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A Renovated Home in Courdimanche with a Mezzanine Made of Net

Martins Afonso atelier de design was tasked with reimagining a house in Courdimanche, France, for a family longing for a comfortable home that would work with their needs, and would accommodate their children. The central part of the residence is a double-height living room that underutilized the space before the renovation. A wooden volume connects...

Take 5: Portable Lamps, Upstate Living, an Instagram Favorite + More

Every other week we’re inviting one of the Design Milk team to share five personal favorites – an opportunity for each of us to reveal the sort of designs we use and appreciate in our own lives from a more personal perspective. Editor + Community Manager Vy Yang takes the reins this week for our Take 5 series… 1. East Fork Pottery Let’s face it,...

This Is What Going To the Movies May Look Like Post-COVID-19

Among the countless social activities we’re most looking forward to, enjoying films on the big screen with others ranks high. Despite some already feeling safe enough to return to theaters, most of us still harbor rational concerns about attending communal events indoors for any extended period of time. The Sequel Seat by LAYER imagines what moviegoing...

Archtober 2020 Highlights a Decade of Design In NYC with a Month-Long Program

Next month kicks off the start of Archtober, the annual month-long celebration of architecture and design in New York organized by the Center for Architecture. Every year, Archtober explores and showcases design in NYC’s five boroughs through a series of activities, tours, talks, exhibitions, resources and more, and this year will be no different. To...

Come Chat with Us + Brizo About Personalized Kitchen Design on Twitter!

On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 from 8-9 p.m. EST, we’ll be live over on Twitter to chat with Brizo about the elements of a personalized kitchen design, and we want YOU to join us! You’ll have to register for a Twitter account if you don’t have one yet because you’ll be joining the conversation with the hashtag #ByBrizo. At the end of the night,...

Renew Concept Envisions a Layered Approach to Sustainability

Modular mobile devices proposed by the likes of Google and Fairphone already explore and emphasize “upgradeability” as a key feature. Yet, user upgradeability remains more conceptual than a widespread reality in the mobile sector. Morrama’s Renew concept investigates a similar roadmap with a modular design separating the screen and battery from the...

The Timeless + Sustainable No Season Bag Collection From Maria/Maleta

Portuguese brand Maria/Maleta designs high-quality leather goods, bags and accessories; the new line, the No Season collection, doesn’t disappoint. It’s a fusion between new fabrics, recycled and recyclable materials, and one of the most classic raw materials out there – leather. All of the leather is a by-product of the food industry, and is environmentally-friendly,...

Friday Five with Eugene Kim of Dims.

Photo: Angel Sarmiento Former lawyer and design lover Eugene Kim founded Dims. in 2018 with the goal of discovering fresh, diverse voices in design and championing their work to a larger audience at a fair price. Dims. is a young direct-to-consumer design company that partners with a culturally diverse list of emerging designers from around the world....

Knit! by Kvadrat Brings Together 28 Works Using Febrik’s Knitted Textiles

During 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen earlier this month, Kvadrat presented its fourth edition of Kvadrat’s Design Projects, which enlisted 28 designers to create designs using their Febrik knitted textiles. Knit! came together with the help of curators Anniina Koivu, Jeffrey Bernett, Johanna Agerman Ross, Njusja de Gier, and Renee Merckx who hand-picked...

CARIUMA Builds Sustainability Into Every Pair of CATIBA Pro Skate Sneakers

When it comes to skater culture, sustainability has mostly remained an afterthought in a sport where equipment is regularly ground down to the bone and tossed. CARIUMA founder Fernando Porto grew up skating in Brazil, so he knows the deal. Initially inspired to design the most durable kicks intended to survive the daily grind of skating, Porto discovered...

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