THE ACAPULCO CHAIR

 

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The Acapulco Chair is one of the most celebrated chair designs of the 20th Century. It is an anonymous design that emerged in the 1950's in Hollywood's favourite beach destination: Acapulco, Mexico. The chair was born next to the famous "La Quebrada" divers' cliff, a place visited by Frank Sinatra, 

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TRAN

 

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"Treasure Collection" is a continuous design project that uses natural and organic materials sourced from Britain wherever possible. It is an exploration of employing different forms of traditional arts and crafts to create contemporary and timeless objects. "Tran" consists of a sofa and a stool/ low 

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COCOON FABRIC ART

 

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For the ultimate in style this season, look no further than limited edition textile wall hangings and cushions by artists at Cocoon Fabric Art. The exquisitely designed modern wall hangings and cushions are created by artists who have designed for companies such as Alexander McQueen, Burberry and DKNY, 

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Retro Bureau

 

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The new Retro Bureau from Wharfside is perfect for today's modern home office. The style is a throwback to innovative designs of the last century. The bureau is available in any of the 1625 RAL colours. It has a black linoleum working surface 75cm in height. The writing area includes stylish LED lights 

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IKUKO Iwamoto

 

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Ikuko Iwamoto's new collection of handmade ceramics make tea time a bizarre and interesting experience. Ranging from sake sets, to mugs and tea pots, Iwamoto uses the influences of the sea to create practical and ornamental ceramic pieces. The artist herself says, "I make exquisite cups and other 

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Caribbean Weave Mosaics

 

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Indigenous' new Caribbean Weave Design Mosaic from its surface range is ideal for bathroom feature walls. The new holiday-inspired stone mosaics create a wave-like natural surface in a spectrum of delicate seashell shades.  Their naturally bumpy format makes the mosaics easy to fix to even the most 

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ACUTE / HELIOS

 

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Ben Rawlinson offers contemporary furniture pieces in his range of tables called 'Acute', developed with the domestic interior/high end retail market in mind. 'Acute' consists of three pieces (side table, coffee table and bedside table) which each share the design characteristics of veneered angled 

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HINOKI

 

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Healing Japanese Hinoki tub joins Indigenous' Bathroom Collection`. Handcrafted from sustainable hinoki timber, the deep-sided tub features a rectangular contemporary design.  It is available in a range of sizes - with both straight and sloped ends - and creates a ‘zen-like' style statement in 

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STEM STORAGE

 

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Herman Miller introducesStemTMStorage: maximise the potential of space. World Interiors News can exclusively announce that from 19 September 2012, Stem will join Herman Miller's market-leading furniture portfolio as a new integrated storage solution which offers a new view on space. With a strong 

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WOVEN

 

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Dutch designer, Bram Vanderbeke, creates Woven, a desk cubicle that promotes a sense of personal space without disconnecting the workspace from its immediate environment.  Woven is based upon Vanderbeke's studies in woodwork and interior design and challenges the need for privacy within shared 

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FOSCARINI

 

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International design innovator, Foscarini, showcased its new lighting products at the Venice Biennale this year with its Alegro, Beehive, Plass and Vivace designs. Beehive suspension, designed by Werner Aisslinger, is inspired by nature. The lamp has gently rounded volume that is both sensual and elegant 

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CONNECT

 

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CONNECT sofa by Anderssen & Voll (MUUTO) ANDERSSEN & VOLL describe their design for Connect as " a modular seating system based on the idea of finding perfect proportional connections between the different components of the sofa. The design shows a precise attention to details and has references 

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VILAMOURA PUBLIC BIKES

 

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AND-RÉ, constantly concerned with the urban mobility, environmental sustainability and urban quality lifestyle issues, enthusiastically accepted the challenge of developing the design of the Public Bikes for the Portuguese city of Vilamoura. The office was responsible for the overall design of the 

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RAYSHELF

 

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RayShelf is a revolutionary shelving system designed by Italian Architect, Matteo Gerbi. The design introduces a sense of duality to wall mounted furniture by functioning as both a practical bookshelf and a work of art. The concept is simple, take two or more lightweight metal bars, insertthem between 

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THE ACORN COLLECTION

 

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Donna Wilson's new collections of glassware and ceramics make use of bright illustrations and autumnal motifs for a countryside expedition inside of the home. Donna's first full range of dinnerware, The Acorn Collection, features stylised acorns on a white ground and is a mid-century inspired collection 

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NAUTILUS

 

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Furniture designer Marc Fish amalgamates art, design and sculpture in his latest work, the Nautilus table. Nautilus is an experimental piece that has embraced modern computer aided technology and combined it with innovative constructional techniques. The layering of over 4000 individual pieces of walnut 

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TAVOLINO

 

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Joo Design's new cushion table is a multi-functional workspace that can be used in any location. 'TAVOLINO' means "small table" in Italy where the Joo Design studio originates from. Now based in both Italy and Korea, TAVOLINO is the studio's latest collection of lifestyle products. This flexible product 

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SAYA & JUNO

 

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Treviso-based furniture design company Arper open their London showroom in September 2012 and present their two new collections: Juno and Saya. These two collections differ quite dramatically in terms of style and material yet both are entirely reflective of Arper’s commitment to systems and 

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