Posts tagged as 'Habitare'

Thu 2.8.

‘Aura’ sofa by Mikko Laakkonen for Inno (FI)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 02.08.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Aura’ sofa by Mikko Laakkonen for Inno

Helsinki-based designer Mikko Laakkonen has realised this boldly-coloured two-seater sofa for the Finnish furniture manufacturer Inno. Due to be presented next month at the upcoming edition of Habitare design fair (12 – 16 September), the upholstered ‘Aura’ features a simple, exposed steel frame and a raised back for increased privacy. The design, which can also serve as a room divider, is available in multiple colourways. (more…)

'StixStix' lamp by Jaakko Hyvärinen; photo by Cian Brennan

The promising Finnish designer and Lahti University of Applied Sciences student Jaakko Hyvärinen has presented this adjustable desk lamp at a Lahti Institute of Design exhibition during Helsinki’s Habitare 2011. Called ‘StixStix’, the birch design is characterised by a simple, yet unusual, structure and an exposed, brightly-coloured textile cord. (more…)

Thu 15.9.

Habitare 2011: ‘Luukku’ chair by Satoshi Ohtaki

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 15.09.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Luukku' chair by Satoshi Ohtaki

It might very well be due to our recent obsession with this book, but we couldn’t help but notice that this curiously-detailed ‘Luukku’ chair created by the Japanese-born architect, designer and the Aalto University School of Engineering student Satoshi Ohtaki is in fact, smiling.

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