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'Ribbon' stool by Nick Rawcliffe for Deadgood

Inspired by the charity awareness ribbons, British designer Nick Rawcliffe of Rawstudio has realised this polypropylene stool collection for the Newcastle-based manufacturer Deadgood. Presented earlier this year at Designjunction during London Design Festival, ‘Ribbon’ is manufactured in Wales (‘hence the sheep’, we’ve been told by Deadgood’s director Elliot Brook) in a rotational moulding process with the endorsement of Breast Cancer Care charity who will receive a donation from sales of the pink version of the stool. (more…)

Mon 15.8.

‘Eat Play Grow’ table by Ruth Vatcher (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 15.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Eat Play Grow' table by Ruth Vatcher; photo by Damian Drozdowicz

With an aim to promote a healthy lifestyle and ‘encourage children to grow their own herbs or vegetables as well as prepare the food’ , the young UK-based interior and product designer Ruth Vatcher has created this multifunctional table ‘Eat Play Grow’. The simple, yet highly imaginative oak-wood design incorporates various functions such as a herb sprouting tray, a chopping board for food preparation, a ceramic watering pot and a charcoal felt storage system for tools and toys. (more…)

Wed 10.8.

Farnborough Airport by 3DReid (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 10.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Farnborough Airport by 3DReid; photo by Hufton & Crow

This curvilinear, award-winning airport located in Farnborough, Hampshire has been realised by the London-based practice 3DReid. The project encompasses an imposing, futuristic-looking 35-meters-high tower, an oscilloscopic 12,000-square-meters aircraft hangar and a voluptuous 4,000-square-meters operations and headquarters building. (more…)

The Watson House by John Pardey Architects; photo by James Morris

The RIBA-award-winning practice of John Pardey has realised this beautifully simple single-storey family house located within a tranquil setting of New Forest National Park, UK. Completed earlier last year (in 2010), the elegant, linear holiday house boasts an open-plan living area, four bedrooms as well as a dressing room and a study while the floor-to-ceiling windows flood the interior with natural light. (more…)

Fri 22.7.

‘Katakana’ sofa by Dare Studio (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 22.07.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Katakana' sofa by Dare Studio

Ahead of this year’s edition of London’s 100%Design fair, the Brighton-based contemporary brand Dare Studio has recently expanded its already-impressive collection of handmade, elegant and timeless furniture. The new designs, which will be presented at the show later in September, include a highly-expressive coat stand developed in solid wood, a multifunctional storage system whose colourful modules reminded us of Eames’ iconic 1949 ESU Bookcase, as well as this well-proportioned leather-and-wood ‘Katakana’ sofa. (more…)

Thu 14.7.

Museum of Liverpool by 3XN (DK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 14.07.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

Museum of Liverpool by 3XN; photo by Pete Carr

Ahead of next week’s official opening, we have just received the images of this striking, newly completed Liverpool Museum designed by the Copenhagen-based practice 3XN. The museum, which will open its doors to the public on 19.07 is the largest museum built in the UK for over a century and the bold geometric structure is situated by the Mersey River, on a UNESCO World Heritage Site next to Liverpool’s famous waterfront buildings: the Royal Liver Building, the Cunard Building and the former offices of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, also known as ‘Three Graces’. (more…)

Tue 31.5.

Clerkenwell Design Week: ‘Poly’ light by Scene (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 31.05.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Poly' light by Scene; photo courtesy of Scene

The London-based design studio Scene has created this new sculptural ‘Poly’ light which was presented as part of the A.S.A.P collective’s exhibition during this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week. Inspired by the geodesic sphere, the white high-gloss aluminium lamp is constructed from multiple triangular segments which enclose the lightbulb within a metallic golden-coloured interior and the design can be either displayed on a flat surface or suspended as a pendant. (more…)

Thu 26.5.

‘Working girl’ stool by David Irwin for Deadgood (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 26.05.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

‘Working Girl’ stool by David Irwin for Deadgood; photo courtesy of David Irwin

Emerging British designer David Irwin has created this stackable utilitarian stool for the young

Newcastle-based manufacturer Deadgood. Aptly-named ‘Working girl’, the design was launched

earlier this week during London’s Clerkenwell Design Week and is part of a series of Deadgood’s

new collaborations with emerging designers. (more…)