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Tue 24.6.

Knoll Reintroduces the Pollock Arm Chair

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.06.2014 - Tagged as: , , ,

'657 Sling-back Lounge' by Charles Pollock

’657 Sling-back Lounge’ by Charles Pollock

Designed more than half a century ago by the late Charles Pollock, Knoll is reintroducing the iconic ’657 Sling-back Lounge’, also known as the Pollock Arm Chair, a minimal chair of polished chrome steel tubing and natural cowhide.

 

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'Aureola' tea set by Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva for Mjölk, photo: © Mjölk

‘Aureola’ tea set by Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva for Mjölk, photo: © Mjölk

By observing how tea is consumed in Russia, Venetian designer Luca Nichetto noticed that the infuse is served not in cups, but in small bowls without a handle, and realized how this one small detail gave more solemnity to the whole ritual.

 

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Mon 23.6.

‘Volume LED Blackbird’ lamp by GamFratesi for Lightyears (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Volume LED Blackbird' lamp by GamFratesi for Lightyears

‘Volume LED Blackbird’ lamp by GamFratesi for Lightyears

The buttons on a stereo amplifier from the 1980s was the source of inspiration for GamFratesi’s ‘Volume LED Blackbird’ lamp for Danish lighting brand Lightyears.

 

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'Persy' rug by Samuel Accoceberry for Chevalier Edition

‘Persy’ rug by Samuel Accoceberry for Chevalier Edition

Paris-based designer Samuel Accoceberry’s ‘Persy’ rugs for Chevalier Edition recall the ancient patterns and traditions of Persian carpets, in a contemporary, graphic way.

 

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Sun 22.6.

In Great Shape: Pedrali delivers the essence of Italian design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

The archly graphic design language of Pedrali's collection, with its confident, yet friendly, forms – ideal for contract settings. Art Direction: Leftloft; photo: Beppe Brancato

The archly graphic design language of Pedrali’s collection, with its confident, yet friendly, forms – ideal for contract settings. Art Direction: Leftloft; photo: Beppe Brancato

With half a century of creativity and business under its belt, Italian design manufacturer Pedrali is showing little sign of easing up on the gas pedal. It’s full speed ahead for the premium furniture and lighting brand whose elegant marriage of tradition and innovation is adding value to contract spaces worldwide. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Wed 18.6.

BD Barcelona Design: Catalano bench 40 year anniversary

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.06.2014 - Tagged as:

Catalano bench designers Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets

Catalano bench designers Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets, photo: Sánchez y Montoro

In 1974, then young architects Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets created a bench with a curved perforated steel seat and back for a newly formed BD Barcelona Design.

 

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'P.Lamp'' by Ivan Zhang for A'postrophe Design

‘P.Lamp” by Ivan Zhang for A’postrophe Design

Designer Ivan Zhang’s P.Lamp’ is a modular pendant lamp with a literal twist; using elastic rope, lighting elements are quickly and simply assembled (or disassembled) to make a variety of small to large pendant configurations.

 

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'Hurricane' table by Reinier Bosch

‘Hurricane’ table by Reinier Bosch

Dutch designer Reinier Bosch aims to pay homage to the traditional hand-woven fabrics, pleated skirts, and tribal culture of the Miao people, a minority group in southern China, with a series of furnishings for the Pearl Lam Gallery.

 

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