‘Innerlight’ lamp by Simon Pengelly for Foscarini

The acclaimed British designer Simon Pengelly has created this minimalist, sculptural wall-mounted lamp for the Italian lighting specialists Foscarini. Composed of three, overlapping, translucent strips, the form of ‘Innerlight’ was inspired by the work of the American minimalist sculptor Richard Serra. Launched earlier this year during Salone del Mobile, the light is available in two colour versions: understated white or textured brown. (more…)

Close up of ‘Aro’ stool by Oscar Diaz; photo by Giuliano Koren

As part of ‘Edition of 9’ exhibition which was organised earlier this year for the occasion of Milan’s Ventura Lambrate, the London-based designer Oscar Diaz has realised this lightweight, pared-down wooden stool called ‘Aro’. Handcrafted by local craftsmen from the Vicenza province, the three-legged design incorporates two hoops which, apart from forming the seat, are also intended to serve as a handle. ‘Aro’ is available in either natural or stained black ash. See a series of striking, black-and-white images documenting the production process below. (more…)