[UPDATED] Modern House Numbers

                                Since this post has been one of our most read and asked about, we decided to give it an update, as it’s *11* years old! Take a look at some of our favorite modern house numbers to bring another layer of visual interest to your home’s exterior.
                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/modern-house-numbers/modern-house-numbers-2-neutra/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2006/08/Modern-House-Numbers-2-neutra-810x571.jpg" alt="[UPDATED] Modern House Numbers" /></a>
                                These <a href="http://www.dwr.com/accessories-outdoor/neutra-modern-house-numbers/6209.html?lang=en_US" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Neutra Modern House Numbers</a> were designed by Richard Neutra and they&#8217;re made by House Industries. They&#8217;re sleek, well made, and perfectly minimalist.
House numbers are really just to help people find your house, right? Well, that doesn’t mean they have to be ugly! These are authentic Eichler house numbers, available from Eichler Numbers. Heath Ceramics has three-dimensional clay tiles that come in two versions – fatter numbers done in collaboration with House Industries that pay homage to Charles and Ray Eames, and thinner ones that give nod to Richard Neutra. Handmade out of raw aluminum, these modern house numbers are from CB2
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Desert Palisades Guardhouse by Studio AR+D Architects

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/desert-palisades-guardhouse-by-studio-ard-architects/desert-palisades-guardhouse-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/Desert-Palisades-Guardhouse-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Desert Palisades Guardhouse by Studio AR+D Architects" /></a>
                                To round out the much anticipated residential development, Desert Palisades, <a href="http://www.studio-ard.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Studio AR+D Architects</a> were tasked with designing their 915 square foot <a href="http://www.studio-ard.com/projects/desert-palisades-guardhouse/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">guardhouse</a> on the hills overlooking Palm Springs. The natural setting, along with the future homes being built there, were the inspiration for the design – modern, yet industrial to fit in with the rugged landscape. That led to a selection of materials that would not only be timeless, but that would last in the harsh, desert environment.
The design team chose to cantilever the roof out over the driveways and a massive boulder that rests below it. The roof and boulder don’t touch but the design looks as if it was built to accommodate the natural stone. The exaggerated roof line, which spans 34 feet, tests the limits as to what engineering is capable of, almost making you feel as if the modest building might tip over. Steel and
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Pin Light Collection by Ichiro Iwasaki for Vibia

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/pin-light-collection-by-ichiro-iwasaki-for-vibia/pin-lights-ichiro-iwasaki-vibia-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/Pin-lights-Ichiro-Iwasaki-Vibia-1-810x547.jpg" alt="Pin Light Collection by Ichiro Iwasaki for Vibia" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.vibia.com/us/int/wall-fixtures-pin_wall" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Pin</a> is a collection of lighting, designed by <a href="http://iwasaki-design-studio.net/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Ichiro Iwasaki</a> for <a href="http://www.vibia.com/us/int/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Vibia</a>, that boasts clean lines and geometric forms to create minimalist fixtures. A small, domed shade extends out connecting to its circular base by a single rod. Each light features an LED light source that emits a soothing, ambient glow.
The Pin wall fixture comes in three, simple forms (image above), one of which has two shades arranged at a 90 degree angle, and the other two have a single shade but with different rod lengths. Whether you choose just one or several, the fixtures make a sculptural statement on the wall and can be arranged in any configuration. Pin is available as a wall fixture, a sconce, a table light, and a floor light, and it comes in white, black, cream, and matte green finishes.
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Poketo Aurora Wall and Daily Planners Color the Days Ahead

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/poketo-aurora-wall-daily-planners/aurora-lb-45_900_1024x1024/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/aurora-lb-45_900_1024x1024-810x810.jpg" alt="Poketo Aurora Wall and Daily Planners Color the Days Ahead" /></a>
                                We can&#8217;t remember the last time we&#8217;ve ever felt the slightest urge to grace our walls with a printed wall calendar. Yet, here we are, slaves to Google Calendar, and totally entranced by the colorful allure of this <a href="https://www.poketo.com/collections/planners/products/aurora-wall-planner"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Poketo Aurora Wall Planner</a> monthly calendar.
With dimensions of 30.1″ x 20.6″, these poster size sheets divided by month practically beg to be framed, except for the fact they’re best used with a pen and a penchant for planning.

The real question is whether to dole each sheet every month, or to display the entire spectrum as a group. There isn’t really a wrong way to display these.

But let’s say you’re adamant to keep the walls free from clutter. That’s okay because there’s the Poketo Daily Weekly Monthly Planner. The spiral bound planner isn’t just a pretty face on the outside; the interior of this 170 page planner is
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Experimental Linoleum Seating by Maarten Kolk and Guus Kusters

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/experimental-linoleum-seating-by-maarten-kolk-and-guus-kusters/bound-stool-bench-kolk-kusters-1-bench_zwart/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/Bound-Stool-Bench-Kolk-Kusters-1-Bench_zwart-810x504.jpg" alt="Experimental Linoleum Seating by Maarten Kolk and Guus Kusters" /></a>
                                The Eindhoven-based duo behind <a href="http://mkgk.nl/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Studio Maarten Kolk &amp; Guus Kusters</a> have been experimenting with materials in a series of benches and stools. Utilizing scrap materials, like Linoleum, they formed the Bound Bench and Bound Stool and then held them together with rope for various sculptural seats.
Each Bound seat was created using Forbo’s Linoleum, a material that normally serves another function, but in this case the pieces failed to do so because of size. Instead of discarding those off-cuts, they decided to layer them for strength and form something three-dimensional. To hold the Linoleum in its final form, rope was tied and knotted in a way that was inspired by bondage. The resulting pieces resemble oversized pebbles and stones, due to their shapes and also the patterns on the Linoleum. ‘Bound Bench’ and ‘Bound Stool’ are supported by Forbo, Creative Fund NL and Fonds Kwadraat. Photos courtesy of Studio Maarten Kolk
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Friday Five with Motofumi “Poggy” Kogi

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/friday-five-with-motofumi-poggy-kogi/f5-motofumi-poggy-kogi-0a/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/F5-Motofumi-Poggy-Kogi-0a-810x638.jpg" alt="Friday Five with Motofumi “Poggy” Kogi" /></a>
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Motofumi “Poggy” Kogi has steadily gained a solid reputation as one to follow on Instagram, as Poggy The Man, and as a major influencer of Japanese fashion and street style. His eclectic aesthetic reads polished and modern, yet with a street edge that’s all his own, making it no surprise he’s risen to the top of his industry. During his childhood, he kept his eye on Tokyo’s street culture, leading him to attend and graduate from a fashion college prior to moving to the city that initially piqued his interest. Poggy got his start at Japanese clothing brand UNITED ARROWS Ltd. as a salesperson in 1997, later joining the PR department. He launched his own store, Liquor, Woman and Tears, where he became known for mixing high-end with street brands at a time when no one else thought to mix FENDI and Supreme. He closed the store in 2010
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Tokujin Yoshioka Designed a Glass Watch for ISSEY MIYAKE Watch Project

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/tokujin-yoshioka-designed-a-glass-watch-for-issey-miyake-watch-project/tokujin_yoshioka-issey-miyake-glass-watch-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/tokujin_yoshioka-issey-miyake-glass-watch-1-810x810.jpg" alt="Tokujin Yoshioka Designed a Glass Watch for ISSEY MIYAKE Watch Project" /></a>
                                Tokyo-based designer <a href="http://www.tokujin.com/en/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Tokujin Yoshioka</a> adds another watch design to his portfolio of timepieces for Issey Miyake. The latest is the <a href="http://www.isseymiyake-watch.com/jp/glasswatch/index.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Glass Watch</a>, which marks the 16th model of the <a href="http://www.isseymiyake-watch.com/index.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">ISSEY MIYAKE Watch Project</a>. The bold design dons a solid piece of transparent glass that gives the watch a sculptural feel.
Yoshioka is no stranger to working with glass, as evident by his previous work, so carrying the material to the wrist seems like a natural progression. Paired with a stainless steel case and a leather band, the watch has a sleek, minimalist feel. The thick glass was machined so that light would beautifully reflect from all angles. The Glass Watch will be available November 10th, 2017, at ISSEY MIYAKE shops worldwide and online at the ISSEY MIYAKE WATCH store.
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Villa N1: An All-Wood Summer House in Sweden Designed by Lindvall A & D

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/villa-n1-an-all-wood-summer-house-in-sweden-designed-by-lindvall-a-d/villa-n1-lindvall-a-d-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/Villa-N1-Lindvall-A-D-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Villa N1: An All-Wood Summer House in Sweden Designed by Lindvall A &#038; D" /></a>
                                Built as a family summer house on the west coast of Sweden, <a href="http://www.jonaslindvall.com/villa-n1-1/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Villa N1</a> was designed by Jonas Lindvall, of <a href="http://www.jonaslindvall.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Lindvall A &amp; D</a>, to mimic the wooden barns clad in horizontal planks that are prevalent in the region. The single-story, all-wood house spans 190 square meters (approx. 2045 square feet) and is composed of five pavilion-like structures joined together in a row.
At one end, you’ll find the master bedroom and at the other end is the children’s bedrooms, with the common areas residing in the center volumes. The pavilions each feature a pitched roof, which leans towards traditional, but the simplicity of the overall design feels very modern. Not just the walls are made of wood – the roof is too. The facade planks are made of oak that’s left untreated so that it ages naturally over time. The master bedroom and playroom are set at a
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Peace Industry Introduces Fall Collection with Four Independent Designers

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/peace-industry-introduces-fall-collection-with-four-independent-designers/peace-industry-1-damonte-brucedamonte/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/Peace-Industry-1-Damonte-BruceDamonte-810x545.jpg" alt="Peace Industry Introduces Fall Collection with Four Independent Designers" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.peaceindustry.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Peace Industry</a>, a brand that specializes in Iran-made felt rugs, recently partnered with four independent designers for their <a href="http://www.peaceindustry.com/collaborations/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Fall 2017 collection</a>, including <a href="https://www.alisondamonte.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Alison Damonte</a>, <a href="http://hinterlanddesign.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Hinterland Design</a>, <a href="https://vimeo.com/user7602715" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Raha Raissnia</a>, and <a href="http://www.discinteriors.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Disc Interiors</a>. The rug collaborations show new, modern approaches to the age-old techniques of felt making through experimentation. Take a look.

You-me by Alison Damonte

Giving nod to abstract, minimalist painters, like Sol Lewitt and Ellsworth Kelly, the Alison Damonte Collection overlaps geometric forms that result in unusual rug shapes.

You-me by Alison Damonte \\\ Photo by Bruce Damonte

You-me by Alison Damonte \\\ Photo by Bruce Damonte

Sunrise by Alison Damonte

Sunrise by Alison Damonte

Tango by Alison Damonte

Making Tango

Fringe by Hinterland Design

Hinterland Design merges floating geometric shapes and pale gray backgrounds for a Memphis-deco feel. Accent curves and asymmetrical fringe add unexpected, yet playful details resulting in a post-modern look.

Shuffle Your Belongings in Society6’s Newly Launched Duffle Bags

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/shuffle-belongings-society6s-newly-launched-duffle-bags/society6-duffle-bags/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/society6-duffle-bags-810x405.jpg" alt="Shuffle Your Belongings in Society6’s Newly Launched Duffle Bags" /></a>
                                I’m all about traveling as light as possible and sometimes I don’t need a full suitcase for a quick weekend getaway. That’s why I prefer <a href="https://society6.com/duffle-bags?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">duffle bags</a> because they’re light and malleable for fitting into small spaces, like a packed trunk or a full plane. (Have you ever boarded a plane last and slowly realized with fear that there’s no place to put your luggage? It’s annoying, isn’t it?) <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> just launched new <a href="https://society6.com/duffle-bags?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">duffle bags</a> so depending on whether you’re traveling across the town or across the country, keeping a duffle bag on hand ensures that you&#8217;ll have the right bag for your travels when the time comes. Here are 10 of our favorites!
Winter bears and trees duffle bag by CocoDes map duffle bag by Mark Ashkenazi Meltdown duffle bag by Roxanne G Abstract Christmas ornament 4 duffle bag by PalitraArt Birch Tree duffle bag by Rodrigomffonseca Geometric
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Simon Legald’s Junto Series is Inspired by Traditional Spanish Water Containers

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/simon-legalds-junto-series-is-inspired-by-traditional-spanish-water-containers/normann_copenhagen_junto_simon_legald-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/Normann_Copenhagen_Junto_Simon_Legald-1-810x589.jpg" alt="Simon Legald&#8217;s Junto Series is Inspired by Traditional Spanish Water Containers" /></a>
                                A traditional Spanish botijo, a clay container used to hold water, is behind <a href="http://simonlegald.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Simon Legald&#8217;s</a> <a href="https://www.normann-copenhagen.com/search?q=Junto" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Junto</a> series for Danish brand <a href="https://www.normann-copenhagen.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Normann Copenhagen</a>. Made from terracotta, the slightly rustic <a href="https://www.normann-copenhagen.com/products/junto-carafe?v=361013" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">carafe</a> and matching <a href="https://www.normann-copenhagen.com/products/junto-cup?v=361014" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">cups</a> combine smooth surfaces with a ridged texture, which aids in gripping when you go to pick it up. The earthy terracotta gives it a handmade feel while its clean lines swing toward a contemporary aesthetic.
Besides the look that the material gives it, just like original botijos, it’s used for its cooling abilities, perfect for water. And like the containers they reference, Junto’s carafe features two spouts, one that’s used to fill it and the other that’s used for pouring. The complementary cups have the same look and feel, just with alternating surfaces – matte and glazed, ridged and smooth – from the carafe.
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Stem Minimalist Table Lamp by Minimalux

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/stem-by-minimalux/stem_minimalux_4/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/stem_minimalux_4-810x810.jpg" alt="Stem Minimalist Table Lamp by Minimalux" /></a>
                                <a href="https://minimalux.com/stem-w/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Stem</a> is a minimalist table light designed by London-based company <a href="https://minimalux.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Minimalux</a>. The lamp maintains the brand&#8217;s quiet and formal simplicity that is consistent throughout their entire collection. In keeping with the use of premium materials, the lamp comes available in either brass, chrome, or black nickel.
The table lamp is composed of handblown opal glass, which surrounds the bulb, leaving only a small window that can be used to direct light. The globe is supported by a length of solid brass tubing along with a powder-coated steel base. When turned off, the lamp has a sculptural quality to its balanced aesthetic, proving to have a striking appearance even when not in use. The two meter transparent cable houses the on/off switch, and has plugs made available for the U.S., Japan, and European markets.
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Klein Agency Launches First LA-Based Collection

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/klein-agency-launches-their-first-la-based-collection/kleinhome_artwork/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://2.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/kleinHOME_artwork-810x626.jpg" alt="Klein Agency Launches First LA-Based Collection" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.klein.agency/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Klein Agency</a> is the husband and wife design team of Maša and Jon Kleinhample. Originally designing in Antwerp, Belgium, the team uprooted their whole studio and relocated to Los Angeles, California. This year, they launched their first collection, <a href="http://www.klein.agency/work" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">KleinHOME</a>, that&#8217;s completely designed and fabricated in sunny LA.
KleinHOME is a collection of furniture that combines natural materials and modern day technology. Whether in a domestic or commercial setting, the natural materials add warmth and beauty to the space. Edgier accents such as steel or leather slings keep it from being too soft, and adds a nice patina as the furniture ages. The collection includes the Rocker One, Rocker Two, Rack, Coffee Table, Sofa Single, Sofa Double, Chaise, Bar and Pivot Chair.
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A Black House in Kent Inspired by Local Historic and Modern Buildings

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/a-black-house-in-kent-inspired-by-local-historic-and-modern-buildings/black-house-ar-design-studio-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/Black-House-AR-Design-Studio-1-810x543.jpg" alt="A Black House in Kent Inspired by Local Historic and Modern Buildings" /></a>
                                Located in Kent, the <a href="http://ardesignstudio.co.uk/portfolio/black-house" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Black House</a> is a new project completed by Winchester-based <a href="http://ardesignstudio.co.uk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">AR Design Studio</a>, with inspiration leaning towards both historic and modern buildings in the area. After visiting architectural sites in Kent, the design plan came together, including the cantilevered form, which was inspired by the Sissinghurst Castle Garden. The garden&#8217;s layout, which is broken into a series of separate moments that remain disguised due to the hedges and brick walls, can only be seen in full from the writing room of the central tower in the castle.
The rectangular form was broken up into blocks that were separated to create a central courtyard, while also ensuring that each one focused on a particular aspect of the garden. An additional block was added to the top for views, along with a cantilevered roof that helps join the modules together. The exterior is clad in vertical black timber,
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A Black House in Kent Inspired by Local Historic and Modern Buildings

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/a-black-house-in-kent-inspired-by-local-historic-and-modern-buildings/black-house-ar-design-studio-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/Black-House-AR-Design-Studio-1-810x543.jpg" alt="A Black House in Kent Inspired by Local Historic and Modern Buildings" /></a>
                                Located in Kent, the <a href="http://ardesignstudio.co.uk/portfolio/black-house" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Black House</a> is a new project completed by Winchester-based <a href="http://ardesignstudio.co.uk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">AR Design Studio</a>, with inspiration leaning towards both historic and modern buildings in the area. After visiting architectural sites in Kent, the design plan came together, including the cantilevered form, which was inspired by the Sissinghurst Castle Garden. The garden&#8217;s layout, which is broken into a series of separate moments that remain disguised due to the hedges and brick walls, can only be seen in full from the writing room of the central tower in the castle.
The rectangular form was broken up into blocks that were separated to create a central courtyard, while also ensuring that each one focused on a particular aspect of the garden. An additional block was added to the top for views, along with a cantilevered roof that helps join the modules together. The exterior is clad in vertical black timber,
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A Black House in Kent Inspired by Local Historic and Modern Buildings

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/a-black-house-in-kent-inspired-by-local-historic-and-modern-buildings/black-house-ar-design-studio-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/Black-House-AR-Design-Studio-1-810x543.jpg" alt="A Black House in Kent Inspired by Local Historic and Modern Buildings" /></a>
                                Located in Kent, the <a href="http://ardesignstudio.co.uk/portfolio/black-house" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Black House</a> is a new project completed by Winchester-based <a href="http://ardesignstudio.co.uk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">AR Design Studio</a>, with inspiration leaning towards both historic and modern buildings in the area. After visiting architectural sites in Kent, the design plan came together, including the cantilevered form, which was inspired by the Sissinghurst Castle Garden. The garden&#8217;s layout, which is broken into a series of separate moments that remain disguised due to the hedges and brick walls, can only be seen in full from the writing room of the central tower in the castle.
The rectangular form was broken up into blocks that were separated to create a central courtyard, while also ensuring that each one focused on a particular aspect of the garden. An additional block was added to the top for views, along with a cantilevered roof that helps join the modules together. The exterior is clad in vertical black timber,
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Block Shop Unveils Collection of Architecturally Inspired Woodblock Prints

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/block-shop-woodblock-prints/blockshop-sidewinder-sunwave/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/07/BLOCKSHOP-SIDEWINDER-SUNWAVE-810x781.jpg" alt="Block Shop Unveils Collection of Architecturally Inspired Woodblock Prints" /></a>
                                I count myself amongst an already enthusiastic group of fans of the graphical and fashionable handmade textiles of sister-operated Los Angeles based <a href="https://www.blockshoptextiles.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Block Shop</a>. The brainchild of sisters Hopie and Lily Stockman, Block Shop&#8217;s catalog of scarves, pillows, linens, and rugs hit a sweet spot, landing somewhere between the hippie-dipped SoCal desert artistry currently popular with the design cognoscenti and an architectural graphical precision identifiable across their oeuvre. Now they&#8217;ve transferred this penchant for architectural motifs <a href="http://design-milk.com/block-shops-soleri-scarf-comes-fruition/" data-wpel-link="internal">imprinted onto fabric</a> over onto a new medium – a <a href="https://www.blockshoptextiles.com/collections/woodblock-prints"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">collection of woodblock prints</a> intended to beautify our walls.
Unveiled and exhibited this week inside the walls of Rachel Comey Los Angeles, each of the six woodblock designs reflect the duo’s affinity for Art Deco detailing found across two continents, specifically those decorating the movie palaces of India and Downtown Los Angeles (the “two far-flung homes” of the Stockman sisters).

Gantri Turns Your Design Sketches into Reality Through 3D Printing

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                                Do you ever wish you could turn your design sketches into real life products but don’t know where to start? Enter <a href="https://www.gantri.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Gantri</a>, a new creative platform that’s been created to help designers turn their ideas into reality through on-demand manufacturing and 3D printing.
Based in the Mission district in San Francisco, Gantri has developed a way to take your ideas and manufacture them for a fraction of the cost and time without requiring minimum orders that are usually required for production runs. Using the Gantri Product System, they’ll help you through all the phases of creating your product, like creating prototypes and quality testing, and can deliver your final product in a little as 3 weeks! Once completed, you can sell your beautiful design through their online shop so you don’t need to worry about post-processing, packaging, and shipping.   If designing a light fixture for your home seems
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Bonaldo’s Latest Designs Flip the Script

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                                Italian furniture brand <a href="http://www.bonaldo.it/en" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Bonaldo</a> has released two new designs that totally flip the script by reinterpreting typical roles and creating an &#8220;upside-down world.&#8221; What does that mean exactly? Well, a table&#8217;s base is made of things you&#8217;d normally find on top of a table and the blanket on the bed suddenly becomes part of the bed&#8217;s frame. Take a look.
The Blanket Bed is appropriately named, but instead of lying underneath the blanket, Alessandro Busana designed the blanket to become the headboard. Inspired by the soft and cozy, protected feeling a blanket provides, this bed turns it from an accessory and into a plush, rolled-up extension of the frame for you to rest your head on. While most dining tables are decked out with objects decorating the surface, the Cop Table, designed by Roberto Paoli, features those very objects as the base. The stylized “bottles” are designed in
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Friday Five with Ralph Pucci

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                                <em><a href="https://www.ralphpucci.net/About" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Ralph Pucci</a> is the legendary man behind the eponymously named luxury furniture, lighting, and mannequin company with a trio of showrooms in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami. It all began in the 1950s when his parents began fabricating mannequins in their basement. Two decades later, Ralph joined and grew the business to what it is today, one of the most highly respected gallery/showrooms in the world. His <a href="https://ralphpuccimannequins.net/Index.asp" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">mannequin</a> designs were and are notorious for being life-size works of art, along with additional collaborations with various fashion designers, illustrators, and supermodels, and can be spotted in high-end stores like Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom. Pucci added furniture in 1989 after working with French interior designer Andrée Putman on a mannequin. Putman requested that he represent her work in the United States, which has led to a roster of international designers, including Patrick Naggar, Jens Risom, Vladimir Kagan, <div class="post-limited-image"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-314517" src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/F5-Ralph-Pucci-1-chet-baker-810x803.jpg" alt="" width="810" height="803" srcset="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/F5-Ralph-Pucci-1-chet-baker.jpg 810w, http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/F5-Ralph-Pucci-1-chet-baker-100x100.jpg 100w, http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/F5-Ralph-Pucci-1-chet-baker-800x793.jpg 800w, http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/F5-Ralph-Pucci-1-chet-baker-768x761.jpg 768w, http://1.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/F5-Ralph-Pucci-1-chet-baker-500x496.jpg 500w, http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/08/F5-Ralph-Pucci-1-chet-baker-110x110.jpg 110w" sizes="(max-width: 810px) 100vw, 810px" /></div>
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