The German designer Sebastian Scherer has created this ‘Aluminium Series’ collection of sleek, characterised-by-its-oscilloscopic-lines furniture, which has been presented at this year’s international design festival DMY in Berlin. The series, which is ‘based on the basic idea of transforming a two-dimensional form into a three-dimensional object through the process of folding’, has been uniformly
executed in 8mm water-cut aluminium – with the exception of the table whose top is made of Corian – and comprises a chair, a coat hanger and the said table design. (more…)
'Baguette' chair made from wood, plywood and cast aluminium by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Magis
The Bouroullec brothers will be present at this year’s Salone del Mobile with several new products. One of them is this highly elegant and light chair for the Italian manufacturer Magis. ‘Baguette’ is composed of plywood seat and backrest supported by four very thin sticks in solid wood which are maintained together by an almost invisible structure of injected aluminium.
The Copenhagen based designer duo Komplot developed this pendant light made from spun aluminium with a reflective chrome finish for the Danish lighting manufacturer Lightyears. Inspired by the harmonic shape of the calabash pumpkin which has been used as bowls, water containers, musical instruments, etc. for centuries the designers created a contained but decorative little light which comes in two sizes and works well as a single piece or as a cloud of several.
Benjamin Hubert's new 'Paddle' task light for Italian manufacturer Fabbian
There’s no excuse to be up that proverbial creek without one. Strongly referencing not only the form of a canoe blade but also its 360-degree movement through water, young British designer Benjamin Hubert’s new ‘Paddle’ LED task lamp for Italian manufacturer Fabbian will be launched at Euroluce during next month’s Milan Salone del Mobile 2011.
How thin and wide can an extruded aluminium profile be? This was the big challenge the Swedish designers of We Do were confronted with designing the new shelf system for nonuform. We met Hampus Östberg and Patrik Lindberg at this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair and got some background information about this highly elegant piece. Enjoy!
The Stockholm based design and architecture studio TAF Arkitekter created this new strip light for the Swedish manufacturer ZERO. We met Mathias Ståhlbom from TAF and talked about the story of the piece. Enjoy!
Benjamin Hubert's 'Crane' task light for Swedish manufacturer Örsjö
Young British designer and winner of numerous design awards Benjamin Hubert has created a highly architectural task lamp for Swedish manufacturer Örsjö, currently on show at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2011.
From goldsmith to golden ticket: jewellery-designer-turned-furniture-designer Harry Thaler, who was named joint winner of this year's D3 Contest for young international design talent
Punching well above their weight this year at imm cologne were the young guns exhibiting in the sixth edition of the [D3] Design Contest, the platform for emerging international design talent. Here, we talk to one of the two joint-winners, Harry Thaler, plus select some of the most interesting designs from the convincing and highly polished body of creative work on show.
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