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Raw Edges redesigns VitraHaus Loft to suit a young family

Israeli design duo Raw Edges has revamped the interior of the VitraHaus Loft, combining their own rainbow-hued wooden furniture with classic Vitra pieces. The loft is located on the fourth level of the Herzog & de Meuron-designed VitraHaus, which forms part of the larger Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany. When invited by Vitra to redesign the interior, Raw Edges –

Stéphane Parmentier upholsters chubby furniture collection in leather

Parisian interior architect and designer Stéphane Parmentier has created a collection of ribbed, leather-wrapped furniture for Italian brand Giobagnara. Called Scala, the collection includes two three-legged occasional tables, one three-legged stool and two different-sized cabinets each set on chubby solid wood legs. The silhouettes all feature a ribbed form, which Parmentier based on a

Sam Stewart imagines furniture for fictional New York apartment occupant

American designer Sam Stewart has created stick chairs dressed in plastic sheaths, a bed-dining table hybrid and a bench press for a "person or creature" that might inhabit a space at New York gallery Fort Gansevoort. The Cryptid exhibition is set up in a room above Fort Gansevoort's home in the Meatpacking district. Due to the zoning

Patricia Urquiola’s colour-blocked rugs create optical illusions

The block colours and black outlines of these rugs by Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola create a false sense of depth by tricking the eye. Titled Rotazioni and Visioni, the two rug sets appear three-dimensional thanks to their geometric patterning. For Rotazioni, meaning rotations from Italian, a set of cylindrical shapes are overlaid to form large square

Andreas Engesvik imagines a “gentle, warm person” in design for Agnes chair

Norwegian designer Andreas Engesvik has combined soft fabrics with a reclining wooden frame to create a chair that feels like a familiar figure. Engesvik, based in Oslo, created the Agnes chair for Swedish brand Ire. Through his design, he aimed to create a chair that would be suitable for both city apartments and summerhouses. Its shape