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DESIGN TALK: WIJNPAAL

Design Talk means it’s time to meet the faces behind a brand. Today, we’re going to introduce you to Ruby Oudejans and Mike Plevier, the founders of Wijnpaal. Their Amsterdam-based label is all about wine — the word ‘wijnpaal” means wine pole in Dutch — and makes display racks for all kinds of wine, from red to sparkling. Their objects emphasize the beauty of bottles by setting them into the foreground.…

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DESIGN TALK: BLOMUS MODO by Nina Thöming

Design Talk means it’s time to meet the face behind a brand. Today, we’re going to get to know Nina Thöming, who created a collection of monochrome black bathroom accessories for German design brand blomus. Nina is part of another German design studio, FLÖZ, which has been a partner to blomus for more than a decade. She arrived there with a background in industrial design and, perhaps because of this, has a systematic and exhaustive approach to all things she…

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We asked an expert: how to add colour to any home

Nothing affects the mood of a home quite like colour does — that may be why 95% of people are intimidated by having to choose one. The brand-new book The Complete Book of Colourful Interiors aims to change that.   This useful, illustrated volume takes you, step by step, from tones to hues, and answers all of your questions about colour in the home. Which colours suits which spaces? How do I combine the right shades? What’s the matter with…

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Design Talk: Maison Macolat

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Macadamia nuts with premium Belgian chocolate Design Talk means time to meet the face behind a brand. Today we make time to get to know Maison Macolat. In bringing the best of Africa to Europe, the Bunge family built a great legacy in the city of Antwerp. Sixth generation son, and farmer Julian Bunge has set out to pick up the mantle of quality, bringing the world’s most premium Macadamia Nut, from South Africa to Europe. Do you want to…

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DESIGN TALK: Huskee

The coffee cup made from coffee Design Talk means time to meet the face behind a brand. Today we make time to get to know Huskee. Huskee is the brand behind the award-winning and reusable coffee cup: Huskee. This Australian brand wanted to create a reusable cup as sophisticated as it is sustainable.   16 billion disposable coffee cups are used each year. These are coated with plastic to laminate the inside and use plastic lids.* Reasons enough to think…

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Design talk: SNURK

Design Talk means time to meet the face behind a brand. Today we make time to get to know Peggy and Erik of the Dutch brand SNURK. Peggy always had one great, crazy idea. Erik lost his job. That moment in their life was the beginning of something completely different, something life-changing, something like their own brand called SNURK.   From a very crazy idea to fair business It started with a crazy idea about a cardboard boxes duvet. That…

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Your Favourite Alternative to Plastic Wrap

The plastic soup is unfortunately a real thing and one of the biggest environmental crisis of our times. That’s why we have to do a lot more efforts to make Mother Earth happy again. And why we have to do it as soon as possible. Insert Bee’s Wrap, your favourite alternative to reduce plastic! Wrap cheese, half a lemon, a crusty loaf of bread, fruits and vegetables. Cover a bowl or pack a snack for your next adventure. Bee’s Wrap…

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DESIGN TALK: NICHBA-DESIGN

Steel, stylish & Scandinavian   Design Talk means time to meet the face behind a brand. Today we make time to get to know Nichlas B. Andersen of NICHBA-DESIGN. What started as a hobby, is now one of the most important Danish names when it comes to minimalist design.       Minimal living meets Danish craftsmanship Your mind needs space, everyone needs space! Choose less but better over quantity. NICHBA-DESIGN’s philosophy is simple yet detailed. Its team creates well…

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