Posts tagged as 'ceramics'
Jaime Hayón's new collection for Kutani Choemon
The Spanish designer Jaime Hayón recently unveiled the new porcelain collection he designed in collaboration with the Japanese products design studio Maruwakaya for Kutani Choemon. The Japanese traditional porcelain company produces handmade tableware for over 130 years.
Ceramic speaker by nendo / Design Concept
The Japanese designers of nendo recently presented these speakers made from ceramics within the Revalue Nippon Project, an initiative launched by the former Japan footballer Nakata Hidetoshi to revitalize the traditional crafts in Japan. Curator Akimoto Yuji, director of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan, invited nendo to collaborate with Mitsuke Masagasu, a Kanazawa-based potter whose work springs from the traditions of the local Kutani ware.
'FOLDED' by Raw Edges for Mutina
At this year’s CERSAIE in Bologna the Italian manfacturer Mutina presented this new series of bathroom tiles by the Isreal design duo Raw Edges. The designer’s idea was to reproduce the effect of folded paper on ceramics – the visual reference is the traditional ceramic patterns which were common in the apartments in Tel Aviv in the Fifties and Sixties. Raw Edges recreate them simply by using “folded” lines.
'CCCLOUD' by Kengo Kuma for Casalgrande Padana, in cooperation with the Faculties of Architecture of Ferrara and Siracusa.
We all remember the travertine façade with its chessboard-like pattern of openings wrapped around his beautiful ‘Lotus House’. Recently the master of structural surfaces and façades, the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, realised this impressing 2826 m2 installation made from technical porcelain stoneware slabs for the Italian ceramics manufacturer Casalgrande Padana.
'Phenomenon' by Tokujin Yoshioka for Mutina
Once more the Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka inspires with his sense for delicate surfaces and structures. Recently at this year’s CERSAIE in Bologna he unveiled ‘Phenomenon’, a new family of three-dimensional structured ceramic tiles he created for the Italian manufacturer Mutina. The collection includes the patterns ‘snow’, ‘honey-comb’ and ‘rain’.
'Albero' shower by Ceramica Flaminia
At this year’s Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings the Italian manufacturer Ceramica Flaminia will present the new free standing shower ‘Albero’ (‘tree’) which is characterised by its figurative appearance and some smart details: its ceramic square base can be almost seamlessly integrated into the bathroom’s floor, the shower head can easily be hung-up on a “branch” through a simple ribbon.
'Jar' lamp and side table by Noon Studio
Our friends from Noon Studio just sent us these images of their brand new prototypes which will be displayed at Green and Fay during this year’s London Design Festival from 23 – 26 Septmeber.
One of them is ‘Jar’ a lathed wooden desklamp with rotating lids which act as switches to control the light intensity. It comes in different sizes: 125x280mm – 250x280mm.
'Apu' by Hanna Ehlers for Zeitraum
Two years ago the German/Finnish designer Hanna Ehlers presented her series of neat and well-proportioned occasional furniture at Salone Satellite. This year the German manufacturer Zeitraum put it into production. ‘Apu’ is composed of a replaceable white ceramic pot, which comes in three different versions and a foot made from turned solid wood (American walnut, oak, ash).
'Apu 3' by Hanna Ehlers for Zeitraum
'Apu 2' by Hanna Ehlers for Zeitraum
'Apu 1' by Hanna Ehlers for Zeitraum
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