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New 2008 Red Dot Design Award Winners!

2008 Red Dot Design Award Winners on if it's hip, it's here

Today, the red dot design award, the origins of which go back to 1955, is one of the largest and most renowned design competitions worldwide. It consists of the individual disciplines “red dot award: product design”, “red dot award: communication design”, and “red dot award: design concepts”, which has been held annually in Singapore since 2005. In 2007 the competition recorded more than 7,000 entries from 60 nations. (more…)

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Product Pick Of The Week: The Starck X Collection Modern Bath

Axor Starck X Collection

Not Starck. Starck X. In mathematics, the letter X stands for an unknown quantity. In Chinese Taoism, for elevation to the divine. In bath design, it represents the start of a new era. In his Starck X series, designer Philippe Starck maximizes minimalism. (more…)

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Speaker Manufacturers Turn Up The Volume On Design. The 20 Wildest Speakers.

The 20 wildest speakers

The 20 Wildest Speakers.
When I grew up, in the seventies, you basically had few choices when it came to speakers. The average consumer deliberated between JBL or Kenwood while the audiophile went for Cambridge Soundworks, Harman Kardon or Bang & Olufsen. Besides wattage output, your biggest deciding factor was whether or not you wanted wood paneled speakers or all black. (more…)

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WALLPAPER* and JAGUAR CARS Announce The Winners of Wallpaper Awards 08

Wallpaper Awards 08

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’ve been posting the shortlist nominees for some of the categories for the fabulous Wallpaper* Design Awards all week. Now the winners have been announced and below are the results. (more…)

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Cool Ways To Heat Up: Focus Fireplaces of France

Focus Fireplaces

The amount of beautifully designed fireplaces created abroad really impress me. One of them, Focus, manufactured exclusively in France, has over 50 stunning wall-mounted, freestanding and custom fireplaces, all designed by Dominique Imbert. (more…)

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