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2017 Calendars from Small Businesses #shopsmall

1. December 2016
Kristina Krogh calendar 2017 with copper foil print

Kristina Krogh Danish artist and graphic designer Kristina Krogh created a new version of her delicate wall calendars! The calendar for 2017 comes in a deep dark green with copper foil typography. It is printed in Denmark on 175 gsm uncoated paper. The hint of metallic copper foil means that it changes as the light hits it, or as you move around a room. Caroline Marine Caroline Marine from the Berlin based label Marin et Marine has drawn 12 lovely…

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Des Petits Hauts – Soft Knitwear

24. November 2016
Des Petits Hauts | Softest Knitwear

The French label Des Petits Hauts makes the most soft and most beautiful knitwear. And don’t let me get started about those color combinations! Really, how perfect are they? But let me tell about how the fashion label was founded: It was the dream of two sisters to wear clothes together in partner look. To share them with your friends and look good together. So you can say that their label Des Petits Hauts is for best friends or simply…

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The Tokyoiter

17. November 2016
The Tokyoiter | Cover Illustration by Karan Singh

The Tokyoiter is made by illustration and drawing freaks who are willing to present the talent of artists they like to a larger audience. Some of them are illustrators and some are just living in Tokyo, a wonderful city full of stories and daily inspiration. The Tokyoiter wants to celebrate the passion for this city and the story of its inhabitants. Each cover is supposed to be a testimony of what is making Tokyo such a fascinating place to live…

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Wool and the Gang – Knit Kits

10. November 2016
Hat Knit Kit by Wool and the Gang

I’ve been a fan of Wool and the Gang since I started to learn knitting three years ago. As winter is approaching and it’s suuuper cold here already, I thought I needed to introduce the Gang to you too! Wool and the Gang was created out of a passion for incredible design that’s produced in a sustainable way. And to bringing back knitting as a viable means of production for generations to come. My favorite are their knit kits –…

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Royal Exchange Grind London – Espresso Bar

3. November 2016
Royal Exchange Grind | Sophisticated Espresso Bar in London

Biasol Design Studio Biasol Design Studio was established in 2012 by Jean-Pierre Biasol and is based in Melbourne. The studio is a full-service creative design consultancy, specialising in crafting  interiors, buildings and products for their clients. They focus on the delivery of sound design and quality assurance, supported by strong technical knowledge throughout a projects lifespan. Biasol Design Studio believes in design’s power of expression to evoke emotion through meaningful design and architecture with timeless qualities. Royal Exchange Grind Espresso Bar…

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Kinto

28. October 2016
Kinto Japanese Ceramics | Teamug

Kinto is a Japanese brand that is all about slowing down and enjoying the little things in life. They pair this with a beautiful simple design aesthetic which I really like. Especially their ceramic and tea products have caught my interest: Kinto Unitea Unitea is composed of items with a unified diameter. Jugs, cups, strainers, and lids can be mixed and matched just how you like it. Customize by pairing the strainer with the jug to enjoy tea with several…

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Baserange – Sustainable Underwear

21. October 2016
Baserange | Sustainable Underwear

Based in France and Denmark, Baserange creates sustainable underwear and basics from high quality, organic fabrics. Their natural shapes and easy, classic styles are designed as wardrobe staples that can be worn season after season. The collection favors a philosophy of creating clean, easy and accessible garments that exist somewhere between modern culture and the natural world. The focus is on working with high quality, organic fabrics in innovative ways that benefits both producer and consumer while minimizing environmental impact. You can shop their…

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Muralla Roja – Ricardo Bofill

13. October 2016
La Muralla Roja | Colors in Architecture

La Muralla Roja (Spanish for The Red Wall) is a very interesting housing project located within the La Manzanera development in Spain’s Calpe. It embodies a clear reference to the popular architecture of the Arab Mediterranean, in particular to the adobe towers of North Africa. The Red Wall is like a fortress which marks a vertical silhouette following the contour lines of the rocky cliff. With this building, Ricardo Bofill Architects wanted to break the post-Renaissance division between public and…

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Objects

Daily Fiction Stationery by Normann Copenhagen

7. October 2016
Daily Fiction Stationery by Normann Copenhagen | Colorful Rulers

The Daily Fiction stationery universe by Normann Copenhagen consists of exquisite smaller design goods ready to tempt and fascinate all design lovers. Scandinavian design simplicity combined with eye-catching and exclusive looking details in gold, modern terrazzo prints, metallic and graphic color-blocking stripes create an edgy universe. Mie Albæk Nielsen and Caroline Hansen, the founders of Femmes Régionales are the designers behind the Daily Fiction stationery. Their office is located in an old building close to historical spots, many cocktail bars…

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Ayumi Takahashi

22. September 2016
Ayumi Takahashi | Graphical Portrait Illustration

Illustrator Ayumi Takahashi is deeply in love with ancient Chinese and Japanese figurative paintings as well as contemporary art and fashion design. She says that her work is less about perspective, light and shadow or other traditional techniques in art, it’s purely about a sense of mood, emotion and the subtle relationship between the moment and the viewer. Ayumi Takahashi was born in China to a family with an interesting artistic background: My father was an industrial designer and painter,…

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