Embedded Drinks: Martí Guixé’s Pepper Infused Vodka

Spanish designer Martí Guixé has once again turned his hand to food; creating a series of spiced biscuits that, when paired with a spirit or liquor, intensify the natural flavor notes of alcohol. Called Embedded Biscuits, the project has been envisaged for a new exhibition at the Spanish Embassy in Tokyo, called Tapas: Spanish Design for Food and takes inspiration from ...
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Food Love: The Kinfolk Table & Coi Stories and Recipes

If you’re getting stuck for food-related holiday gift ideas, these new cookery books by Coi in San Francisco and print and online food magazine Kinfolk are sure to get you salivating this afternoon. Recently featured in our Food for Thought report, Edible Flowers, Coi Stories and Recipes, by American chef Daniel Patterson, features a mouthwatering array of photos, essays and recipes that reflect the ...
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New Media: Riposte Magazine – A Smart Magazine for Women

We can’t wait to get our hands on a copy of Issue #1 of Riposte magazine – a beautifully curated biannual publication, designed for the modern women. The brainchild of Danielle Pender - curator of gallery and bookshop, KK Outlet in East London - the inaugural issue features open and “honest” interviews with a notable roster of “bold and fascinating”, creative ...
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We love… Made in England for Vauxhall

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, British car manufacturer, Vauxhall has enlisted super-stylist Katy England to create a short film exploring the influence of British youth culture and style on the automotive industry. Entitled Made in England, the film “celebrates British heritage”, and tells the dream-like story of a driver as he meanders through the countryside and city, meeting various groups of teenagers ...
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Out of this World: Volantis by Studio XO

Friends of ours, Nancy and Benjamin of Studio XO have spent the past six months working on the construction of an innovative flying dress, to coincide with Lady Gaga’s recent album launch in New York.  Working closely with drone experts and Gaga's creative team, Studio XO has been able to take its vision of wearable electronics to an altogether different level. ...
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Creative Collaboration: Beacon Hill & Ankasa’s New Textile Collection

Now in the second year of their collaboration, luxury textile manufacturer Beacon Hill and home furnishing brand Ankasa have just introduced their latest textile collection, Legacy. Stylesight was on hand get a sneak peek of these beautiful pieces. Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia, founders of Ankasa, have been in the embroidery business for over 18 years and have brought their eye and ...
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We love… Architect Designed Dolls’ Houses

Some of the world’s most renowned architects recently designed and built a dolls' house, to raise money and awareness for children’s charity, KIDS. While whimsical in their design and construction, each house was actually designed to incorporate an innovative feature that could assist a child with disabilities. Architects involved in the project included dRMM, Make Architects, Zaha Hadid, David Adjaye and FAT, who worked ...
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Dutch Design Talent: Simon Heijdens for DesignMiami/ 2013

For the eight edition of DesignMiami/ this December, champagne brand Perrier-Jouët is commissioning Dutch designer Simon Heijdens to create an immersive installation that will tap in to the brands Art Nouveau history. More widely known for his light projections that explore the complex relationship between nature and technology, Heijdens’ temporary piece will comprise a large liquid light screen that experiments with ...
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Dutch Design: Talking Textiles Exhibition

Stylesight traveled to the south of The Netherlands to attend the Talking Textiles exhibition at the TextielMuseum in Tilburg. Curated by Lidewij Edelkoort and Philip Fimmano, Talking Textiles presents a dazzling array of design and interior objects, from rugs, curtains, textiles, upholstery and furniture to films and new printing techniques. Highlighting the importance of education and creative processes in a globalized world ...
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What’s On: Tokyo Designers Week

During an inspiring trip to Tokyo this week, our Editor’s managed to stop by Tokyo Designers Week – Japan’s largest design and interiors event, held each year in Meiji Jingu Gaien Gardens, in the Shibuya area of the city. This year, the fair incorporated a lively program music and performance, as well as workshops and an awards show, making the 2013 ...
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New Luxuries: Droog in Russia

A new exhibition in Russia by Dutch design collective Droog hopes to challenge and reconsider current ideas on luxury. Droog's All in One carpet is "reconfigurable" to fit any room size While the term “luxury” is often associated with precious and ostentatious materials and timely handicraft, Droog believe that an object’s functionality and meaning should also be considered when valuing an object. Entitled ...
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Future Talent: “Art Cities of the Future” by Phaidon

An exciting new book by British publishing house, Phaidon explores twelve emerging global cities to keep an eye on in terms of contemporary art. Entitled Art Cities of the Future, this weighty hardback looks at a number of photographers, sculptors, installation, video and performance artists, from cities including Beirut, Istanbul, Bogotá, Delhi, Johannesburg, Lagos, Seoul and Singapore that are currently impacting ...
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Art as Life: A Night at the Bauhaus

Fans of Germany’s most famous design school - the Bauhaus - can now stay in former student lodgings, in the city of Dessau-Roßlau. The renovated building, completed in 1926, comprises 20 separate, basic flats, with communal showers and restrooms throughout the hallway - in keeping with the movement’s functional and minimalist style. According to the Bauhaus website, some rooms have been redesigned ...
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Visual Review: Triptease Travel App

Like the Tourisms website featured earlier this year, Triptease is a new kind of travel review app that puts personal photography at the heart of the reviews. Developed by former social media expert, Charlie Osmond, Triptease is a social and visual antidote to the text-heavy review sites currently available online. Users are invited to create a profile, and then upload a photo ...
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Blue Sky Thinking: Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog Vacuum Cleaner for Beijing

We’re very intrigued by Dutch designer, Dan Roosegaarde’s latest project proposal for an electronic vacuum cleaner that could tackle Beijing’s excess smog problem. Inspired by the veil of thick smog that notoriously blankets the city most days, Roosegaarde is currently in talks with Beijing’s mayor, Guo Jinlong, to create a public park to introduce and showcase the technology. So far a ...
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