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Posts tagged as 'cast iron'

'Allas' candelabrum by Andreas Engesvik for Iittala

Oslo-based furniture and industrial designer Andreas Engesvik has collaborated with the world-famous Finnish tableware manufacturer Iittala to create this cast-iron ‘modern take on a traditional candelabrum’. Called ‘Allas’ – Finnish for ‘pool’ – the design is fittingly described by its manufacturer as ‘a pool of light’ – an effect achieved thanks to the six candles, each set at a different height, for which the candelabrum is intended for. (more…)

Thu 24.3.

News by Tom Dixon (UK) at Milan Design Week 2011

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

'Cast' chair by Tom Dixon

During this year’s Milan Design Week the British label Tom Dixon will exhibit its most recent novelties in the beautiful 400sqm-location of Officine Stendhal (Via Stendhal 35). Amongst them ‘Cast’ – a multi-purpose chair composed of cast iron legs that are bolted to the seat and backrest which are made from slabs of thick foam. The chair can easily be disassembled and shipped in a small package because all components fit perfectly into the seat itself.

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