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Karl Lagerfeld’s inspiration for the French house’s SS18 collection came from the south of the country: namely, the breathtaking waterfalls of the Verdon Gorge

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Faye Toogood mounted Trade Show during this year’s London Design Festival. Opting out of a traditional furniture fair model to launch her Spade Chair, the multi-talented British designer established a barter system with 50 of the UK’s leading creatives. The resulting showcase resembled a cabinet de curiosité.

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Last month, Mathieu Lehanneur was in New York launching two highly distinct projects: the new Maison Kitsuné flagship and his latest Ocean Memories liquid marble series at Carpenters Workshop Gallery demonstrates the top French designer’s range; how one format can inform the other.

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For PAD London, the French porcelain house is back to producing contemporary furniture, with work from Nendo, Doshi Levien and Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance

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After a successful run in Milan and Paris, Dutch Invertuals’ Harvest showcase traveled to London Design Festival this month. The manifesto-like collection revealed how young design talents are finding new efficient and self sufficient ways to practice and address the pressing issues of today and tomorrow: calling for a drastic change in economics; our consumption and production.