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The new au79 café from Mim Design

A transformed auto repair garage is taking pole position in the race for best venue in Abbotsford thanks to a new interior from Mim Design. Au79, which takes its name from a combination of the symbol and atomic number for gold, is a multi-functional space with an indoor botanic garden, café, bakery, patisserie, and coffee roaster. It’s

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Introducing BENTU’s Terrazzo Collection

Without stating the obvious, we’re huge fans of terrazzo and sustainable design. So when we see products that combine the two in an innovative way, our attention is immediately captured. On this occasion, it’s Guangzhou-based experimental design studio BENTU that has caught our eye with their collection of terrazzo furniture made from recycled materials. BENTU

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Alchemy Altar Candelabra collection by Material Lust.

New York-based design duo Material Lust are lighting up the world with Geometry is God, an intriguing new collection featuring the Alchemy Altar Candelabra. Driven by a fascination with paganism and alchemical symbolism, Material Lust’s Christian Swafford and Lauren Larson are known for pushing the boundaries when it comes to furniture and object design. Operating

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Vasa Sculptures by Vasa Mihich

Internationally renowned painter and sculptor Vasa Mihich is living proof that some things get better with age. The octogenarian has been brightening up the world since the 1960s and his artworks just keep impressing. Originally from the former Yugoslavia, Vasa arrived in Los Angeles in 1960 and worked primarily as a painter before discovering sculpture as

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Fernando Mastrangelo’s Drift Collection

Brooklyn-based artist Fernando Mastrangelo has unveiled the next additions to his ‘Drift’ collection with a range of glaciers and natural earth formations masquerading as furniture. Mastrangelo uses materials such as salt, coffee, sand, glass and cement to cast strikingly sculptural objects. His Drift collection began with a not-so-humble bench made of sand and cement, which was

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Studio Ossidiana’s ‘Petrified Carpets’

Traditional Persian rugs have been given a solid edge by architecture and design practice Studio Ossidiana. Their ‘Petrified Carpets’ series was exhibited at the last Dutch Design Week and shows how concrete can take on the tactile qualities of a classic woven rug. Studio Ossidiana was formed in 2015 by Alessandra Covini and Tomas Dirrix

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Coexist Collection by Slash Objects

Marble, brass, concrete and industrial rubber form unexpected yet perfect combinations in the designs of Brooklyn-based studio Slash O­­­bjects. Motivated by a belief that there is harmony in difference, the studio mixes materials to create a bold sense of balance. Slash Objects was launched in 2016 by multidisciplinary design firm Slash Projects, which works across architecture,

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Collin Townsend Velkof’s Monoliitti.

Multidisciplinary artist and designer Collin Townsend Velkof has drawn inspiration from ancient monoliths, primitive cultures, and iconography for his latest collection, Monoliitti. The result is a unique range of vessels with spiritual undertones and an intriguing connection to religious aesthetics. Based in Helsinki, where he is completing a Masters of Applied Arts and Furniture design,

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Memobottle introduces new collection.

Regular readers will remember that we introduced the original memobottle™ to you back in 2015, so when we heard they had announced an all-new second range, we had to share their great products again! The new memobottle™ continues to combine minimalist, sustainable design with everyday functionality, as the Australian-based company, memobottle™, launched their highly anticipated

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Usable Sculptures by Anna Karlin

­­New York-based multidisciplinary designer Anna Karlin describes her furniture and lighting creations as ‘usable sculptures’. Karlin worked as an art director in London before moving to New York in 2010. Her talents stretch from cosmetics packaging to jewellery and set design, but it’s her furniture and lighting that has captured the greatest attention. Karlin’s sculptural

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