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Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.09.2013 - Tagged as: Krzysztof J. Lukasik, marble
‘Stratifications’ by Krzysztof J. Lukasik, photo: Wojtek Spychalski
Stratifications is a collection of five objects – a mirror with base, a desk organizer, two trays and a bookmark – made of marble or granite. Part of a global reflection by Krzysztof J. Lukasik on marble work begun some years ago, Stratifications is based on the complementarity between the simplicity of the forms and the sophistication and intensity proper to the texture of laminated marble.
‘Charles’ coat hook by Nikolas Kerl Product Design
Untreated ash and polished marble are used to surprising effect in the simple shape of ‘Charles’, a coat hook sporting a complex stone pattern formed by nature.
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…)
‘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…)
'Quadro curve luce' by Raffaello Galiotto for Lithos Design
Lithos Design is specialised in wall panels and decorative elements made from marble and stone. Together with the industrial designer Raffaello Galiotto, who has already realised various objects and surfaces for Lithos Design, the North Italian company developed ‘Quadro curve luce’ a system of wall panels which is composed of two different tiles – a flat connecting part and a curved one which contains a hidden light source.
'Cappello' by molo
The Canadian manufacturer molo, especially known for its sophisticated paper furniture and room deviders, recently unveiled a new floor lamp. ‘Cappello’ is lit by LED. The lampshade, a paper “cap” – or cappello in Italian – is set upon a cylinder of soft white Carrara marble. The cylinder piece actually comes out of the hole bored through the marble block-shaped base for Arco, the iconic floor lamp designed by the Castiglioni brothers and manufactured by Flos.
Pibamarmi's stand made of solid marble at Marmomacc 2010
Marmomacc, the premier international exhibition of natural stone products and processing took place in Verona early in October. With 1500 companies exhibiting their wares it covered the widest possible spectrum of the natural stone industry, ranging from the material itself through natural-stone products to techniques and machinery for working the stone. The wide diversity of aspects covered gave visitors. whatever their own specific interest, a comprehensive overview of the potential of this fascinating material, which we quarry and use without giving it a second thought – and which harbours millions of years of the earth’s history.
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'Plato Alto' by Jeff Miller for Cerruti Baleri
Between 2005 and 2010 the New York based designer Jeff Miller realised this series of side tables/selves for the Italian manufacturer Cerruti Baleri. Recently the family, carved from a single solid piece of Carrara marble or fabricated with solid ash wood was extended by ‘Pato Alto’ a vertical version in nero marquina, deep black Spanish marble.