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Global Designs: Make 2016 the Year of Travel

It’s possible to bring an international flavor to your interior without ever having to leave your home by adding select modern pieces from around the globe. For this mix, we selected modern furniture  and accessories from Denmark, France, Italy, Spain, and England, to help give your space some flair from a handful of European designers. Check it out:

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Masculo Lounge Chair from GUBI

Danish brand, GUBI, offers up a modern alternative to a typical dining chair with their Masculo Lounge Chair. The swivel chair also juxtaposes a bold seat and backrest component with a more subtle base, creating a distinctive Danish look.

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Hauteville Armchair from Lyon Beton

The Hauteville Armchair, from French brand Lyon Beton, has an industrial feel that maintains an air of sophistication. Its concrete shell, rebar legs and modern silhouette makes it a distinct and noteworthy option for going global in your home.

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Tango Floor Lamp from Luceplan

The innovative Tango Floor Lamp by Francisco Gomez Paz for Italian brand Luceplan, brings some serious geometry to this sculptural fixture. It’s figure, which aims to pay homage to the tango dance, marries the physics of photometry with geometry.

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Quaternio Red Throw from Zuzunaga

Made in Spain by Zuzunaga designer, Cristian Zuzunaga, the Quaternio Red Throw mixes modern design with traditional craft techniques. The result is a blanket that has a little bit of both old and new, playing on the complexities of the color red.

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Prime Oriental Scented Candle XL from Zaha Hadid Design

Giving nod to her architectural roots, designer Zaha Hadid created the Prime Oriental Scented Candle XL, which was made in England by Zaha Hadid Design. A bone china exterior houses a candle made from soy and paraffin wax with a scent of orange flower, sandalwood, and fig. It’ll bring the look and smells of the more refined luxuries of England.

Jaime Derringer

Jaime Derringer

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk is a Jersey girl living the laid back life in SoCal. She dreams of designing textiles, running more than 8 miles + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, and drawing.

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