Lay back and relax in Milan: 10 exquisite sofas to dream for

Gregor sofa by Vincent Van Dusyen for Molteni

Interstellar Colombian crafts, smooth pebbles for Japanese gardens and a Milanese metro station inspired some of these 10 exquisite sofas launched at Milan Design Week 2019.

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections debut at Shanghai and Milan design weeks

Stellar Works' 2019 collection - Photo by Stellar Works

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections by Neri&HU, Space Copenhagen, Yabu Pushelberg and more highlight the international imprint the the Chinese brand as well the strong links with its hometown Shanghai and Milan, the brand’s design ‘godmother’.

10 Chinese design brands debuting brand-new collections at Design Shanghai 2019

Paper clip-inspired chairs by 8 Hour Design - Photo by 8 Hour Design

At Design Shanghai 2019, 10 Chinese design brands launched brand-new series inspired by millennials’ lifestyle, digital algorithms, paper clips, quirky comics and even Minions.

Design Indaba competition 2019 invites to vote for South Africa’s fittest design

Design Indaba competition 2019: photo from Colour field exhibition @ Southern Guild - © Southernguild.

Design Indaba competition 2019: a topsy-turvy blue love-seat, African and Bauhaus-inspired furniture and bridal colorful dresses and are among the 10 selected projects competing for South Africa’s Most Beautiful Object at Cape Town’s design week.

Nordic rounded shapes reign in Northern’s second design collection

Nordic Rounded shapes reing in Northern's new design collection. Oblong sofa by Mario Tsai - Photo by Chris Tonnesen, courtesy of Northern,

Oblong sofas, oval mirrors and spherical pendant lamps. Nordic rounded shapes bridge Scandinavian heritage and international contemporary design in Northern’s second furniture and home accessories collection.

Maison Objet honours 6 emerging Chinese designers forging a new national identity

MaisonObjet2019 - Frank Chou @ Rising Design Talents - Courtesy of Frank Chou.

Sustainability, craftsmanship and technology are at the core of the new collections of 6 emerging Chinese designers on show in Paris. The 2019 RISING TALENT AWARDS shines a light on the country’s rapidly evolving creative scene.

Bauhaus reloaded! 7 furniture designs celebrating 100 years of the iconic movement

Bauhaus reloaded. image via IG; follow @thonet_gmbh.

On its 100th anniversary, the Bauhaus architecture and design movement reigns at IMM Cologne. We selected 7 unexpected reinterpretations and re-editions of iconic furniture and lighting designs by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Marcel Breuer and more. Bauhaus reloaded?

Salone del Mobile – Moscow 2018: 7 emerging Russian designers to look out

Salone del Mobile. Moscow 2018: 7 emerging Russian designers to keep an eye on.

Smart lamps tuning with the colours of Nordic dawns, expandable wardrobes with a Russian Avant Garde imprint and white blood cell-inspired chairs. We selected 7 emerging Russian designers showcasing their work at the Salone Satellite exhibition in Moscow.

Up-and-coming designers from Uruguay debut at London Design Festival

Hilos Invisibles. AMERICANA by Rafael Antía with Matteo Fogale. Photo by Tali Kimelman.

The state of the art of design Made in Uruguay shone at the Aram Gallery. Matteo Fogale invited and teamed up with 7 design studio from the capital Montevideo to pay tribute to Modernist master Julio Vilamajó Echaniz blending the country’s traditional crafts, modernist heritage and contemporary vibe.

Kellenberger–White’s Alphabet chairs invite to sit, relax and spell out words

LDF 2018 - British Land Landmark Project Alphabet chairs by Kellenberger-White.

At London Design Festival, Kellenberger–White has designed Alphabet chairs, a playful set of multicoloured and typographic seats inspired by Bauhaus design as well as Bruno Munari’s series ‘Seeking Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair’.

Summer 2018: 15 vibrant outdoor furniture designs

15 vibrant outdoor furniture designs - Smarin: bOunCe CluB - Photo by Smarin.

A wicker lounge chair mimicking a peacock’s wheel, tongue-in-cheek seats inspired by shock red lipsticks and hammocks weaving all the colours of Colombia. Wether you are on the beach, in the garden or by the pool, embrace the summer with these 15 vibrant outdoor furniture designs.

Ore Streams: Formafantasma explores design solutions tackling the electronic waste global issue

Ore Streams cublcle - Photo by Formafantasma.

Gold and silver are some of the most unsustainably recycled materials in the global electronic waste emergency. With the Ore Streams exhibition FormaFantasma looks into this challenge starting from an imaginary office design collection.