hinges shaped like bugs

When I was at the Interieur Design Biennale in Belgium, I did a few short blogs on all the new manufacturer introductions, but I've been saving the goods from the Young Designers Fair until today. Of all the things at this prestigious European furniture festival, these no-name designer prototypes were the things that impressed ...

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During a group lunch at Chez Fred in Antwerp with Interieur Designer of the Year Stephan Schöning, this topic came up: Why is there such great design in Belgium? The Belgians at the table mused about their history as the forefront of creativity in the Middle Ages and joked about ...

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arctic wall light

1. Artic Wall Light by Andrea Bastianello The glow of this oversize sconce drew me in from across the room, and when I read the title Arctic, the look of the jagged pattern and partial orb became that much more visceral. 2. Rocker by Fredericia This chair has a truly modern grace. Diagonally sewn seams create ...

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ramblahall

Interieur 2008 is truly one of the best trade shows I've ever been to. It's not a huge show compared to the one in Milan, but the quality of design makes up for its size. It's a very well curated with the best of the major players and a promising crop of emerging designers. ...

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