Posts tagged as 'Italy'
Bretteljause by Florian Reiche; two chopping boards that wrap around a bottle of wine with two wooden cups made of oak, the same wood used to make wine barrels. Created to enjoy the “cured meats and good bread [that] are some of the excellent products from around Rovereto”.
A small group of young graduates from the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano have explored the theme of site-specfic souvenirs in a workshop creating a series of souvenirs dedicated to the Mart, a local modern art museum, and the town of Rovereto, Italy.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.01.2013 - Tagged as: Italy, Liguria, magazine, Okolo
‘Liguria’, OKOLO’s annual magazine for 2013
OKOLO has launched their fourth annual magazine, this one titled ‘Liguria’, named for the north-western Italian coastline surrounding Genoa. ‘Liguria’ explores the “hidden architecture, design and culture gems” of the Ligurian coast says OKOLO.
‘Table in Wonderland’ by Charlotte Juillard and David Raffoul for Fabrica
A new system of display fittings by Fabrica designers Charlotte Juillard and David Raffoul recalls the beachside cityscape of Miami and its Art Deco pastel-colored landmark buildings.
‘Roots’ Vases by Giorgio Bonaguro; photo by Andrea Basile Studio
The colourful roots of Giorgio Bonaguro’s glass vases can hold a single flower, but when placed upside-down the larger outer cylinder can hold a bunch. Bonaguro combines simple lines with an iconic shape: an outer clear glass cylinder is joined with an internal element in coloured glass which represents the roots of a flower. Made of blown borosilicate glass.
Stone Gate by Raffaello Galiotto for Lithos Design
Conceived by Italian designer Raffaello Galiotto and developed by natural stone specialists Lithos Design, ‘Stone Gate’ is an imposing, 3.80-metre-high, self-supporting marble structure inspired by ‘the ancient architectural figure of the arch consisting of elements laid dry, inherited from the Roman Empire.’ Weighting nearly 30 thousands kilograms, the colossal circle was unveiled earlier this year at the ’100% Gravity’ exhibition in Verona. Watch a video about this striking project in a clip below.. (more…)
The bold ‘Frame’ collection by Ceramiche Refin and STUDIO FM Milano
Following years of important projects with the protagonists in design and architecture, DesignTaleStudio, Refin’s creative ceramic laboratory, has chosen to hand this new project to a team of professionals experienced in visual communication and graphics, a skill that, finally, is receiving the recognition it deserves in product design. Hence, the collaboration on the Frame collection with STUDIO FM Milano, a Milan-based agency specialising in graphic design, corporate design and publishing, an agency that loves to experiment by combining architecture, design and art…
read more about this collaborative collection on Architonic
Close-up of Patricia Urquiola’s ‘M.a.s.s.a.s.’ armchair for Moroso
‘M.a.s.s.a.s.’, an abbreviation from a rather curious while perhaps hinting amalgam of words: ‘Moroso, Asymmetric, Sofa, System, Adorably, Stitched’, is the latest collection of generously-sized sofas and armchairs developed by the acclaimed Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola. Manufactured by the Italian furniture specialists Moroso, the collection features a decorative, raised stitching which runs along the edges of the upholstered pieces. (more…)
‘Prince’ armchair by Rodolfo Dordoni for Minotti
The Milanese architect and designer Rodolfo Dordoni has realised this 50s-inspired, upholstered armchair for the Italian furniture manufacturer Minotti. Supported by a die-cast aluminum base, the generously-sized, voluminous design features a curvilinear, padded shell and comes with an optional footstool. (more…)