Category: Design

Villa Criss-Cross Envelope by OFIS arhitekti

Located within the city of Ljubljana, Slovenia, the Villa Criss-Cross Envelope was designed by OFIS arhitekti with a perforated metal exterior composed of layered sheets with diagonal crosses that result in a dramatic facade....

Best Email Marketing Tips to Increase Engagement & Subscribers

Best Email Marketing Tips to Increase Engagement & Subscribers

Email is your post powerful marketing channel when used well. Your visitor’s inbox is a perfect opportunity for you to capture attention, communicate important updates and invite readers back to your site for increased...

Jord: A Modular Sofa That Blends Italian and Swedish Roots

Swedish furniture manufacturer Fogia partnered with Luca Nichetto on a modular sofa system that gently blends their Scandinavian heritage with his Italian design sense. Jord, which is Swedish for ‘earth’, features low, broad bases that...

Michael Yarinsky Makes a Showroom / Art Gallery Much Cooler

New York-based designer Michael Yarinsky recently worked to convert a turn-of-the-century warehouse space outside the Brooklyn Navy Yard into an office/showroom for eco-conscious flooring company Madera and Copenhagen-based kitchen manufacturer Reform. Madera designs their...

Brand New Pieces From SouleWork

Matthew Soule is the owner and designer behind SouleWork, a design studio that focuses on timeless, heirloom furniture made from handpicked and sustainable lumber. With five generations of woodworkers in the family, Matthew focuses...

Hem HQ and Showroom by Förstberg Ling

Hem HQ and Showroom is a minimal space located in Stockholm, Sweden, designed by Förstberg Ling in collaboration with Hem. The showroom is centrally located within Stockholm, and is situated in the middle of the beautiful...

Nest: Wall Storage with a Playful Twist

Nest is one of those things that’s a bit hard to define. Is it storage? Yes. Is it a shelf? Kinda. Is it art? Definitely. And it could even be described as a game...

Take a Trip Down Memory Lane at the Joke Hotel

This might be the happiest hotel we’ve ever covered on Design Milk. Designed and renovated by Philippe Maidenberg of Maidenberg Architecture and the Astotel Group, the Joke Hotel in Paris is inspired by the...

Bento: A Portable, Interactive Lamp from Yuue Design

Berlin-based Yuue Design has been featured here in recent months (remember Oops! and Balancer?) with their clever, interactive lighting and they’re adding to the collection with their latest release, Bento. The portable lamp is...

Blank Space 2017 Fairy Tales Competition Winners

It’s official, the winners for the 4th annual Blank Space 2017 Fairy Tales Competition are in! This is a contest where designers, artists, and creatives from all walks of life are asked to design...

Backpack: Outdoor Seating Inspired by Camping

Luca Pevere and Paolo Lucidi, of Lucidi Pevere, just launched a new outdoor seating collection for French brand Ligne Roset that looked to camping for inspiration. The casual collection includes a two-seat sofa and a...

Listen: Episode 23 of Clever: Daniel Libeskind

World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind inspires Jaime and Amy with his eternally optimistic world-view and powerfully uplifting story of being born into persecution, immigrating to “the promised land” of the U.S. and participating in the...

A Cube-Like Room Within a Room

Affordable housing is becoming a thing of the past resulting in many having/choosing to downsize. Since we can’t always get the large space that we want, finding ways to make it work become a...

Elliot: A Cozy Gentlemen’s Sofa with a Retro Detail

If you’re in the market for a new sofa, Elliot is the perfect blend of modern and cozy with its sophisticated lines and overstuffed cushions. The sofa was designed by Stefano Spessotto and Lorella...

COSMOS: Silk Scarves Designed Using a Unique Algorithm

Merging technology and handcraft, designer Bradley L. Bowers unveiled a collection of contemporary scarves inspired by constellations. The colorful COSMOS series features patterns that were designed using generative algorithms intended to fade and bleed...

Metallic Foil Art Inspired By Urban Cities

Make/100 is a set of limited art prints that are inspired by the everyday geometry found in London architecture. Inspired by the shapes and facades of the city, onedesignspace translated these shapes into a set...

R & Company Presents Porky Hefer’s Heart of Lightness

Cape Town, South Africa based Porky Hefer incorporates traditional South African craftwork into these hanging, creature-like cocoons that make up an exhibition entitled, Heart of Lightness. Presented by R & Company, the handmade pieces make...

A Modern Beachfront House in São Sebastião, Brazil

Studio Arthur Casas were hired by a previous clients’ friends who wanted to build a house right next door on a narrow beachfront property in São Sebastião, Brazil. Casa EK has its own look...

The Orb Illuminates Danish Design and Smart LED Lighting

Danish engineers Bo Puggaard Hansen and Mathias Christiansen want you to stop reminiscing about yesterday’s incandescent light bulbs and recognize the next generation of lighting can do everything old bulbs once did…but now only...

Acrylic Vases Inspired by Art Print Impressionism

Korea-based design studio HATTERN looked to art print Impressionism of the 19th century when designing their Mellow Collection of acrylic vases. Mixing blurred finishes with transparent ones, the vases feature gradations of colors that...

The Brocca Bombo by Clelia Valentino

In the days when water was scarce and needed to be transported from villages to the countryside, farmers used a traditional, rural earthenware jug know as a bummulo made by master potters to transport, store,...

ALO: A Smartphone Reimagined by Philippe Starck

Despite the impassioned demarcations drawn between iPhone and Android devices by their users, the reality is the basic physical designs of modern smartphones share more similarities rather than any significant differences. Squint and an...

ALO: A Smartphone Reimagined by Philippe Starck ***UPDATED

Despite the impassioned demarcations drawn between iPhone and Android devices by their users, the reality is the basic physical designs of modern smartphones share more similarities rather than any significant differences. Squint and an...

A Victorian House in East London Gets a Modern Extension

The owners of a private Victorian house in Victoria Park, East London hired Tamir Addadi Architecture to design a modern extension along with some renovations to the lower ground floor of their residence. Originally...

The Birch Bark Series by Union Wood Co

Vancouver-based Union Wood Co utilizes real birch bark to complete their series of lacquered storage cabinets. Birch bark is an adaptable material often used in Northern indigenous handicrafts as its durability and strength, along...

A’ Design Awards & Competition 2017 Call for Entries

The following post is brought to you by A’ Design Award and Competition. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design. It’s that time of year again!...

Friday Five with Gaurav Nanda

Michigan-born Gaurav Nanda founded Los Angeles-based Bend Goods in 2010 and has combining his love of sculpture and design ever since. The brand continues their success with the steady release of new and dynamic furniture...