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Norm Architects designs fabric-covered cabinets to bring calm and quiet

Danish studio Norm Architects' Tone Cabinets is designed to dampen noise in the home as well as the office. Created for Swedish brand Zilenzio – which specialises in acoustic products – the furniture is designed to absorb noise while remaining pleasing to the eye. According to the studio, the fabric-covered cabinets absorb certain frequencies of sound where needed the most, and

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Ross Lovegrove uses flexible OLED panels to create two new lights for LG Display

Ross Lovegrove will present two lamps created from OLED light panels during this year's Milan design week, both designed to resemble different underwater creatures. Lovegrove has created the pair of lights for LG Display. Both are designed to take advantage of the flexibility of the brand's OLED panels – a type of lighting that creates illumination across a surface rather than

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Jaime Hayon designs furniture for Viccarbe based on the movement of sharks

Spanish designer Jaime Hayon will unveil his new seating collection for Valencian brand Viccarbe during this year's Milan design week, inspired by the "physiognomy and movement of sharks". The Aleta collection includes a chair and stool. Both pieces feature smoothly curved details, intended to be reminiscent of shark fins. They were designed by Hayon to be used in hotels, offices

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The Human Trace is traditional tableware marked with the fingerprints of its makers

The production line of Poland's oldest porcelain factory has been temporarily sabotaged – so one batch of its traditional tableware is stained blue with factory workers' fingerprints. Presented at DesignMarch 2017, The Human Trace tableware forms part of a project called People from the Porcelain Factory, by anthropologist and curator Ewa Klekot, and ceramist Arkadiusz Szwed. The project aims to highlight the fact that

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