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Thu 13.11.

‘Luco’ stool by Martín Azúa for Mobles114 (ES)

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'Luco' stool by Martín Azúa for Mobles114

‘Luco’ stool by Martín Azúa for Mobles114

Martín Azúa’s ‘Luco’ stool for Mobles114 combines the traditional craft of woodturning, technology and the “most genuine international design” says the designer.

 

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Wed 12.11.

‘Graphic Checked’ flooring by Marie Eklund for Bolon (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.11.2014 - Tagged as:

'Graphic Checked' flooring by Marie Eklund for Bolon

‘Graphic Checked’ flooring by Marie Eklund for Bolon

One of fourteen new designs for 2014, ‘Graphic Checked’ by Marie Eklund for Sweden’s Bolon is flooring inspired by modern architecture and challenging glass and steel structure.

 

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‘Light Air’ lights by Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell

‘Light Air’ lights by Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell

Catalan designer Eugeni Quitllet has expanded the ‘Light Air’ range for Italian design brand Kartell. Originally launched as table lamps, ‘Light Air’ is now also available as wall and hanging lamps.

 

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Mon 10.11.

Zumtobel and Fraunhofer Institute Study Brings User Preferences to Light

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.11.2014 - Tagged as:

Zumtobel and Fraunhofer Institute Study Brings User Preferences to Light

Zumtobel and Fraunhofer Institute Study Brings User Preferences to Light

With a global user study on perceived lighting quality in offices, which the Austrian luminaire manufacturer Zumtobel is conducting together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) in Stuttgart, the company is making an important contribution to basic research. (by Ulrich Büttner)

 

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Sun 9.11.

‘Lederam’ light collection by Catellani & Smith (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.11.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Lederam' light collection by Catellani & Smith

‘Lederam’ light collection by Catellani & Smith

From Italian lighting brand Catellani & Smith, a unique line of minimal lights with discs finished with copper coloured sheet that enclose new generation LED modules within them.

 

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'Press Room Chair' for UNESCO by Gerrit Rietveld

‘Press Room Chair’ for UNESCO by Gerrit Rietveld

Originally designed in 1958 for the UNESCO building in Paris, architect and designer Gerrit Rietveld’s unique ‘Press Room Chair’ combines comfort with Rietveld’s well-known geometric style.

 

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Tue 4.11.

‘UPJ’ chair by Gaetano Pesce for B&B Italia (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.11.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'UPJ' chair by Gaetano Pesce for B&B Italia

‘UPJ’ chair and ottoman by Gaetano Pesce for B&B Italia

Italian designer Gaetano Pesce’s iconic UP chair, first created in 1969, is now available in a junior version, the ‘UPJ’.

 

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Mon 3.11.

Boffi: Celebrating Eighty Years of Emotional Solutions

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.11.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

‘Salinas’ by Patricia Urquiola is characterised by non-traditional structure, modules and materials

‘Salinas’ by Patricia Urquiola is characterised by non-traditional structure, modules and materials

On a family holiday to Lake Garda as a teenager, staying near the town of Malcesine, I discovered a design store that seemed to house all the contemporary design I had only ever seen before in books. The shop owner took to my enthusiasm and gave me a bag full of books on Italian design, providing me with a great snapshot of the key design movements and brands that have shaped Italy’s design culture. (by Alex Bradley)

 

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