Dyson AIr Multiplier Fan

Air Multiplier™ technology

By Dyson

Recent product design company, Dyson has come up with a new slim and chic fan design using Air Multiplier™ technology.

This technology draws air in to the fan and amplifies it between 15 to 18 times, depending on the model.  This new fanhas no blades or grille, making them safe and easy to clean and the uninterrupted stream of smooth air gives the user a consistant relief.

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Troika - Palindrome 2010, V&A Museum

V&A Palindrome

July ’10 - Ongoing

V&A Museum South Kensington tube entrance
London, UK

The V&A Museum commissioned Troika to create a permanent sign for its South Kensington tube station entrance, and their response was a kinetic sign called Palindrome.

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Philippe Starck - Volage 2008, Cassina

Volage

This sofa is ideal for contemporary living room settings.

All prices exclusive of shipping and VAT.  Estimated shipping 8-12 weeks.


Marcel Wanders - Wander's Tulip Armchair, Cappellini 2010

Wander's Tulip Armchair

All prices exclusive of shipping and VAT. Estimated shipping time 8-12 weeks.


Tokunjin Yoshioka with 'Snow', Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Sensing Nature

24 July - 7 Nov '10

Mori Art Museum
Tokyo

Tokunjin Yoshioka, Takashi Kuribayashi, and Taro Shinoda interpret the subject of the Japanese perception of nature and display it in the Mori Art Museum. The exhibition opened July 24 and will continue through November 7.

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Marc Newson - Orgone, Cappellini

Orgone

New on DeTnk: an Item to be sold to the highest bidder. This "Orgone" chaise-longue by Marc Newson: Envisioned as an Embryo chair squashed flat by a steam roller.
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Teak table - Alberto Meda, Alias

Teak table 200

Table can be used for home office or conference room as well as a dining table.

All prices exclusive of shipping and VAT. Estimated shipping 8-12 weeks.


Legnomobile A4 - Alfredo Häberli, Alias

Legnomobile A4

Cabinet ideal for home office or living room storage. Finishing in wenge, stove enamelled small drawers, polished legs.

All prices exclusive of shipping and VAT. Estimated shipping 8-12 weeks. 


Terunobu Fujimori "Beetle's House", V&A Museum

Architects' installation at the V&A

By Edwin Heathcote for the Financial Times

In a recent article for the Financial Time, Edwin Heathcote reflects on the latest exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.  The exhibition titled: 1:1 Architect Build Small Spaces is a unique installation exhibition of impermanent houses in the museum.

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Glen Lukens - untitled Ceramic, Frank Gehry Selects, Frank Lloyd Gallery

Frank Gehry Selects

24 July - 21 Aug '10

Frank Lloyd Gallery
Santa Monica, CA

The Frank Lloyd Gallery is hosting a ceramics exhibition as curated by Frank Gehry, world renowned architect of the 20th and 21st century.  The exhibition showcases Gehry's ceramics teacher and role model Glen Lukens, who introduced Gehry to the world of architecture.

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Tan Le with her design for a headset that can read its user's branwaves to control virtual and physical electronics.

Tan Le: A Headset that Reads Your Brainwaves

In this video recently posted on TedTalks, Tan Le, the head of Emotiv Systems, discusses and demonstrates the far-reaching applications of her astonishing new design for a headset that has a computer interface which reads its user’s brainwaves.

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Bronze sculpture by Delona Wardlaw for "Scisors Obession: Figure/Figuration", 2010

Scissors Obsesion: Figure/Figuration

20th July - 14th August ’10

Museum of Design Atlanta
Atlanta, USA

Now on view at the Museum of Design Atlanta in Georgia is an exhibition of work by sculptor Delona Wardlaw. The pieces on show investigate, manipulate and re-crate common, everyday objects as a way of story telling.

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Sydney Design 2010

Sydney Design 2010

31st July - 15th August ’10

Beginning on the 31st of July, Sydney, Australia will host Sydney Design 2010 which will include over 70 design oriented events and exhibitions around the city for 16 days.

The festival is organised by the Powerhouse Museum in partnership with over 50 cultural institutions, organisations, and individuals across the city.

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Folding Plug System by Min-Kyu Choi, winner of the Brit Insurance Design of the Year 2010, in "New Simplicity" exhibiton, 2010

New Simplicity

24th July - 8th August ’10

203 Brompton Road
London, UK

On the 24th of July, an interesting exhibition, titled “New Simplicity”, will be temporarily on view in London’s Brompton Design District.

The show presents classic and simple designs in juxtaposition with many new objects that exploit the latest Rapid Manufacturing technologies in order to highlight the importance of this “New Simplicty” in contemporary design.

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Installation by Ernesto Neto for "New Décor" at the Hayward Gallery, London, 2010

Form Before Function

By Edwin Heathcote for the Financial Times

Currectly on view at the Hayward Gallery in London is an exhibition of fascinating installations by Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto titled “New Décor”. In his most recent article for the Financial Times, Edwin Heathcote discusses this exhibition and others and the theme of combining of art and the interior.

As Heathcote explains:

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