Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.05.2013 - Tagged as: CreativeAffairs, floorlamps
‘One+One’ lamps by CreativeAffairs
Barcelona-based design studio CreativeAffairs has created a collection of lamps based on the idea of mixing two different archetypes, with different functions, in order to create a new typology of object. The two chosen archetypes are a table lamp and a trestle.
‘Sunset’ lamp by Alban Le Henry for Great Design
Thanks to its resin and thermoformed methacrylate shell Alban Le Henry’s limited edition ‘Sunset’ lamp creates an opalescent effect with a slight transparency, resembling the sun’s glow when daylight fades.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.05.2013 - Tagged as: Box Clever, table
‘Segment’ table by Box Clever
San Francisco design studio Box Clever was inspired by shifting tectonic plates for their ‘Segment’ table. The multipart table top, resembling a fault line, is composed of four slabs of concrete that leave a narrow opening between each section creating a functional channel for a unique system of accessories and cable management.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.05.2013 - Tagged as: Casamania, GamFratesi
‘Compass’ ladder/clothes valet by GamFratesi for Casamania
Tradition and renewal are hallmarks of the designs by architects Stine Gam and Enrico Fratesi, both abundantly evident in their ‘Compass’ ladder/clothes valet for Casamania.
‘Odeon’ lamp by Studio Klass for FontanaArte
‘Odeon’, a portable light bound in leather designed for Italian design brand FontanaArte, is not an antidote to digital technology, it’s a complement say designers Studio Klass.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.05.2013 - Tagged as: Ferréol Babin, LED, table lamps
‘Shutter’ lamp by Ferréol Babin
Newly graduated French designer Ferréol Babin has created a table and wall lamp called ‘Shutter’ with a hinged disc that controls the light from the lamp.
Clerkenwell Design Week
The fourth annual Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) will welcome more than 200 designers and manufacturers from Britain and across the globe in London’s leading creative district of Clerkenwell.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.05.2013 - Tagged as: Benjamin Hubert, ClassiCon
‘Membrane’ chair by Benjamin Hubert for ClassiCon
With ‘Membrane’ London-based designer Benjamin Hubert demonstrates how an inviting, and capacious, aesthetic for a chair can be achieved using lightweight, transparent materials. “Does a comfortable armchair always have to be heavy, bulky and thickly upholstered?” asks German brand ClassiCon.