Design buzz words for the week ending January 7.

Coffee- Dutch firm ATAG has launched the new CaféMax built in coffee machine. Available either in stainless steel of graphite black the in-wall machines include a 'cappuccino milk container' designed to keep milk fresh for longer. ( World Interior Design Network)

Intensite- is the theme for the upcoming interior design show Maison & Objet held in Paris, France from January 21-25. ( Maison-Objet)

Jelly beans - New York based designer Eli Mechlovitz, president of www.glasstilestore.com  has created a new range of vibrant bathroom tiles based around iconic sweets - jelly beans. ( World Interior Design Network)

Kolonihavehus- The Kolonihavehus outdoor sculpture was installed outside the Royal Danish Library in Copenhagen Denmark, created by New York artist Tom Fruin the sculpture is made entirely from stain glass Perspex and being used as a centre for artistic performances. ( Trends Now - French only)

Museum (of fine arts)- in Boston USA recently  re-opened  after being partly renovated by Norman Foster, the creator of the Swiss RE building, also known as the ' London Gherkin' in UK's capital city. ( Architectural Digest)

Spillray- Italian lighting manufacturer Axo have introduced the Spillray series on pendant lamps. The lamps are available in a variety of colors and sizes and can be arranged in clusters or used as a single unit. ( The Contemporist)  

Strainers - designer Wei Min has created a flexible mesh strainer encased in a rubber mold that easily attaches to the rim of pots and pans, allowing liquid to drain from foods in style. ( Yanko Design)

VitrA- the environmentally British bathroom design firm revealed that it will be exhibiting at ISH Frankfurt, one of the world's biggest bathroom product and design fairs, held in Germany from March 15-19. ( World of Interior Design Network)   

 

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