GEM by Tom Dixon

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British design and manufacturing company Tom Dixon has design GEM. Part of the Rough and Smooth collection, presented at this year’s 2013 Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy, the series comprises angular lights, tables and mirrors, sand cast from nickel-plated aluminum, taking inspiration from the faces of cut gemstones.

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There’s no place like home

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The plaza hosted several dozen red shoes (both painted and patent) in long rows extending the length of the square. The static soles ranged from pumps to sneakers offering the once fashionable items a final platform on the sidewalk.