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Mudder of invention

In 2012, Tough Mudder had gone global, with 35 events and half a million participants, but it wanted fresh ideas and innovation for new obstacle design.

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From the scrap heap

When Nike leapt into the world of recycling with its Reuse-A-Shoe program in the early 90s, the footwear leader committed to building talent and resources to constantly improve its design standards in line with environmentally preferred materials and an ethos they called Considered.

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Breakthrough bathrooms

No matter what you say about contemporary bathroom design, it is unlikely that you would say it is a flexible environment.

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Domestic bliss

Philips Design launched Microbial Home – seven design concepts for the future that form part of a cyclical, sustainable, domestic ecosystem.

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Unleashing the domestic gourmet

Award-winning French designer Matali Crasset has gleaned her time and research spent observing the notorious French pasty chef Pierre Hermè to create the Essentiel de Pâtisserie collection for Alessi – touted as the ‘must have’ tools for all pastry chefs.

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Some like it slow

In pre-industrial times, the success of an object was defined less by its design than by the ability of the artisan to work with materials.

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Sweet November chair

Sweet November chair

The November chair, designed for Artipelag – the highly acclaimed new art and design centre in Stockholm’s archipelago – is a beautifully crafted chair made entirely from wood.

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Form language

Form language

Swedish designer Katja Pettersson works across the realms of product design, art and social responsibility to create work that questions our relationships to the objects that populate our lives.

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Curtain kit

Curtain kit

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, the famed French 
designer brothers, have collaborated with Kvadrat 
in the past – however, their latest project for this Danish textile manufacturer marks their first consumer product.

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