materials

  • She Designs

    Silje Søfting and Eva Marit Tøftum from SHE Design have developed the fantastic self-structured Between textile.
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  • What if you had to make it?

    What if we had to live out of what we can produce ourselves with our very own hands? We all know it used to be like that long time ago but what if someone would decide to do it today? What would you do?
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  • Concrete table

    Designed by Foster and Partners for Molteni, Arc is a beautiful table suitable for both indoors and outdoors thanks to the use of a composite material made of cement and organic fibres that is waterproof.
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  • Bright Paper

    Swedish design trio Claesson, Koivisto and Rune present their second product entirely made of Durapulp, and is only getting better.
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  • The printed matter

    Inspired in old Dutch wooden travel cases, the creative duo Sholten&Baijings have translated that ancient craftsmanship updating the technique to create storage boxes for Established&Sons.
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  • Magic Magis

    One of my favourites pieces at Salone was the Cyborg chair by Marcel Wanders for Magis. Despite the hard, and somehow unfriendly name, the...
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  • Wooden Chair

    You've probably seen the wooden textiles that cover the seats of many taxi drivers around the world, Front and Moroso have made an armchair out of that.
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  • Paper World

    Likely driven by the global economic crisis and the awareness for ecology, designers and companies have turned to affordable, known and easy to elaborate materials. We have noticed the recurrence to a very common material: paper.
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  • Paper and Plastic Stone

    Some years ago words like sustainability, ecology, and environmentally friendly were fairly common in the theoretical or academic fields but rather absent in the real production world. Few years and several talented people later the design industry is growing to be more mature and greener than ever and we are more than pleased to see that happen.
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  • Beat the Time

    Don't know what to do with that old vase of yours? Georgios Maridakis has got an idea.
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  • Interview: Eugeni Quitllet
    When we first saw his name close to that of Philippe Starck we googled, with no luck. There was no human trace of Eugeni Quitllet and we thought, for a brief moment, that he could be an invention, some sort of imaginary alter ego created by his famously provocative partner. But shortly after all this revealed to be a product of our unquiet imagination: he is for real, thank goodness.

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