• Homework No. 1

    Several weeks ago Installation introduced a new editorial department called Vanguard.  Originally a military term that described troops moving ahead of the brigade or those who were on the frontline, “Vanguard,” is synonymous with “Avant-Garde.”  Two words that were once deeply rooted in the military are now used to describe those in the creative fields who […]

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  • David Ryle: Trifecta

    London-based photographer David Ryle is well-versed in his field, with a prolific portfolio of commercial and personal projects to show for it, tied neatly together by his subtle but enrapturing color palette.  He has been recognized and awarded by the the Association of Photographers (AOP) and International Photography Awards (IPA). Steam Portraits This project came […]

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  • Tb&Ajkay: Spring Ahead

    The Spring Collection from Stockholm Design duo Tb&Ajkay test the limits of everyday materials like wood, metal, paper, rock, cork, leather and fabric. The Spring table designed by industrial designer Therése Broberg and textile designer Susanne von Ajka is a delicate manipulation of molded birch plywood defined by an elaborate scallop technique that makes the table […]

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  • Manoteca: In the Park of Abandoned Things

    Objects carry memory, hidden deep within their fibers.  The remnants of those memories are revealed in unusual splintering, signs of age and evidence that the material has endured the impact of time.  Elisa Cavani founded Manoteca, a design lab located in Italy inspired  to bring new life to old or discarded items.  Inside Manoteca’s headquarters, […]

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  • Hide ‘n Go Seat

    German designer Nils Frederking has created an unusual folding chair ideal for a small studio space. Most often when a design appears simple, it’s purely an illusion.  Such is the case with the F3 folding chair.  Made of four sheets of laminated birch wood and connected by high-grade steel hinges, the distinctive geometric form is […]

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  • Live / Work

    For designers Mieke Meijer and her partner Roy Letterlé of the Netherlands based Studio Mieke Meijer, architecture and design can yield unexpected creations. Studio Mieke Meijer combines the form of a chair and function of a bed into a single new object simply called the Bed Blend.     Featured Image:  the Bed Blend All images […]

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