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ALESSIEYES Eyewear by Frederic Gooris

Eyewear. Alessi. In the same sentence? Think again. This year Alessi went in a very different direction in Milan. The Italian company introduced a line of eyewear called ALESSIEYES designed by Belgian designer Frederic Gooris. The debut collection, called “Kompas”, includes 8 sunglasses and 15 frames, with four color variations for each style. But why…

TÊTE DE BOIS Headwear by Andrea Deppieri

At Spazio Rossana Orlandi this year there is no lack of great design. I just didn’t expect to see something quite as unique as this line of wooden headwear called TÊTE DE BOIS designed by Andrea Deppieri. At first glance I had thought it was a part of an installation, but when Andrea put on…

Converse ? Marimekko Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Announced

Marimekko and Converse continues their partnership in releasing the 2013 Spring/Summer collection with Marimekko prints by Maija Isola and Maija Louekari on Converse’s Chuck Taylor All Star and a brand-new silhouette, Chuck Taylor All Star Platform. Check out the prints below. This collection also features the Mansikka print (1967) by Maija Isola featuring fresh strawberries…

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Marimekko PROTO Concept Designs by Young Talents

More photos of this story can be found on our Facebook page. Marimekko introduced PROTO, a project in which four young designers worked with Marimekko’s leftover fabrics to create unique designs. The young talents — Riikka Buri, Yonna Moriya, Elina Määttänen and Emmakaisa Soisalo — designed very different collections with different styles. The collections captivate…

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Converse ? Marimekko Spring 2012 Collection Announced

Converse and Marimekko announced their Spring 2012 collection, with the Chuck Taylor All Star, Chuck Taylor All Star PJ and Jack Purcell Helen shoes receiving a springlike boost of five signature prints from two Marimekko designers, Maija Isola and Annika Rimala. Some of these prints include: Jack Purcell Helen Marimekko, Muija print, Maija Isola The…

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Vitality: Korea Young Design at the Triennale Design Museum, Milan

The Triennale Design Museum in Milan (La Triennale di Milano) will present the second in a series of exhibitions dedicated to Asian design, with a selection of works by contemporary Korean designers. This follows the first series of “China New Design”. This exhibit, called “Vitality: Korea Young Design”, ranges from furniture design to fashion to…

Blooming Structures by Sivan Royz

During the London Design Festival at Dezeen Space, we met with designer Sivan Royz who showcased her Blooming Structures project, which is a series of laser-cut silk accessories inspired by the shapes that grow and develop in nature. Each accessory has between 600 and 6,000 piece of silk that are strung together to create a…