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Dutch designer Marcel Wanders says he has moved from the conceptual to the poetic in his work over the past 20 years but a meeting with him reveals a bit of both: concept and poetry.
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One of the best-known names in bathroom fixtures and furniture, Duravit and sister company, Hansgrohe are masters at finding ways to persuade us to linger longer.
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Clever, contemporary, graceful and somehow masculine, Nayef Francis’ range of furniture, lighting and home accessories could almost be the work of many minds. By eschewing a single aesthetic, whilst still making a statement, they are suited to almost any situation.
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Chakib Richani is known for his architectural work but his custom-made furniture has become sought after in its own right for its complex detail, monolithic volumes and striking proportions.
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The careers of William Sawaya and Paolo Moroni have been all about sticking it to the Man. Ironic given the duo’s association with some of the design establishment’s biggest names. But their rebellion changed the way an entire industry works.
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Bespoke speaks to vanguard designer Karen Chekerdjian about her lovingly crafted handmade objects and her influence in the design world.
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Nearly 90 years after Hermès first collaborated with interior designer Jean-Michel Frank on a line of furniture, the French luxury-goods house is reissuing his finest original designs.
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A collective of 105 architects, industrial designers, engineers and artisans, .PSLAB is going from strength to strength. What’s more, the lighting design and manufacturing company is now a well-established brand with projects all across the globe.
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Younes Duret is an industrial designer brimming with youthful invention, executed in a humorous, almost playful fashion. With a mixture of contemporary, European-influenced aesthetics and traditional Moroccan motifs, Bespoke reveals how his pieces are the stuff memories are made of.
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The ability for couples to successfully work together is so mired in pitfalls that it’s rare to discover people doing it prosperously and harmoniously. Dubai-based interior designers, Paul and Ellen Bishop are doing just that.
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Dubai-based ready-to-wear designer Lama Jouni teams traditional techniques with a forward-looking approach.
The billionaire founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk is not one to shy away from outlandish goals. His latest involves colonising Mars via manned missions that should start as soon as 2022.
Sometimes there comes a story of someone overcoming adversity such as war, poverty, and displacement – to achieve beyond expectation. The story of Mark Haidar is one of those.
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