Posts from June 2018

Wed 27.6.

The Skin Trade: Cleaf

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.06.2018 - Tagged as:

The Skin Trade: Cleaf

Designed in collaboration with Bestetti Associati and Studiopepe, Cleaf’s special architectural exhibition at Milan’s Palazzo del Senato during this year’s Salone del Mobile dramatised the creative potential of the brand’s collection

 

There’s a lot to be said for being superficial. CLEAF, the design-meets-technology surfaces manufacturer, has turned it into a veritable artform, as only the Italians know how.

 

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Tue 26.6.

Contrast, the new industrial style collection

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.06.2018 - Tagged as:

Contrast, the new industrial style collection

 

Continuing with the vintage trend, LEDS C4 launches CONTRAST, an industrial air product range designed especially for restaurants. This collection can be customised by combining natural materials like wood or cement in the base with a variety of large and small screens in black, gold and the colours range. Contrast is a distinctive collection that offers warm lighting and high versatility. (more…)

Unique Arabescato™ quartz perfection by COMPAC The Surfaces Company

 

Interlaced through the pure white rock are streaks of pale grey forming capricious arabesques, decorating the stone with organic, geometric forms to create unique patterns. Freshness, sobriety and purity in polished and glacé finish that brings brightness and luminosity to every space in your home. (more…)

Wed 20.6.

CHEST OUT, HEAD HIGH: THE COR WAYS OF SITTING

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.06.2018 - Tagged as:

CHEST OUT, HEAD HIGH: THE COR WAYS OF SITTING

The bunny triggers feelings of protection with an embryonic sitting posture. But in this closed position, Cor’s Roc chair remains unused. To make the most of its seating comfort, this Uwe Fischer-designed piece should be embraced with open arms

 

When it comes to sitting, what type are you? And what does your sitting style say about you? Are you a self-engrossed sloucher, a boastful alpha male or, possibly, a fearful bunny? This sitting test will tell you.

 

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Unique Calacatta™ : the most refined Calacatta quartz design

 

The beauty of the purest white contrasts with dark, sinuous veins, giving rise to an elegance and luminosity like never before. Unique Calacatta™ is the perfect quartz version of the famous natural stone that can be found in the Italian quarries. In two finishes, polished and glacé, this design by COMPAC The Surfaces Company will give personality to any house with high quality properties and really low maintenance. (more…)

Wed 13.6.

OVERARCHING INSPIRATION: ANTONIOLUPI

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.06.2018 - Tagged as:

OVERARCHING INSPIRATION: ANTONIOLUPI

Reflex bathtub and Azimut showerhead with Mayday tap

 

Calvi Brambilla transforms ANTONIOLUPI’s Milan showroom in the style of a hammam to set the perfect stage for the company’s unusual designs.

 

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Tue 12.6.

The Shape Of Water: Swarovski

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.06.2018 - Tagged as:

The Shape Of Water: Swarovski

Crowning moments. Lustrous Aura is inspired by a headdress Mata Hari wore during a stage play. The 1.60 metre tall, curved luminaire radiates incomparable glamour and can be made to measure

 

To honour its 15 years of collaboration with Dutch designer Tord Boontje, Swarovski launches the enchanting chandelier collection Luminous Reflections.

 

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MY NAME IS BINY

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.06.2018 - Tagged as:

MY NAME IS BINY

The table lamp (BINY TABLE) by Jacques BINY is almost an alien in the lunar world (sorry!) in the luminary world. Some appear like a robot, others as cartoon characters, and still others a radically effective minimalist object. Created in 1958, lights are still very modern. For good reading light, Biny designed it with fins that direct the intense light onto the entirety of the useful area. For soft and surprisingly effective lighting, this developed reissue uses integrated, removable LED technology in 2700 K with adjustable fins thanks to a wheel.

 

DCW éditions presents 5 lightings objects designed by French designer Jacques Biny, in 1957. (more…)