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Design City: Vienna

I’ve always thought of Vienna in the traditional sense: it’s the city of music and cafes. However, in modern-day Vienna, design has found a place in this beautiful city. I took a stroll around the cold and windy city last month looking for some cool design spots. Many of the cool design shops are actually…

Welcome to my home: the living room

It’s been just over 3 months since my last post. How time flies! I’ve been busy dealing with the house and trying to put things together, and I’d like to share the 99% finished living room with all of you. Here it is! In my post from February, I shared the furniture components of the…

New Fritz Hansen Showroom in Milan

A new showroom for The Republic of Fritz Hansen™ opened in mid-December 2012 in the Brera district of Milan. Designed by Italian company Spotti, the showroom mixes Nordic design with Milanese elegance, combining historic pieces of the Fritz Hansen brand with works of new designers and companies never before distributed in Italy. The space is…

Welcome to my soon-to-be home: the living room

Sorry I’ve been rather quiet lately. The reason for that is I bought a home towards the end of 2012. It’s a three-story townhome in the suburbs of San Francisco (I just couldn’t afford a standalone). What’s great about the place is that it’s a new construction, and within walking distance to some great shops…

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Spainalight at Tokyo Designer’s Week 2011

At this year’s Tokyo Designer’s Week, the Spanish Embassy of Tokyo will be hosting Spainalight, a showcase of 117 pieces that is representative of contemporary Spanish design in recent years. The showcase is curated by Stone Designs. In addition to the showcase, the Embassy will also be hosting two talks featuring Spanish designers discussing their…

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Nendo Solo Exhibition, Taiwan

Through 31 August, Taiwan’s National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute will showcase a solo exhibition featuring Nendo’s “Thin Black Lines” and “Dancing Squares”. Here they are as described by Nendo: “Thin Black Lines” is a collection of furniture formed from ‘still black’, so we wanted to use ‘active black on white’ for the exhibition…

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mischer’traxler: first Italian retrospective at Novalis Fine Arts

From November 6th, the Novalis Fine Arts gallery in Turin (Torino) will present the first retrospective of the Austrian designers mischer’traxler, curated by Maria Cristina Didero. The Austrian duo consists of designers Katharina Mischer and Thomas Traxler, who develop design products, furniture and installations with focusing on the more experimental design and conceptual thinking. After…