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Cristina Celestino creates Happy Room for Fendi

30. March 2017
Cristina Celestino | The Happy Room for FENDI

Cristina Celestino is an Italian product designer and creative director. In 2009 she moved to Milan where she founded her own design brand under the name “Attico”, which produces lamps and furniture characterized by a deep research on materials and shapes. In 2012 she was selected to take part in the Salone Satellite and after this experience Attico products have been exhibited in several international galleries and showrooms. Her work currently spans from limited editions for design galleries and museums,…

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Mixed Business LA – Specialty Retail Shop

23. March 2017
Mixed Business LA | thin cream turtleneck and wide high waist pants

Mixed Business is a specialty retail shop in Silverlake California. The brand offers a simple line of everyday basics in beautiful colors. At their flagship store Mixed Business assembled a collection of their own in house line, fine vintage clothing, and also other contemporary brands they love for men, women, and kids. The focus of the products Mixed Business creates is on the natural materials they are made of and their clean simple construction.…

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Alicia Galer

2. March 2017
Alicia Galer | Plant Illustration

Alicia Galer is a freelance textile designer and artist based in London with an obvious love for plants and leaves. Her practice involves drawing in an expressionist manner from inspiring spaces and travels. With her drawings she extracts the marks and textures she has created to formulate more refined drawings and patterns. Alicia has worked already for well-known brands like Urban Outfitters, Triangle Store, Wallpaper* and Anthropologie.…

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Morgan Wagstaff – Founder of small batch clothing label Two Fold

16. February 2017
Interview with Morgan Wagstaff from Two Fold – A sustainably and socially conscious clothing label

Morgan Wagstaff of Two Fold – A fashion label with a focus on sustainably and socially conscious clothing When Morgan approached me in December I knew right away that it is time for a new interview! Morgan is the founder and designer of Two Fold, a small batch womenswear brand of sustainably and socially conscious designs. All of her clothing is made to order and created in her studio in Charlotte, North Carolina. Morgan plans to release only two capsule collections a…

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Joinery NYC

9. February 2017
Woven cotton blanket handmade in Brazil | Joinery NYC

Joinery NYC is a place where all kinds of good things come together. It’s a collage of whimsy and restraint, an ode to vintage and a nod to experimentation, a mixture of the familiar with the exotic. A thing that finds its way into our shop is special. Whether it’s made of wood or cloth, whether it was found in our neighborhood or on a trip, Joinery sells it because they admire its craftsmanship, respect its quality, appreciate its uniqueness,…

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Juri Gottschall – Italian Photographies

26. January 2017
Italian scenery | Juri Gottschall

Juri Gottschall is a photographer from Munich, Germany, with a strong love for Italy. Besides working for several well-known magazines and newspapers he founded the blog Splendido Magazin, together with his friend Mercedes Lauenstein. The two write mainly about Italian eating culture and share delicious and easy recipes with their readers. The blog is in German, but I still recommend it to you because of all the beautiful imagery! And to all the German speakers here: Go to Splendido Magazin…

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Shaina Mote – Spring 2017

19. January 2017
Shaina Mote | Womenswear made in Los Angeles

The Shaina Mote collections provide versatile and timeless staples for the distinctive, modern woman. Each season balances the inherent functionality of sleek design and the delight of the unexpected. Subtle design details inspire continuous rediscovery and novel ways to wear while classic silhouettes maintain the relevance of each piece, season over season. All Shaina Mote pieces are designed, developed and made in Los Angeles. Their dedication to fair, American-made production stands at the forefront of what they do and how…

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Metallic Planters

12. January 2017
Metallic planter in silver aluminium

Last week I introduced you the independent design house Yield. I showed you a couple of their products already, but I left out my favorite: Their metallic planters! What I like so much about those is that they do not only look good, they are also very practical. Most of the times when I see a beautiful planter I am disappointed quickly because they aren’t really functional. The Aluminum Planter of Yield on the other hand contains a reservoir at…

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Yield Design House

5. January 2017
Yield | colored glas french press & pour over

Yield is an independent design house: part industrial design studio, design label and manufacturer. Yield designs and manufactures a range of bags, jewelry, and goods for the home with an aim to pair American craft and ingenuity with an eye toward the future. The brand was established in late 2012 by Andrew Deming and Rachel Gant in San Francisco where the two met at the California College of the Arts (CCA). Yield design is now based in the historic coastal town…

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Jun Cen

29. December 2016
Jun Cen | Greek Olympic Fighters

Jun Cen is an award-wining illustrator and animator who I recently discovered thanks to Pinterest. He was born in Guangzhou, China, a subtropical city with warm and humid weather. He decided to move to another country to receive his MFA in Illustration from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2013. Jun Cen has created illustrations for well known newspapers and magazines like The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Verge and more.…

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