Posts tagged as 'Milan Design Week'
‘Cagnotte’ money box by Stephan Wespi, photo: Philipp Haenger
A money box modelled on an acorn and a mobile consisting of scales in delicate balance reflect the thoughts of Swiss design collective Postfossil on nature, the economy and “balance in our lives”. ‘Cagnotte’, a money box by Stephan Wespi, has a slit on the underside to insert coins and a wooden shell to close the opening and give the acorn a stable stand.
‘Sparks’ lighting system by Daniel Becker for Quasar
Crystals and molecular structures with geometric irregularities served as a source of inspiration for Daniel Becker’s ‘Sparks’, a modular lighting system consisting of three different modules that can be arranged in various configurations to form three-dimensional structures.
‘Chou’ lamp by Yonoh studio for LZF
The designers at Yonoh studio were inspired by the 1960’s film “The World of Susie Wong” for ‘Chou’, a series of table and pendant lights for Spanish design brand LZF. Modelled on archetypal paper lamps from Asia, Chou is made with wood veneer instead of paper.
‘Hug’ armchair by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Arflex
Architects and designers Claesson Koivisto Rune have created a comfortable armchair with a unique open-armed silhouette that appears to be extending a hug. “Arflex has had the foresight and daring, over the years, to work with many great and gifted architects and designers resulting in an uncommon number of iconic designs. The Hug armchair is our response for a new, iconic design, tailor-made for [them].” says CKR.
‘Calmo’ vase by Studiocharlie
With a shape reminiscent of “mysterious objects that are found on the beach in the morning, brought in by the tide, of unknown origin”, Studiocharlie’s laser cut stainless steel ‘Calmo’ vase is an archetypal object with a simple geometry.
‘Town House’ carpet by Kiki van Eijk for Nodus
An ornate, stylized Dutch townhouse is the subject of Kiki van Eijk’s ‘Town House’ carpet for Nodus. After the success of her ‘Houses’ wallhangings developed for the Dutch Textile Museum, she was invited to create two carpets for the Italian label. The first one, titled Town House, will be shown during the Salone del Mobile 2013 in Milan. The second carpet will be launched later this year.
‘Mash up’ collection by Diederik Schneemann
Diederik Schneemann’s ‘Mash up’ collection raises important questions regarding what is expected to be a huge industry, 3D printing. Specifically, on the copyright issues that are now emerging alongside this fast growing industry.
‘Vitrina’ cabinet by Hierve Design Consultancy for Case
A striking combination of display cabinet and shelving unit, Hierve Design Consultancy’s Vitrina for London-based design brand Case is a stylish storage and display system that features bold colours and is constructed from solid oak, painted MDF and glass.