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Tue 10.6.

‘Mirage’ collection by Matteo Ragni for Tonelli (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.06.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'Mirage' collection by Matteo Ragni for Tonelli

‘Mirage’ collection by Matteo Ragni for Tonelli

Design glass and Alpi wood are combined to create intriguing optical illusions in Matteo Ragni’s ‘Mirage’ collection of tables for Italian design brand Tonelli.

 

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Sun 8.6.

2014 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Winners

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.06.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Morgan Hall, Temple University by MGA Partners, 2014 Institutional Winner Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, photo: © Halkin/Mason Architectural Photography LLC

Morgan Hall, Temple University by MGA Partners, 2014 Institutional Winner Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, photo: © Halkin/Mason Architectural Photography LLC

Sponsored by the Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is the longest-running awards program of its kind, recognizing outstanding use of Italian ceramic tile, quality of installation, and overall design excellence. For the 2014 competition, projects were selected from across the North American continent in three categories; Residential, Commercial and Institutional. Here are some highlights.

 

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'Pass-Word' modular storage by Dante Bonuccelli for Molteni&C

‘Pass-Word’ modular storage by Dante Bonuccelli for Molteni&C

Dante Bonuccelli’s ‘Pass-Word’, for Italian design brand Molteni&C, is a modular storage and home entertainment system optimised for the very latest multimedia devices; both in its scale and its ability to keep all wiring and cabling out of sight.

 

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Thu 5.6.

‘Polo’ chair by Yonoh for Capdell (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.06.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'Polo' chair by Yonoh for Capdell

‘Polo’ chair by Yonoh for Capdell

Spanish studio Yonoh’s first collaboration with design brand Capdell is a wood chair characterized by flat feet and construction details with a Scandinavian flavor.

 

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‘Renversé’ vase by Paul Menand (FR)

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'Renversé' vase by Paul Menand

‘Renversé’ vase by Paul Menand

For French designer Paul Menand, what started out as a “2 in 1″ object that could either hold a small daisy or large lily, became two objects in one.

 

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Wed 4.6.

Furnishing: designing for a wider context

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

The rise of remote working has helped drive the need for clever, modular furnishing solutions for the home, as exemplifed by this 15-square-metre live-work space by Israeli architect Raanan Stern

The rise of remote working has helped drive the need for clever, modular furnishing solutions for the home, as exemplifed by this 15-square-metre live-work space by Israeli architect Raanan Stern

An architecturally oriented flexibility and modularity in furnishing is responding to the increasing need for spaces that cover a diversity of user needs. Orgatec investigates.

 

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‘Malva’ vases by Martin Jakobsen (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Malva' vases by Martin Jakobsen

‘Malva’ vases by Martin Jakobsen

Czech designer Martin Jakobsen’s ‘Malva’ vase holds its flowers all the way inside its glass enclosure and, as the designer says, “for that reason there is no untidiness”.

 

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Mon 2.6.

‘Theo’ lamp by DAMM Design (US)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.06.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'Theo' lamp by DAMM Design

‘Theo’ lamp by DAMM Design

Florida-based DAMM Design (Design. Art. Means. Motive.) have elevated styrofoam packaging material by creating cast concrete facsimiles and stacking them to make the body of ‘Theo’, a table lamp.

 

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