Listen to Episode 51 of Clever: Meyghan Hill

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                                In <a href="http://www.cleverpodcast.com/blog/ep-51-meyghan-hill"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">the latest episode of Clever</a>, metalworker and designer, Meyghan Hill, tells Amy and Jaime how she opted to send herself to military boarding school and then stumbled into a modeling career before empowering herself after a bad break-up by learning to weld. She operates under the provocative and polarizing name of (wh)ORE HAüS Studios, and while it is a play on words, it is also a very powerful conversation-starter, which she then parlays into meaningful dialogue. This episode contains modeling and metal, yes, but no “blue steel” jokes. Listen:

Stay tuned for a new episode of Clever in two weeks! Don’t miss an episode: Subscribe to Clever on Apple PodcastsStitcherGoogle PlaySoundCloud, Spotify or use our feed http://clever.libsyn.com/rss to subscribe via your favorite podcast app. Follow Clever on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. And most importantly, please spread the word to anyone who you think would like it.
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Listen to Episode 51 of Clever: Meyghan Hill

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/listen-to-episode-51-of-clever-meyghan-hill/meyghan-hill-whorehaus-8/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/meyghan-hill-whorehaus-8-810x510.jpg" alt="Listen to Episode 51 of Clever: Meyghan Hill" /></a>
                                In <a href="http://www.cleverpodcast.com/blog/ep-51-meyghan-hill"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">the latest episode of Clever</a>, metalworker and designer, Meyghan Hill, tells Amy and Jaime how she opted to send herself to military boarding school and then stumbled into a modeling career before empowering herself after a bad break-up by learning to weld. She operates under the provocative and polarizing name of (wh)ORE HAüS Studios, and while it is a play on words, it is also a very powerful conversation-starter, which she then parlays into meaningful dialogue. This episode contains modeling and metal, yes, but no “blue steel” jokes. Listen:

Stay tuned for a new episode of Clever in two weeks! Don’t miss an episode: Subscribe to Clever on Apple PodcastsStitcherGoogle PlaySoundCloud, Spotify or use our feed http://clever.libsyn.com/rss to subscribe via your favorite podcast app. Follow Clever on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. And most importantly, please spread the word to anyone who you think would like it.
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Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018 Shows Progress at Greenhouse

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/stockholm-furniture-fair-2018-shows-progress-greenhouse/design_milk_greenhouse_10/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Design_Milk_Greenhouse_10-810x810.jpg" alt="Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018 Shows Progress at Greenhouse" /></a>
                                With the strapline &#8220;showing progress&#8221; 2018&#8217;s <a href="http://www.stockholmfurniturelightfair.se/greenhouse?sc_lang=en"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Greenhouse</a> – the <a href="http://www.stockholmfurniturelightfair.se/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Stockholm Furniture Fair&#8217;s</a> showcase of emerging talent – was as strong as ever. &#8220;Greenhouse aims to serve as a springboard for unestablished designers and a platform where exhibitors can reach new audiences and share their visions and dreams,&#8221; said a statement from the show. 27 design schools and 37 independent designers and studios were selected from hundreds of applications by a jury comprising designer <a href="http://jensfager.se/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Jens Fager,</a> interior architect <a href="http://sebton.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Anya Sebton</a>, architect <a href="http://www.white.se/employee/monica-von-schmalensee/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Monica von Schmalensee</a> and designer <a href="http://www.formuswithlove.se/people/john-lofgren/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">John Löfgren</a>.
Let Go by University of Bergen student Imkeliene Boersma will only work when two smartphones are inserted into the slots in its base, encouraging people to put the technology down and really engage with one another. In the meantime, the lamp charges the cell phones, so both parties can get back online as soon as they’ve finished their ‘IRL’ conversation. The lamp
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Mizetto and ADDI Collaborate to Create New Furniture for the Modern Workplace

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/mizetto-addi-collaborate-create-new-furniture-modern-workplace/mizetto-addi-cottage-frame/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/mizetto-addi-Cottage-Frame-810x482.jpg" alt="Mizetto and ADDI Collaborate to Create New Furniture for the Modern Workplace" /></a>
                                At this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair, Swedish furniture producer <a href="http://mizetto.se/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Mizetto</a> debuted their first exhibit in collaboration with multidisciplinary design studio <a href="http://addi.se/design/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">ADDI</a>. Inspired by the ever-changing needs in the workplace, they created three new innovative lines of products: the Arkityp, the Cottage, and the Frame.
The Arkityp is a modern take to the classic (and usually ugly) waste bins found in offices today. This updated version is designed to stand out rather than relegated to the dusty corners of the back office. Made from aluminum, it’s lighter and easier to transport and with its minimalist design, it makes it more appealing to recycle and, thereby, be environmentally-friendly. The Cottage is a system of three different storage units similar to lockers. Metal black frames add height, space and volume as well as open shelving. Last but not least, the Frame is a modular storage system that can be configured in multiple ways
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Where I Work: Rebecca Atwood

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This month’s Where I Work visits the Brooklyn studio of Rebecca Atwood, an artist and designer with an ever-expanding arsenal of dreamy textiles, wallpapers, artwork, and a just-launched collection of bedding. Over the years the Cape Code native has been carving out a niche for herself with her soothing surface patterns that are bound to put a smile on your face. Based in Industry City, the rapidly growing creative hub of Brooklyn, her light-filled studio is an endless source of inspiration with samples, swatches, and mood boards and today Atwood takes us inside for a closer look at her space and work process. Take a look. What is your typical work style? I’m definitely a morning person, and I like to get in early. I am trying to be better about blocking out my days for different projects. I find the more organized I am, the more productive and
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New Launches and Collaborations – Highlights from the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/new-launches-collaborations-highlights-stockholm-furniture-fair/design_milk_stockholm_furniture_fair_07/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Design_Milk_Stockholm_Furniture_Fair_07-810x810.jpg" alt="New Launches and Collaborations – Highlights from the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018" /></a>
                                In 2017, over 40,000 people visited <a href="http://www.stockholmfurniturelightfair.se/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Stockholm Furniture Fair</a> from more than 60 different countries. The numbers for 2018&#8217;s show are not in yet, but it felt bigger and better than ever before with Guest of Honor Paola Navone. &#8220;Paola Navone is one of today&#8217;s most interesting and outstanding designers,&#8221; says Cecilia Nyberg, the show&#8217;s project area manager. &#8220;We admire her creativity and eclectic aesthetic, as well as the amazing breadth of her output. Whatever she chooses to do, she always manages to create a unique atmosphere.&#8221; And her installation (above) was indeed a riot of color and curiosities.
Swedish brand Voice launched A New Standard overseen by their designer and creative consultant Mattias Stenberg who says he wanted to create “the fundamentals of the modern home.” Agda by Swedish design studio Front for Ire Mobel employs classic materials, but by exposing the weaved textile straps and metal
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12 Students Team up with Sweden’s Top Furniture Producers to Create Six Prototypes

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/12-students-team-swedens-top-furniture-producers-create-six-prototypes/beckmans_design_collaboration_2018_photo_rikard_lilja/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Beckmans_Design_Collaboration_2018_photo_Rikard_Lilja-810x608.jpg" alt="12 Students Team up with Sweden&#8217;s Top Furniture Producers to Create Six Prototypes" /></a>
                                Talk about getting real world experience. 12 final-year students from the Beckmans College of Design paired up in teams of two to collaborate with six of Sweden’s top furniture producers: Blå Station, Gärsnäs, Johanson Design, Källemo, Massproductions and Materia. Together, these six teams created a series of <a href="http://www.beckmans.se/en/current-news/news/beckman-design-collaboration-2018-stockholm-furnit/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">modern furniture prototypes</a>.
Each company provided a brief and lent its time and expertise to its students who then had to bring the company’s idea to life. All of these designs were shown at the Hear Us Out exhibition in the Greenhouse at the Stockholm Furniture Fair. Kolonn, designed by LIsa Lindh and Klara Hedengren for Massproductions, is a sculptural room divider and is the first piece of furniture to be entirely made of cellulose fibers. Vent, designed by Sarah Hasselqvist and Melinda Urbansdotter for Johanson Design, is a playful armchair with a design inspired by dough rising up and out of its
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The Dolmen Collection from Esrawe Studio

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                                Mexico City based <a href="http://www.esrawe.com/es"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Esrawe Studio</a> created a series of new work that combines two materials in search of finding balance with each other. Using rich walnut and black marble, the pieces in the <a href="http://www.esrawe.com/es/furniture/dolmen-collection/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Dolmen Collection</a> exude tension as the wooden components are suspended on tapered marble bases
The collection, which includes a sideboard, dining table, and two sets of chairs, recently debuted during Zona Maco 2018, an art fair in Mexico. Photos by Pablo Da Ronco.
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30 Connected Frames Can Be Arranged in Various Ways to Form the Coil Bench

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/30-connected-frames-can-be-arranged-in-various-ways-to-form-the-coil-bench/coil-bench-tim-miller-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Coil-Bench-Tim-Miller-1-810x703.jpg" alt="30 Connected Frames Can Be Arranged in Various Ways to Form the Coil Bench" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.timmillerstudio.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Tim Miller Studio</a> designed a modular form of seating that can adapt to most any space. The <a href="http://www.timmillerstudio.com/portfolios/coil-bench/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Coil Bench</a> is composed of 30 wooden frames that are connected to form a vertebrae-like structure that can be arranged into various shapes, from a circle to an S-shape.
The interactive bench invites the user to play with the arrangement which produces a visual and auditory experience through the repetition of the frames and the clacking noise they make when the edges touch. While it’s a playful design, it’s also flexible and functional and could work in different spaces.
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Friday Five with Sam Valenti IV of Ghostly

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Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan, Sam Valenti IV developed an interest in techno music spun from the city’s Motown roots. Recognizing a lack of options for electronic musicians, he launched Ghostly International in his dorm room in 1999 while studying at the University of Michigan. It began as a “genre-less” record label with musician Matthew Dear and over the years it’s grown into an innovative platform for not only music but art, clothing, and design objects that come about through collaborations with various artists and brands, some of which you can see here. In this week’s Friday Five, Valenti delves into five of his favorite things.
  1. My technics 1200 turntables
    A standard that will never be beat. I learned to DJ on “belt drive” decks, which are super fragile and wobbly but once I upgraded to these tanks you can never go back. I see
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A’ Design Awards – Last Call for Entries + Our Favorite Lighting Winners

                                <em>The following post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.adesignaward.com/?utm_source=designmilk&amp;utm_medium=post&amp;utm_campaign=lastcallentries2018"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">A’ Design Award and Competition</a>. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.</em>
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                                <a href="http://www.adesignaward.com/?utm_source=designmilk&amp;utm_medium=post&amp;utm_campaign=lastcallentries2018"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">A’ Design Award and Competition</a> is an international design competition in which <a href="https://competition.adesignaward.com/jury.html?utm_source=designmilk&amp;utm_medium=post&amp;utm_campaign=lastcallentries2018"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">an esteemed jury panel</a> of academics, design professionals and press members review designs and concepts in <a href="https://competition.adesignaward.com/categories.html?utm_source=designmilk&amp;utm_medium=post&amp;utm_campaign=lastcallentries2018"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">over 100 categories</a>—from industrial design to fashion design to architecture and even packaging design. The entrants represent the best in design from around the world, the trendsetters, the problem solver, the innovators, the inventors&#8230; and the award offers so many benefits beyond a trophy and certificate.
The A’ Design Award promotes your work globally, in all languages and in all continents, connecting you to other brilliant minds in the design industry via design exhibition, designer meetings, help with PR and marketing, a yearbook, and gala night celebration. Learn more about all of
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Finding Your Next Artwork from Society6’s Collections

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/finding-your-next-artwork-from-society6s-collections/society6-collections-2018-02-11/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/society6-collections-2018-02-11-810x405.jpg" alt="Finding Your Next Artwork from Society6&#8217;s Collections" /></a>
                                With so many options available on <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a>, from bedding to fashion to accessories, we can see why it can be hard to narrow down your search for a piece of original artwork. However, did you know that Society6 has a <a href="https://society6.com/collection?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Collection page</a> that breaks up its catalogue into fun round-ups? Here are a few of our favorite collections to help jumpstart your shopping:
The Future is Female \\ Women’s March artwork by Shyama Golden Plush Life \\ tropical poisen plants comforter by franciscomffonseca Explore the Craft: Photography \\ Punta de la Sierra art print by DRAW NORTH Brilliant Designs by Black Artists \\ Melanin X Neon art print by 4everestherr Cozy Contemporary \\ Symphony No 9 throw pillow by contemporary Aquarius \\ Organic Abstract 2 backpack by micklyn Pantone Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet \\ Mt Rainier wall tapestry by 8PXL California Cozy \\ California throw pillow
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Northern Lighting Drops Half of Its Name to Launch a New Brand + Collection

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/northern-lighting-drops-second-half-name-launch-new-brand-collection/livingroom_front_landscape-northern_photo_chris_-tonnesen-low-res/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Livingroom_front_landscape-Northern_Photo_Chris_-Tonnesen-Low-res-810x541.jpg" alt="Northern Lighting Drops Half of Its Name to Launch a New Brand + Collection" /></a>
                                We’ve been a fan of Oslo-based <a href="https://northern.no/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Northern Lighting</a> for years (see <a href="https://design-milk.com/northern-lighting-releases-5-new-lights-for-spring-2017/" data-wpel-link="internal">here</a>, <a href="https://design-milk.com/illusion-lamp-for-northern-lighting/" data-wpel-link="internal">here</a> and <a href="https://design-milk.com/diva-lamp/" data-wpel-link="internal">here</a>) and were excited to hear that the award-winning design studio has shortened its original name to launch a new lifestyle brand, <a href="https://northern.no/wr/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Northern</a>. Established by Ove Rogne, CEO and co-founder of Northern Lighting, Northern is powered by a creative team that includes 16 designers from seven different countries, all hand-selected and assembled by Morten Skjærpe Knarrum and Jonas Norheim, the duo behind design studio <a href="http://www.morten-jonas.no/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Morten &amp; Jonas</a>. By leaving behind the second part of its name, the team opens the possibilities of adding furniture and interior accessories to its portfolio in addition to lighting, all of which celebrate the same original Nordic spirit and design aesthetics of the original brand.
The debut collection is impeccably beautiful, with furniture ranging from daybeds to tables, as well as accessories like wall hooks and mirrors. The line
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Joe Doucet Designs Transcendence Rug Collection in Support of Equality

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/joe-doucet-designs-transcendence-rug-collection-in-support-of-equality/trancendence-rugs-doucet-odabashian-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/TRANCENDENCE-rugs-DOUCET-ODABASHIAN-1-810x500.jpg" alt="Joe Doucet Designs Transcendence Rug Collection in Support of Equality" /></a>
                                <div id="attachment_334314" class="wp-caption alignnone"><a href="https://design-milk.com/?attachment_id=334314" rel="attachment wp-att-334314" data-wpel-link="internal"><img class="size-large wp-image-334314" src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/TRANCENDENCE-rugs-DOUCET-ODABASHIAN-2-ASCEND-810x1046.jpg" alt="" width="810" height="1046" srcset="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/TRANCENDENCE-rugs-DOUCET-ODABASHIAN-2-ASCEND-810x1046.jpg 810w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/TRANCENDENCE-rugs-DOUCET-ODABASHIAN-2-ASCEND-800x1033.jpg 800w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/TRANCENDENCE-rugs-DOUCET-ODABASHIAN-2-ASCEND-768x992.jpg 768w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/TRANCENDENCE-rugs-DOUCET-ODABASHIAN-2-ASCEND-500x646.jpg 500w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/TRANCENDENCE-rugs-DOUCET-ODABASHIAN-2-ASCEND.jpg 1280w" sizes="(max-width: 810px) 100vw, 810px" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Ascend \\\ Hand Tufted Wool</p></div>
New York City based designer Joe Doucet partnered for the second time with Odabashian on a collection of handcrafted rugs that he designed in support of the Transgender community. The Transcendence rug series came about as a response to the ongoing challenges faced by transgender people who are bravely living their truth in a society that often shuns them with the hope that we can rise above and move forward with open minds. The bold, four-piece collection aims to be an example that design can transcend and be used for good. In a measure to show just that, they’re donating a portion of the sales proceeds to the ACLU.

Ascend \\\ Hand Tufted Wool

From Joe Doucet:
The uniting theme of the series became Transcendence. I wanted to capture the beauty of outwardly becoming what you are internally. The four rugs each attempt to convey
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Tait Lets You Build a Modern Wall of Plants with GardenWall

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/tait-lets-you-build-a-modern-wall-of-plants-with-gardenwall/tait_gardenwall_terrain-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Tait_GardenWall_Terrain-1-810x678.jpg" alt="Tait Lets You Build a Modern Wall of Plants with GardenWall" /></a>
                                <a href="https://madebytait.com.au/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Tait</a> launched their <a href="https://madebytait.com.au/product/gardenwall/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">GardenWall</a> stackable planters 10 years ago and to mark the anniversary, they enlisted <a href="http://theplanthunter.com.au/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">The Planthunter&#8217;s</a> Georgina Reid to design a limited edition version. The collection of lightweight aluminum planters are outfitted with laser cut designs around the sides that allow the plants to grow through, whether it&#8217;s just one planter alone, a tall column, or a wall of them. Reid&#8217;s new design, <a href="https://madebytait.com.au/product/limited-edition-gardenwall-terrain/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Terrain</a>, incorporates her love of landscape topographies and an interest in the work of Roberto Burle Marx, a late Brazilian landscape architect.
Over the years, Marx’ landscape design plans have become works of art and his approach continues to inspire Reid’s fondness for patterns of the earth you’d see from looking down from above. Those topographical patterns became the basis for the laser cut patterns on the 10th anniversary edition, which is limited to just 100 planters.
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Straight Lines Is a Collection of Gridded Furniture by Elliot Bastianon

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/straight-lines-is-a-collection-of-gridded-furniture-by-elliot-bastianon/straight-lines-elliot-bastianon-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Straight-Lines-elliot-bastianon-1-810x576.jpg" alt="Straight Lines Is a Collection of Gridded Furniture by Elliot Bastianon" /></a>
                                We last checked in with <a href="http://www.elliotbastianon.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Elliot Bastianon</a> in <a href="https://design-milk.com/new-furniture-elliot-bastianon/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">2015</a> and <a href="https://design-milk.com/unexpected-furniture-made-from-acoustic-panels/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">2016</a> and the Canberra, Australia based furniture designer recently released a new collection of work called Straight Lines. The pieces are composed of rectilinear structures made from wood with upholstery that bulges through the open sections, creating a contrast of soft and hard.
The Straight Lines furniture comprises a sofa, chairs, coffee tables, and a bench, all with a similar gridded form that adds an element of repetition. Some works remain unfinished with colorful upholstery, while others are finished in playful colors.
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PATTERNITY + John Lewis Launch Collection of Geometric Goods

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Pattern pioneers Anna Murray and Grace Winteringham, of London-based PATTERNITY, just launched an eye-popping collaboration with British retailer John Lewis that spans housewares and fashion. The bold PATTERNITY + John Lewis collection is full of graphic black and white patterns that land on everything from leggings, parkas, dresses, and sweaters, to pillows, bedding, towels, bath accessories, rugs, candles, and incense, that will no doubt inspire happiness in your life. By working with the legendary retailer, PATTERNITY was able create designs that were of high quality but at reasonable prices, and for the first time, a collaboration that includes both fashion and home goods. From Anna Murray:
This collaboration is a celebration of the power of pattern to positively connect different areas of our daily lives. It is a playful exploration of the fundamental shapes, rituals and textures that make our lives and we hope it will help inspire people
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Studio DUNN Shares the Design Process of the Architect’s Stool

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                                We&#8217;ve <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/studio-dunn/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">followed</a> Rhode Island based design firm <a href="https://studiodunn.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Studio DUNN</a> for a number of years now, appreciating the attention to detail and solid craftsmanship found in their furniture and lighting collections. One of which is their <a href="https://studiodunn.com/collections/architects-collection"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Architect&#8217;s Collection</a>, a series of modern stools and a cafe table that give a modern spin to early 19th century task furniture used by architects and engineers. Today, the studio takes us on a behind-the-scenes look at how their <a href="https://studiodunn.com/collections/architects-collection/products/architects-stool-back"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Architect&#8217;s Stool with Back</a> was conceived and how they make it in-house with hand-built components in this month&#8217;s <a href="https://design-milk.com/column/deconstruction/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">Deconstruction</a>.
01 Sketching – It all starts with a sketch. I tend to fill up sketchbooks at a pace of one per month. When developing a new design, I have to consider the materials’ properties and their capabilities and limitations. My design process varies depending on what I’m designing. In this case, I tried to work out
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A Look at Vipp’s Collection of Timeless Lighting

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                                While <a href="https://www.vipp.com/en-us"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Vipp</a> is widely known for their iconic trash cans that have been around since 1939, they&#8217;ve gradually <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/vipp/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">expanded their offerings</a> over the years to include ceramics and even their modern retreat, <a href="https://design-milk.com/vipp-creates-shelter/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">Shelter</a>. The Danish brand continues to produce functional products for modern living and one of their best is a series of <a href="https://www.vipp.com/en-us/shop/lighting"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">lighting</a> that&#8217;s designed to last.
The five piece series includes a desk lamp, wall lamp, wall spot, floor lamp, and pendant, each outfitted with a replaceable LED bulb. The powder coated matte black fixtures feature perforated shades that emit soft rays of light for an overall classic, minimalist aesthetic.
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Tom Dixon Adds New Ranges and Colors to the SUPER TEXTURE Textiles Collection

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                                Launched at this year’s Maison et Objet, the latest additions to the <a href="https://www.tomdixon.net/shop/families/super-texture-2018.html"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">SUPER TEXTURE</a> collection by <a href="https://www.tomdixon.net/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Tom Dixon</a> includes a variety of new weaves, knits and patterns. There are three new families of textiles – ABSTRACT, PAINT, and GEO – in addition to new color ways to the SOFT and BOUCLE ranges.
Hand-tufted by master craftsmen in Northern India, the ABSTRACT collection of cushions feature a unique grid pattern derived from a cityscape watercolor by textile artist Josephine Ortega. These cushions are made from 100% New Zealand wool and have a thicker and more wooly texture than regular cushions. Their varying loops, tufts and pile heights can only be created by hand and is clearly evident to Tom Dixon’s commitment to quality and superior craftsmanship. Like paintings on canvas, PAINT comprises of a set of cushions with abstracted and architecturally-inspired watercolors by Josephine Ortega who looked to Britain’s urban landscape
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