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DM 15th Anniversary: A Look Back at Our Most Popular Columns

DM 15th Anniversary: A Look Back at Our Most Popular Columns

In celebration of Design Milk's 15th Anniversary, we're doing a column roundup to share the ins and outs of our weekly and monthly columns.

Zai Divecha Turns Plain White Paper Into Geometric Sculptures
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Zai Divecha Turns Plain White Paper Into Geometric Sculptures

Zai Divecha shares how to turn plain white paper into a geometric sculpture with an intricate folded pattern.

Ted Bradley Shares the Making of the Samsara Light Sculpture
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Ted Bradley Shares the Making of the Samsara Light Sculpture

After much trial and error, Ted Bradley completes the Samsara light sculpture inspired by the sun bleached ribs of whale skeletons.

Kelly Wearstler Creates a California-Inspired Paint Palette for Farrow & Ball
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Kelly Wearstler Creates a California-Inspired Paint Palette for Farrow & Ball

Farrow & Ball partnered with Kelly Wearstler on The California Collection paint palette inspired by the colors of California.

Med Bracelet
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Med Bracelet

Architecture, art, science and technology are at the heart of all the DDNKA jewelry. Combining 3D printing technologies alongside handmade ...
$530.00
Elyse Graham Shares the Process Behind the Hydro Collection
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Elyse Graham Shares the Process Behind the Hydro Collection

Elyse Graham takes us on the journey of how the Hydro Collection's Amazon Vase comes to be.

Teknion + PearsonLloyd Share How Essa Is Made for Today’s Active Worker
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Teknion + PearsonLloyd Share How Essa Is Made for Today’s Active Worker

We go behind the scenes to learn more about the process of bringing the Essa task chair into fruition for today’s active worker.

A Closeup Look at How Orior Continues Local Irish Craft With New Rugs
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A Closeup Look at How Orior Continues Local Irish Craft With New Rugs

Orior is a family business in Northern Ireland and they share how their new rugs featuring bold colors and graphic patterns are made

2020 Year in Review: Deconstruction
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2020 Year in Review: Deconstruction

We're looking back at the designs we featured in our Deconstruction column in 2020 to see how designers made their creations.

See How the Soda Tables Are Blown + Shaped by 3 Master Glassmakers
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See How the Soda Tables Are Blown + Shaped by 3 Master Glassmakers

Miniforms shares their collaboration with designer Yiannis Ghikas, the Soda sculptural table made only of blown-glass.

ASSEMBLAGE Shares How Their Baku Wallpaper Is Made
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ASSEMBLAGE Shares How Their Baku Wallpaper Is Made

In this Deconstruction, ASSEMBLAGE takes us through the arduous process of making their 22 karat gold leaf Baku wallpaper.

The Making of the Fizi Lighting Collection by Articolo
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The Making of the Fizi Lighting Collection by Articolo

Articolo takes us through the production process of their Fizi lighting collection featuring "effervescent" mouth-blown glass.

Hapi Self-Watering Pot
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Hapi Self-Watering Pot

The Hapi Self-Watering Pot is an innovative self-watering planter. The sealed bottom holds water, which through a natural reed connection, w...
$75.00
Brecht Wright Gander Makes the Sculptural Illumination Machine #1
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Brecht Wright Gander Makes the Sculptural Illumination Machine #1

Brecht Wright Gander shares his labor-intensive work of art with a cartoonish form and copper gilding in this Deconstruction.

The Making of Abstract Assembly by Donna Wilson
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The Making of Abstract Assembly by Donna Wilson

Donna Wilson shares how the Abstract Assembly series of chairs with colorful shapes came about from her watercolor paintings.

Pair Creates Miniature Versions of Their Latest Workplace Furniture System
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Pair Creates Miniature Versions of Their Latest Workplace Furniture System

Francisco-based Pair got creative when NeoCon was cancelled – they made miniature versions and created clever workplace setups.