Future Kitchen

The Kitchen is often the hub of a house, how much could its design change in the years to come?

Shown at the recent NY design Week event Caesarstone and Pratt Institute have teamed up to give us a look at the self-sustaining kitchen of the future

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The Future Kitchen challenges technology and nature to work in unison. The concept is an experiment by Industrial Design students to create a self-sustaining space that operates through aquaponics, hydroponics, 3D printing, water filtration, indoor farming, composting and food storage.

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Image credits: http://www.caesarstoneus.com and inhabitat.com

 

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San Francisco Design Week

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San Francisco Design Week returns to Pier 27 this year from the 14th-22nd June, celebrating its 10th anniversary with the theme, “Question Everything”.

This year, Design Week, produced by the American Institute of Graphic Arts/San Francisco (AIGA/SF), will again celebrate and promote San Francisco as America’s most influential design centre, creating a platform for inspirational design initiatives. Over 200 events across the San Francisco Bay Area will be offered from Silicon Valley to San Francisco, promoting ideas from more than 60 partners, representing the heart of San Francisco’s design community.

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Clerkenwell Design Week

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Set in central London the annual Clerkenwell Design Week exhibition is due to take place this year from the 23rd to the 25th May 2017. Now in its 8th Year CDW has established itself as one of the UK’s leading independent design festivals.

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With a range of talks by industry professionals, alongside hosting furniture and interiors showrooms, to featuring new design projects and street spectacles, which are commissioned specially for the festival and displayed prominently around Clerkenwell. There is plenty to see and do with over the course of 3 days. All you need to do is register!

Clerkenwell Design Week takes place in various venues around Clerkenwell. Please see the online map for all locations and events.

 

Have you got a passion for design?  Would you love to learn all about interior design, and channel your creativity?   Whether you’d like to learn for fun, or are looking for a change of career, Rhodec International have online courses that would suit you.  From our Free “Sampler” Interior Decorator, and Interior Decorator courses, to our three year Professional Interior Design Diploma Course.  Visit us http://www.rhodec.org and http://online.rhodec.org.

Eco Wallpapers

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Front Design and Eco Wallpaper collaborated to bring a collection of three dimensional looking wallpapers. Using a plain white background, each design features pencil sketches tricking the eye and giving the illusion of depth, simply by using light and shadow.

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The collection for Eco Wallpaper consists of nine wallpapers. They wanted paper to give a three-dimensional texture to walls. For the Weave pattern above they cut ribbons of wallpaper, wove them together, and made pencil drawings where all the shadows/shades and gradients were showing. This technique was also used for the other designs.

The designers aim was to create a light wallpaper pattern that wouldn’t darken a room. Using this concept, rooms can be kept bright, but with the added three-dimensional effect.

Image Credits: Eco Wallpaper and Frontdesign.se

 

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