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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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It’s always nice to find something like this series of photos by Swedish photographer Petter Johansson in your email inbox. This colorful still life composition was created for ’Atelier Food‘ – a collaboration between international top chef Stefan Eriksson and leading figures from the fields of communication, science, culture and business.

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Lynn Bailey is a fine art printmaker based in Devon. Her work involves etching, collagraph, drypoint, mono print and photo etching. She also keeps a ‘work in progress’ diary that provides a fascinating insight into her working processes. This series shows her making a series of prints using wild leaves and grasses gathered from the traditional hedge banks found in the Devonshire countryside.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Often regarded as a twee remnant of chintzy nineties decor (well, to me anyway), it’s fair to say that pot pourri isn’t usually associated with good design. However, scent-enthusiast and event organiser Odette Toilette hopes to change this perception with the launch of her first pot pourri, Blend #1. Read the rest of this entry »