IMM Cologne and Maison & Objet 2018

45 Key Designs We Spotted At IMM Cologne and Maison & Objet 2018

While IMM Cologne and Maison et Objet aren't the most outwardly exciting fairs on the design calendar, they can be particularly fun for us to cover. The reason has to do with why we love antique shopping so much: It can be more gratifying to make small, triumphant discoveries amidst a sea of less-relevant items than to be surrounded by perfection at every turn. The thrill of the hunt, if you will. Here are 45+ of our biggest finds.
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Week of December 18, 2018

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: furniture meets fashion in a surprisingly chic campaign shoot, more next-level 3-D objects from Wang & Söderström, and a new series adding to the mounting case for one of our top trend predictions for 2018.
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Week of December 11, 2017

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: (even more) awesome new work by Os & Oos, a cerebral show by Formafantasma, and two simultaneous Brent Wadden exhibitions that are next level in terms of composition and color.
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A Dutch Duo’s Albers-Inspired Acrylic Boxes

Over the past few weeks, we've been working on a little project about Josef Albers, so the idea that color might function as a material has been front and center in our minds. And perhaps no contemporary studio's work has pushed color into as defining a role as the Dutch duo Raw Color. Their latest project, a series of acrylic boxes whose multicolored planes intersect and blend into one other, is one of their best to date and pushes color even further into Albers territory.
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Week of November 6, 2017

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: amazing handwoven textiles from a current RISD student, a RESIST-themed issue from Romance Journal, a Brooklyn renovation by a husband-and-wife dream team (above) and a recently launched job board from our friends at Design Milk.
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This Dutch Designer is Giving Concrete a Serious Makeover

At this point, we've seen pretty much every formerly humdrum thing in the universe get a design-forward makeover, from watering cans to luggage. But Dutch designer Iwan Pol wasn't happy to simply renovate a product category — he wanted to recast an entire architectural material. "Concrete can take any shape or form, so why not aim for a softer look and feel?" he says.
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Week of October 2, 2017

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: Katie Stout's "girls" take over the basement at R & Company, Doshi Levien debut the coolest work at PAD London, and the late Vladimir Kagan reminds us that no one will ever make a sofa as cool as he did.
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Week of August 28, 2017

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: four favorite artists from the Chart Art Fair in Copenhagen, the first interior by Os & Oos, and three gorgeous art pieces by Scholten & Baijings for Samsung's new TV, The Frame.
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Week of June 26, 2017

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: furniture inspired by Judd and Noguchi, a peek into Portland's seriously impressive retail scene, and a new collaboration between a Dutch textile designer and a happy housewares store, above.
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Week of May 29, 2017

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: we're Insta-stalking a new Panama City fashion boutique, belatedly sharing our favorite find from Milan, and celebrating the the pink, marble, 1980s-style bathroom getting a major upgrade.
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Week of May 22, 2017

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: We're taking a break from NYCxDesign coverage to call trends like we see ‘em, honor a collab that raises flags to raise funds, and praise the “dark horse” of It earrings.
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Dutch Design’s Masters of Color At Home in Their Eindhoven Loft

When we caught up with Raw Color last fall amid the madness of Dutch Design Week, Christoph Brach and Daniera ter Haar — along with their son, Ando — had been living and working in their new house for exactly a year. Theirs, like other lofty, new-build homes in Eindhoven, artfully blends the parallels of modern-day life: the family eats and rests upstairs, and works downstairs, following a studio build in the basement last March.
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