Discover a Borough of Creativity at BROOKLYN DESIGNS 2018

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/discover-borough-creativity-brooklyn-designs-2018/exterior-of-the-brooklyn-museum-brooklyn-museum-photograph-by-kolin-mendez/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/Brooklyn-Museum_Photo-by-Kolin-Mendez-810x540.jpg" alt="Discover a Borough of Creativity at BROOKLYN DESIGNS 2018" /></a>
                                It’s officially May which means NYCxDESIGN is just around the corner! For its 15th edition, <a href="http://bklyndesigns.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">BROOKLYN DESIGNS</a> will be kicking off the first weekend from May 11-13, 2018 with an exhibition to highlight and celebrate the borough’s creative community, presented at the Brooklyn Museum by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and co-produced with Novità Communications. There’s a lot to see for the three days of the exhibition, so here’s what you can expect:

Textiles Art Center

The show’s program includes a list of talks, presentations, and even a two-hour guided walking tour of Prospect Park to discuss the borough’s burgeoning hub of creativity. Jonathan Marvel, the founding Principal of Marvel Architects, is this year’s keynote speaker. He’ll be chatting with Paul Makovsky, the Vice President of Design at Metropolis, about the future of the Brooklyn skyline and his projects that currently line the sky. The show will also feature
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Discover a Borough of Creativity at BROOKLYN DESIGNS 2018

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/discover-borough-creativity-brooklyn-designs-2018/exterior-of-the-brooklyn-museum-brooklyn-museum-photograph-by-kolin-mendez/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/Brooklyn-Museum_Photo-by-Kolin-Mendez-810x540.jpg" alt="Discover a Borough of Creativity at BROOKLYN DESIGNS 2018" /></a>
                                It’s officially May which means NYCxDESIGN is just around the corner! For its 15th edition, <a href="http://bklyndesigns.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">BROOKLYN DESIGNS</a> will be kicking off the first weekend from May 11-13, 2018 with an exhibition to highlight and celebrate the borough’s creative community, presented at the Brooklyn Museum by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and co-produced with Novità Communications. There’s a lot to see for the three days of the exhibition, so here’s what you can expect:

Textiles Art Center

The show’s program includes a list of talks, presentations, and even a two-hour guided walking tour of Prospect Park to discuss the borough’s burgeoning hub of creativity. Jonathan Marvel, the founding Principal of Marvel Architects, is this year’s keynote speaker. He’ll be chatting with Paul Makovsky, the Vice President of Design at Metropolis, about the future of the Brooklyn skyline and his projects that currently line the sky. The show will also feature
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Outfitting the Modern Office: Hightower’s 2018 Spring/Summer Collection

                                <em>The following post is brought to you by <a href="https://hightoweraccess.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hightower</a>. Our partners are hand picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.</em>
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/outfitting-modern-office-hightowers-2018-spring-summer-collection/hightower-gimbal-low-lounge_ribbon-gray-ash/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/Hightower-Gimbal-low-lounge_Ribbon-Gray-Ash-810x540.jpg" alt="Outfitting the Modern Office: Hightower’s 2018 Spring/Summer Collection" /></a>
                                There are modern offices that boast of bean bag chairs, ping pong tables and perpetually full snack drawers. Then, there are the new modern offices that are thoughtful in design, addressing the nuances of different work settings, and providing options for their employees to create their own workspace — one that actually suits their needs. These are the kind of offices that <a href="https://hightoweraccess.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hightower</a>, a U.S.-based contract furniture company strives to help create. The company is celebrating 15 years as a leading ancillary furniture manufacturer and, with their Spring/Summer 2018 collection, they have added even more smartly designed office furniture, fixtures, and accessories.
Natalie Hartkopf, co-founder of Hightower says:
We listen to our community. We learn from each other. We respond through
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The Milk Stand Is Setting up Shop Again at ICFF 2018

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/milk-stand-setting-shop-icff-2018/milk-stand-2018-3/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/milk-stand-2018-3-810x456.png" alt="The Milk Stand Is Setting up Shop Again at ICFF 2018" /></a>
                                You just can’t keep us away. For the third year in a row, our <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/milk-stand/" data-wpel-link="internal">Milk Stand popup shop</a> is setting up shop at this year’s <a href="http://www.icff.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">ICFF</a> show! We’ve curated a new series of independent designers and makers who specialize in modern home accessories, architectural jewelry, chalk, puzzles, and more. Also, for the first time ever, we&#8217;ll also be selling Design Milk merchandise! So come find us at booth #101, ICFF’s only cash-and-carry section, and shop from one (or all…) of our 12 exhibiting designers:
Haptic Lab LACE by Jenny Wu Kevin Wilcoxson Studio KONZUK MGG Studio Nervous System Nikolas Bentel Studio Studio Stockhome Talbot & Yoon Wit & Delight Wood & Faulk Zimarty Don’t miss out on the fun! Register for ICFF here. Special thanks to Amigo Modern for designing our booth, Moo for our postcards and Mixbook for signage! See you at the Milk Stand!
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Art Quarterly No.3.2 from Society6

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/art-quarterly-no-3-2-society6/society6-art-quarterly-3-2-12/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/society6-art-quarterly-3.2-12-810x540.jpg" alt="Art Quarterly No.3.2 from Society6" /></a>
                                The latest issue of the <a href="https://society6.com/product/society6-art-quarterly--no32?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Art Quarterly 3.2</a> from <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> is now available! This issue features 195 unique original works from 25 Society6 artists and, when you flip the magazine over, you get the second issue of Flipside, a themed art zine featuring 26 new original anaglyph works and accompanying 3D glasses to check out the art. The previous edition of the Art Quarterly with the first ever Flipside zine was a limited edition print run of 100, but this quarter’s edition has a limited print run of 500. Get your copy <a href="https://society6.com/product/society6-art-quarterly--no32?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">here</a>!
Photos by Jonathan Chu. In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with Society6 to offer The Design Milk Dairy, a special collection of Society6 artists’ work curated by Design Milk and our readers. Proceeds from The Design Milk Dairy help us bring Design Milk to you every day.
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The Kumaon: A Minimalist Hotel Hidden in the Himalayas Offers More Than Just Incredible Views

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/minimalist-hotel-hidden-himalayas-offers-just-incredible-views/day-1-12/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/the-kumaon-13-810x513.jpg" alt="The Kumaon: A Minimalist Hotel Hidden in the Himalayas Offers More Than Just Incredible Views" /></a>
                                Hidden away high above in the Himalayas, <a href="http://thekumaon.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">the Kumaon</a> is a minimalist hotel designed by architect Pradeep Kodikara and Jineshi Samaraweera of <a href="http://www.zowaarchitects.lk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Zowa Architects</a> that offers its guests an unparalleled, immersive experience in nature. With 10 luxury suites, a library, a sun lounge and a gourmet restaurant, guests will no doubt find a new kind of peace amongst the mountains, valleys, forests and lakes.
Named after the region it’s located in, the Kumaon sits 1600m above sea level near the historic city of Almora in India. The main building sits on the highest point of the site and houses the lounge, library, dining room, outdoor terrace for dining and yoga, and administrative facilities. Zowa Architects sourced the materials locally and kept the interiors of the hotel simple and rustic to highlight the stones, bamboo, pinewood, and textiles. Local craftsman were tasked with making the copper and stone accessories for the chalets
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