Posts tagged as 'Coffee Table'

Thu 14.7.

‘Rhyholzertischli’ coffee table by Adrian Wicki (CH)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 14.07.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Rhyholzertischli' coffee table by Adrian Wicki

Inspired by his life-long fascination with one of Europe’s longest rivers, the Rhine, the young Swiss carpenter-turned-designer Adrian Wicki has created this driftwood coffee table. Enigmatically called ‘Rhyholzertischli’, the table is composed of a smooth glass plate which is juxtaposed with the raw natural form of the base created from driftwood found on the banks of Rhine. (more…)

'Part' by PearsonLloyd for Modus

Designjunction is the exhibition of several British labels at Zegna headquarters on Via Savona during this year’s Salone del Mobile. Modus will be on show with a whole range of new products by namable designers such as Michael Sodeau, PearsonLloyd and Claesson Koivisto Rune.

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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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'The Ensemble' by Helena Svensson, Karin Widmark and Josefin Hellström Olsson

The three individual Swedish designers Helena Svensson, Karin Widmark and Josefin Hellström Olsson presented ‘The Ensemble’ at the Greenhouse during this year’s Stokholm Furniture Fair. The collection was inspired by the sentimentality and percieved value of musical instruments, which becomes especially apparent in the materiality and processing of the pieces.

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'Kokko' by Dan Sunaga for Karl Andersson

The Japanese, Gothenburg based designer Dan Sunaga recently unveiled this new series of coffee tables for the Swedish manufacturer Karl Andersson & Söner. ‘Kokko’ is composed of a veneer table top and solid wooden legs that can – due to a very smart and artful connection - easily be disassembled.

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'Darjeeling' tea trolley by Anna Kraitz for Källemo

This year’s novelties of the Swedish manufacturer Källemo are especially characterised by playful and colour-accentuated details. The Swedish designer Anna Kraitz for example created this tea trolley which was inspired by a collection of wheeled children toys she designed before. Here some other pieces:

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'Nagasaki' chair by Mathieu Matégot for Gubi

The Danish manufactruer Gubi launched at this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair a re-edition of the ‘Nagasaki’ chair and ‘Kangourou’ coffee table designed in the 1950s by the Hungarian designer Mathieu Matégot. Both pieces are composed of a light metal frame covered with perforated sheet metal.

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'Pirkka' stools by Imari Tapiovaara, now in production by Artek

On the occasion of Artek’s 75th anniversary the Finnish manufacturer, founded in 1935 by Alvar Aalto extended their collection with another range of Finnish classics – those by Ilmari Tapiovaara, a great admirer of Alvar Aalto. Artek has acquired the entire share capital of Aero Design Furniture, the company which produced the Tapiovaara pieces until now.

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