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Bendable Tin Bowls by Andreu Carulla Studio

During Milan Design Week, Andreu Carulla Studio presented its PLAT TOU tin bowls at Spazio Rossana Orlandi. The plates were made by Japanese artisans in Toyama Prefecture using traditional techniques to create a bowl that is easily bendable into different shapes. I’ve tried it and it looks amazing. The bowls were especially made for the…

Traditions Matter: An Interview with Kasper Holst Pedersen of PP Møbler

I sat down with Kasper Holst Pedersen, who is the third-generation owner of Danish furniture house PP Møbler, to talk about why they are in Milan, and about his family’s passion for craftsmanship. This year during the Milan Furniture Fair, PP Møbler is showcasing themselves in the historic Palazzo Litta (built in 1648). The showcase…

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NANNA Bench by François Mangeol for Kvadrat

The Danish textile company Kvadrat invited designers to create new works from its Hallingdal 65 fabric. The fabric was designed by Nanna Ditzel in 1965 and was known for its durability and rich color pallette. One of these works is by French designer François Mangeol, who designed the NANNA Bench as his tribute to the…

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Tumi Introduces Dror for Tumi Collection

As a Tumi customer myself, I’ve always regarded the company as a premium maker of quality travel products. I own the Alpha International Carry-on which I take wherever I go. I also know I would never have to worry about my bag if it gets damaged, because Tumi’s customer service will be right there to…

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Interview: Cecilie Manz and Her Minuscule Chair for Fritz Hansen

We sat down to talk with Cecilie Manz, the Danish designer behind the Minuscule Chair and matching table released by Fritz Hansen during the Salone del Mobile in Milan. According to Ms Manz, she defines a situation before she designs something. In this case, the situation is an informal or casual meeting. She designed a…

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Established & Sons Presents in Milan

We checked out the presentation from British design and manufacturing company Established & Sons in the Tortona district of Milan. Here are some of our favorites: Floating Table by Ingo Maurer The German designer created this innovative wooden chair/table set with the table “floated” by one arm of each of the four chairs surrounding it….

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Hermès Previews Shigeru Ban’s Module H in Milan

Today Hermès revealed Module H, a modular paneling system designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban. The system consists of three main elements, as follows: Aluminum Structure. This is in the form of a grid that is fixed on the wall with the signature Hermès “H” shapes. Panel Series. There is a selection of panels in…