#TrendAlert Alliteration: String a design symphony with recurrent elements and motifs

DEC 2, 2020 | By Sonia Dutt and Sakshi Rai
“Pixa Side Table” in recycled teak and walnut from Josmo Studio
Marble-topped “Console Pourtales” with stainless steel legs by Agathe Labaye and Florian Sumi
'Kaluva Coffee Tavle' in teak with solid brass inlay from Esvee Atelier in collaboration with AHEC
Oak-finished “DNA Bench” from True Design
“Camaledona Sofa” by Mario Bellini for B&B Italia
(L-R) Raku-Yaki Buffet in ceramic and assamela wood by Emmanuelle Simon; Fuji Dining Table with walnut veneered top and timber base from MOBI; Envisioned comfort console table by Marija Puipaite and Vytautas Gecas

Create a symphony of design as rhythmic repetitions of elements, motifs and shapes result in covetable compositions, much like complementary musical notes played together! Trend & Style Direction by Sonia Dutt

Photograph by Andrea Ferrari

The Five to Nine daybed by Milanese practice Studiopepe for Tacchini features an array of padded roller cushions along its entire length. Part of the Italian brand’s The Lightness of Imagination series, this comfortable lounger is crafted in natural or open-pore varnished wood with lathed legs. Its versatile configurations—as both a seater and a bed—truly let one’s creativity soar. Website:

Make waves with singular forms that recur in linear arrangements and transform tables into pieces of art

Teak-topped ‘Tripodal Table’ with refurbished wooden legs from This and That

Open up to homogenous clusters that delight with a reiteration of patterns and symmetry

Photograph by Aurelien Aumond

Lyon based architectural firm Un Studio’s design for La Raffinerie, a beer bar in the city, impresses with its redefined industrial aesthetic. Inspired by the legendary work of French stalwarts such as Jean Prouve, Le Corbusier and Mathieu Mategot, the space features a wide range of bold, congruent elements that frequently occur such as the patterned flooring, consecutively aligned lustrous tubes and the dotted cutouts atop metallic surfaces. Website:

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‘Marshmallow Chair’ from Royal Stranger