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…

I Died and went to Slightly Creepy IKEA Heaven

IKEA has yet again unleashed their impeccable eye for home and lifestyle design paired with their advertising skills upon us, only this time in a more abstract manner. The brand we all know and love has created a 25 minute collaboration of delectable sounds made from caressing, smoothing and tapping their new furniture range specifically…

Designs of the Year Nominee – Wales Nation Brand by Smörgåsbord Studio

A pretty patriotic post. Seeing as I’m yet again heading away from home for a significant amount of time, I thought it appropriate to share this rather enlightening news about my homeland. Wales has rebranded it’s nation in the aim to “do the country justice” and prevent it being “eclipsed” by it’s surrounding countries. Cardiff-based…

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…

Alexa, refined.

If your Alexa device looks a little too gadgety for your taste, you might like O-JIA. The Alexa-compatable series features 3 distinct shapes and sizes designed with a softer, more elegant aesthetic. No messy buttons or big logos, they’re clean and smooth with an intuitive touch-pad interface on top. Experience enhanced hifi sound and far-field…

National Geographic’s Travel Photo of the Year

We’ve seen and talked about plenty of incredibly impressive pictures that have combined fair amounts of skill, gear and even some luck to create noteworthy shots for the portfolio or Instagram. None of those Instagrammed location shots are as impressive as the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer Grand Prize Winner. Shot by Sergio Tapiro Velasco…