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Gus* Modern launched a collection with LUUM Textiles that reimagines the Halifax Chair and Porter End Table with new colorways based on LUMM's Knurl fabric.
Somerset House Exchange is a new shared workspace inside one of London's most iconic riverside buildings, giving 200 desks to freelancers and small businesses in the creative sector who embrace innovation, collaboration and diversity in their practice.
In a year rich in Bauhaus inspired offerings, as institutions across the globe celebrate 100 years from the foundation of the famous German school, it might be hard to catch the public’s attention. Yet the latest show at London’s RIBA headquarters, ‘Be…
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Rome wasn't built in a day – much like the world-famous companies that we all recognize today. Even they had to start from something – and you might be surprised when you find out that quite a few of them started out by doing things completely different than they are doing now.
When photographer Kentaro Takahashi lost his maternal grandfather, he decided to start documenting his paternal grandparents who he had never kept in regular contact with. Delving into his family’s history and, in turn, that of Japan throughout the 20th Century, the resulting work is a shining example of the value of family photography.
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A Practice for Everyday Life has developed the identity for the American Hardwood Export Council’s London Design Festival project _Legacy,_ – which invites the heads of cultural institutions from London to commission new furniture for the organisation.