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…

Have Yourself a Merry IKEA Christmas

We’re not even halfway through October yet and most retailers have their Christmas catalogues, décor and even music in full swing. Most of these retailers have used the same shiny, bulbous decorations as last year and the year before, stocking the same novelty penguin mugs or general tacky stocking fillers and most importantly, repeating Michael…

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…

How the Leica M10 Is Made — Cool Material

A Leica camera carries with it a fairly hefty price tag. If you’ve ever wondered why, allow this video to show you part of the reason. This is how the Leica M10 ($7,000) is made. The first thing you’ll notice is, the camera is built by hand. Instead of the cold, impersonal touch of a…

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…

Design Museum 01.06.17

Now that the year is over, deadlines are in and exams are done, I thought it was time for another trip to the Design Museum in Kensington to see what had changed since I had last been there in November when it first opened. The first unintentional stop was in the Design Museum shop which sold…