Wardrobe.NYC’s “Anti–fast Fashion” Sport Collection

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/wardrobe_nyc-sport-collection/wardrobenyc-sportcapsule-8/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/wardrobenyc-sportcapsule-8-810x577.jpg" alt="Wardrobe.NYC&#8217;s &#8220;Anti–fast Fashion&#8221; Sport Collection" /></a>
                                As someone who has long harbored dreams of cleaning out their closet and starting completely anew with a capsule wardrobe – a collection of essential, complementary, and interchangeable pieces of clothing that work together no matter their combination – <a href="https://www.wardrobe.nyc/collections/02-sport-man"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Wardrobe.NYC&#8217;s</a> 10-piece set Sport collection seems an awful temptation to turn a musing into reality.
Conceived as an e-commerce-only venture by designer Josh Goot and stylist Christine Centenera, Wardrobe.NYC launched with an introductory made in Italy, 8-piece collection of tailored silhouettes cut from a minimalist eye. The “anti–fast fashion” ethos of the original collection for fashionistas looking to simplify their lives continues into the realm of athleisure wear for both men and women. The second round comes by way of a monochromatic, pre-packaged 10-piece collection priced at $1,500. To keep things simple and costs down, shoppers are limited to only choosing a size per item; no additional colors or styles are offered.
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Friday Five with Jeff Johnson of The Arrivals

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/friday-five-with-jeff-johnson/f5-jeff-johnson-0-headshot/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/F5-Jeff-Johnson-0-headshot-810x554.jpg" alt="Friday Five with Jeff Johnson of The Arrivals" /></a>
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This week’s Friday Five lands us in New York City, spotlighting Jeff Johnson who began his career as an architect after earning a BA in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a M.Arch with honors from Pratt Institute. After his schooling, he headed to the Netherlands for four years heading up large scale commercial projects in Europe and Asia, specifically the HVA Amsterdam and The Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore. Johnson’s architecture career has landed him at prominent architecture firms including UNStudio, ASYMPTOTE, and MESH, all preparing him for his current venture as the Creative Director and Co-Founder of The Arrivals. Johnson launched the NYC-based outerwear brand along with Kal Vepuri in Fall 2013 after his searches for design-focused outerwear that could stand up to multiple Amsterdam winters came up short. Once he landed back in NYC, he gathered a team of people and set
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Keep Cool + Hydrated with Society6’s New Can Coolers

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/keep-cool-hydrated-society6s-new-can-coolers/society6-can-coolers13/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/society6-can-coolers13-810x540.jpg" alt="Keep Cool + Hydrated with Society6’s New Can Coolers" /></a>
                                We still have another two and a half months before the official end of summer – consider this your wake-up call to finally make time to head to the beach if you’ve been putting it off! To make sure you’re staying cool and hydrated during these warmer months, <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> launched <a href="https://society6.com/can-coolers?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">can coolers</a> to keep your drinks ice cold when you’re on the go!
With their wrap-around artwork and double-walled stainless steel construction, these coolers are both eye-catching and practical. Just drop your 12oz can in, twist on the plastic top, and sip until finished. I would use them even if I’m not heading outside (I have a tendency to forget I have an opened cold drink and only realize it when it’s turned lukewarm, yuck) and they make a great addition to throw into any goody bag you’re making for parties! Here are a few of my favorite can cooler
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Soma Launches Brew Bottle for Coffee and Tea on the Go

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/soma-launches-brew-bottle-for-coffee-and-tea-on-the-go/soma-brew-bottle-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/Soma-Brew-Bottle-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Soma Launches Brew Bottle for Coffee and Tea on the Go" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.drinksoma.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Soma</a>, the masters of sustainable <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/soma/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">water filtration</a>, just introduced their first product for coffee and tea drinkers. Since a lot of people can&#8217;t live without a coffee or tea in their hand, Soma designed the 12 oz. all-in-one <a href="https://www.drinksoma.com/products/brewbottle"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Brew Bottle</a> as a way for the average person to make expert brews at home or at the office, and then take it on the go with them.
The Brew Bottle is made from BPA-free, double-wall borosilicate glass that helps maintain the temperatures of both hot and cold beverages. The reusable bottle is outfitted with a stainless steel filter that can be positioned in two ways – one for pour over brewing and the other for immersion brewing. The mesh filter prevents coffee and tea sediment from entering your brew while letting natural aromatics through for the perfect taste. The best part is that it all happens within the same
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HODINA x Minimalissimo Unisex Minimalist Watch

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hodina-x-minimalissimo-watch/hodina-minimalissimo-5/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/hodina-minimalissimo-5-810x540.jpg" alt="HODINA x Minimalissimo Unisex Minimalist Watch" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/230315114/hodina-x-minimalissimo-defining-the-archetypal-tim?ref=524343&amp;token=695af418"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">HODINA x Minimalissimo</a> have created a unisex minimalist watch that will have a limited production run of 300 timepieces. <a href="https://hodina.co/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">HODINA</a>, which means &#8220;hour&#8221; in Ukranian, was started by a watch repair specialist starting at the age of 18.
Minimalissimo, an established magazine dedicated to minimalism in design, wanted to create a timepiece that reflects both the brand’s minimalism ideology with Minimalissimo’s distinctive design influence. The watch case design is inspired by a smooth rock that you would find at the shore of an ocean. The brushed dial is inspired by raw industrial steel materials, and feature contrasting white on black hands to highlight was is most important; time and date. The bands are constructed of fine Italian leather, and the case is made of sapphire glass.
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HODINA x Minimalissimo Unisex Minimalist Watch

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hodina-x-minimalissimo-watch/hodina-minimalissimo-5/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/hodina-minimalissimo-5-810x540.jpg" alt="HODINA x Minimalissimo Unisex Minimalist Watch" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/230315114/hodina-x-minimalissimo-defining-the-archetypal-tim?ref=524343&amp;token=695af418"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">HODINA x Minimalissimo</a> have created a unisex minimalist watch that will have a limited production run of 300 timepieces. <a href="https://hodina.co/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">HODINA</a>, which means &#8220;hour&#8221; in Ukranian, was started by a watch repair specialist starting at the age of 18.
Minimalissimo, an established magazine dedicated to minimalism in design, wanted to create a timepiece that reflects both the brand’s minimalism ideology with Minimalissimo’s distinctive design influence. The watch case design is inspired by a smooth rock that you would find at the shore of an ocean. The brushed dial is inspired by raw industrial steel materials, and feature contrasting white on black hands to highlight was is most important; time and date. The bands are constructed of fine Italian leather, and the case is made of sapphire glass.
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In Jerusalem, a Matchmaker Pairs Mature Artisans with Young Designers

                                <em>We visited Jerusalem Design Week where Daniel Nahmias exhibited &#8220;Matchmaker,&#8221; a collection to promote traditional craftsmanship in Jerusalem by coming up with new collaborations between older artisans and young designers.</em>
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/jerusalem-matchmaker-scouts-for-artisans-young-designers/or-kaplan-6305_preview/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/or-kaplan-6305_preview-810x540.jpeg" alt="In Jerusalem, a Matchmaker Pairs Mature Artisans with Young Designers" /></a>
                                “I love walking around this place. There’s all sorts of people with crazy talent. You never know who you will meet,” Daniel Nahmias says as we follow him through the Old City of Jerusalem in the midday heat. It is our first day in Israel, and even though some of us have begun to tire with the weather, Nahmias has a sprightly spirit that makes us pick up our pace. It’s the same spirit we will later come to associate with his work. He leads us with childlike excitement through the alleyways and stone streets, through one turn and then another, through quarters unexplored by even the Jerusalemites themselves.

Photo by Or Kaplan

Photo by Or Kaplan

We turn a corner filled with
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Society6 Keeps It Real Punny

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/society6-keeps-real-punny/society6-puns-10/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/society6-puns-10-810x405.jpg" alt="Society6 Keeps It Real Punny" /></a>
                                Who doesn&#8217;t enjoy a good pun every now and then? What&#8217;s better than a spoken pun is definitely an illustrated one. Here are 9 punny <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> designs that got us chuckling. Which one is your favorite?
Milkshake tote by Emily Schwartzman Sassquatch mug by Sophie Corrigan Tart Therapy sticker by David Olenick are you kitten me? iPhone case by ohnoballoons Positivitea mug by Gwyneth Draws Zero Fox Given sticker by Teeka’s Treasures Beer Pong wall tapestry by Ben Douglass Time Flies clock by I Love Doodle Whole foods! art print by Milkyprint 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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Stitched in the desert: Iota’s Products Are Made by Bedouin Women in the Negev

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/stitched-desert-iotas-products-made-bedouin-women-negev/or-kaplan-6235/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/or-kaplan-6235-810x540.jpg" alt="Stitched in the desert: Iota’s Products Are Made by Bedouin Women in the Negev" /></a>
                                A home interiors and accessories company is providing jobs for Bedouin women who aren’t allowed to hold employment outside of their home. Tal Zur, CEO of <a href="https://iotaproject.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Iota Hand Stitched</a>, speaks to Design Milk about why they think “soft furniture” is the next home design frontier, how they found themselves in the Negev, and where their designs are going this summer!

Tal Zur, CEO of Iota Studio. Photo by Or Kaplan.

Design Milk’s Keshia Badalge at Iota Hand Stitched in Tel Aviv, Israel.

“If you want a product that is straight, where all the sides are equal, the color is all the same, then that’s not us. Our products are alive,” Zur tells us as we sit in her studio in Tel Aviv. And sure enough, her studio emulates that same liveliness, with hanging swings, chunky-knit rugs and pillows and shelves full of colorful yarn, specifically put together by a
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DESIGN TOKYO: A Lifestyle Expo for Design Lovers

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/design-tokyo-lifestyle-expo-design-lovers/design-tokyo-2018-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/design-tokyo-2018-1-810x540.jpg" alt="DESIGN TOKYO: A Lifestyle Expo for Design Lovers" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.designtokyo.jp/en/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Lifestyle Expo Tokyo 2018</a> is a big show highlighting the best of Japanese and Asian-Pacific design for gifts, handicrafts, homewares and lifestyle products. This year’s show is organized by Reed Exhibitions Japan and will be held from July 4-6, 2018 at the Tokyo Big Sight, with a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the show on July 4. We are especially excited about our media partnership with <a href="http://www.designtokyo.jp/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">DESIGN TOKYO</a>, where you&#8217;ll find more modern design items from new and established designers.
Here’s what you can expect to see: There are seven different sections of the show. Giftex Tokyo, featuring small lifestyle products in three different zones: Made in Japan, Wazakka & Craft Goods, and Japan Now; Baby & Kids Expo, specializing in fashion, toys, baby care products, and maternity goods; Fashion Goods & Accessories Expo Tokyo, covering all fashion-related products; Table & Kitchenware Expo
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Ica & Kostika Launches with the 3D Printed Mycelium Shoe

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/ica-kostika-launches-with-the-3d-printed-mycelium-shoe/ica-kostika-mycelium-shoe-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Ica-Kostika-Mycelium-Shoe-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Ica &#038; Kostika Launches with the 3D Printed Mycelium Shoe" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.icakostika.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ica &amp; Kostika</a> just launched their 3D printing studio with the goal of creating fashion-forward footwear via computational design. The Mycelium Shoe is just as much sculpture as it is a shoe, an intricate work of art that&#8217;s designed to make a statement. Whether that statement is on a runway, Lady Gaga&#8217;s feet, or walking down a city street remains to be seen. While we don&#8217;t know where they&#8217;ve end up, we do know a bit about how they began.
The Mycelium Shoe benefits from the latest 3D printing has to offer. First, the future wearer downloads the app and uploads a series of photos of their feet. Their algorithm then creates a 3D sketch that allows for fit improvements before 3D printing and finishing with automotive grade technologies that make up the final structure. The result is a custom fit, wearable shoe with a unique silhouette that will surely
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Made in London: Ella Bull

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/made-in-london-ella-bull/ella-bull-9/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/ella-bull-9-810x540.jpg" alt="Made in London: Ella Bull" /></a>
                                This is the latest in our <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/made-in-london/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">Made in London</a> series of films about London-based makers by filmmaker <a href="http://williamscothern.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">William Scothern</a>. This month’s video is about jewelry designer and goldsmith <a href="https://www.ellabull.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Ella Bull</a>. Watch:
Choosing a career in jewelry wasn’t Ella’s first choice growing up. “I was always quite creative in school, got high grades in artistic subjects but was also quite academic at the same time,” she says. However, when it came time to do her exams, Ella found herself losing interest in a more scholarly path. “For A-Levels I did all sciences and failed them all,” she laughs. “Because I just had no interest in any of that.” After taking a year out Ella found the idea of making jewelry appealing and chose to leave her home-base of Cornwall and move to London for an apprenticeship. Recently going into business for herself and setting up in Peckham Levels, a newly
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New Design Milk Job Board Listings from HUSH, Any_ and Tinklabs

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/new-design-milk-job-board-listings-from-gensler-huntsman-fuseproject-ann-sacks/new-design-jobs-listed-job-board/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/new-design-jobs-listed-job-board-810x405.jpg" alt="New Design Milk Job Board Listings from HUSH, Any_ and Tinklabs" /></a>
                                There are still a lot of great job opportunities on the <a href="http://designmilkjobs.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Design Milk Job Board</a> – and some new ones to check out! <a href="https://designmilkjobs.com/"  rel="external noopener noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">CLICK HERE TO POST A JOB OPENING</a> – use code <strong>50OFF for 50% off your first listing.</strong>
Furniture Dealer Designer – CRI – Full Time – San Francisco, CA Design Director HUSH Full Time – Brooklyn, NY UX/UI Designer – Any_ – Full Time – NYC Senior Designer – Tinklabs – Full Time – London fuseproject is looking for the following positions in San Francisco:
Senior UX Designer
Environmental Design Director
Senior XD Visual Designer CLICK HERE TO POST A JOB OPENING – use code 50OFF for 50% off your first listing.
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Society6 Gets You Ready for the Dog Days of Summer

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/society6-gets-you-ready-dog-days-of-summer/society6-0618-beach-towels-11/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/society6-0618-beach-towels-11-810x405.jpg" alt="Society6 Gets You Ready for the Dog Days of Summer" /></a>
                                Today marks the official first day of summer (yay!) and with that comes official beach weather. To get you ready for future dog days of summer, here are 10 of the newest <a href="https://society6.com/beach-towels?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">beach towels</a> to hit the <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> catalogue:
Hot dogs and lemonade beach towel Selma Cardoso Surf girls beach towel by Tasiania TOUCAN tropical toucans beach towel by Magic Dreams Here comes the sun beach towel by I Love Doodle Orange Harvest – White by Leanne Simpson beach – summer love II beach towel by Ingrid Beddoes photography Summer Sunset beach towel by Cascadia Mid Century Modern Geometric 04 Yellow beach towel by The Old Art Studio Crisp cut swim by Helo Birdie 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
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Baron Fig Launches Leather Card Sleeve Wallet

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/baron-fig-launches-leather-card-sleeve-wallet/baron-fig-card-sleeve-wallet-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Baron-Fig-card-sleeve-wallet-1-810x514.jpg" alt="Baron Fig Launches Leather Card Sleeve Wallet" /></a>
                                This week, <a href="https://www.baronfig.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Baron Fig</a>, known for their clever <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/baron-fig/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">paper products and writing utensils</a>, is expanding their offerings with the launch of small leather goods. The first product is the <a href="https://www.baronfig.com/products/card-sleeve"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Card Sleeve</a>, a minimalist wallet aimed to protect your cash and cards while you&#8217;re on the go.
The flat, durable wallet is made with their signature Italian vegetable-tanned leather with a diagonally cut pocket on the front for quick access to your often-used items. The inner and back pockets offer more protection as they’re designed to discreetly hold your other items, like bank cards or cash. The Card Sleeve comes in four variations – one solid color (Charcoal) and three duo colors (Fig Wine, Yellowgold, and Rose Quartz) – and is available for $35 here.
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Baron Fig Launches Leather Card Sleeve Wallet

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/baron-fig-launches-leather-card-sleeve-wallet/baron-fig-card-sleeve-wallet-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Baron-Fig-card-sleeve-wallet-1-810x514.jpg" alt="Baron Fig Launches Leather Card Sleeve Wallet" /></a>
                                This week, <a href="https://www.baronfig.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Baron Fig</a>, known for their clever <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/baron-fig/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">paper products and writing utensils</a>, is expanding their offerings with the launch of small leather goods. The first product is the <a href="https://www.baronfig.com/products/card-sleeve"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Card Sleeve</a>, a minimalist wallet aimed to protect your cash and cards while you&#8217;re on the go.
The flat, durable wallet is made with their signature Italian vegetable-tanned leather with a diagonally cut pocket on the front for quick access to your often-used items. The inner and back pockets offer more protection as they’re designed to discreetly hold your other items, like bank cards or cash. The Card Sleeve comes in four variations – one solid color (Charcoal) and three duo colors (Fig Wine, Yellowgold, and Rose Quartz) – and is available for $35 here.
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Where I Work: Sarah Yarborough of Raleigh Denim Workshop

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/where-i-work-sarah-yarborough-of-raleigh-denim-workshop/where-i-work-sarah-raleigh-denim-0/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Where-I-Work-Sarah-Raleigh-Denim-0-810x540.jpg" alt="Where I Work: Sarah Yarborough of Raleigh Denim Workshop" /></a>
                                When <a href="https://raleighdenimworkshop.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Raleigh Denim</a> launched in 2007, their goal was simply to make a great pair of jeans. They made every pair by hand out of their apartment, initially selling to friends and family and then expanding out-of-town when they received an order for Barney&#8217;s. Over time the brand organically grew and with growth, their need for additional sewing machines sent them down the rabbit hole of North Carolina&#8217;s prominent textile industry. Today, each pair of jeans is made on their old textile machines they&#8217;ve restored by expertly trained jeansmiths, each of which are taught to make the jeans from raw fabric to finished pair. The brand hasn&#8217;t stopped at jeans though – they&#8217;ve been collaborating with Bernhardt Design for the last few years on <a href="https://design-milk.com/looking-textile-collection-raleigh-denim-bernhardt-design/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">textiles</a> and a recently unveiled work table and seating collection. The co-founders behind the Raleigh Denim Workshop brand, Sarah Yarborough and Victor Lytvinenko, are celebrating their 10th <div class="post-limited-image"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-345916" src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Where-I-Work-Sarah-Raleigh-Denim-1-810x540.jpg" alt="" width="810" height="540" srcset="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Where-I-Work-Sarah-Raleigh-Denim-1-810x540.jpg 810w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Where-I-Work-Sarah-Raleigh-Denim-1-800x533.jpg 800w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Where-I-Work-Sarah-Raleigh-Denim-1-768x512.jpg 768w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Where-I-Work-Sarah-Raleigh-Denim-1-500x333.jpg 500w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Where-I-Work-Sarah-Raleigh-Denim-1.jpg 1280w" sizes="(max-width: 810px) 100vw, 810px" /></div>
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Zaha Hadid Architects’ 3D Printed Hat Tops the Crowd

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/zaha-hadid-architects-3d-printed-hline-hat/zaha-hadid-highline-hats-5/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Zaha-Hadid-Highline-hats-5-810x456.jpg" alt="Zaha Hadid Architects&#8217; 3D Printed Hat Tops the Crowd" /></a>
                                Last week&#8217;s <a href="https://www.thehighline.org/hatparty2018" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">High Line Hat Party</a> gleefully advertised itself as a &#8220;<em>clothing optional, hats required</em>&#8221; fashion-forward soiree – the sort of fashionably festive Gotham social event where participants feel compelled to put on a show. Though we didn&#8217;t attend, we&#8217;re crowning the sweeping fluidity of <a href="http://www.zaha-hadid.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Zaha Hadid Architects</a>&#8216; 3D-printed H-Line Hat as &#8220;best in show&#8221;.

Mirroring the undulating interlocking chevrons of Zaha Hadid Architects’ 520 West 28th’s steel facade, the H-Line looks particularly inspired by the architecture when placed upon a surface.

The complex computer-aided weaves and waves characteristic of the late architect Zaha Hadid’s work is on full display in hat form, a fashionable reference to the sweeping steel facade of the firm’s recently completed 11-story 520 West 28th luxury condo development – the lone NYC project attributed to the late architect, Zaha Hadid. ZHA director Patrik Schumacher’s 3D-printed nylon hat takes on some of the same curvature of the inspiring
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Marcel Wanders and Alessi Design Modern Vessels to Bring The Five Seasons into Your Home

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/marcel-wanders-alessi-design-modern-vessels-bring-five-seasons-home/01-alessi-the-five-seasons_skyline_black/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/01-ALESSI-The-Five-Seasons_skyline_black-810x540.jpg" alt="Marcel Wanders and Alessi Design Modern Vessels to Bring The Five Seasons into Your Home" /></a>
                                Designed by <a href="https://www.marcelwanders.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Marcel Wanders</a> for <a href="https://www.alessi.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Alessi</a>, <a href="https://www.alessi.com/us_en/product/living/hfr.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">“The Five Seasons”</a> is a collection of home fragrances that will reinvigorate your senses through a series of seasonal scents.
Working with perfume makers in Grasse, France (widely known as the perfume capital of the world), Alessi and Wanders created four traditional, seasonal scents named after the evocative mood each scent elicits: Brrr, a wintry mix of bergamot, lily of the valley and musk; Ahhh, a spring freshness of cardamom, hyacinth and vetiver; Hmm, a summery bouquet of figs, red fruits and mixed woods; and Grrr, a smokey combination of incense, cedar wood and moss. A fifth scent, Shhh, was created to explore the abstract with hints of eucalyptus, rose and pachouli. Each of the scents comes in a variety of home accessories, including scented candles, leaf diffusers, room sprays, lava stone diffusers, bottle candle holders, and candle snuffer. The leaf diffusers are
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At Romanian Design Week: An Intimate Creative Economy

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                                This month, The Institute in Romania presented its 6th edition of <a href="http://www.institute.ro/romanian-design-week" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Romanian Design Week</a> in the capital of Bucharest. Romania may not be a staple destination in the European design circuit; a communist country until the 1989 Romanian Revolution, it is more known for associations with Dracula, stuffed cabbage leaves and traditional peasant huts in the countryside. Now, Romania’s design aesthetic is in a state of free, thoughtful reinvention. This year’s presentation showed a strong contingent of young designers, many of whom have returned from working abroad, and are bent on merging traditional Romanian style with their international influences.
Romanian Design Week attracts 30,000 visitors each year, and to their credit, they have done this with no government backing. Instead, the festival is put together by The Institute, an organization providing an “ecosystem for creative industries in Romania.” Maria Neneciu, a program manager at The Institute, says the design
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