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hollis+morris Drops New Tabletop Accessories + Lighting

For 2020, contemporary design studio hollis+morris has launched six fresh designs, including their first-ever series of tabletop accessories and lighting. The tidal pools and rural cliffs of Ireland, as well as the industrial rail crossing found in Toronto, brought inspiration to a collection that celebrates honest, natural materials through thoughtful craftsmanship. Included you’ll find two modular sets of candleholders, table lights, a tray, and a sculptural floor light – all using locally-sourced woods and leading LED technology.

The Junction Table Light and The Junction Floor Light are structural beauties that were designed to pay homage to the brand’s industrial

Where I Work: Sarah Zames of General Assembly

Brooklyn-based General Assembly is an interior design and architecture studio founded in 2011 by interior architect Sarah Zames and partner Colin Stief. The practice focuses on ground up and full renovation projects, as well as designing lighting and furniture, with residential projects that span throughout New York state, from NYC boroughs to upstate and the Hamptons, and across the pond to London. General Assembly also offers interior consulting, styling and staging services. For this month’s Where I Work, we head to Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood to check in with Sarah Zames to see how and where she works.

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Puik Design is Making Design Personal

Puik Design is on a mission to make design personal — and we are here for it. This Dutch design brand specializes in furniture and home goods that focus on the essentials. The result are striking minimalist pieces that use clean lines, natural light, and soft colors to liven up your home.

The Shunan Side Table and Low Coffee Table, designed by Nieuwe Heren, exemplify Puik’s approach to furniture. Both show off the clean and plain yet playful designs the brand is known for, which it’s able to do through creative details and material combinations. The tables also pair

It’s All About Colour for Studio Nucleo + Nilufar Gallery

Studio Nucleo, a Turin-based collective of designers and artists led by Piergiorgio Robino, presents an exhibition dedicated to the studio’s own collections and new productions, and to celebrate their 10th year of collaboration with Nilufar Gallery. Titled It’s All About Colour, Nucleo with be exhibiting six projects selected by Nina Yashar from now through November 30, 2020 at Nilufar Gallery, via della Spiga 32.

It’s All About Colour will be an “in fieri” exhibition, or in progress. Pieces will arrive at the gallery monthly, with the first being Primitive, Nilufar’s first project for Salone del Mobile in

Porthole Shelving System Both Works and Plays

Although initially designed to house vinyl records, we think you’ll find the Porthole Shelving System by furniture design brand Phloem Studio useful for any number of purposes. Using a grid pattern to separate your favorite music genres, or whatever else you like, the system also features a repetitive “porthole” that allows for the play of light and shadow. The Porthole Shelving System is available in two sizes, 2X5 (two tiers of shelving with five partitions) and 1X5 (one tier of shelving with five partitions) and is also fully customizable. The system is built using domestic hardwoods, and is perfect for

The Bell Chair Is a Modern Day Reiteration of the Ubiquitous Plastic Chair

There are few chairs more widely recognized in the world than the common, everyday plastic chair,  but for something that is so ubiquitous in the world, it’s also widely rejected as cheap, ugly, and disposable. This was the challenge that designer Konstantin Grcic set out to solve: to redesign the plastic chair into a modern day reiteration that was affordable, versatile, and responsible. Thus, the Bell Chair was born.

Designed for Magis, the Bell Chair is made from recycled polypropylene collected from industrial waste generated by Magis’ own furniture production, in addition to industrial waste from the local car