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Dezeen promotion: modern design meets function in our latest competition, where Dezeen has partnered with Danish furniture brand Fritz Hansen to give away a shelving unit from its Planner collection.

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Originally designed by Paul McCobb in the 1950s and recently reissued by Fritz Hansen, the Planner shelving displays the late American industrial-designer's characteristic functional, mid-century style. The shelving unit is made from oak wood and powder-coated steel and is available in three heights of 84, 123, and 165 centimetres – each with different shelving configurations. One reader will win a Planner shelving unit from the collection in the size of their choice. Durable powder-coated steel rods in a matte finish are welded and joined by hand to comprise the shelving's structure. Corners are gently rounded to "soften the overall expression",...

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Dezeen promotion: modern design meets function in our latest competition, where Dezeen has partnered with Danish furniture brand Fritz Hansen to give away a shelving unit from its Planner collection.

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Originally designed by Paul McCobb in the 1950s and recently reissued by Fritz Hansen, the Planner shelving displays the late American industrial-designer's characteristic functional, mid-century style. The shelving unit is made from oak wood and powder-coated steel and is available in three heights of 84, 123, and 165 centimetres – each with different shelving configurations. One reader will win a Planner shelving unit from the collection in the size of their choice. Durable powder-coated steel rods in a matte finish are welded and joined by hand to comprise the shelving's structure. Corners are gently rounded to "soften the overall expression",...

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Our (Semi) Budget-Friendly White Kitchen Remodel

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I know, I know … white kitchens are everywhere. But you know, they’re everywhere because they’re awesome, amiright?! At least … I think so. I wanted a light, bright, white kitchen for years, and almost two (yes, two!) years ago, we finally started the process toward getting one.  (Why did the project take two years? Well, we started before we had an ample budget, which is also the first thing I’m going to list in another post I’ll be publishing soon – all about the mistakes we made during the process. I do wish we’d waited until we had more...

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A chandelier crafted from chicken coop mesh and a leather stool made from fish skin are among the pieces showcased in this exhibition of Dutch designers organised by Ventura Projects and Colony.

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Rick Tegelaar moulded chicken wire into a light fixture, accented with gold trim, to create Meshmatics Chandelier Dutch Design is a joint exhibition curated by Margriet Vollenberg, founder of Ventura Projects, and Jean Lin, who runs New York design collective Colony. The showcase presents the work of seven designers from The Netherlands at Colony's New York showroom, with each exploring unconventional fabrication methods. Made by Rain, a ceramic collection by Aliki van der Kruijs ,features a pattern created by actual raindrops, in various shades of blue It forms the latest showcase produced by Ventura projects, which is behind the annual...

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San Francisco's Carpenters Workshop Gallery is staging an exhibition of works by French-Swedish artist Ingrid Donat that includes furniture detailed with interlacing loops and lines influenced by tribal patterns and 1920s Art Deco

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Donat uses a process called lost-wax casting to create intricate details on her works Rituals documents the 30-year-career of Donat, who got her start making lamps for friends and family and now creates tables, chairs, cabinets and shelving units. "This exhibition will show the variation in her sculptural designs and the wide range of materials and techniques that are employed in her oeuvre," said Carpenters Workshop Gallery. Fauteuil Ohio and Repose Pieds Ohio, a chair and matching ottoman, comprises aluminium patterned with etchings and a green upholstery painted by the artist The exhibition's name comes from the artist's approach to...

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