Posts tagged as 'brass'

Thu 15.5.

‘Animal Farm No. 1′ wall light by Tom Strala (CH)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.05.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Animal Farm No. 1' wall light by Tom Strala

‘Animal Farm No. 1′ wall light by Tom Strala

For his 10th anniversary Zurich-based object designer Tom Strala presents ‘Animal Farm No. 1′, a wall light that explores the “technical and aesthetic possibilities of brass”.

 

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Platform of Arts and Creativity by Pitagoras Arquitectos; photo courtesy of the architects

Platform of Arts and Creativity by Pitagoras Arquitectos; photo by Joao Morgado

Guimarães-based architectural practice Pitagoras Arquitectos have recently completed this striking Platform of Arts and Creativity for the 2012 Guimarães European Capital of Culture. Described by the architects as a ‘multifunctional space dedicated to artistic, economic, cultural and social activities within the scope of European Capital of Culture 2012′, the geometric, brass-clad building comprises an art centre, creative labs, temporary exhibition area, a multipurpose space for additional activities, performances and shows as well as workshops and workspaces aimed to ‘support emerging creativity.’ Watch the building come to live in the video by Archmov. (more…)

‘Kyoto’ model from the ‘Candil’ table lamp series by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón; photo by Alfonso Herranz

Madrid-based designer Alvaro Catalán de Ocón has realised this series of decorative table lamps whose composition ‘reflects the different physical properties necessary to make the electrical apparatus work.’ Composed of three simple parts in different materials: copper and brass which act as conductors and wood which has been used due to its insulative properties, the collection comprises three different models named after three cities: Madrid, Milan and Kyoto. The series was first presented earlier this year at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan. (more…)

Detail view of one of the lamps from the ‘Tribeca Edition 1′ collection by Søren Rose Studio; photo by Thomas Ibsen

Copenhagen-based Søren Rose Studio have recently realised this series of New York-inspired, limited-edition lamps called ‘Tribeca Edition 1′. With a noticeable industrial flair, the striking, six-piece collection is composed of handmade brass pendant lights, all of which have been assembled from vintage parts found in the US. We found ourselves particularly drawn to the delicate, molecule-resembling five-lightbulb model featured below. (more…)

janus_Extension by :mlzd; photo by Dominique Marc Wehrli

A Swiss architectural practice :mlzd have melded the past with the present by inserting this striking, futuristic-looking extension amidst two, preexisting museum buildings which date back to the late thirteenth century. Located near Lake Zürich, in a picturesque town of Rapperswil-Jona, the multifaceted, perforated brass clad extension provides not only an eye-catching addition to the otherwise conventional-looking museum but also brings it up to date thanks to a number of additional modern facilities such as a new main entrance with a disabled access and a further 170-square-meters of minimalist interior which can serve several functions. (more…)

'Ceres' by Lindsey Adelman, photo by Joseph de Leo

The New York based designer Lindsey Adelman recently exhibited her beautiful glass lamps at E.R. Butler & Co is Soho, manufacturer of her most recent work. The ‘Ceres’ collection – a series of technical yet sculptural appearing constructs – consists of brass branches with cylindrical light fittings combined with coloured glass tubes.

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Fri 4.2.

‘Timeline’ by Luca Nichetto for Skultuna (SE)

Posted by Simon Keane-Cowell on 04.02.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

Luca Nichetto's 'Timeline' brass-bowl collection for Skultuna

Playing with the idea of the patina that certain objects aquire over time, Italian designer Luca Nichetto has designed a collection of brass bowls called ‘Timeline’ for Swedish manufacturer Skultuna, which will be shown at next week’s Stockholm Furniture Fair.

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'Object' by minus tio

'Object' by minus tio

At this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair the Swedish manufacturer minus tio presented this cubic display furniture created by the designer MatsTheselius and artist Andreas Roth. The piece is composed of five different materials – Swedish marble is combined with brass, corian, glass and oak.

'Object' by minus tio

'Object' by minus tio

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