Sanwa designs collection of compact kitchen units for small homes

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        Japanese kitchen manufacturer Sanwa has designed a set of four <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/kitchens">kitchen</a> units tailored to those with <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/space-saving-furniture-design/">limited living space</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/09/18/sanwa-compact-space-saving-kitchen-furniture-milan-design-week-2016/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Germans Ermičs creates coloured glass furniture collection

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        Amsterdam-based designer Germans Ermičs has created a collection of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/coloured-glass-architecture-design/">coloured glass</a> furniture with strong pigments that fade to clear (+ slideshow).  <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/19/shaping-colour-germans-ermics-creates-coloured-glass-furniture-collection/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Mischer’traxler designs seesawing Equilumen lamp that brightens as it dips

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        The Equilumen <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/lamps">lamp</a> by Viennese design duo <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/mischertraxler/">Mischer'Traxler</a> features two oversized globes seesawing on either side of a horizontal rod (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/01/mischer-traxler-seesawing-equilumen-light/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Lanzavecchia + Wai designs cobalt blue glassware based on lab equipment

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        Designers <a href="http://dezeen.com/tag/lanzavecchia-wai">Lanzavecchia + Wai</a> are the latest to craft objects in <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/04/12/today-we-like-coloured-stained-glass-design/">coloured glass</a>, producing bright blue tableware for online retailer Luisa Via Roma (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/06/26/glasss-collection-coloured-glassware-luisa-via-roma-lanzavecchia-wai-milan-design-week-2016/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Kartell Introduces Portable LED Lantern by Fabio Novembre

Kartell L Lantern by Fabio Novembre

Kartell’s new Lantern by Fabio Novembre, features a simple solid volume and an integrated charging base.

Italian designer and architect Fabio Novembre has designed a portable LED lantern for Kartell that’s both classic and clearly contemporary. Novembre’s (obviously-named) Lantern, first presented in Milan this year, is practically a geometric abstraction, its erect prism-like form crafted from a solid piece of molded polycarbonate, and its handle a delicate circle. Saying he was inspired by the desire to create something ‘simple, iconic, durable,’ the designer opted for a straightforward, jewel-like contemporary design that is remarkable for its departure from the irreverent creations and oblique references that characterize much of his work. Lantern’s simple shape is classic, while its jewel-like tones and technical sophistication are classic Kartell. Still, Fabio Novembre imbues the creation of this unassuming Lantern with a dramatic bit of personal symbolism: “Midway upon the journey of our life I too got lost and felt the need for something
Fabrio Novembre Lantern for Karatell
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De Allegri and Fogale design sculptural two-piece pepper grinder

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        This <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/marble/">marble</a> and recycled stone grinder is intended by London designers <a href="http://laetitiadeallegri.com/">Laetitia de Allegri</a> and <a href="http://matteofogale.com/">Matteo Fogale</a> as an alternative to the traditional pestle and mortar (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/06/05/de-allegri-fogale-design-sculptural-two-piece-pepper-grinder-kitchenware/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Fritz Hansen launches Objects range of home accessories

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        Danish brand <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/republic-of-fritz-hansen/">Republic of Fritz Hansen</a> has become the latest furniture company to launch an accessories range, which includes a brass candlestick by Spanish designer <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Jaime-Hayon/">Jaime Hayón</a> and cushion covers by <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/arne-jacobsen/">Arne Jacobsen</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/06/03/objects-range-home-accessories-republic-of-fritz-hansen-jaime-hayon-arne-jacobsen/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Bertjan Pot weaves shoelaces around inner tubes to create inflatable seats for Nike

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016/">Milan 2016:</a></strong> in our final movie from Nike's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/04/15/video-interview-john-hoke-nike-the-nature-of-motion-exhibition-milan-2016-movie/">The Nature of Motion</a> show, designer <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bertjan-pot/">Bertjan Pot</a> explains how he created a series of "resting pods" by weaving basket-like structures around inner tubes from different vehicles. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/31/video-interview-bertjan-pot-weaves-shoelaces-inner-tubes-inflatable-seats-nike-flyknit-milan-design-week-movie/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Frans Willigers addresses “useless” work furniture with the Last Writing Desk

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016">Milan 2016:</a></strong> Dutch designer Frans Willigers has created a hybrid chair and <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/desks/">writing desk</a> that he sees as a replacement for traditional <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/office-furniture">office furniture</a>. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/29/frans-willigers-last-writing-desk-hybrid-chair-office-work-furniture-milan-design-week/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Pedrali’s 2016 collection features three seating designs and a range of tables

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        <strong>Dezeen promotion:</strong> <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/patrick-norguet/">Patrick Norguet</a> and <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/odoardo-fioravanti/">Odo Fioravanti</a> are among the designers who have contributed pieces to Italian brand <a href="http://www.pedrali.it/en/">Pedrali</a>'s latest furniture collection, which was unveiled during this year's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016/">Milan design week</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/24/pedrali-furniture-table-seating-collection-2016-milan-design-week/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Thomas Schnur’s wire Grid functions as a storage system

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016">Milan 2016:</a> </strong>German designer <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/thomas-schnur">Thomas Schnur</a> has designed a gridded <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/storage/">storage system</a> than can be used to display plants, hang up clothes, or as a framework for shelves (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/16/grid-storage-system-thomas-schnur-milan-design-week-2016/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Martino Gamper creates drum kits for Nike with Flyknit skins

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016/">Milan 2016:</a></strong> designer <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/martino-gamper/">Martino Gamper</a> explains how he repurposed the <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/nike-flyknit/">Flyknit</a> material <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/nike/">Nike</a> uses in its shoes to create drum skins in our next movie from the sports brand's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/04/15/video-interview-john-hoke-nike-the-nature-of-motion-exhibition-milan-2016-movie/">The Nature of Motion</a> exhibition in Milan. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/16/video-interview-martino-gamper-nike-the-nature-of-motion-flyknit-drum-sets-movie/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

GamFratesi designs bent-wood Waltz coat hanger for Gebrüder Thonet Vienna

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016/"><strong>Milan 2016:</strong></a> <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/thonet/">Gebrüder Thonet Vienna</a>'s trademark steam-bent wood features in this modular wall hanging designed by Danish design duo <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/gamfratesi/">GamFratesi</a> and based on the movements of dancers. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/16/coat-hanger-gamfratesi-gebruder-thonet-vienna-coat-hanger-milan-design-week-2016/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Kneip’s Gauge lamp pivots and rotates to adjust the light source

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016/"><strong>Milan 2016:</strong></a> Norwegian studio <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/kneip">Kneip</a> has designed an adjustable <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/lamps">lamp</a> that can be moved up and down or swivelled from side to side to change light levels. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/15/kneip-gauge-steel-lamp-pivots-rotates-adjust-lighting-design/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Francesco Faccin creates furniture with bronze planks cast to look like wood

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016/">Milan 2016:</a> </strong>Italian designer <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/francesco-faccin/">Francesco Faccin</a>'s Bronzification collection features furniture made from panels of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bronze">bronze</a> with the texture and appearance of wooden planks (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/13/bronzification-francesco-faccin-furniture-bronze-planks-wax-casting-nilufar-gallery-exhibition-milan-design-week-2016/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Sancal’s Futura collection is based on 1960s sci-fi space stations

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        <strong>Dezeen promotion:</strong> Spanish brand <a href="http://www.sancal.com/">Sancal</a> has launched a "retro-futuristic" collection of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/design/furniture/">furniture</a>, featuring tables, chairs and ornaments that reference 1960s science fiction films (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/11/futura-furniture-collection-sancal-1960-sci-fi-space-station/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Dan Adlešič adds two lights to collection of playful electronics

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016"><strong>Milan 2016:</strong></a> Slovenian designer Dan Adlešič has updated his <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/10/30/dan-adlesic-absurd-electronics-theatrical-behaviour-design-academy-eindhoven-dutch-design-week-2015/">collection of toy-like electronics</a> with a surface that trails light from a laser pen and a keyboard-activated lamp (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/09/dan-adlesic-electricity-is-just-like-woah-collection-radiation-light-keyboard-lamps-milan-design-week/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Nick Ross’ Last of the Free homeware is based on Roman histories of Scottish tribes

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016">Milan 2016:</a></strong> Scottish designer Nick Ross researched Roman accounts of his country's indigenous Caledonian people and used the findings to create a collection of furniture and homeware (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/08/nick-ross-last-of-the-free-furniture-based-roman-history-scottish-tribes-milan-design-week/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>