PYRA – XICATO Luminaire Project Winner

The Luminaire Project, our first full length project at University lasting 3 months long. My project “PYRA” is being exhibited at the Light and Build fair this year in Frankfurt. Sponsored by Xicato, Mike Stoane Lighting and the LET (Lighting Education Trust), we were given the task of designing a luminaire for either a domestic…

Modular Sound by B&O

Bang and Olufsen have created the speaker for those who love to customise and match their tech to their living spaces. BeoSound Shape is a wall-mounted wireless speaker system for design conscious music lovers – delivering immersive sound staging, a customizable design and integrated noise dampers for improved room acoustics. The BeoSound has been created…

IKEA Releases the YPPERLIG Collection from HAY — Design MilkDesign Milk

This month IKEA has launched one of the most anticipated collaborations ever, with none other than Danish design brand HAY. The Copenhagen-based duo, Mette and Rolf Hay, bring their beloved design aesthetic to the YPPERLIG collection of products, including seating, coffee tables, lighting, textiles, and accessories, all at IKEA’s affordable pricing. They also gave IKEA’s…

Awesomeness From Leading Swedish Brand Fogia — Bungalow5

Fogia, a Swedish furniture brand has recently launched a new collection with ultra creative Norm Architects and Kråkvik & D’Orazio to create a new series of images. I’m instantly a huge fan of their use of space, lighting and the mixture of cosy furnishings with industrial looking products. Styling by Kråkvik & D’Orazio / Photography by Jonas…

Ferm Living’s autumn winter 2017 collection channels “Nordic decadence” — Dezeen

Danish brand Ferm Living’s autumn winter 2017 collection, simply titled The Home, incorporates popular design trends including so-called millennial pink, brass hardware and forms inspired by mid-century furniture. Claiming to blend “the essence of a graphic Nordic design identity with an allure of understated sophistication”, the new pieces include a room divider that evokes the art deco…

A Stunning Sophisticated Swedish Home – Bungalow5

I love the darker approach to interior these days. I love that everything doesn’t have to be all white. I love that interior photos are also getting slightly darker and bolder. The richness of the fabrics, materials and use of furniture in this apartment in Stockholm is spot on. Just the necessities. And a lot…

IKEA smart lights now play nicely with Apple HomeKit

IKEA’s Tradfri smart lighting line is an impressive system at a relatively affordable price point, and it just got even better. Earlier this year, IKEA announced that it would be integrating Tradfri with Apple’s HomeKit. Today, the Swedish furniture company pushed an update to all existing hubs that does just that. What’s more, Ikea bulbs…

141 Best Designed Products

Proving design is truly a universal language, the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) 2017—hosted by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)—attracted hundreds of entries from 54 countries on six continents. Top winners and the 64 Bronze winners are revealed. Which 25 designs won Gold—and which 52 designs won Silver—will be unveiled on Aug. 19…