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…

Minimalist Modular Light Art — Yanko Design

The 2017 Red Dot Award Winning Vector Light is a modular system of sculptural units that create intriguing shapes and patterns against any surface in addition to providing illumination. Each connectable section exists in the form of a folded square with a built-in diode. This unique construction presents unlimited possibilities for the intentional direction or…

LDF 2017

Just before my second year of University starts, all the new design fresher’s and returners head off to central London for a day in awe of some of the most innovative and up and coming designs of the year. I went to three exhibitions during the day, however I would have loved to have gone…

The Light that Casts No Shadows! — Yanko Design

I stand before you with what I believe is the best working/outdoor light ever made. The MESA, designed by high-end lighting design specialist Ravi Varma, stands over any workspace, illuminating your working area in a way that A. Doesn’t shine light directly in your eyes, and B. Doesn’t cast visible shadows on the workspace, because…

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…

The Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 50 Delivers Precisely Powerful Sound

It’s near impossible to forget the Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90, a monolithic, tessellated,18-driver hydra engineered with 8,200 watts per channel designed to celebrate 90 years of everything Bang & Olufsen. It’s an attention grabbing presence even when turned off, but completely arresting when at full blast – the audio version of experiencing Ludicrous Mode….

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…