Posts tagged as 'marble'

Thu 12.6.

‘Manhattan’ lamp by Studio Caula (CA)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.06.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'Manhattan' lamp by Studio Caula

‘Manhattan’ lamp by Studio Caula

Named for the place of origin of it’s primary material, the Calacatta Manhattan quarry in Carrara, Italy, Rodrigo Caula’s ‘Manhattan’ is a sculptural lamp that embodies a storied stone.

 

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Mon 19.5.

‘Annex’ tables by Joe Doucet (US)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.05.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Annex' tables by Joe Doucet, photo: Kendall Mills

‘Annex’ tables by Joe Doucet, photo: Kendall Mills

New York based designer Joe Doucet’s ‘Annex’ table uses only the force of gravity to securely join its hand-honed marble “snap fit” parts together.

 

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Tue 10.9.

‘Stratifications’ by Krzysztof J. Lukasik (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Stratifications' by Krzysztof J. Lukasik, photo: Wojtek Spychalski

‘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.

 

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'Charles' coat hook by Nikolas Kerl Product Design

‘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.

 

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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…)

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…)

'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.

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Mon 6.12.

‘Cappello’ by molo (CA)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 06.12.2010 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'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.

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