Felt decorative walls

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Jan 162013
 

See what interesting application of the felt have found in the UK based Anne Kyyrö Quinn studio. They use stripes or other shapes and by sewing and weaving them make beautifully decorated walls which definitely improve sound properties of the spaces as well.

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DIY – A Crystal Beanie

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Jan 032013
 

Outside it’s freezing and it would be crazy to go out without a beanie – let it be both – warm and effective. Do it yourself using a kit  of crystals in various shapes and colors. My kit was not for sewing so I decided to use glue. In a result I had an effective beanie with strong glued crystals with no risk to loose most of them on the street. Continue reading »

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Sebastian Cox – “Sustainable design doesn’t need to be boring”

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Dec 112012
 

I am a designer and maker with a strong belief that sustainable design does not have to result in a boring or compromised product. I hand make simple and elegant pieces which have won awards, and are recognised for their imaginative use of an underused resource – coppiced hazel.

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MacMaster Design – creative lighting and furniture

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Dec 062012
 

Alex MacMaster launched ‘MacMaster’ in 2009 specialising in contemporary lighting and furniture products. The creative studio is run by award winning designers, Alex MacMaster and Limahl Asmall who share a passion for exemplary design and an appreciation of the many time-constraints busy clients are burdened with. MacMaster’s exclusively ‘hand-made to order’ approach offers shorter lead times and a streamlined service from initiation to receipt of delivery.

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Marcel Wanders for M&S

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Nov 282012
 

On 13th October M&S launched an exciting new Christmas product range under creative direction of Marcel Wanders. The ‘Marcel Wanders for M&S’ collection is a cohesive gifting range that includes men’s and women’s accessories, cakes and confectionary, cosmetics, Christmas decorations and homewares. The collection comprises over 150 uniquely designed gifts with the Marcel Wanders gift shop present in 60 stores nationwide and on-line.

“I wanted to create a new collection of personal objects from my heart to you. Design allows us to reach out and inspire and I am so pleased M&S have joined me in my quest to make beautiful design accessible for everyone.” – Marcel Wanders

Nice objects and nice imajes we would say …

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A9 – Just add music …

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Nov 232012
 

This may look like a room satellite dish, but it is actually a new concept in sound. Built-in invisible speakers create “Superior sound big enough to fill even the most spacious loft” as claimed by the manufacturers – Danish company Bang & Olufsen. Interestingly the music can be played by every device as a phone, tablet or music player equipped with a wireless transmitter standard Apple Airplay or DLNA, and the standard USB port of course. Controling the volume is as simple as swiping your hand across the top sensor. Mounting options are two – on the ground by three wooden legs or hung on a wall. On purchase there are options for 6 colors of the front and three types of wood for the legs so that it fits perfectly with your interior.

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Melanie Porter knitted art

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Nov 162012
 

After 10 years working as a knitwear designer for a number of international fashion brands, in 2008 Melanie Porter turned her expertise to furniture, creating one-off contemporary designs from antiques sourced at auctions and markets across the UK.

Trained at the prestigious Central Saint Martin’s College, Melanie’s ability to create exquisite, textured fabrics which are individually knitted and felted for every project has drawn attention from clients and press all over the world.

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Knitted Textiles by Claire-Anne O’Brien

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Nov 132012
 

Originally from Co.Cork, Ireland, Claire-Anne O’Brien is a textile designer based in East London. After graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2006 with a BA in Textiles, Claire-Anne went on to gain an MA in Knitted Textiles at the Royal College of Art in 2010. In 2011 she recieved the Future Makers Award from the Crafts Council of Ireland.

With a sculptural approach to textiles, Claire-Anne explores form, construction and scale through the unique properties of knitted fabrics.

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Straight Line Designs

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Nov 082012
 

Straight Line Designs works with a variety of clients to create custom, one-of-a-kind furniture pieces and installations. Always keeping functionality in the forefront of his work, designer Judson Beaumont can add personality and life to any space.

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