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Forest of Numbers by Emmanuelle Moureaux

For the tenth anniversary of the National Art Centre in Tokyo, Emmanuelle Moureaux created a spectacular installation using numbers and colours.

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Reworked Ceramic Artworks by Caroline Slotte

Reworked Ceramic Artworks by Caroline Slotte

Ever wish you could breathe new life into old ceramic plates?

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Design Miami Highlights

Design Miami HighlightsAs winter closes in, what better way to lift the spirits than to see the creme de la creme of design art in sunny Miami?

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Un-Printed Material by Nendo

Un-Printed Material by NendoHot on the heels of the 50 Manga Chairs launched at Salone del Mobile in Milan, Nendo has created another intriguing display which uses frames to demonstrate the power of human imagination.

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Grand Beedapest Hotel from Taylors Tea

Grand Beedapest Hotel from Taylors TeaMicro-flats might be all the rage but the Grand Beedapest Hotel takes micro-living to a whole new level.

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Furniture Sculptures by Michael Beitz

Furniture Sculptures by Michael BeitzThere is much sculpturally shaped furniture around but sculptures as furniture are somewhat harder to find.

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The Cost of War by Shobhan Shah

The Cost of War by Shobhan ShahWe live in the age of big data where sometimes truth and emotional significance can be buried in a mountain of information.  

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Inefficiency Machines by Meret Vollenweider & Wasabii Ng

Inefficiency Machines by Meret Vollenweider

In these days of technological abundance we often take for granted that all the devices around us should just work, even though few people really knows what powers them.

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The Uncomfortable by Katerina Kamprani

The Uncomfortable by Katerina KampraniGreat design is often invisible as the functionality of the product is so well engineered that users take them completely for granted.

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Hollow by Katie Paterson and Zeller & Moye

Hollow by Katie Paterson and Zeller & MoyeNestling in the grounds of the Royal Fort Gardens in Bristol is a remarkable art installation which tells the story of trees and mankind's relationship with nature.

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Honda's Great Journey

Honda's Great JourneyGreat design ideas build great brands, a principle embraced by Honda with their latest design concept to promote driverless vehicles.

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Layer Drawings by Nobuhiro Nakanishi

Layer Drawings by Nobuhiro NakanishiThe passage of time affects everybody but rarely do we reflect on what this means. 

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Autumn Winter 2016 Women's Ready to Wear Collections

Autumn Winter 2016 Women's Ready to Wear CollectionsAs the Autumn Winter 2016 women's collections draw to a close, we look back on the whirlwind tour that took fashionistas from New York to Paris via London and Milan. 

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Tape Art by Monika Grzymala

A few years ago the world was hit by the washi tape craze, where masking tape in a proliferation of colours and patterns are used to decorate just about every surface, promising endless creativity as long as one is willing to get down and sticky.

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Autumn Winter 2016 Men's Collections

2016 has gone off to a shaky start with big losses on the stock markets, oil prices in free fall and persistent security fears.

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Puni Italian Malt Whisky

We are not great drinkers here at Do but this award-winning whisky from Italy, the first ever from the land of great design, has proven to be irresistible.

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City Portraits by Victor Enrich

Artist Victor Enrich is fascinated by cities, which he documents through his extensively manipulated photographs.

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Patch of Sky by Fabrica

Here in the UK we are known for our obsession with the weather.

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Impulse at the Place des Festivals, Montreal

Visitors to Montreal now have an extra reason to brave the cold and visit the Place des Festivals, at the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles in Montreal.  

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Structure Photography by Nikola Olic

Seen through the lens of Dallas-based photographer Nikola Olic, the structure of monolithic office blocks appear abstract and graceful.

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Koi Carp Sushi

The latest food trend in Japan is apparently sushi in the shape of koi carp and we love it!

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Mass by Carson Davis Brown

The Mass project is an ingenious installation by photographer Carson Davis Brown, who takes items from supermarkets and other large stores and arrange them artfully in the middle of the aisles.

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A Million Times by Humans Since 1982

There is something poetic and mesmerising about clocks, the way the hands move languidly across the clock face as they mark the passage of time.

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Massimo Bottura at Sotheby's

Massimo Bottura, chef-proprietor of the highly acclaimed Osteria Francescana in Modena, is a creative genius who has elevated contemporary Italian cuisine to an art.

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Bompass & Parr at the British Museum of Food

Food, we have been told, is the key to everyone's heart.

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Rugs by Faig Ahmed

Few materials embody heritage as well as textiles do, and few textiles are as loaded with tradition as rugs are.

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Iris van Herpen - Transforming Fashion

Iris van Herpen is perhaps the most original fashion designer who you have never heard of, though to call her a fashion designer is like calling Jonny Ive a mere computer designer.

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Food Art by Hargreaves + Levin

There are few things as universal as the human desire to eat, preferably well. 

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Archisutra by Federico Babina

Throughout the ages buildings have often been seen as phallic symbols (just look at the Gherkin).

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The Great Pottery Throw Down


Last night during dinner, whilst our fingers were doing the usual dance moves on the TV remote control, we unexpectedly came across the first episode of The Great Pottery Throw Down on the trusty BBC iPlayer.

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Giant Interactive Flower Installation in Jerusalem


In the UK, poppies have long been associated with remembering the war dead.

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Streetplastic Plastic Bag Recycling Machine


The evils of plastic bags are well rehearsed, but there seems to be no consensus on what is the best way to solve the problem.

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Keemala Resort in Phuket


Winter is almost here...  As the days get shorter and the tan begins to fade, the best cure for the winter blues is to book a holiday at a luxury spa retreat.

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Artists Designed Pop-Up Libraries in Indianapolis


At a time when books are increasingly supplanted by tablets and the internet, The Public Collection is just the kind of initiative to put some excitement back into the age-old media of ink and paper.

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Yayoi Kusama Exhibition at the Louisiana Museum in Copenhagen


Copenhagen has long been the destination of choice for design lovers and the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, situated just outside the city, is a gem not to be missed.

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Amazing Miniature Interior Scenes at the Musée Cinéma et Miniature

Interior spaces of all sizes are an endless source of design inspiration, but surely none could be as small and yet as spectacular as the miniature interior scene sets at the Musée Cinéma et Miniature in Lyon.

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Spring Summer 2016 Women's Collections


Now that the fashionistas can finally hang up their stilettos as the last of the SS16 fashion shows drew to a close, it is time we reflect on what directions we can draw for lifestyle products from this bi-annual burst of creativity.

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