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Big Maoi Tissue Dispenser
Big Maoi Tissue Dispenser (Yes, really!!)   Given that it is the oncoming season for colds and sniffles, I thought that this 30cm high tissue dispenser would be just the thing. Yes it’s kitsch, but in a rather glorious way don’t you think? Visit www.iwantoneofthose.com/kitsch-daft/big-maoi-tissue-dispenser for more information. See you next time Anthony  
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Form Follows Fiction
Well now! These two buildings are just about as far away as possible from the old ‘form follows function’ edict so beloved by Modernists. There is a simplicity of concept here that I think could be explored … Basket shaped building for the Longaberger basket making company in Ohio. Book shaped building for Kansas City…
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Spoonbridge with Cherry
Spoonbridge with Cherry: sculpture by Claes Oldenburg in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stainless steel and aluminium painted with polyurethane enamel www.oldenburgvanbruggen.com As we are, allegedly, in the midst of summer, I thought that some picnicware for large appetites was in order. Is this the last piece of cherry pie I wonder? Do visit the above website and…
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Sofa, So Good
Back-to-Back Design: Nigel Coates for Fratelli Boffi www.fratelliboffi.it This sophisticated and witty sofa is designed by the consistently creative architect and academic, Nigel Coates www.nigelcoates.com Referencing the past but with a freshness and irreverence that is purely 21st century; the sofa is part of the Scubist collection which mixes hand crafting and digital manufacturing to great effect.…
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Go To Work On An Egg
Le Uova di Leon Design: Valentina Audrito www.pianeta-sudest.com   This rather wonderful rug is part of a series of rugs, furniture and lighting inspired by the form of the egg. It strikes me that this would make a great place from which to watch TV, read or listen to music. Valentina Audrito has also designed…
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