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Now you can sit in an Eames design and wear one, too, with the Reebok x Eames collaboration.
+ The Reebok x Eames Club C collection is the first-ever footwear collection developed in partnership with the Eames Office and includes two footwear drops: the “Monotone Pack” and later the “Ray Eames Signature Pack.”
+ Both parts of the collection are meant to show the Eames’ penchant for accessible design. The “Ray Eames Signature Pack” drop will also highlight Ray Eames’ work as a visual artist, with a reproduction of her Composition painting of 1939 and the Eames Dot Pattern textile print from 1947.
Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec debut the Truss collection for Emeco.
+ Truss features a family of modular benches, tables, and chairs made from aluminum and Douglas Fir plywood with an emphasis on function and simplicity.
+ “Simplicity is a long process. Truss was to be naked, and it took a while to strip it down to the best minimum,” said Erwan Bouroullec in a statement. I believe Truss is generous with the openness it provides. It’s made for a group, it’s made for a space, it’s made to be together.”
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Fashion photographer Prod Antzoulis shares how his Middle Eastern roots inspires his practice.
+ The Cypriot-born, Dubai-based fashion photographer always grew up around fashion: His grandmother was a pattern maker during the 1960s and ’70s, making custom pieces for the women in town.
+ In 2016 Prod worked for an Omani designer in 2016 and knew he wanted to pursue a career in the industry full-time. He had returned to the Middle East the same year to rediscover his roots, “which then eventually led to me exploring the working side of being a photographer—and that’s where I am today. It was all sort of like a domino effect,” he told It’s Nice That.
Graffiti artist Astro’s new rug collection is as psychedelic as his murals.
+ The French muralist created six graffiti-inspired designs for London-based Urban Rug Co. and Verve Projects. The designs are based on original Astro paintings and can be used both as floor and wall coverings.
+ To replicate the small, precise details in Astro’s work, Urban Rug Co. turned to a specialized sixth-generation mill in northern India to translate the artworks into tapestries made from New Zealand and Merino wool and pure silk-blended yarn.
Konstantin Grcic revamps BD Barcelona Design’s iconic Table B.
+ Konstantin’s design updates include transforming the table for indoor and outdoor, diverse table legs in cast aluminum, steel rod, and wood, and two widths.
+ “Rather than dating, Table B has always looked to the future,” the design studio said of Konstantin’s revised Table B models to Dezeen.
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