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Visit Maison Et Objet Paris 2016

One of the most important events in the design industry, Maison et Objet, runs this week in Paris from January 22 to 26. Showcasing more than 3,000 brands, the trade-only show offers professionals access to the latest in decor, design, furniture, accessories and textiles, all inspired by this year’s…

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Why Amy Schumer Has A Newfound Love For Furniture Design

For comedian Amy Schumer, 2016 is off to a pretty good start. She attended President Obama’s speech on gun control at the White House, was nominated for a Golden Globe, and now has a new man in her life – Ben Hanisch, who is a furniture designer. Hanisch runs…

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Get Design Inspiration At IDS16 On House & Home Style Sunday

Sunday, January 24, on the Caesarstone® Stage At the 2016 Interior Design Show in Toronto Get the inside scoop on our 2016 forecast for furniture, art, accessories and more. Plus, find out how to bring the trends home.  …

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Design News Now: A $500,000 Chair And A Stunning New Art Form

Chilean artist Tomás Rivas uses drywall to create incredibly detailed works of art (pictured, right). – Design Sponge Nordstrom launches mini pop-up shop with Danish brand Hay, which features colorful, geometric office and home accessories. – Nordstrom A skull-shaped armchair by French brand Harow is made of 24…

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Toronto Winter Stations Competition Reveals Winning Designs

A steam-emitting canoe, a faux fur-lined dome and a transparent sauna are among the seven winning designs of the second annual Winter Stations competition. Come February, the interactive art installations will decorate the edge of Toronto’s shoreline. Launched last year by the architects at RAW Design, the contest invites anyone to…

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Farrow & Ball To Launch 9 New Paint Colors

Paint purveyor Farrow & Ball is set to add 9 new colors to their venerable collection on February 1st. Ranging from muddy neutrals to dusky pastels and deep, evocative hues, each shade has the depth and personality typical of Farrow & Ball’s paints. It took the Farrow & Ball experts three years to come up with the…

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Be Bold With IKEA’s New Spring Collections

IKEA’s two limited edition collections coming this spring are filled with playful statement pieces featuring bold patterns and vivid color. The GILTIG collection is a collaboration with British menswear designer Katie Eary. Known for bright, in-your-face-prints in the fashion world, Katie’s home line for IKEA is no different. There are fish that jump off plates, bowls…

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Visit Toronto Design Offsite Festival

Save the date! The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (T.O.D.O.) is just a few weeks away. The free city-wide event brings design to the general public with 80 exhibitions at over 60 locations throughout the city, such as City Hall, Design Exchange and various storefronts. Visitors can enjoy art exhibitions, window installations,…

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Williams-Sonoma Founder Dies At 100

Chuck Williams, founder of luxury cooking shop Williams-Sonoma, passed away at age 100 in his San Francisco home on Saturday, December 5, CNN reports. “The Williams-Sonoma family has lost a dear friend, an inspiring mentor and our favorite cook. Chuck Williams’ spirit will…

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A Brilliant Way To Carry Cookies

Most methods of carrying cookies result in a few crumbled treats by the time you reach your destination. Cookie Box, the latest invention from the Chicago-based company PieBox, aims to change that. They’ve created a sturdy wooden carrier that’s divided into sections so your cookies won’t topple over onto one…

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Visit The NYC Latke Festival

The 7th annual Latke Festival takes place tonight at the Metropolitan Pavilion in NYC. The tasting party features creative latkes and toppings from 20 different restaurants, such as L&W Oyster Co.’s P.S.L (Pumpkin Spice Latke), consisting of a spaghetti squash latke with coffee-cured salmon, creme fraiche foam and red onion…

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Design News Now: Louis Vuitton Furniture And A Tiny Home In Poland

A new metal designed for airplanes is 99.99 percent air. – Architectural Digest Louis Vuitton unveils Objets Nomades at Miami Art Week 2015, a collection of leather homewares that have the ability to travel far with ease and luxury. – Cool Hunting Parisian Macaron brand …

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Pantone Announces Two 2016 Colors Of The Year

For the first time ever, color authority Pantone has given the prestigious title of Color Of The Year to two different hues: Rose Quartz (Pantone 13-1520) and Serenity (Pantone 15-3919). At first glance, the two shades side-by-side call to mind baby products and newborns’ nurseries, but when used separately, the pastel hues are…

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Discover Top Trends At Design Miami 2015

Design Miami isn’t just a “marketplace for collectible design” – it’s also a look at next year’s hottest trends. The annual fair opens its doors to everyone from December 2nd to the 6th in a tent next to the Miami Beach Convention Center. The entrance features an impressive pavilion made in collaboration with students…

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British Designer Ilse Crawford Lists London Flat For $1.6M

British interior designer Ilse Crawford’s private sanctuary just hit the market for $1.6 million. Situated in the heart of London’s lively Borough neighborhood, the flat, designed in collaboration with Vincent Van Duysen and 6a Architects, is on the third floor of a converted Victorian warehouse. Here’s a peek inside the stunning space.