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Conceptual Provocation - Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show Roundup

Conceptual Provocation - Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show RoundupAmongst the furniture and other objects on display at the Design Academy Eindhoven graduation show were a number of designs which were more about concepts than products.

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Fashion Forward - Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show Roundup

Fashion Forward - Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show RoundupFashion is so obsessed with daring new ideas that we thought we have seen it all, but not until we came across these clever and eye-catching designs from the Design Academy Eindhoven graduation show.

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Objects of Desire - Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show Roundup

Objects of Desire - Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show RoundupProduct design is a mainstay of any design school, but we are consistently impressed by the ability of Design Academy Eindhoven graduates to elevate product design to a much more conceptual level, creating products that are clever, thought-provoking and often surprisingly delightful.

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Fantastic Furniture - Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show Roundup

Fantastic Furniture - Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show RoundupDesign Academy Eindhoven is one of our favourite hunting grounds for new design talent and their graduation show this year proves to be no exception.

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Dining Toys by Roxanne Brennen

Dining Toys by Roxanne BrennenSome people liken the pleasure of eating to the joy of sex.

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304 Lamp by Nick Beens

304 Lamp by Nick BeensOne of our highlights of the Design Academy Eindhoven graduation show is the 304 series of lamps by Dutch designer Nick Beens.

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Design Academy Eindhoven Graduate Show Roundup

Design Academy Eindhoven Graduate Show RoundupThe annual graduate show of Design Academy Eindhoven is a veritable treasure trove of great design ideas, too numerous to document in full.

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Ways of Altering by Thomas Ballouhey

Ways of Altering by Thomas BallouheyRecycling and upcycling may be all the rage, but these products often end up looking haphazard and artisanal.

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Delicate Thread Dividers by Juno Jeon

Delicate Thread Dividers by Juno JeonKorean designer Juno Jeon is well known for his Alive Furniture Series, featuring cabinets with wooden "scales" which move as the drawers are open and closed.

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The Light of Colour by Nai-Dan Chang

Ability to create ambience is the key to success for any interior design scheme, but how?

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Soothing by Andrew Grincell

Soothing by Andrew GrincellIn a world full of noise, wouldn't it be great if we were able to tune out parts of the soundscape in order to focus on the sounds we really want to hear?

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Dressed Cabinets by Puck Dieben

Dressed Cabinets by Puck DiebenWhen Puck Dieben was a little girl she liked to build structures out of bedlinen and towels. 

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Precious Sight by Robin Pleun Maas

Precious Sight by Robin Pleun MassOften we take simple things in life for granted and fail to appreciate the value they add.

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Glissade by Christian Heikoop

Glissade by Christian HeikoopA certain Swedish furniture company may have popularised flatpack furniture, but it is young designer Christian Heikoop's Glissade collection which injects a much needed dash of panache to this much maligned category.

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Regen by Wendy Andreu

Regen by Wendy AndreuRegen is a unique system of making garments devised by Wendy Andreu, a designer fascinated by materials.

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De-Dimension by Jong Ha Choi

Thanks to Instagram, Pinterest and the omnipresence of advertising, it sometimes feels as if life is all about images.

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The Unimaginary Project by Beatrice Cordara

In this Instagram-obsessed world we live in, it sometimes feel as if products are created just to look good in an exhibition, magazine or on a mobile phone screen. 

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City Portrait by Jeroen van Oirschot

Jeroen van Oirschot, who just graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, is a keen observer of urban life and all the small details which make every city unique. 

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Vlisco Recycled by Simone Post


For those who are not in the know, Vlisco is a Dutch textiles brand which virtually invented the colourful African print fabrics so popular in western Africa and beyond.

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Pop-Up Fashion by Vera de Pont


Fancy making your own unique piece of garment but can't be flaffed with sewing machines?

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Not Another Magazine by Sara Sturges and Daniela Treija

As Sara Sturges and Daniela Treija, who just graduated cum laude from the Design Academy Eindhoven observed, "it's absurd how repetitive design trends have become". 

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Functional 3D Printed Ceramics by Olivier van Herpt


3D printing has been all the rage for some time now, but its practical use has so far been limited by the size of the objects that can be printed and the materials that can be used. 

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Kibako Fridge System by David Roman Lieshout


The Kibako Fridge System is an inspired attempt to rethink the design of a much neglected space - the inside of the fridge.

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Popcorn Monsoon by Jolene Carlier


Jolene Calier, who has just graduated from the Bachelor course at the Design Academy Eindhoven, has a background in graphic design, which is why her projects always start with illustrations in her trademark bright, bold and jovial style.

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Fringe by Tijs Gilde


Working in modern open plan offices is as much a curse as it is a blessing.

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Hackjes by David van der Stel


Want to build an interesting but ultimately pointless contraption but find Lego bricks too limiting?

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