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

KONZUK Launches Orbis Household Collection of Vessels + Candles

If you’re anything like us, you know it’s impossible not to love the architecturally-inspired concrete jewelry made by KONZUK. Leaning towards minimalist, the handcrafted jewelry combines concrete, stainless steel, and diamond dust to result in unique wearable architecture. Now, KONZUK is adding the HOUSEHOLD collection to the mix, featuring the Orbis Vessels and Candles, which carry the brand’s signature aesthetic. Each object is one-of-a-kind as they’re handcrafted from concrete, giving the feeling of being a design artifact with their organic texture and raw top edges. The rounded orbs come in tonal shades – Natural Grey, Charcoal Grey, Coal Black,

Conran and Partners Design New Cadence Residential Building in London

Cadence is a recently established residential building within the historic neighborhood of King’s Cross, London, designed by Conran and Partners for developers Argent LLP. The 103 apartments have been designed to optimize space and light by blending neutral palettes and floor-to-ceiling windows.

The flow of the apartment ranges from calm and subdued to dynamic and colorful, creating differing spatial environments throughout. The kitchen and bathrooms include details and materials made specifically for the development.

The designers wanted to incorporate emerging local artists, putting a spotlight on independent designers and studios in the United Kingdom. As described by Conran and