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Posts tagged as 'Italy'

Stone Gate by Raffaello Galiotto for Lithos Design

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…)

Wed 24.10.

‘Prince’ armchair by Rodolfo Dordoni for Minotti (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 24.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

‘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…)

Thu 18.10.

‘Panna Cotta’ table by Ron Gilad for Molteni & C (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 18.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Panna Cotta’ table by Ron Gilad for Molteni & C

As part of his graphical, minimalist Grado° collection, the internationally acclaimed Tel Aviv-born New York-based designer Ron Gilad has realised this circular side table for the Italian manufacturer Molteni & C. Named after the famous Italian dessert, ‘Panna Cotta’ is composed of only few parts which were developed in two materials – iron and marble – and the table is available in three colours: white, red and black. (more…)

‘Doll’ table lamp by Ionna Vautrin for Foscarini

Continuing her collaboration with Italian lighting specialists Foscarini, the acclaimed Parisian-based designer Ionna Vautrin has once again turned her attention to the Far East and the Orient for inspiration. Her new, well-proportioned and organically shaped (as has become Vautrin’s signature) table lamp ‘Doll’ has just been unveiled by the Marcon-based brand and it appears to be a natural continuation of Vautrin’s previous, also Orient-inspired pendant light, ‘Chouchin’. Composed of a round, blown glass head and a circular plastic base, ‘Doll’ emanates a warm, soft glow and the lamp is available in four colour versions: ivory, green, grey and red. (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…)

Tue 9.10.

‘Byobu’ table collection by Nendo for Moroso (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 09.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

‘Byobu’ table by Nendo for Moroso

Known for their minimalist, pared down aesthetics, Oki Sato’s much-acclaimed Tokyo-based practice Nendo has realised this collection of geometrical glass tables for the Italian manufacturer Moroso. Inspired, and named after the traditional Japanese screen, ‘Byobu’ comprises one circular and one rectangular model, each of which is composed of a translucent glass tabletop supported by an asymmetrical frame in either black or white finish. (more…)

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