Mon 23.3.

Gray Area Collection by David Taylor for S/K/E/K/K/ (IS)

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Considered Objects #3 by David Taylor

Considered Objects #3 by David Taylor

For a commission from Icelandic design house S/K/E/K/K/, sculptor-designer David Taylor created a group of objects for an exhibition titled ‘Gray Area’, a play with materiality and context that has become Taylor’s hallmark.

 

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'Walrus' Outdoor Sofa by Dirk Wynants for Extremis

‘Walrus’ Outdoor Sofa by Dirk Wynants for Extremis

Designer Dirk Wynants has created an all-season outdoor sofa, ‘Walrus’, for Belgian design brand Extremis with cushions made to remain outdoors.

 

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Sun 22.3.

Working It, Living It: Arper’s new ‘soft-tech’ furniture

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The 'Catifa 46' stool in situ and in service at Unilever's HQ in Hamburg; photo: Adam Mørk

The ‘Catifa 46′ stool in situ and in service at Unilever’s HQ in Hamburg; photo: Adam Mørk

Premium Italian design brand Arper has made it its job to look at our jobs – the ongoing changes in the where and the how we work – responding with a collection of high-performance furniture designs that don’t slack off in the aesthetics department. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Fri 20.3.

Milan 2015 Preview: Glas Italia

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Prism Cabinet by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

Prism Cabinet by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

A bench and cabinet made of thick high-transparency glass cut using an innovative cutting technique, and designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, will be shown Salone del Mobile 2015 next month.

 

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Thu 19.3.

Milan 2015 Preview: Billiani

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Spy armchair by Emilio Nanni for Billiani

Spy armchair by Emilio Nanni for Billiani

At Salone del Mobile 2015 in April Italian furniture brand Billiani will be showing a solid beechwood armchair with padded and fabric-upholstered plywood seat called Spy by Emilio Nanni.

 

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Prima Materia Collection by Esrawe (MX)

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Estratos solid wood and brass pieces by Hector Esrawe and Emilio Chapela in collaboration with Manuel Bañó. The singular and natural designs on each of the pieces were photographed, digitalized and then traced onto the surface of the wood with a robot. The process was repeated until the pattern was gradually engraved into the wood, following the design of the new photographed section.

Estratos solid wood and brass pieces by Hector Esrawe and Emilio Chapela in collaboration with Manuel Bañó. The singular and natural designs on each of the pieces were photographed, digitalized and then traced onto the surface of the wood with a robot.

Mexico City based design studio Esrawe has created a collection of objects based on found materials from stores and warehouses.

 

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Wed 18.3.

Grotto, Bernyk Island by Partisans (CA)

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Grotto, Bernyk Island by Partisans

Grotto, Bernyk Island by Partisans

The blue waters of Lake Huron, located north of Toronto, complement its majestic surroundings and offer a dream-like location for a retreat. A sensual environment, its serene landscape reminds the temporary dwellers of the harmony that exist beyond human possibilities. When Partisans team met on site, with a new client for designing and constructing a potential Sauna, they knew that their most prominent challenge was to make a free-standing structure that not only respected, but also matured from the context.

 

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Réaction Poétique Collection by Jaime Hayon for Cassina (IT)

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Réaction Poétique Collection by Jaime Hayon for Cassina

Réaction Poétique Collection by Jaime Hayon for Cassina

Designer Jaime Hayon has created a series of wooden objects for Italian design brand Cassina inspired by the works of Le Corbusier, 50 years after his death.

 

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