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A celebration of design, life and emotion at Maison Shanghai

A celebration of design, life and emotion at Maison ShanghaiImage courtesy of Maison Shanghai

A celebration of design, life and emotion at Maison Shanghai
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
From 12 September to 15 September 2017

 

Maison Shanghai, which is to be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center this September, is no doubt a celebration of design, life and emotion. This year, under the theme ‘both fashionable and young’, the event will present a vision of life in its magical spaces.

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OWL paperlamps

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OWL paperlamps

 

Their brand is OWL paperlamps and they are Hugo Formiga and Teresa Almeida. Both of them are owners, creators and designers at OWL paperlamps. 
OWL paperlamps is a design brand created in 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. Inspired by the origami art of folding paper figures, OWL paperlamps combines modelling with illumination to design original papercraft lamps. Whether an OWL paperlamp is lit or turned off, it will certainly be an eye catcher.

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Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven

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Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven
Eidhoven, the Netherlands
From 21 October to 29 October 2017

 

In October of each year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2500 designers to more than 295,000 visitors from home and abroad. In more than hundred locations across the city, DDW organises and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prize ceremonies, networking events, debates and festivities.

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O JOAO E A MARIA STUDIO

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O JOAO E A MARIA STUDIO

 

O JOAO E A MARIA are two different persons, two different generations, two different designers, two different point of view. Only one studio. They are based on contrasts, antonyms contrary, disagreement dissimilarity and that’s the balance they found for their project, objects and spaces

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Peleg Design

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Peleg Design

 

The world of Peleg Design revolves around three basic principles: functionality, aesthetics, and humor. It is a world motivated by continuous curiosity with the explicit purpose to transform what was once an average, been-there-done-that concept into an innovative and truly exciting experience

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Plywood: Material of the Modern World

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Plywood: Material of the Modern World

V&A Museum, London
15 July – 12 November 2017

 

Light, strong, affordable and versatile, plywood is the unlikely material behind an eclectic array of groundbreaking designs to be celebrated in a world-first exhibition at the V&A this summer. From the fastest and highest-flying aeroplane of WWII, the de Havilland Mosquito, to the downloadable selfassembly WikiHouse, more than 120 objects will be brought together in an exploration of how the often-overlooked product has helped create the modern world.

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Sturlesi Design – iLLuminite

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Sturlesi Design –  iLLuminite

 

Sturlesi Design was founded by Amit Sturlesi (2009).
At first mainly focusing on Industrial design services and one-off products, Sturlesi created the “iLLuminite” collection in 2013. Since then, these unique night-lights have taken on many forms figurative and abstract, complying with an endless variety of growing market desires. 

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