Much of the work of designer Gabriele Diamanti is directed toward objects that benefit everyone - from city benches made out of recycled plastic to traffic bollards topped with flowerpots.
Berlin's Hüttenpalast sure is swisher than the average camping site, but it still has plenty of green and quiet.
Our friends in Moscow had their poster-printing chops down well before the Bolsheviks turned up.
Ever gone over to a mate's and wished that you could leave with a few choice objects? Melbourne's 'Open House' gives free reign to this whim; objects include furniture by Smith Journal volume one alumnus, Greg Hatton.
How's this for niche: Daniel Heer's family have been in the hand-crafted horsehair mattress business since 1907.
There's one thing we know about Canadians: they don't take kindly to bullshit. Maybe that's why Vancouver natives Savannah Olsen and Walter Manning opened Old Faithful Shop.
In between pouring macchiatos, Singapore-based coffee guys Peter Teo and Richard Chamberlain have turned their caffeine-stained fingers to making a line of bags.
Temperatures in Sweden might be hovering around the single digits right now, but we'd risk a little frostbite to get a closer look at the Treehotel in Harads in the country's north.
"The good things in life still exist" is both the word and deed of Germany company Manufactum, which sources purposeful objects that are made using traditional manufacturing methods and materials.
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