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The world’s largest furniture company built its empire on cardboard

In 2012, IKEA rolled out a game-changing invention that may have escaped the attention of most shoppers. As part of its “Low Handling Material” …

3 huge colour trends for 2018

Before analysing the big colour trends of 2018, first we’ll consider the last year. Green had its year in 2017. Not only did Pantone stamp its seal …

mode:lina designs multi-functional bike shop for VÈLO7 bicycle enthusiasts

<b>VÈLO7 is a group of bicycle enthusiasts who want to share their passion with others.</b> interested in offering best quality bicycles to their customers, …

How to get into design without a degree

A design degree can seem like the best and safest option to kickstart a career in graphic designer, providing both a foundation in skills theory and …

Monday Motorbikes M1 E-Bike

The electric transportation revolution is well under way. Monday Motorbikes is a California-based company whose first entry into the zero-emissions …

Minimalism

chairless chair supports factory workers with an exo-skeleton structure

jun 01, 2018<p>a vintage look is defined by the car's tapered tail, whitewall tires and thin-rimmed steering wheel.<p>a vintage look is defined by the …

Olympics Architect Wants to Bring Wood Back to Tokyo's Concrete Jungle

Look around Tokyo and you can still see the concrete legacy left by the 1964 Olympics and the subsequent economic “miracle.” Wood can change that, …

Wrensilva Loft Record Console

It can be a daunting task to put together a great hi-fi system that has a look to match a high-quality sound. But this Loft Record Console from …

Turntables

How Open Office Plans Affect Workplace Productivity

Working in an open office can have its benefits and drawbacks. Find out how working in an open office could help or hurt your productivity.<p>Open …

Furniture for Conversations

There are a couple of key reasons why we’ve seen such a strong push toward hospitality spaces in the workplace – so says Jessica Carr, Haworth’s Head …

Now Anyone Can Build Ikea’s Experimental Garden

A few months ago, Ikea’s innovation lab Space10 released a garden structure called the Growroom. Aimed for neighborhood use by city dwellers who don’t have backyards, the spherical wooden planter is meant to be a way to grow food locally and sustainably.<p>On Friday, Space10 published the entire set …

San Francisco

Even Collaborative Cultures Need Space for Introverts

Open working spaces have their time and place, but the smartest office designers also recognize the need for quarters where you can hole up and work quietly.<p>How would you design the ideal workspace for a fast-growing company?<p>BlackLine, a seven-time <i>Inc. 5000</i> honoree whose software automates …

The Workplace

Creating Creative Workplaces | Engage And Create

On May 21st, I appeared on BBC Radio Wales’ Wales at Work to talk about the challenges people face when trying to ‘be creative’ and how businesses …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

10 Brooklyn-based designers of unique home goods

Do something different with your home while supporting Kings County companies<p>In a world where it seems like big-box companies control all aspects of our lives, it’s nice to know that there are plenty of alternatives. The push to buy local—not just in New York City, but across the nation—is proof …

Wrensilva Brings Premium Audio Together With Handcrafted, Modern Furniture Design

Boutique HiFi company Wrensilva has just unveiled the ultimate marriage of premium quality audio and handcrafted modern furniture design, and it’s an …

Furniture

No monsters under the bed, just furniture made of (friendly) monsters

Kids have all the fun. Their clothes have the best prints, if they want pizza they just need to whine until their parents’ resolves are destroyed, …

The Ultimate Office For Bike Lovers, Designed For A Company Of Cyclists

Perkins+Will devised an indoor track, custom bike racks, and more for the Chicago bike component company SRAM.<p>Cyclists are an obsessive sort—how else would you describe the spandex-clad culture of the peloton? Perkins+Will channeled that intensity into the new headquarters of SRAM, the …

Tour de France

How America’s Most Iconic Design Brand Is Planning Its Next Century

With its newly minted New York flagship, Herman Miller is reincarnating itself as a lifestyle brand.<p>This month, Herman Miller opened a leviathan flagship showroom in Manhattan. The sprawling 60,000-square-foot temple to a furniture empire represents an ambitious five-year plan to change the way it …

hermanmiller

4 Ways Your Office Is Crushing Your Creativity

Two-thirds of employees believe that they work in spaces that stifle creativity and innovation, a Gensler survey finds.<p>Is your office stifling your creativity? A recent survey, conducted by the global architecture firm Gensler, suggests as much. The good news: You can do something about it.<p>The …

Employee Engagement

Organizing the Office: Desks With Storage

A desk can be more than a flat surface on legs<p>Many desks on the market now are basically tabletops; there are no drawers or other storage mechanisms. …

Furniture

A Working Desk For Two & A Dining Table For Six

With the kitchen being the heart of the home, the dining table is a vital piece of furniture. When we’re not eating at it, we’re doing work or the …

Furniture

Stockholm: Sideboards That Combine Wood and Aluminum

Designer Mario Ruiz combines natural and stained woods with polished and anodized aluminum in his new collection of sideboards for Punt called …

Furniture

Liam Desk

The Liam Desk is the best example of timeless design. Inspired by 1950s George Nelson's design, this piece of furniture meets all the requirements of …

A Dieter Rams-Inspired Recycling Center

While working as an Environmental Manager in construction, UK-based Jon Walker easily recognized the importance of recycling, leading him to found …

Product Design