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.
‘A million times’ clock by Per Emanuelsson and Bastian Bischoff for humans since 1982
Controlled via iPad, 288 customized two-handed analogue clocks stacked one atop the other together tell time as a single digital clock.
‘Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography’, published in 2012 by Thames & Hudson
Thanks to our friends at Thames & Hudson, we’re giving away 5 FREE COPIES of ‘Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography’ to Architonic Facebook fans.
The draw will take place on 13 May. If you’d like to own a copy of this beautiful book – a must-have for any Le Corbusier aficionado – follow this link and comment on our photo album. To be in the running, don’t forget to like both Architonic and Thames & Hudson’s Facebook pages, too. Good luck! >>