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DesignedMade catalogue - Autumn / Winter 2011

The new DesignedMade Autumn / Winter 2011 catalogue is now out.

>  view the catalogue in your web browser
>  download your very own copy (pdf – 5.5mb)

Below is a small selection of pages from the catalogue, to whet your appetite:

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Thanks to Livingetc for including our yellow Meshed Bowl in the trendetc page of their August edition.

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DesignedMade stand - Pulse 2011

Thanks to Alyn Griffiths for providing the photos of our stand at Pulse 2011.

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DesignedMade is proud to announce the launch of its latest collection, the Steel Molecular range.

Steel Molecular Bowl

The Steel Molecular range applies DesignedMade’s signature graphic style to the molecular structure of steel, resulting in a pattern that is both decorative and informative. The pattern, which represents the combination of iron and carbon atoms that make up the material itself, lends the pieces an educational function in addition to their primary purpose. The collection currently consists of fruit bowls and coasters which are punched from mild steel using a custom-designed tool.

DesignedMade worked closely with the buying team at the Science Museum shop to develop the products.

Read the full press release >

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Tarantula Tea Light in white

DesignedMade will launch the Tarantula Tea Light in white at the Pulse trade show in June.

DesignedMade founder and designer of the Tarantula Tea Light, Jonathan Krawczuk explains that it is the ideal time to produce this popular design in a new colourway: “The white finish on the Tarantula Tea Light adds an extra touch of elegance to the product, it really suits the strong linear form. Since we launched the Tarantula in 2009, we’ve had endless requests at trade shows and from customers for the product in white. We originally launched the Tarantula at Pulse so it seems quite fitting that it’s going to be the backdrop for this new release.”

For further information on the Tarantula family click here

To register for Pulse go to:

View press release for this product launch.

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Alyn Griffiths

A big thanks from DesignedMade to our friend Alyn Griffiths, who has been working on our press material and helping us write nice things about the brand!

I’ve known Alyn since 2005 when we were both living in Milan. He has followed the brand from its inception and is the perfect person to narrate our story.

About Alyn Griffiths:
Alyn is a freelance writer and analyst specialising in design related trends and events. He writes about art, design and architecture for various publications and online sources including Blueprint magazine, idfx magazine, Port magazine, Architonic and trend forecasting agency WGSN.

You can find Alyn on Twitter: @alyngriffiths

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Pulse Trade Show - Launchpad 2011

DesignedMade will make its third consecutive appearance at the annual Pulse trade show, a leading event on the design calendar.

Last year at the show we were awarded the Best Newcomer Launchpad 2010 – Thorsten van Elten award, which was a great honour and accolade. As well as taking orders from new stockists in the UK, we sealed our first export order to Japan where our products are now being exclusively distributed by G.H. Carriere. We hope that Pulse 2011 will be as successful as the 2010 show.

This year you can find us (in the same place as last year), at Stand LP7, Earls Court 1 from 5-7 June.

If you haven’t registered for Pulse yet go to:

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Livingetc May 2011 - Fruit Bowls

The Globe Bowl is featured in the May issue of Living Etc magazine. It was selected by Susanna Sanford as one of nine fruit bowls in a shopping ideas round-up and is available from Thorsten van Elten’s online store Theo:

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Blueprint Magazine - Digital Crafts - London Design Festival 2010 - December 2010 issue

A selection of DesignedMade fruit bowls featured in the December 2010 issue of Blueprint magazine.

Product Editor Gian Luca Amadei chose the bowls as one of his highlights from the London Design Festival. He says they “combine the precision of digital technologies with traditional finishing processes.” The bowls filled the opening double-page spread and lent the pages a bold, colourful aesthetic.

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100% Design 2010 - DesignedMade

DesignedMade would like to thank everybody who came to visit the stand at 100% Design.

Thanks also to our friend John Green who was located next to us and took the photo of our stand.

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