Our Go-To Site for Easy, Stress-Free Tips for Freshening up Your Home

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                                I’m in the midst of updating my home but can I just say, the paralysis from the sheer amount of options to be made is real. There’s also an overwhelming abundance of inspiration out there that I’m finding it hard to go down the path of a specific interior design style when lots of different styles appeal to me. In other words, mo’ options, mo’ problems.
The one place that doesn’t get me stressed is Society6’s blog. The site doesn’t just promote its own products but gives a ton of really good, simple design tips that really make a difference towards creating a space you love. The stories range from home makeovers to artist features. The best part is, when you’re ready to incorporate those design tips into your own home, Society6’s price points make it easy, not paralyzing, to check out your shopping cart. If you’re thinking about freshening
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Into-form: Abstract Seating Inspired by the Concept of Gestalt

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/into-form-abstract-seating-inspired-by-the-concept-of-gestalt/into-form-ilco-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/Into-form-ilco-1-810x559.jpg" alt="Into-form: Abstract Seating Inspired by the Concept of Gestalt" /></a>
                                It&#8217;s not a sofa or a chair or a bed, but maybe a little bit of each all rolled into five modular components that can be rearranged into endless configurations for lounging. <a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/into-form-by-ilco-at-salone-satellite-2018-art-design#/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Into-form</a> began as a project by Koa Pham and Madeleine Duflot, who were later joined by Ania Marciniak, all three of which were graduates of Central Saint Martins in 2016. The trio formed design studio <a href="https://www.instagram.com/ilco_design/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">ilco</a> and perfected the sculptural design with hopes of enhancing the user&#8217;s lounge experience.
Into-form, with its five components, explores the gestalt concept where the whole form is more than the individual parts that create it. The fives shapes in five different colors are available for the user to arrange to their needs. Once the pieces are in place, the result is a functional sculpture and every time there’s a new arrangement, there’s a new gestalt. Along with the five components, the user
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PATTERNITY + John Lewis Launch Collection of Geometric Goods

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/patternity-john-lewis-launch-collection-of-geometric-goods/john-lewispatternity-0-ritual-reflect-rug/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/John-LewisPatternity-0-Ritual-Reflect-rug-810x549.jpg" alt="PATTERNITY + John Lewis Launch Collection of Geometric Goods" /></a>
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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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Tom Dixon Adds New Ranges and Colors to the SUPER TEXTURE Textiles Collection

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/tom-dixon-adds-new-ranges-colors-super-texture-textiles-collection/tom-dixon-super-texture-4/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/tom-dixon-super-texture-4-810x540.jpg" alt="Tom Dixon Adds New Ranges and Colors to the SUPER TEXTURE Textiles Collection" /></a>
                                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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Tom Dixon Adds New Ranges and Colors to the SUPER TEXTURE Textiles Collection

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/tom-dixon-adds-new-ranges-colors-super-texture-textiles-collection/tom-dixon-super-texture-4/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/tom-dixon-super-texture-4-810x540.jpg" alt="Tom Dixon Adds New Ranges and Colors to the SUPER TEXTURE Textiles Collection" /></a>
                                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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Seeing Red for Valentine’s Day with Society6

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/seeing-red-society6/society6-seeing-red-9/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/society6-seeing-red-9-810x405.jpg" alt="Seeing Red for Valentine&#8217;s Day with Society6" /></a>
                                In honor of Valentine&#8217;s Day next week, <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> rounded up a <a href="https://society6.com/collection/red-collection?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Red Collection</a> that has us loving the punchy color. Here are some of our favorites along with some other ones we found on <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6&#8217;s</a> extensive catalogue of original artworks:
Blushing print by Alyssa Hamilton Art Friends tote by Eduardo Burger Say you love me throw pillow by DuckyB Good Vibes 2016 carry-all pouch by Roberlan Borges Utopia laptop sleeve by Caligrafica Abstract poppies iPhone case by JodiDesign OK iPhone case by Anna Dorfman You are here throw blanket by Dominique Vari Words 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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2017 Gift Guide: Design Milk Dairy

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/2017-gift-guide-design-milk-dairy/design-milk-2017-gift-guide-design-milk-diary/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/Design-Milk-2017-Gift-Guide-Design-Milk-Diary-810x439.jpg" alt="2017 Gift Guide: Design Milk Dairy" /></a>
                                With so many gift guides out, we couldn&#8217;t <em>not</em> do one rounding up some of our favorite items from our one stop shop of choice, <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a>! This past year <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> has come out with lots of new items to add to their already expansive inventory, like <a href="https://society6.com/duffle-bags?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">duffle bags</a> and <a href="https://society6.com/stickers?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">stickers</a>. With so many artists and designers to choose from, giving the gift of art is an easy choice. Here are some of our favorites:
Balance art print by Tracie Andrews Deep Teal Stone metal travel mug by Elisabeth Fredriksson Sticks and Stones throw pillow by Picomodi Train Wheel shower curtain by Fernando Vieira Wolf Stare throw blanket by Andreas Lie Gravity pillow sham by CRYSTAL WALEN Mid-Century Modern (gold) window curtains by Studio Fibonacci Spectral Lines backpack by Erin Landy Hive Gold #397 duffle bag by Natural Collective Shot Caller carry-all pouch by Wacka
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2017 Gift Guide: Kids

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                                There&#8217;s something about shopping for kids that feels way more fun than adults, right? Maybe it&#8217;s getting to re-live our childhood during the hunt for the perfect gift, or seeing the unfiltered joy on the face of the child opening it. Either way, you can&#8217;t beat it. From books to blocks to playhouses, we&#8217;ve rounded up a little something for every child on your holiday gift list.
Octahedrom Crayons Set of 15 by Kid Made Modern \\ $13
You can never go wrong gifting a kid new crayons. I mean, was there anything better than opening a fresh box when you were little? And these crayons are even cooler with their two-toned design and multiple edges you can draw with for hours of fun. Make A Face by Rock & Pebble \\ $40
A wooden disc with pieces a kid can add to show various emotions and facial expressions. Teach
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10 Timeless Designs That Make the Perfect Gift from YLiving

                                <em>The following post is brought to you by <a href="https://www.yliving.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">YLiving</a>. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.</em>
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                                It&#8217;s official – the holidays are here as easily witnessed at your nearest mall or avenue which most likely are decked out for the season. It&#8217;s a hard pill to swallow but we must embrace the chaos of the holidays and that doesn&#8217;t mean gift giving has to be stressful. We&#8217;ve taken some of the guesswork out of the equation for you with 10 gifts from <a href="https://www.yliving.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">YLiving</a> that are classic designs that will never go out of style. Take a look.
Husband and wife design team, Charles and Ray Eames, are the ones behind the ever-popular Eames Hang-It-All® for Herman Miller. The coat rack has been a fun option for hanging all your gear by the front door, in the bathroom, or bedroom since 1953,
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Fresh From The Dairy: Comforts for Travel

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                                Bumper-to-bumper traffic, flight delays, forgetting your passport, freezing on the plane – let’s face it, traveling can be a nightmare sometimes, even if it does get you to your family and friends. Here are 10 items from <a href="http://www.society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> that can make your next trip a little bit more comfortable:
the snuggle is real throw blanket by cabin supply co Geometric Pattern metal travel mug by aftr drk Concrete Arrow Light Blue #206 duffle bag by Natural Collective Mountains original throw pillow by Margo Ku After we die leggings by va103 Contact carry-all pouch by Henn Kim Hi Bear hoodie by beccatapert 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 The Design Milk Dairy help
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Surface Pattern Designer Kangan Arora Is Branching Out

                                <em>In the latest of our monthly series profiling designers based in the UK and Europe, our editor at large Katie Treggiden talks to London-based designer <a href="https://www.kanganarora.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Kangan Arora</a>.</em>
                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/surface-pattern-designer-kangan-arora-branching/design_milk_kangan_arora_01/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/11/Design_Milk_Kangan_Arora_01-810x810.jpg" alt="Surface Pattern Designer Kangan Arora Is Branching Out" /></a>
                                Born in Northern India and resident in London, surface pattern designer <a href="https://www.kanganarora.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Kangan Arora</a> takes inspiration from everywhere and, as a result, her work is every bit as bold, vibrant and colorful as you might expect.
She was born in Ludhiana, a city known for its hosiery mills and industry, where her family still runs a textiles business originally established by her great-grandfather. “From a really young age I was surrounded by beautiful fabrics, embroideries, and prints,” she says. “I remember going on buying trips with my dad and helping him choose stock for the showroom and feeling quite pleased that I had made a small contribution and my opinion had counted.” Despite this early start, it was by no means a foregone
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Louise Gray Launches New Collection of Small Throw Quilts and Pillows

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/louise-gray-launches-new-collection-of-small-throw-quilts-and-pillows/louise-gray-little-collection-1-no1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/11/Louise-Gray-Little-Collection-1-No1-810x540.jpg" alt="Louise Gray Launches New Collection of Small Throw Quilts and Pillows" /></a>
                                The mention of quilts doesn&#8217;t often make you think of modern, but the <a href="http://minneapolis/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">work</a> of Minneapolis-based <a href="https://louisegray.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Louise Gray</a> will have you changing your mind. Their handcrafted quilts have minimalist, geometric patterns that bring the tradition of quilting into modern times. The brand just launched <a href="https://louisegray.com/product-category/quilts/little/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Little Collection</a>, which takes their design philosophy and reduces it down to smaller versions for you to hang on the wall as art (with their <a href="https://louisegray.com/shop/quilt-hangers/little-quilt-hanger/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Little Quilt Hanger</a>) or let your little one use it as a blanket. The little quilts come in four designs and feature the same attention to detail as their other goods.

Little Quilt No. 1

Little Quilt No. 1

Little Quilt No. 1

Little Quilt No. 1 & No. 2

Little Quilt No. 2

Little Quilt No. 2

Little Quilt No. 2

Little Quilt No. 2

Little Quilt No. 3

Little Quilt No. 3

Little Quilt No. 3

Studio Banana Launches Their Latest Nap Accessory: OSTRICHPILLOW LOOP

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/studio-banana-launches-their-latest-nap-accessory/ostrichpillow-loop-studiobanana-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/ostrichpillow-loop-studiobanana-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Studio Banana Launches Their Latest Nap Accessory: OSTRICHPILLOW LOOP" /></a>
                                Fellow nap enthusiasts <a href="http://www.studiobanana.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Studio Banana</a> are back with their latest <a href="http://design-milk.com/?s=ostrich" data-wpel-link="internal">nap accessory</a> and we are here for it! The <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/studio-banana/ostrichpillow-loop-the-ultimate-eye-pillow?ref=327738&amp;token=2d2969a1" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">OSTRICHPILLOW® LOOP</a> is a compact eye pillow that gives you a place to relax behind. The super soft, one-size-fits-all LOOP wraps around your head, covering your eyes for a comfortable, blackout rest.
LOOP is easy to travel with as it’s lightweight and smaller than their previous nap products. Filled with a microbead core and finished off with a smooth hook-and-loop fastener, the eye pillow even works with your headphones so you can go into complete isolation anywhere you are, whether you’re at work or on an airplane (you might have seen comedian Whitney Cummings rocking one of their previous designs, like the Light version, on her Instagram account!). As with their previous products, they’re launching the LOOP on Kickstarter and it’s the first ever campaign to deliver the product before
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Dusen Dusen Launches 3rd Home Collection

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/dusen-dusen-launches-3rd-home-collection/dusen-dusen-home-2017-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/Dusen-Dusen-Home-2017-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Dusen Dusen Launches 3rd Home Collection" /></a>
                                Our love for all things <a href="https://www.dusendusen.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Dusen Dusen</a> knows no bounds, as evidenced by <a href="http://design-milk.com/tag/dusen-dusen/" data-wpel-link="internal">our archives</a>, and we&#8217;re now salivating over their <a href="https://www.dusendusen.com/collections/home" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">latest home collection</a>, which happens to be their third. The newest round includes bedding, towels, throws, pillows, and dog beds, featuring bold, colorful prints that the textile and pattern virtuosos have become known for. If you can&#8217;t decide on a particular print for new bedding, the soft 300 thread count sheets are designed to be mismatched with each other. As always, the prints are super fun and the perfect way to bring out a bit of your personality in your home.
And before you peep the collection below, check out Dusen Dusen repped by Vicky, aka comedian John Early, on Showcase Marketplace:
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The Conran Shop’s New Autumn/ Winter 2017 Collection

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/the-conran-shops-new-autumn-winter-2017-collection/980906_956185_956222_1101607-jader-almeida-collection/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/07/980906_956185_956222_1101607-Jader-Almeida-Collection-810x676.jpg" alt="The Conran Shop&#8217;s New Autumn/ Winter 2017 Collection" /></a>
                                Best known for their simple functionality, considered design, and constant innovation, <a href="https://www.conranshop.co.uk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Conran Shop</a> has recently debuted their Autumn/Winter 2017 collection. Not only does it include all their signature characteristics, this collection draws its inspiration from minimal, streamlined and beautiful design.
Moving beyond just furniture, it includes accessories and tableware. They also tapped on the shoulders of other renowned designers, including Viewport, Gabriel Tan, Daniel Schofield and Nathan Yong. From cozy linen sheets to colorful, graphic tableware, there’s something for everyone in their latest collection.
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Oversized Leather Floor Pillows from KILLSPENCER

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/oversized-leather-floor-pillows-from-killspencer/killspencer-leather-floor-pillow-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://2.design-milk.com/images/2017/03/KILLSPENCER-Leather-floor-pillow-1-810x456.jpg" alt="Oversized Leather Floor Pillows from KILLSPENCER" /></a>
                                Los Angeles luxury brand <a href="https://killspencer.com/"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">KILLSPENCER</a> is best known for their leather goods, accessories, and sports related gear that they design and produce right in LA. Now, they&#8217;re jumping into the home furnishings game with their oversized <a href="http://killspencer.com/limited/floor-pillow/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Floor Pillow</a> that&#8217;s handcrafted with the best full-grain leather.
The pillows, which are available in two sizes – small (approx. 20 lbs) and large (approx. 35 lbs) – are made using 140 (small) and 280 (large) hand-cut pieces of leather sewn together forming a patchwork pattern reminiscent of the iconic Barcelona Chair, minus the buttons. Each pillow is filled with furniture grade polyurethane foam pieces for a comfortable sit.
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The Architectural Digest Design Show Celebrates GIRL POWER at MADE

The Architectural Digest Design Show Celebrates GIRL POWER at MADE

It’s Women’s National History Month, and we are so excited to see how the design world is celebrating women. One of our favorites is MADE at the Architectural Digest Design Show, where the theme for this year is GIRL POWER. MADE is a juried section at the show where emerging and returning designers showcase their handcrafted and limited edition or one-of-a-kind furnishings, accessories and fine art pieces. Here are 12 women makers that we’re especially excited about.

Alexandra Kohl designs luminous fiber art made from cotton and horsehair. As an avid equestrian and horse trainer, she shows her deep love and admiration of horses by creating unique minimalist works of art that are beautiful and textural.

Bolé Road Textiles, the brainchild of Hana Getachew, will be launching her first line of rugs at MADE, as well as showcasing her new spring collection. She creates textiles with vibrant colors and graphic patterns—which

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10 Modern Products Made From Cork

                                It&#8217;s good enough to contain our wine and champagne thanks to it being durable and impenetrable, along with its cushion-like properties, so it makes sense that it&#8217;s growing in popularity as a go-to material. Designers continue to rethink the natural material by creating really cool products that you&#8217;d never think would come in anything other than its original form. Take a look at these 10 products that take cork to a whole new level.
                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/10-modern-products-made-from-cork/roundup-cork-products-0a/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/02/Roundup-Cork-Products-0a-810x570.jpg" alt="10 Modern Products Made From Cork" /></a>
                                1. <a href="http://www.spicerbags.com/lumbar-pillow-cover-in-cork-dash-gold/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Lumbar Pillow Cover in Cork Dash Gold by Spicer Bags</a>  2. <a href="http://needsupply.com/cork-tall-vase.html"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Cork Tall Vase by Melanie Abrantes Designs</a> 3. <a href="http://www.dwr.com/living-ottomans-benches-stools/vitra-cork-stool-a/2562.html?lang=en_US"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Cork Stool A by Jasper Morrison for Vitra</a> 4. <a href="https://shop.gessato.com/cork-cube-tape-dispenser.html"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Cork Cube Tape Dispenser by Suck UK</a> 5. <a href="https://kikkerland.com/products/cork-flashlight"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Cork Flashlight from Kikkerland</a> 6. <a href="https://store.moma.org/museum/moma/ProductDisplay_Wrong-for-HAY-Cork-Cone_10451_10001_211324_-1_26674_11526_211445"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Cork Cone by Wrong For HAY x Daniel Emma</a> 7. <a href="http://www.yliving.com/ferm-living-cork-coaster.html"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Cork Coaster by Trine Andersen for ferm LIVING</a> 8. <a href="http://rypen.com/skram-furniture/corkbox"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Corkbox by Skram Furniture</a> 9. <a href="https://us.amara.com/products/cork-folder-a4-colour"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Cork Folder A4 by Nomess Copenhagen</a> 10. <a href="http://www.danishdesignstore.com/products/sempe-pinorama-cork-shelf-shelving-hay"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Pinorama Cork <div class="post-limited-image"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/design-milk/~4/ndf4l6AC3og" height="1" width="1" alt=""/></div><!--more--> by Inga Sempe for HAY</a>

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Terrazzo-Inspired Products and Accessories

                                Over the last year, we&#8217;ve noticed terrazzo making a big comeback and what once was a composite material strictly used for floors has now spread far and wide to include products and accessories. The random patterns were typically made from pieces of chipped marble and stone suspended within a binding agent. Instead of going the traditional route, modern designers are now taking inspiration from the haphazard material and taking it in a more contemporary direction by creating terrazzo-like patterns for various wares. Take a look at some of our favorite terrazzo-inspired goods.
                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/terrazzo-inspired-products-and-accessories/terrazzo-roundup-1-hay-terrazzo-pencil/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://2.design-milk.com/images/2017/02/Terrazzo-Roundup-1-Hay-Terrazzo-Pencil-810x540.jpg" alt="Terrazzo-Inspired Products and Accessories" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.hayminimarket.com/en" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">HAY</a> brings life to ordinary pencils with their <a href="http://www.hayminimarket.com/en/hay/accessories/terrazzo-pencil-assorted-colours"  data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Terrazzo Pencil</a> collection which are made from cedar with assorted exteriors in terrazzo-like patterns.
From Murals Wallpaper comes the Stone Terrazzo Wallpaper Mural with its classic pattern but in a fresh, contemporary color palette. They have other variations if this particular pattern/color isn’t your thing. Hand-printed on canvas, the Terrazzo Cushion in Bordeaux
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A Little Bit of Finland in Paris: The Koti Sleepover Experience

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/little-bit-finland-paris-koti-sleepover-experience/design_milk_koti_cabin_03/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/01/Design_Milk_Koti_Cabin_03-810x601.jpg" alt="A Little Bit of Finland in Paris: The Koti Sleepover Experience" /></a>
                                If like a true Scandiphile, you&#8217;ve devoured Jo Nesbø&#8217;s crime novels, watched back-to-back box sets of The Bridge, decked yourself out in head-to-toe Marimekko and made the pilgrimage to Copenhagen&#8217;s Noma, it&#8217;s time to check out the newest Nordic phenomenon – a Finnish mökki in the heart of Paris.
In Finland many people have a mökki, or a small wooden cottage, where they spend weekends and holidays, especially in the summer. Most are very basic, often without running water, and they provide a connection to nature, a slower pace of life and a focus on quality time with family and friends. Designer Linda Bergroth has captured the essence of this experience in the Koti installation comprising six wooden huts and a communal dining table inside the Institut Finlandais just around the corner from Paris’ left bank. “The Koti installation highlights the experience of a common, shared home,” Linda explains. “There are six
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