Posts tagged as 'accessory'

'Osso' chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Mattiazzi

The Bouroullec brothers will presents these two novelties during the upcoming Salone del Mobile in Milan: ‘Osso’ (engl.: ‘Bone’) is a new solid wooden chair for the small, family-owned company Mattiazzi that has been manufacturing chairs for others since about forty years. The chair’s processing is based on highly skillful handcraft combined with a sophisticated CNC set of tools.

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Thu 24.3.

‘hobo lantern’ by molo (CA) at Milan Design Week

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 24.03.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'hobo lantern' tyvek bag by molo

Without using names – we all know what kind of effect flashy (maybe golden) press bags can have during Milan’s Design Week. This year the Canadian manufacturer molo will introduce this nice and handy accessory, a tyvek bag with an energy-efficient LED light source glowing through the delicate pattern of translucent fibres. ‘hobo lantern’ will be available on molostore.com on April 12, 2011 – the first day of Design Week in Milan!

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Fri 18.3.

Ash Bowls by StokkeAustad (NO)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 18.03.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

Massive wooden ash bowls by StokkeAustad

These bowls by the Norwegian designer duo StokkeAustad are a beautiful example of modern, high quality handcraft and represent a masterpiece of turnery. Made from a single piece of Norwegian ash the pieces combine material-typical characteristics: the compactness of the solid, heavy base and the delicateness of the bowl’s thin wall.

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Thu 17.3.

‘Puzzle’ vases by Formfjord (DE)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 17.03.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Puzzle' small by Formfjord

The Berlin based designers of Formfjord recently completed this series of glass vases for the German manufacturer Leonardo. All pieces are based on one well-thought-out geometrical detail: Due to their characteristic silhouette – the curved passage between their square foot and the rectangular opening – all pieces fit perfectly together and complement one another. The vases are available in three sizes in white, transparent and silver.

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'Bubo Bubo' by Andreas Engesvik and StokkeAustad

The Norwegian deisgner Andreas Engesvik, co-founder of his former studio Norway Says, and the Norwegian design duo StokkeAustad realised this charming wooden sculptures on the occasion of an exhibition to Designblok in Prague in 2010. The owls are modeled in polystyrene and so on milled out of solid wood. The large owl is 29 x 23 cm – the smallest is 15 x 11 cm.

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'The Nest' rattan Lounge chair by Per Brolund and Em Riem, produced by Cambodian Modern Rattan

WWF initiated the design and production of contemporary, sustainable rattan furniture together with Swedish designers, graduates from Lund University, in cooperation with local producing companies. The European Union funded programme focuses on sustainable production and processing of rattan in the Mekong region. The first results were exhibited during this year’s Ambiente Fair in Frankfurt.

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Fri 18.2.

‘FLAT’ mirrors by Big-Game (CH)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 18.02.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'FLAT' mirrors - silvered windshields from cars with flat windows by Big-Game, photo by Julien Chavaillaz

This beautiful homage to famous car classics, such as Citroën 2CV, VW beetle or Fiat Panda was realised by the Swiss designers of Big-Game. The ‘FLAT’ mirrors are made from silvered windshields from old cars with flat windows. The pieces were created recently for the ‘L’ECAL à Paris’ exhibition in the Cité Internationale des Arts.

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Mon 31.1.

‘Clown Nose’ bins by Tomas Kral (CH)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 31.01.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Clown Nose' by Tomas Kral, photo by Federico Berardi

Inspired by the typical red clown nose the young Swiss designer and graduate from ECAL Tomas Kral realised this series of ceramic bins, closable through cork balls which are connected with coloured elastics.

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