Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.12.2016 - Tagged as: Detail
Alape, founded in 1896 in Penig (Saxony), is a traditional manufacturer of enamel products that currently employs over 200 workers at two production sites in Goslar.
As a manufacturer, Alape stands for technical and functional quality standards as well as innovative and inspiring design solutions. Its aesthetic washbasin solutions are suitable for private and semi-public areas in architecturally-oriented environments. (text by Detail – Zeitschrift Für Architektur + Baudetail)
Chris Dexle is a passionate skier and loves nature. Skiing down the slopes on wooden skismakes him feel very close to nature. All of his friends have been convinced by him, that the experience on wooden and veneered skies is one of a kind.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.12.2016 - Tagged as: Marset
Today, the Discocó has become an icon of modern lighting. Its unique look catches the eye just as its unique design catches and reflects the light, carefully controlling your room’s illumination. As its designer Christophe Mathieu states, “the results are a pleasant illumination that has a fresh and soft look, and, best of all, there’s no glare.”
Discocó is available in five sizes and four finishes options, so there’s a Discocó for every space. Produced by Marset, it’s also offered as a wall sconce and a ceiling light.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.11.2016 - Tagged as: TLmag
Thalie for Artecnica
Allaying the presence of spring-steel in a delicately laced structure, the Thalie bowl for Artecnica echoes earlier speculative works like Armand: a series of paper cut-out cylinders that cover spectrum colour vibrations. Both are just a sampling of Swiss-French designer Julie Richoz’s ever-iterative oeuvre. The emerging talent has captivated the higher echelons of the craft-led design industry since establishing her own practice four years ago. Since then, she’s straddled the worlds of limited edition and contract market design; establishing a niche style all her own: bright colours and characteristic forms that challenge the convention of age-old materials, production methods and mandates to improve our everyday. (text by TLmag)
Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.11.2016 - Tagged as: Marset
The Pleat Box collection of Marset was designed by expert ceramist Xavier Mañosa and the Berlin design firm Mashallah. Together, they followed the idea of transferring a digitally-designed crease in a piece of cloth into a ceramic light fixture. The result is a unique object that brings together craftsmanship and technology.
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