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Beautiful things Biophilic Design 27/09/2017

London Design Festival Trends: 21 Botanical Designs

London Design Festival was green this year! London Design Fair placed a large number of plants around the show to help guide visitors and make them happy.

London Design Festival is now a wrap. Without a doubt, biophilic design and botanical influences were high on the agenda among event organisers, exhibitors and speakers. Looking around London Design Fair, Decorex, Design Junction, Top Drawer and 100% Design, plants and natural materials were everywhere; both symbolic and real. It seems the UK is starting to understand the importance of biophilic design principles (if not…

Beautiful things 09/08/2017

A piece of glassblowing history in Sweden not quite lost

Glass blowing history kept alive at Boda glass factory in Småland, Sweden.

Today we were treated to a preserved treasure in glassblowing history. Driving across Sweden from Kalmar in the east to Gothenburg in the west, we had the good fortune to pass The Glass Factory in Boda, Småland. This is an exhibition centre located at the original glassworks, in the heart of Glasriket, the Kingdom of Crystal. Sadly we didn’t have time to see the full…

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