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Top 30 Modern Trends in May

From Recycled Bottle Pavilions to Kid-Friendly Architecture Challenges

— May 26, 2020 — Art & Design
These May 2020 modern trends range from recycled bottle pavilions to kid-friendly architecture challenges.

Standouts include the Concrete Melt Chair by Bower Studios, a unique furniture piece that transforms a stiff and industrial material into a softer and curvilinear surface. Drawing inspiration from liquid, this contemporary chair is not only visually striking and minimalist but also utilizes a common material in new ways that challenge its properties.

The #architecturefromhome project is another notable example launched by British architecture studio Foster + Partner. The series of kid-friendly architecture challenges aims to keep children occupied with creative projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering a fun and educational resource while giving parents peace of mind. The architecture challenge series encourages a variety of mediums including drawing, model making and more, ensuring parents can keep families busy and engaged as many juggle working from home, parenting and home schooling responsibilities.
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Sea Salted CBD Caramels
Sea Salted CBD Caramels
Mello Debuts a Tasty Treat That is Also All-Natural and Gluten-Free
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Orange-Accented Radio Stations
Orange-Accented Radio Stations
Forma Aesthetically Updates the Yale University Radio Station
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Naturalistic White Onyx Illuminators
Naturalistic White Onyx Illuminators
The 'Aura' Stone Lamp is the Design Work of the EWE Studio
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Industrial LED Illumination Solutions
Industrial LED Illumination Solutions
The Purho 'Chiara Lantern' Brightens Up Any Space
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Ultramodern Levitating Oil Diffusers
Ultramodern Levitating Oil Diffusers
Helium Aromo Fills the Entire Space with a Light Aroma
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Moster-Themed Ceramic Incense Chambers
Moster-Themed Ceramic Incense Chambers
F-LAGSTUF-F Debuts a Limited Edition Incense Chamber
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AR-Supplemented Virtual Art Fairs
AR-Supplemented Virtual Art Fairs
Frieze is Adapting to COVID-19 Restrictions with Technology
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Playful Resin Furniture Collections
Playful Resin Furniture Collections
Elyse Graham Embraces Color in Her Line of Experimental Pieces
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Metal Thread-Accented Murano Glass
Metal Thread-Accented Murano Glass
T Sakhi Boasts Experimental Murano Glass Tableware Lines
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Virtual Design Festivals
Virtual Design Festivals
The Virtual Design Festival Offers Digital Booths for Brands & Creators
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Croissant-Inspired Bakeries
Croissant-Inspired Bakeries
Dezembro Arquitetos Creates a Modern Bakery, with Playful Elements
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Isolation Challenge Books
Isolation Challenge Books
Home Alone—A Survival Guide by Max Siedentopf Shares At-Home Challenges
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Kid-Friendly Architecture Challenges
Kid-Friendly Architecture Challenges
Foster + Partners Created a Series of Building Activities
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Artistically Decorated London Apartments
Artistically Decorated London Apartments
Surman Weston Updates This Space with Custom Details
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Colorful Ice Cream Shops
Colorful Ice Cream Shops
The Little Sky Gelateria is Playful, Whimsical and Experiential
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Liquid-Like Concrete Chairs
Liquid-Like Concrete Chairs
Bower Studios' Concrete Melt Chair Presents New Material Qualities
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Zero-Waste Restaurants
Zero-Waste Restaurants
The Silo Restaurant in East London Features a Sustainable Menu and Interior
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Interceptive Faux Stair Designs
Interceptive Faux Stair Designs
The Stairway House is a Multi-Generational Home Designed by Nendo
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Open-Air Rooftop Homes
Open-Air Rooftop Homes
The Shaded Rooftop House by BCHO Architects is Airy
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Minimalist Flat-Pack Chair Designs
Minimalist Flat-Pack Chair Designs
Pearson Lloyd Boasts a Steel Silhouette for Danish Brand Takt
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Self-Isolation-Friendly Micro-Apartments
Self-Isolation-Friendly Micro-Apartments
Francesca Perani Reimagines the Urban Cabin in Bergamo
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Augmented Reality Exhibits
Augmented Reality Exhibits
Sebastian Errazuriz Helps Artists Sell Artwork During the Pandemic
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Dying Tree Furniture Ranges
Dying Tree Furniture Ranges
Odami Uses Wood from a Dying Red Oak Tree for Its New Furniture Line
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Recycled Plastic Bottle Pavilions
Recycled Plastic Bottle Pavilions
Daydreamers Design Reimagines the Chinese Burning Tower
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Provocative Rubber Cabinets
Provocative Rubber Cabinets
Allthatissolid's Masque Thing Emphasizes Material Flexibility
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Ruin-Accented Modern Homes
Ruin-Accented Modern Homes
Will Gamble Architects Design an Interesting Residential Extension
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Hands-Free Door Handles
Hands-Free Door Handles
In Light of COVID-19, Ivo Tedbury & Freddie Hong Present a Useful Design
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Modern Trefoil-Shaped Houses
Modern Trefoil-Shaped Houses
Eldridge London Creates a Dramatically Shaped House in Coombre Park
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Open-Concept Coffee Shops
Open-Concept Coffee Shops
This % Arabica Coffee Shop Design in Shanghai is Airy and Stylish
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Multifunctional Furniture Apartments
Multifunctional Furniture Apartments
This Small Apartment in London Converts for Different Needs
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