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New Zealanders Jeremy, Simon and Dareen Doherty have won first prize in an international design competition for their swan-shaped ‘Swarovski Mouse’, beating some 4074 individuals and institutions from 92 countries. The ‘Crystal Vision’ competition was run by European e-zine Designbloom in association with luxury Austrian crystal manufacturer  Swarovski. The Dohertys describe the mouse as “a play on the form of the Swarovski logo” which was imagined by “manipulating the design of an item used everyday into a sensual and feminine form … creating a personal gesture for the urban lifestyle of the working woman.”


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Darryl Moore Debuts at Chelsea with Pocket Park

Darryl Moore Debuts at Chelsea with Pocket Park

The Financial Times looks at how the century-old institution of the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show is “cultivating diversity, widening access and embracing contemporary themes”. The RHS’s focus is…