Posts from February 2013

Sun 24.2.

‘Nomad’ Mirrors by Iina Vuorivirta (FI)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Nomad' Mirrors by Iina Vuorivirta

‘Nomad’ Mirrors by Iina Vuorivirta

Iina Vuorivirta’s polished brass ‘Nomad’ mirrors contain angles that reflect things that aren’t directly in front of them.

 

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Fri 22.2.

‘In Theory’ pendant lamp by Marianne Andersen (NO)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'In Theory' lamp by Marianne Andersen

‘In Theory’ lamp by Marianne Andersen

The blown glass part of Marianne Andersen’s ‘In Theory’ pendant, in one of a series, has a gradient that goes from coloured to clear glass in contrast with the pine wood centre containing the light source.

 

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'Torque' desk by Alessandro Isola and Supriya Mankad for I M Lab

‘Torque’ desk by Alessandro Isola and Supriya Mankad for I M Lab

‘Torque’, a twisting take on a traditionally formal product, is Alessandro Isola and Supriya Mankad’s desk “transformed into a dynamic spatial object in tension with the straight walls of the space it occupies.

 

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'Hidden Stockholm' carpets by Form Us With Love for JoV

‘Hidden Stockholm’ carpets by Form Us With Love for JoV

An excursion through the surrounding blocks around the Form Us With Love studio in the Sankt Eriksplan neighbourhood of Stockholm, yielded the patterns, colours and textures for a series of carpets called ‘Hidden Stockholm’ for Belgian carpet brand JoV.

 

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Wed 20.2.

Örnsbergsauktionen 2013

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Örnsbergsauktionen 2013: TILES by Fabien Capello

Örnsbergsauktionen 2013: TILES by Fabien Capello

Stockholm Design Week 2013 was host to a number of events including Örnsbergsauktionen 2013, an auction of independent design and craft.

 

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'Strik' armchair by Kristina Kjær. Photo: Ditte Chemnitz.

‘Strik’ armchair by Kristina Kjær. Photo: Ditte Chemnitz.

Kristina Kjær’s ‘Strik’ armchair wears a knitted sweater over its wooden body. A comfortable armchair that consists of a frame made of ash wood and a knitted upholstery made of wool – a wooden “body” wearing a knitted “sweater”.

 

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'Grey to Green' paving stones by Caroline Brahme for S:t Eriks

‘Grey to Green’ paving stones by Caroline Brahme for S:t Eriks

Caroline Brahme’s award-winning ‘Grey to Green’ is a series of paving stones that can “host vegetation”. The goal is to integrate more greenery in the urban fabric, transition away from grey concrete to green vegetation, for as Brahme points out, “cities depend on nature’s ecosystem to function properly.”

 

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‘Oo’ table lamp by Sverre Uhnger (NO)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Oo' table lamp by Sverre Uhnger

‘Oo’ table lamp by Sverre Uhnger

The origin of Sverre Uhnger’s ‘Oo’ table lamp design was the Norwegian designer’s fascination with lathed wooden spheres “and how the same shape in different sizes relates to each other.”

 

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