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Monthly Archives: October 2011

This fascinating looking wood-like material is formed by gluing newspaper sheets together and then cutting or sanding down to uncover the grain patterns within. Named Newspaperwood, the product was created by Netherlands based designer Meike Meijer and studio Vij5. Newspaperwood, which made its first appearance at VenturaLambrate in Milan earlier this year, has been embraced… Read More

All eyes in the fashion world were watching when US bargain brand Target announced its plans to collaborate with high end fashion designer Missoni for a capsule collection. Launched on 13 September 2011 across its 1750 stores and available online to a worldwide audience the Missoni Home Collection was made available until either stocks had… Read More

NSEPS is the vaguely futuristic name used by SILO designers Attua Aparicio and Oscar Wanless to describe the process their treated furniture goes through. Standing for ‘Not So Expanded Polystyrene’, the manufacturing involves steaming polystyrene beads inside fabric moulds. The melted beads form interesting patterns inside the furnitures’ structures, their stressed casings creating highly original… Read More