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    5 minutes with Rampinelli Edizioni

    Rampinelli Edizioni , founded in 2020 by Gabriele Rampinelli, creates distinctive designs and furniture pieces of steel using family-known industrial techniques of metalworking and manufacturing. Based on the composition of solid and minimalistic geometrics, the collection items highlight Italian design, manufacturing, and artistic innovation. How do you think contemporary design and art intercept? For us, the key drivers that influence…

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    5 minutes with Manifestodesign

    Manifestodesign, founded in 2006 by Tonuccidesign, is an Italian brand that renders natural materials that are processed in the least invasive manner. Their intent is to tangibly promote the culture of the project, respecting both nature and humanity, fusing design and manufacturing processes. What or who are your sources of inspiration? Our biggest inspiration comes from the Design masters of…

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    5 minutes with Raka Studio

    Based in Pakistan, Raka Studio garners their inspiration from organic design elements in nature and the smooth transaction from one part of a design to another, e.g., a branch seamlessly emerging from the trunk of a tree. Influenced by fluid, organic designs, their unique wooden pieces are made through the ancient Japanese wood bending technique. What or who are your…

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    Five Legendary Interior Designers to Know

    Some interior designers are practically superstars nowadays. Five names stand above everyone else, however, as true icons of interior design: Philippe Starck, India Mahdavi, Jacques Grange, Peter Marino, and Justina Blakeney. Each in their own way, they have left their print on the world of design, and created a legendary career for themselves.   Philippe Starck: A Legendary Designer Philippe Starck…

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    Top 10 thrifting hotspots of the USA

    With more of us actively aiming to shop consciously, and doing our best to stay sustainable and encourage zero-waste, thrifting has become increasingly popular over the last few years, and now there are some serious gems to be found amongst the thousands of racks of clothing. If you love nothing more than an afternoon trawling round vintage stores, then you’ve…

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    Top 10 Thrifting Hotspots of the UK

    With more of us actively aiming to shop consciously, doing our best to stay sustainable, and encourage zero-waste (shout-out to Love Island’s recent collaboration with eBay!), thrifting has become increasingly popular over the last few years. And now there are some serious gems to be found amongst the thousands of racks of clothing across high streets all over the country.…

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    The Most Loved Tattoos Across the USA and UK

    A tattoo is a great way to showcase your creativity, symbolize something that’s of huge significance to you, or represent an important experience you’ve been through. With 26% of Americans having a tattoo, they’ve become increasingly mainstream over the years, with some designs more popular than others. Whether you’re considering getting your first tattoo, or already have several that you…

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    Interior Design: 5 Luxury Hotels to be Inspired by

    Hotels are a home away from home. It is important for them to be tastefully decorated, with a welcoming atmosphere. Luxury hotels especially always have dedicated interior designers working to create a unique world for their guests, using high end design pieces and artworks. What if we could bring some of that elegance and taste home? In that vein, we’ve…

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    How NFTS are Mapping a New Future for Street Artists

    While NFTs may have been around for some months you might still be wondering what the hype is all about…  In 2021 and 2022, NFTs have made a name for themselves in the art world more than ever. Despite the ongoing debate about whether NFTs should be considered assets rather than artworks, it is hard to ignore the lingering ricochets…

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    Our Top 10 US based Designers to Know

    American design is characterized by the same notions rooted in the foundations of the U.S.: freedom and individuality. American design is closely linked to the industrial revolution, as American industrialists became aware of the importance of aesthetics, especially when it comes to home furniture and decor. Design had been led by Europe for centuries, but following the first world war,…