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Inspired by the unimaginative approach to modern public furniture, The Lollipop Shoppe, invited 11 influential furniture designers to create 11 distinctive, innovative and remarkably unique versions of the humble bench.... *we_heart

Inspired by the unimaginative approach to modern public furniture, The Lollipop Shoppe, invited 11 influential furniture designers to create 11 distinctive, innovative and remarkably unique versions of the humble bench....

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The Poundshop concept store - part of this year's London Design Festival - stocks all manner of lovingly produced design curiosities from upcoming artists, all at the mind meltingly ridiculous price of just one, solitary English pound... *we_heart

The Poundshop concept store - part of this year's London Design Festival - stocks all manner of lovingly produced design curiosities from upcoming artists, all at the mind meltingly ridiculous price of just one, solitary English pound...

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Part of London Design Festival, The Applounge is a new retail concept. Offering a well-curated selection of physical product alongside Apps, eBooks and MP3s - in a social, lounge environment with cocktails at hand... *we_heart

Part of London Design Festival, The Applounge is a new retail concept. Offering a well-curated selection of physical product alongside Apps, eBooks and MP3s - in a social, lounge environment with cocktails at hand...

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With services and amenities – bars, lounges, restaurants etc. – matching those of a five star hotel, Tokyo's The Soho is an office complex you may never want to leave. We can’t quite work out whether that’s a good thing or not. *we_heart

With services and amenities – bars, lounges, restaurants etc. – matching those of a five star hotel, Tokyo's The Soho is an office complex you may never want to leave. We can’t quite work out whether that’s a good thing or not.

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Belgian artist Arne Quinze’s Red Beacon in Shanghai is typically unrestrained, with 55 tonnes of wooden planking, seemingly slung in fury at a canopy structure. *we_heart

Belgian artist Arne Quinze’s Red Beacon in Shanghai is typically unrestrained, with 55 tonnes of wooden planking, seemingly slung in fury at a canopy structure.

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CitizenM Hotel, Glasgow, has factory-built modular rooms keeping construction costs low, but uses award-winning design and a lobby chock full of iconic Vitra furniture. Not your typical budget hotel. *we_heart

CitizenM Hotel, Glasgow, has factory-built modular rooms keeping construction costs low, but uses award-winning design and a lobby chock full of iconic Vitra furniture. Not your typical budget hotel.

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Perhaps the first daily produce market to be located inside an International train station, St Pancras’ Sourced Market  is a true hidden gem selling locally sourced artisan produce. *we_heart

Perhaps the first daily produce market to be located inside an International train station, St Pancras’ Sourced Market is a true hidden gem selling locally sourced artisan produce.

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Esrawe's design for this new café draws upon Mexican design heritage and inspiration from Latin graphic design of the late 19th to early 20th century Latin-American sign making fused with the labels of old grocery stores. *we_heart

Esrawe's design for this new café draws upon Mexican design heritage and inspiration from Latin graphic design of the late 19th to early 20th century Latin-American sign making fused with the labels of old grocery stores.

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With a meticulously curated selection of interiors and accessories and an elegant monochrome space, Spitalfield’s outpost of The Lollipop Shoppe is one of those delightful boutiques you find so very difficult to leave... *we_heart

With a meticulously curated selection of interiors and accessories and an elegant monochrome space, Spitalfield’s outpost of The Lollipop Shoppe is one of those delightful boutiques you find so very difficult to leave...

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Part art-installation, part post-apocalyptic, Spanish photographer Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes has elegantly captured the ghost towns and disused properties that have been, over time, ravaged by the unforgiving Namib desert..... *we_heart

Part art-installation, part post-apocalyptic, Spanish photographer Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes has elegantly captured the ghost towns and disused properties that have been, over time, ravaged by the unforgiving Namib desert.....

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The £900 White Tiger Chest is limited to 70 individually numbered and engraved boxes, which are “handmade in maple and ebony veneer maquetry, lined in ultra-elegant kumquat silk” and packed with 30 LUXE City Guides...... *we_heart

The £900 White Tiger Chest is limited to 70 individually numbered and engraved boxes, which are “handmade in maple and ebony veneer maquetry, lined in ultra-elegant kumquat silk” and packed with 30 LUXE City Guides......

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Dark, menacing yet always terrifyingly beautiful the work of German artists Mark Landwehr and Sven Waschk is always breathtakingly unique. Catch their latest exhibition in Chicago until August 8th. *we_heart

Dark, menacing yet always terrifyingly beautiful the work of German artists Mark Landwehr and Sven Waschk is always breathtakingly unique. Catch their latest exhibition in Chicago until August 8th.

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Drawing upon the theory that ‘Matter cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed’ - Kyle Bean's window displays for Selfridges, London showcase objects in their original form, side by side with inspirational transformations. *we_heart

Drawing upon the theory that ‘Matter cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed’ - Kyle Bean's window displays for Selfridges, London showcase objects in their original form, side by side with inspirational transformations.

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These Offcut Bar Stools are part of a Melbourne based exhibition that features 10 architects, each using 10 different types of recycled materials are these wonderfully rustic bar stools, courtesy of Edwards Moore Architects. *we_heart

These Offcut Bar Stools are part of a Melbourne based exhibition that features 10 architects, each using 10 different types of recycled materials are these wonderfully rustic bar stools, courtesy of Edwards Moore Architects.

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London's super-cool luxury/budget Hoxton Hotel has recently tasked 3 designers – namely Project Orange, Suzy Hoodless and Adrian Kilby – to work their magic on 3 new rooms, all with ‘East London’ as a theme. *we_heart

London's super-cool luxury/budget Hoxton Hotel has recently tasked 3 designers – namely Project Orange, Suzy Hoodless and Adrian Kilby – to work their magic on 3 new rooms, all with ‘East London’ as a theme.

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New Balance's Flimby shoebox factory pays homage to the real UK factory that still churns out classic styles with modern materials and commemorates the brand’s core beliefs..... *we_heart

New Balance's Flimby shoebox factory pays homage to the real UK factory that still churns out classic styles with modern materials and commemorates the brand’s core beliefs.....

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Thoughtful, brilliantly executed and ultimately, truly inspirational, the London based duo of Mark Tappin and Simon Gofton, Tappin Gofton produce some wonderfully distinctive work.... *we_heart

Thoughtful, brilliantly executed and ultimately, truly inspirational, the London based duo of Mark Tappin and Simon Gofton, Tappin Gofton produce some wonderfully distinctive work....

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The wonderfully quirky PostCardens are back, and just in time for Friday's big kick off, with their new football pitch edition, complete with upright goalposts and a flickable ball. *we_heart

The wonderfully quirky PostCardens are back, and just in time for Friday's big kick off, with their new football pitch edition, complete with upright goalposts and a flickable ball.

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New York's OHWOW Book Club in Greenwich Village has a tiny, below street level retail space, yet is fabulously unique and perfectly executed. Designed by Architecture At Large’s Rafael de Cárdenas. *we_heart

New York's OHWOW Book Club in Greenwich Village has a tiny, below street level retail space, yet is fabulously unique and perfectly executed. Designed by Architecture At Large’s Rafael de Cárdenas.

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Rolling out across Europe in coming weeks is this, rather difficult to watch, advert for Sony’s new range of 3D TVs – courtesy of Sexy Beast director Jonathan Glazer. *we_heart

Rolling out across Europe in coming weeks is this, rather difficult to watch, advert for Sony’s new range of 3D TVs – courtesy of Sexy Beast director Jonathan Glazer.

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A small collection of rooms have been added to London's uber-hip Shoreditch House – offering “vintage twists within an urban setting”..... *we_heart

A small collection of rooms have been added to London's uber-hip Shoreditch House – offering “vintage twists within an urban setting”.....

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Excited football fans may be interested in our look back at the design of Panini sticker albums from years gone by – as far back as their first international album in fact, Mexico’s 1970 World Cup. *we_heart

Excited football fans may be interested in our look back at the design of Panini sticker albums from years gone by – as far back as their first international album in fact, Mexico’s 1970 World Cup.

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Nike’s 2010 World Cup advert is typically brilliant, focusing on the expectations of a nation and each player's potential for greatness, with often hilarious effect.... *we_heart

Nike’s 2010 World Cup advert is typically brilliant, focusing on the expectations of a nation and each player's potential for greatness, with often hilarious effect....

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So taken with photographer Venetia Dearden’s work were British fashion house Mulberry that they’ve sponsored the publication of her new book – a beautiful collection of photography from the world's most iconic music festival..... *we_heart

So taken with photographer Venetia Dearden’s work were British fashion house Mulberry that they’ve sponsored the publication of her new book – a beautiful collection of photography from the world's most iconic music festival.....

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The Geometry of Pasta. Award-winning designer Caz Hildebrand and critically acclaimed Jacob Kenedy of ultra-fashionable London Italian Bocca di Lupo, have produced a sensationally minimalist homage to the perfect pasta. *we_heart

The Geometry of Pasta. Award-winning designer Caz Hildebrand and critically acclaimed Jacob Kenedy of ultra-fashionable London Italian Bocca di Lupo, have produced a sensationally minimalist homage to the perfect pasta.

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Exquisite style and originality are showcased by newly established Melbourne architect studio, Edwards Moore in their decidedly cool ‘The Cubby House’ – bulldog ‘Jimmy’ doesn’t know just how lucky he is. *we_heart

Exquisite style and originality are showcased by newly established Melbourne architect studio, Edwards Moore in their decidedly cool ‘The Cubby House’ – bulldog ‘Jimmy’ doesn’t know just how lucky he is.

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With more than a nod to Claridge’s famous past and it’s Art Deco interiors, London branding specialists Construct have gracefully updated the hotel’s logo and identity. *we_heart

With more than a nod to Claridge’s famous past and it’s Art Deco interiors, London branding specialists Construct have gracefully updated the hotel’s logo and identity.

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Australian photographer Denis Smith has pushed the boundaries of light graffiti, producing something mysterious, mythical and alluring. *we_heart

Australian photographer Denis Smith has pushed the boundaries of light graffiti, producing something mysterious, mythical and alluring.

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Not exactly brimming with design hotels, London's gritty East end has been hit with a healthy dose of bleeding-edge cool, thanks to Bethnal Green's new Town Hall Hotel. *we_heart

Not exactly brimming with design hotels, London's gritty East end has been hit with a healthy dose of bleeding-edge cool, thanks to Bethnal Green's new Town Hall Hotel.

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A touching story of art, expertise and craftsmanship beautifully captured in the short film ‘Up There' - a short film documenting the dying art of hand-painted advertising, created as part of a campaign for Stella – The Ritual Project. *we_heart

A touching story of art, expertise and craftsmanship beautifully captured in the short film ‘Up There' - a short film documenting the dying art of hand-painted advertising, created as part of a campaign for Stella – The Ritual Project.

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Presented with style, energy and a distinct hallmark of class, Belgian fashion label, A.F. Vandevorst's world war era field hospital pop-up store, 'Aktion', in Antwerp is the first of many to come. *we_heart

Presented with style, energy and a distinct hallmark of class, Belgian fashion label, A.F. Vandevorst's world war era field hospital pop-up store, 'Aktion', in Antwerp is the first of many to come.

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There’s something beautifully nostalgic and inspiring, about vintage public information posters. Paul Rennie, postwar poster specialist, celebrates them with his new book, Modern British Posters: Art, Design & Communication. *we_heart

There’s something beautifully nostalgic and inspiring, about vintage public information posters. Paul Rennie, postwar poster specialist, celebrates them with his new book, Modern British Posters: Art, Design & Communication.

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The Wapping Project, midway between the City of London and Canary Wharf in the former Wapping Hydraulic Power Station. Reminiscent of Tate Modern’s famous turbine hall, yet with a contemporary restaurant at the heart of it all. *we_heart

The Wapping Project, midway between the City of London and Canary Wharf in the former Wapping Hydraulic Power Station. Reminiscent of Tate Modern’s famous turbine hall, yet with a contemporary restaurant at the heart of it all.

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RGB is a hauntingly gothic collection of wallpapers that show an array of chilling images, depending upon the colour of light shone at it... *we_heart

RGB is a hauntingly gothic collection of wallpapers that show an array of chilling images, depending upon the colour of light shone at it...

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Examining the history of East and West, CeramiX is a unique art and product design project that delivers ‘remixed’ compositions that challenge the origins and purposes of each original piece..... *we_heart

Examining the history of East and West, CeramiX is a unique art and product design project that delivers ‘remixed’ compositions that challenge the origins and purposes of each original piece.....

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It wouldn’t have been quite the same if Tom Dixon hadn’t unveiled, yet another, sensational collection at the recent Milan Furniture Fair…. so, that’s just what he did – and ‘Industry’ does not disappoint.... *we_heart

It wouldn’t have been quite the same if Tom Dixon hadn’t unveiled, yet another, sensational collection at the recent Milan Furniture Fair…. so, that’s just what he did – and ‘Industry’ does not disappoint....

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The recently opened Moderna Museet Malmö is both challenging and beautiful, thanks to it’s jaw-dropping, eye-popping, façade clad in shocking, perforated orange metal. From Stockholm studio Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, *we_heart

The recently opened Moderna Museet Malmö is both challenging and beautiful, thanks to it’s jaw-dropping, eye-popping, façade clad in shocking, perforated orange metal. From Stockholm studio Tham & Videgård Arkitekter,

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London based I Love Dust's Manga inspired animation for Nike's 'Sister One' campaign is slick, perfectly executed, and effortlessly cool.... *we_heart

London based I Love Dust's Manga inspired animation for Nike's 'Sister One' campaign is slick, perfectly executed, and effortlessly cool....

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A very special spell is being cast over London's famous Kensington Palace with the sensationally spooky 'Enchanted Palace' exhibition featuring installations from leading fashion designers, interactive theatre and haunting projections. *we_heart

A very special spell is being cast over London's famous Kensington Palace with the sensationally spooky 'Enchanted Palace' exhibition featuring installations from leading fashion designers, interactive theatre and haunting projections.

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Gitta Gschwendtner’s strikingly minimalistic interior for London's Lik+Neon has a clever use of square pegs, bungee cord, limited use of traditional shop fittings and a one-off milk carton light installation. *we_heart

Gitta Gschwendtner’s strikingly minimalistic interior for London's Lik+Neon has a clever use of square pegs, bungee cord, limited use of traditional shop fittings and a one-off milk carton light installation.

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One of the key new brands to watch at this year's Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Local is a new label from Dubai that sees designers and artists create outside their usual mediums….. *we_heart

One of the key new brands to watch at this year's Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Local is a new label from Dubai that sees designers and artists create outside their usual mediums…..

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“Grey is out. Gloom is gone”, that’s the mantra that Dulux’s ‘Let’s Colour‘ team have been taking around the world for the last few weeks, painting schools, car parks and houses along the way.... *we_heart

“Grey is out. Gloom is gone”, that’s the mantra that Dulux’s ‘Let’s Colour‘ team have been taking around the world for the last few weeks, painting schools, car parks and houses along the way....

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AntiVJ, a media performance group of European artists, recently took over the façade of one of a huge, recently constructed building, projecting onto it, an awe-inspiring audiovisual presentation.... *we_heart

AntiVJ, a media performance group of European artists, recently took over the façade of one of a huge, recently constructed building, projecting onto it, an awe-inspiring audiovisual presentation....

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Hotel Restaurant Helvetia in Zurich is an oasis of refined Swiss ‘cool’, with a very homely, relaxed standard of hospitality – a winning combination that has success written all over it. *we_heart

Hotel Restaurant Helvetia in Zurich is an oasis of refined Swiss ‘cool’, with a very homely, relaxed standard of hospitality – a winning combination that has success written all over it.

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Mumbai based environment designers, The Busride, challenge the diners conception of what is 2D and what is 3D in this wonderfully unique New Dehli restaurant, the Smoke House Grill. *we_heart

Mumbai based environment designers, The Busride, challenge the diners conception of what is 2D and what is 3D in this wonderfully unique New Dehli restaurant, the Smoke House Grill.

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Set inside Antwerp’s fantastically grand central station, BASE’s new flagship store has been graceful integrated into the ‘classified monument’ by Belgian concept and design consultancy, Creneau International.... *we_heart

Set inside Antwerp’s fantastically grand central station, BASE’s new flagship store has been graceful integrated into the ‘classified monument’ by Belgian concept and design consultancy, Creneau International....

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