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Milan Salone 2017: Top five collections

Milan Salone 2017: Top five collections | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Designers and brands at this year’s show focused on showcasing innovative materials and their future applications rather than presenting individual products.
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herzog & de meuron's 56 leonard 'jenga tower' in new york

herzog & de meuron's 56 leonard 'jenga tower' in new york | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
swiss firm herzog & de meuron has revealed the first interior photographs of '56 leonard', the 60-story skyscraper sited in new york's tribeca neighborhood.
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10 furniture designs from Milan 2017 that showcase millennial pink

10 furniture designs from Milan 2017 that showcase millennial pink | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
It was hard to miss colour of the moment millennial pink during Milan design week. Here are our picks of the 10 best pink furniture designs on show.
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FuoriSalone 2017 at Ventura Lambrate: 10 absolute must-sees

FuoriSalone 2017 at Ventura Lambrate: 10 absolute must-sees | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
dISCOVER 10 UNMISSABLE MUST-SEES AT Fuorisalone 2017 Ventura Lambrate, among young talents, new brands and innovative research
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yuji okitsu combines an array of lenses into reflective 3D forms

yuji okitsu combines an array of lenses into reflective 3D forms | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
tokyo-based architect yuji okitsu has exhibited the installation titled 'lightflakes' during the milano salone satellite 2017 in april.
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Two shades of blue: A row over the colours in Argentina’s flag | The Economist

Two shades of blue: A row over the colours in Argentina’s flag | The Economist | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
ARGENTINA’S national colours are instantly recognisable. The flag’s sky-blue stripes and golden sun adorn everything from football shirts to fridge magnets. A huge monument in Rosario, a port city, marks the site where Manuel Belgrano, a founding father, raised the first flag in 1812.
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Behind the “geographically neutral” design of BA’s new sister airline, Level, by Brand Union

Behind the “geographically neutral” design of BA’s new sister airline, Level, by Brand Union | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Last month the International Airlines Group, parent company to British Airways, announced the launch of a new, low-cost, long-haul airline called Level. The identity by Brand Union uses what the agency called a “minimalist” approach, using geometric forms, sans serif type and a two-colour palette, applied across everything from the marketing material to the plane exteriors and livery. Here, executive creative director at Brand Union Paul Cardwell chats exclusively to It's Nice That about the project and how it came to fruition.
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Milan Design Week 2017: Ventura Lambrate, Sunshine & Gelato - Design Milk

Milan Design Week 2017: Ventura Lambrate, Sunshine & Gelato - Design Milk | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Smaller than usual, but no less perfectly formed, the 8th edition of Ventura Lambrate saw 128 exhibitors from all over the world flock to Milan.
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The 15 most incredible Space Age record players

The 15 most incredible Space Age record players | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
From stereo 'eggs' to spaceship jukeboxes, we’ve collected some of the most visually striking stereo designs from the Space Age.
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How Paint Companies Predict Color Trends | Architectural Digest

Industry pros gain color inspiration from everything from nail polish to haute couture
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Think You Know Swiss Architecture? Think Again.

Think You Know Swiss Architecture? Think Again. | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
In one of his 1922 travel essays for the Toronto Star Ernest Hemingway wrote, in a typically thewy tone, of “a small, steep country, much more u
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The Best of the 2017 Milan Furniture Fair, Part III - Sight Unseen

The Best of the 2017 Milan Furniture Fair, Part III - Sight Unseen | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
In the third of our posts chronicling the 2017 Milan Furniture Fair, the best up-and-coming talents we saw at the Salone Satellite and Ventura Lambrate.
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4 Design Trends From the Milan Furniture Fair

4 Design Trends From the Milan Furniture Fair | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
This year’s potent energy pushed design tropes into new territory.
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Campana brothers create tile collection based on Brazilian gemstones

Campana brothers create tile collection based on Brazilian gemstones | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
The Agate gemstone commonly found in Brazil provided the inspiration for these tiles, designed by Fernando and Humberto Campana for Italian brand Bisazza
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IM Pei at 100: 10 of the architect's most significant buildings

IM Pei at 100: 10 of the architect's most significant buildings | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Chinese-American architect IM Pei turns 100 today. To celebrate, we've selected 10 of his most iconic buildings from a career that spans seven decades.
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Colour of the moment "millennial pink" dominates at Milan design week

Colour of the moment "millennial pink" dominates at Milan design week | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Millennial pink is huge in fashion right now, but has also become the most sought-after colour in furniture design, this year's Milan design week revealed
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"So-called millennial pink is hugely popular in fashion right now, but has also become the most sought-after colour in furniture design, this year's Milan design week revealed."
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'Encyclopedia of Rainbows' Is the Perfect Book for Color Organizing Enthusiasts

'Encyclopedia of Rainbows' Is the Perfect Book for Color Organizing Enthusiasts | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.
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Beach House Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Is Available on Airbnb for $150 A Night

Beach House Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Is Available on Airbnb for $150 A Night | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
For just $150 a night, you can make yourself at home in the beautiful Cooke House, a lakeside abode in Virginia Beach that happens to be an iconic Frank Ll
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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 A’ Design Awards & Competition (Sponsor)

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 A’ Design Awards & Competition (Sponsor) | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
The A' Design Award & Competition is the world’s largest annual juried design competition. Each year the competition accepts entries from over 110 categories, including graphic design, fashion and apparel, photography, toys and games, furniture, architecture, and visual communication.

A’ Desi
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Olivia Lee designs furniture to help solve your technology-related daily dilemmas

Olivia Lee designs furniture to help solve your technology-related daily dilemmas | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
A vanity table optimised for selfies and a rug that helps you avoid walking into walls while virtual-reality gaming are among objects designed by Olivia Lee
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Raw Edges's floral Lake rugs use lenticular patterns to change colour

Raw Edges's floral Lake rugs use lenticular patterns to change colour | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
London studio Raw Edges has partnered with Persian rug company Golran to update its Lake carpet collection with a lenticular flowered design.
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Four Key Trends from Milan Design Week

Four Key Trends from Milan Design Week | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
More than 2,000 exhibitors from over 165 countries showed during Salone del Mobile and Milan Design Week. Here’s a recap of the most buzzed-about sights.
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Eight of the best emerging designers from this year's Salone Satellite

Eight of the best emerging designers from this year's Salone Satellite | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
We've rounded up eight of our favourite designers from 2017's Salone Satellite, the emerging-design section of the huge Salone del Mobile furniture fair.
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