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Packaging for the Reebok x Eames Club C collection is modeled after the Eames House, Case Study House No. 8, in LA. Photo courtesy of reebok.com

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.

Photo courtesy of emeco.net

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.

Photo courtesy of urbanrug.co

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.

Courtesy of bdbarcelona.com

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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