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Posts tagged as 'Nendo'

Wed 26.6.

Axor Waterdream by Nendo (Oki Sato)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.06.2013 - Tagged as: , , ,

Axor Waterdream by Nendo (Oki Sato)

Axor Waterdream by Nendo (Oki Sato)

Designer Oki Sato of Nendo has created a Waterdream, a concept series of lamp-shaped shower heads that can be used just like a pendant lamp or floor lamp for Axor, the premium brand of international mixers and showers maker Hansgrohe. Each lampshade-shaped shower head incorporates an actual light source with water streaming from the edge of the shade/ shower head.

 

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'Deep-sea' shelving by Nendo for Glas Italia

‘Deep-sea’ shelving by Nendo for Glas Italia

At next month’s Milan Design Week Japanese design studio Nendo will be showing ‘Deep-sea’, a furnishings collection composed of a low table and shelving unit for glass manufacturer Glas Italia.

 

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Mon 25.2.

‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Ski' coat rack by Oki Sato for Swedese

‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese

Three ski pole shaped legs, upturned and leaning against each other for balance, form the minimalist ‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese.

 

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Thu 14.2.

‘Pebble’ stackable bowls by Oki Sato for Italesse (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Pebble' stackable bowls by Oki Sato for Italesse

‘Pebble’ stackable bowls by Oki Sato for Italesse

The smooth but imperfect shape of a pebble was the inspiration for ‘Pebble’, a series of three stackable bowls by Oki Sato, founder of Nendo studio, for Italesse.

 

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Tue 5.2.

‘Cape’ chair by Nendo for Offecct (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.02.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Cape' chair by Nendo for Offecct

‘Cape’ chair by Nendo for Offecct

The appearance of a cape neatly draped over a chair is the illusion of ‘Cape’, a chair by Japanese designer Nendo for Offecct. The product of carefully molded wood set on an extremely light structure, Cape is a complex chair with ultra-thin dimensions thanks in part to a collaboration between Offecct and Swedish Steel AB in the development of new steel materials.

 

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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…)

Mon 24.9.

Bird-Apartment treehouse by Nendo (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 24.09.2012 - Tagged as: , ,

Bird-Apartment treehouse by Nendo; photo by Masaya Yoshimura

Famous for their out of the ordinary works, the acclaimed Japanese design and architectural practice Nendo have realised this collective birdhouse intended for use by birds and humans alike. Designed for Momofuku Ando Center – ‘a facility devoted to promoting and increasing access to nature activities’ – the unique structure formally echoes the archetypal gabled house and is composed of 78 enclosures provided for birds to nest in as well as an adjacent one-room observation area.

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Thu 28.6.

‘Inhale’ pendant lamp by Nendo for Lasvit (CZ)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 28.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

The making of ‘Inhale’ pendant lamp by Nendo for Lasvit

The ultra-prolific Japanese design practise Nendo has collaborated with a Czech manufacturer of bespoke light fittings and glass installations Lasvit on this delicate, organically-shaped pendant light called ‘Inhale’. Owing its name to the innovatory production process, in which the form is obtained by a negative air pressure, the design was exhibited as part of Nendo’s delicate, all-white ‘Still & Sparkling’ installation during this year’s edition of Milan’s Salone del Mobile. (more…)