A month after visiting Milan Design Week, having had time to reflect on the trip, there are some pieces that are easily forgotten and then there are others that stand the test of time – this line of blankets and tea towels by Lin Morris favourite Mae Engelgeer was one of the latter.

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Made of thin metal rods and blown glass spheres, the Warm Up lamp by Matteo Zorzenoni is inspired by the warm up exercises performed by dancers.

We came across this lovely little exhibition of dance-inspired designs in the window of clothing store Dimensione Danza last month in Milan. Called Pirouette, the exhibition celebrated the store’s 30 years in business. Read the rest of this entry »

Soe Cup Series by Hanna Kruse

While we cull through our pictures and files from this week’s Milan design week, here are some beautifully staged bowls and vessels. The Soe Cup series by Hanna Kruse was seen as part the University of Art and Design Offenbach exhibit.

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Hailing from Santiago de Chile, The Andes House is a young Chilean design studio that works with Chilean artisans to create contemporary collections like this line of sculpted vessels that are carved from single pieces of locally sourced wood. Read the rest of this entry »