Elyse Graham Expands Colorful Resin Furniture Line

If you’ve read Design Milk for any length of time, chances are you know our obsession for Elyse Graham runs deep. The Los Angeles based artist and designer experiments with materials like plaster and resin to create one-of-a-kind vessels and mirrors, and most recently, furniture. Each piece is pure magic with layers of color and pattern that reveal itself depending on how the composite resin is cast and how it’s cut. The results are mesmerizing tables and seating (and even a room divider!) filled with graphic patterns and energizing colors that are bound to delight the eyes.

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A Chinese Designer’s Private Residence in Chongqing, China

For Gengbo, the design director of YHDQ Design, the memories and tokens from his global travels served as the central inspiration for the renovation of his home in Chongqing, China. Working with an original structure of two lofts, Gengbo removed the majority of the walls to transform the space into an open and light-filled home where the owner’s artworks and findings could take centerstage.

Gengbo then added additional furnishings from Loewe, Foscarini, Moustach, Roche Bobois, and Baxter.

The ethereal dark green tones of the space are matched with a muted white palette to create an overall minimalist expression. With

Discover the 2020 Launch Pad Design Studios, Presented by WantedDesign Manhattan

Although this year’s WantedDesign Manhattan festivities are cancelled, we are still going to celebrate design and the design studios that made it onto our radar from this year’s Launch Pad participants!

If you don’t know what Launch Pad is, it’s an international platform presented by WantedDesign and Design Milk that gives emerging designers the opportunity to introduce new concepts and showcase prototypes of furniture, home accessories, and lighting to NYCxDESIGN’s audience. Every year, there are two winners, one selected for the Furniture/Home Accessories category and one for the Lighting category. In its 8th year, Launch Pad has nearly doubled to

Minimalist Apartment in Taichung by THEY Department

Apartment in Taichung is a minimal apartment located in Taichung, Taiwan, designed in collaboration between THEY Department, Lore Design, and ShenKe Studio. This space is an extension of the aesthetics of the THEY brand, focusing on geometric shapes and considered design details.

The designers wanted to create a space that would incorporate aesthetics inspired from Japanese minimalism and New York industrial chic – all grounded with an emphasis on negative spaces and minimalism.

By using clean lines, earth tone colors, and wooden textures, the designers presented a living space that would allow the owner to focus on a

New Shop Arrivals to Create a Cozy Home

Southern California based Norden Goods was founded in 2014 by husband and wife Erika and Pete Panciera. The duo noticed the market was missing minimalist, design-driven home accessories that were classic enough to stand the test of time. Over the years, the brand continues to expand their catalog with products that include home fragrance, tabletop, ceramics, textiles, and apothecary products. Their eclectic mix of offerings gives nod to the places they’ve visited on travels, delivering a sense of warmth and coziness everyone is seeking during these trying times. Light a candle, burn some incense, or cozy up under one of

Ep. 111: Clever Extra – Creativity & Community in a Time of Crisis

These are strange and difficult times. People are feeling anxious, isolated, and frightened. Clever reached out to friends and familiar voices you know and love from previous Clever episodes to bring you messages of solidarity, hope, and coping strategies. Now, Clever really wants to hear from you – How are you doing with all this? To leave a voice message: call (323) 387-3329 (inside the U.S., anytime 24/7) OR record a voice memo and email it to [email protected] (anywhere in the world). Listen:

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