Interior

Sugahara’s Latest Series Pushes the Boundaries of Modern Glassware to Infinity

Tokyo-based glassware company Sugahara has been honoring traditional Japanese design techniques to push the creative boundaries of glass for nearly 90 years. And their latest series designed by Gwenael Nicolas of CURIOSITY Studio is proof that they have no intention of slowing down. The TEN TEN TEN Collection takes Sugahara’s modern and innovative approach to glassware to a whole new level – boasting modern, asymmetrical forms that create a dynamic display on your table. Led by an uncompromising commitment to craftsmanship, every Sugahara piece is meticulously handmade by their exper...
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Our Favorites From NeoCon 2022

Earlier this month, we traveled to Chicago’s Merchandise Mart to see what’s new and upcoming in commercial design at NeoCon 2022. A few trends were easy to spot: acoustic walls, privacy booths and screens, and furniture that attempts to break down the wall between the office and home. There was a clear focus on accepting that we don’t know when things will go back to normal or what “normal” will look like when they do – so embrace the in-between. Take a look at some of our favorites from this year’s show. Andreu World Sustainable design brand Andreu World had a showroom full of impre...
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Plumon Translates the Concept of Clothing to Outdoor Furniture

Summer has officially descended on us, with a heatwave no less! If you have air conditioning, you’re likely hiding indoors during the warmest parts of the day, but once the sun goes down all bets are off. Kettal’s newest outdoor family provides an ideal escape for those evenings spent on the terrace or balcony. Plumon, designed by Patricia Urquiola, found its inspiration in the concept of clothing – dressing and undressing furniture. The new collection features generous, roomy proportions, with Urquiola pulling from Brazilian influences. Plumon is a light structure that’s essentially...
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Pretty in Pink: 10 Modern Spaces That Will Have You Thinking Pink

Designers Lera Brumina and Artem Trigubchak collaborated on a bakery and cafe in Odessa, Ukraine, that resulted in an eye-popping interior perfect for Instagram. The Breadway Bakery boasts a happy color palette – especially the varying shades of pink – and an array of textures that joyously come together in the 85-square-foot space.   Photo: Roberto Ruiz Located in Born, one of Barcelona’s oldest neighborhoods, this 65-square-meter apartment is housed in a building that’s dated back to the 13th century. A young Italian woman who works in fashion purchased the flat and hired Colombo a...
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Buick Wildcat EV Concept Promises a Brand Transformation

The next chapter in automotive isn’t just about new brands like Tesla paving the way toward an electrified future. Brands burdened by the dulled prestige of their own heritage are recognizing the transition toward electric vehicles offers a golden opportunity to reestablish a new identity with younger buyers. And nothing builds excitement like a captivating concept vehicle, something the Buick Wildcat EV Concept succeeds with a mere glance. Buick says this concept represents the brand’s all-new design language that supposedly will influence upcoming Buick production models for the fo...
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MDW22: SaloneSatellite Showcases the Best From Under 35 Designers

SaloneSatellite is the part of Milan Design Week’s main trade fair dedicated to designers aged under 35 and to new prototypes that have not been produced or marketed – as well as design schools – with the aim of connecting them to research, design, and industry opportunities. It is always a Design Milk favorite and didn’t disappoint this year. Lagos-based designer Lani Adeoye won first place in the SaloneSatellite “Designing for our Future Selves” award, and she takes first place in our roundup too. She was showcasing the Ekaabo Collection of furniture made in collaboration with Nig...
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Interface Takes Our Connection With Nature Further With Two New Flooring Collections

Flooring manufacturer Interface is expanding upon their biophilic-inspired designs, reflecting the connection between nature and our own well-being, with the introduction of Beaumont Range and Fresco Valley, two complementary modular carpet and luxury vinyl tile (LVT) collections that build upon the company’s history of looking to nature for design inspiration. Discover expansive stone, shimmering quartz, and rich wood grain patterns – each with their own unique variations and natural hues. Beaumont Range and Fresco Valley are designed to work beautifully together, apart or with Inte...
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Where I Work: Marie-Louise Høstbo of Fritz Hansen

Marie-Louise Høstbo joined the Fritz Hansen family a year ago as the Head of Design after spending the last two decades bridging architecture and Danish design. After receiving a Master’s Degree in Architecture in 2000 from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, Høstbo worked as an architect before establishing galleries in Copenhagen, Paris, and Zurich for the Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery. Having gathered extensive design knowledge along the way, it’s no surprise that she landed at one of the most iconic Danish brands of all time. Working at the Fritz Hansen headquarters just out...
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Aimée Wilder’s New Art Line Gives You Bold, Wallpaper-Like Patterns

Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist Aimée Wilder is launching her very own art line, starting with Shadow Wildling. Rather than filling a space with wallpaper from floor to ceiling, Wilder designed a series of large-format silk screened artwork that makes patterns the focal point in the format of a large painting. My goal was to create something that lives in a more minimal and modern environment with materials such as marble, leather, or cement while allowing the art to stand out, with more conversational pieces that play with pattern, texture and feel. The collection was ins...
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Announcing the Best of NeoCon 2022 Award Winners

NeoCon 2022 has wrapped up, and this year’s award winners don’t disappoint. An on-going highlight of the trade show since 1990, Best of NeoCon is the official awards program that honors outstanding new products from exhibiting brands. This year’s Gold and Silver award winners covered 52 categories, as well as Innovation and Sustainability awards, and the coveted Best of Competition award. Check out the entire list of deserving winners here, and read on for ten of our favorites! Seen above is HALCON’s HELM executive table desk and meeting table that won for Best of Competition, Gold A...
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