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Posts tagged as 'imm cologne 2011'

'Shrimp' by Jehs+Laub for Cor

‘Shrimp’ is the new armchair the Stuttgart based designers Jehs+Laub created for the German manufacturer Cor. The comparatively small appearing upholstery is characterised by its shell made from 2D-plywood which could be bent into the fitting shape, due to the regular gaps.

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'TON' stools by Mark Braun, photo by Inka Recke

The Berlin based designer Mark Braun presented amongst others this series of simple and handy stools at the D³ Professionals, an exhibition at this year’s imm cologne, dedicated to young designers and labels. ‘TON’ is made from laminated wood in bleeched and smoaked oak.

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Cassina's reissue of Gio Ponti's iconic 'Superleggera' chair brings with it an injection of colour

When you revisit a design classic, you tread lightly. Ironic then that Cassina’s reissue of design legend Gio Ponti’s iconic ‘Superleggera’ chair, first launched in 1957 and which, in itself, is all about lightness – both visual and literal (the clue is, after all, in the name) – should bring with it some rather bold modifications.

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'DS-480' by Alfredo Häberli for de Sede

This futuristic convertible sofa is a redesign of a famous de Sede classic brought back to the collection with some alternations carried through by the Swiss designer Alfredo Häberli. Don’t miss to get an introduction of all the functions at the de Sede booth at imm cologne 2011.

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'Accordion Cabinet' by Elisa Strozyk and Sebastian Neeb

In collaboration with the artist Sebastian Neeb German designer Elisa Strozyk, known for her beautiful veneer carpets which are manufactured by the German company Böwer, applied her ‘wooden textile’ principle for the first time to a furniture. ‘Accordion Cabinet’ is currently on show at the D³ Design talents at tis year’s imm cologne.

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'Kids Only' by Richard Lampert

The German manufacturer Richard Lampert launches at this year’s imm cologne his brand new collection ‘Kids Only’, a wide range of furniture dedicated to the smallest ones. Amongst them one of our favourite, the children’s perch ‘Tur Tur’ by Eric Degenhardt. The industrial looking piece is made from bent steel tubes and sheets and offers many different ways of being used and demonstrates the architectural background of the German deisgner.

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'Ruché' by Inga Sempé for Ligne Roset

In addition to last year’s ‘Ruché’ sofa the French designer Inga Sempé realised together with Ligne Roset the adapted bed, available in two heights. It will be on show at this year’s imm cologne (Hall 11.3, O 020 / P 021) which open its gates tomorrow. See you there.

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'FIDA' portable folding mat by Patrick Frey for VIAL

2011 is all about redressing the old work/leisure balance and getting serious about down-time. (Well, that’s what we’re telling ourselves at the moment.) In the spirit of this, here’s a new product from VIAL, the Aachen-based design label, that celebrates the static.

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