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Designer discovery: Richard Clark

Richard Clark first came across my radar when I saw a picture of his light fixture, The Cloud, on social media. Made of hypoallergenic fiberfill, inside the cloud are speakers and a little computer, controlled through a small, wireless remote, programmable to interact with the space its in. How cool is that? But really, you […]

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Springing into spring

How about pastels and flowers!? No, we don’t have to go floral, but we will stick with pollen. Yellow is a big colour trend for 2015 and this spring. While colour authority Pantone have put a butter yellow in its spring collection, we’re noticing other shops pushing bolder hues into their collection that put pastels into last […]

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Photo by: Sabine Devins

A sweater for your chair

One of my favourite display windows in Berlin is featuring a Fritz Hansen Grand Prix chair (designed by Arne Jacobsen) wearing a sweater vest. It’s January and we’re all a little cold, so why not cosy up a chair?  It even has a pocket! Maybe for keeping an extra napkin in it? The display window […]

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MARSALA is Pantone’s colour for 2015

Every year, giants of colour industry meet for two days to discuss what Pantone, a colour-matching company, should name its Colour of the Year. Say hello to Marsala. In naming Marsala, Pantone called it an “earthy shade with a bit of sophistication… A matte finish highlights Marsala’s organic nature while adding a sheen conveys a completely […]

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