Posts from January 2013

'Charles' coat hook by Nikolas Kerl Product Design

‘Charles’ coat hook by Nikolas Kerl Product Design

Untreated ash and polished marble are used to surprising effect in the simple shape of ‘Charles’, a coat hook sporting a complex stone pattern formed by nature.

 

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'Origami' textile from Zimmer + Ronde

‘Origami’ textile from Zimmer + Ronde

Contemporary producers of high-quality fabrics for interiors are busy exploring all sorts of innovative directions in materials, processes and applications. Architonic takes a look at the the design and production of textiles today, from Svensson Markspelle’s energy-saving ‘Cinq’ fabric to Zimmer + Ronde’s three-dimensional ‘Origami’. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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'Calc' modular ceiling lamp by Marco Bisenzi for B.Lux

‘Calc’ modular ceiling lamp by Marco Bisenzi for B.Lux

Marco Bisenzi has created a modular ceiling lamp for technical ceilings that uses glare-free, energy-efficient LEDs as the light source.

 

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‘Between Two Rivers’ felt vessels by Siba Sahabi

‘Between Two Rivers’ felt vessels by Siba Sahabi

Siba Sahabi makes the connection between Mesopotamia, the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of the pottery turntable and primary inspiration for the designer, and Western ceramics with her new collection of felt vessels, ‘Between Two Rivers’.

 

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Tue 29.1.

‘Drilling’ stool by Christian Kim (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.01.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Drilling' stool by Christian Kim

‘Drilling’ stool by Christian Kim

Christian Kim’s ‘Drilling’ is a three-legged stool composed of three identical parts.

 

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'Klyyvari' lights by Yrjö Wiherheimo for Scandinavian Carpenter Collective

‘Klyyvari’ lights by Yrjö Wiherheimo for Scandinavian Carpenter Collective

Finnish contemporary design brand Scandinavian Carpenter Collective will be launching Klyyvari, a series of proboscis-shaped light fixtures, at the Stockholm Furniture Fair in February. Klyyvari is a Finnish word originating from nautical terms, but is also used to describe a majestic nose.

 

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Mon 28.1.

Photo tour of imm cologne 2013, Parts 6 & 7

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.01.2013 - Tagged as:

Photo tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 7

Photo tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 7

Parts 6 & 7, our final Facebook photo albums from imm cologne 2013 contain 193 images, for a grand total of 615 from imm! Join us on our last photographic journey through the exhibition halls of this year’s edition of imm, which took place in Cologne, Germany from January 14 to 20. Enjoy!

 

> to Architonic’s tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 6

 

> to Architonic’s tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 7

'Mint' table by Sebastian Herkner for Böwer

‘Mint’ table by Sebastian Herkner for Böwer

On the inside it’s a bar, on the outside an end table. Sebastian Herkner’s Mint table conceals, and integrates, a small mini-bar with room for a bottle of wine or beverages as well as glasses, which are placed on a separate tray inside.

 

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