Milan 2014: Oki Sato of Nendo explains the concept behind the SU stool, which is based on American furniture company Emeco's iconic Navy Chair and which which features interchangeable seats made from recycled and reclaimed materials (+ movie). More »
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: scanning people's brains to learn about their preferences "opens up new possibilities" for designers, according to Merel Bekking, who has designed a range of "perfect" products based on data from MRI scans.
Milan 2014:Philippe Starck has developed a counter stool and bar stool to complement the Broom Chair he designed for American furniture brand Emeco using a material predominantly made from industrial waste. More »
Milan 2014:Dutch designers Laura Lynn Jansen and Thomas Vailly have created a collection of tableware by "growing" stone over a structural skeleton using the same natural process that forms stalagmites and stalactites in caves (+ slideshow). More »