Posts tagged as 'glass'

Design Miami / Art Basel: ‘Tutti Frutti’ glass sculptures by Fabrica

At the upcoming edition of Design Miami/ Art Basel, the international design fair held in Miami, 5-9 December, Fabrica, Benetton’s Treviso-based prominent research centre will unveil ‘Tutti Frutti’, a new glass collection inspired by the vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere of Miami. (more…)

Fri 12.10.

‘Magique’ side table by Studio Klass for Liv’it by Fiam (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 12.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Magique’ side table by Studio Klass for Liv’it by Fiam; photo by Pietro Cocco

Marco Maturo and Alessio Roscini, the Italian design duo behind Milan-based Studio Klass have collaborated with the curved glass furniture specialists Fiam on the design of this simple, geometrical side table. Called ‘Magique’, the cuboid, semi-transparent piece features multiple intersecting shelves and the design is made of 10 mm welded glass which is available in a variety of finishes such as transparent glass or smoked grey. (more…)

‘Shadows’ pendant light by Dan Yeffet and Lucie Koldova for Brokis; photo by Martin Chum

The Parisian-based designer duo Dan Yeffet and Lucie Koldova have recently presented their latest collection of simple glass pendant lights called ‘Shadows’. Manufactured by the Czech lighting brand Brokis, the series is composed of four variously-shaped shades which are available in three colour versions: black-tinted semiopaque glass with a black ash neck; opaque, matte black glass with a black ash neck, and a matte white model with natural oak neck. (more…)

Tue 7.8.

‘Stir it’ carafe by Anna Blattert for Postfossil (CH)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 07.08.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Stir it’ carafe by Anna Blattert for Postfossil

Composed of a hand-blown glass body, steel strainer and a cork cap, this novel carafe has been created by a Zurich-based designer Anna Blattert for a young Swiss brand Postfossil. Part of their new ‘Home Made’ collection, ‘Stir it’ is made in Switzerland and the carafe is available in three summery hues; mint green, lemon yellow and candy floss pink. (more…)

‘Uplifting Carafes’ by Dean Brown for Secondome; photo by Serena Eller

Six young students from Benneton’s Treviso-based ‘tallent incubator’, also known as Fabrica, have recently realised this collection of delicate glass objects for the Italian design gallery Secondome. The limited-edition pieces were presented earlier this year at Milan’s Salone del Mobile. (more…)

Thu 28.6.

‘Inhale’ pendant lamp by Nendo for Lasvit (CZ)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 28.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

The making of ‘Inhale’ pendant lamp by Nendo for Lasvit

The ultra-prolific Japanese design practise Nendo has collaborated with a Czech manufacturer of bespoke light fittings and glass installations Lasvit on this delicate, organically-shaped pendant light called ‘Inhale’. Owing its name to the innovatory production process, in which the form is obtained by a negative air pressure, the design was exhibited as part of Nendo’s delicate, all-white ‘Still & Sparkling’ installation during this year’s edition of Milan’s Salone del Mobile. (more…)

'Bell' tables by Sebastian Herkner for ClassiCon

A young German designer Sebastian Herkner revisited the traditional glass blowing technique with this side and coffee table design called ‘Bell’. Composed of a hand-blown, jewel-coloured translucent base and a handcrafted, solid brass frame, the tables were presented by ClassiCon at this year’s edition of Milan’s Salone del Mobile fair. (more…)

'Melt down' pendant light by Johan Lindstén

Inspired by his recent trip to the Land of the Rising Sun, a young Swedish designer Johan Lindstén has created this series of spherical, semi-translucent pendant lights called ‘Melt down’. Suspended from a simple, coloured lamp cord, the design features an oval shade whose form appears to have adapted to a protruding light bulb located within. ‘Melt down’ was showcased earlier in April at Salone del Mobile’s Salone Satellite. (more…)