Posts tagged as 'paper'
'Duetto 2' by Hanna Korvela
The Finnish textile company Hann Korvala Design was founded in 1994, when the young textile designer Hanna Korvela realised her first ‘Duetto’ rug. Since then, she received several international awards and works in close cooperation with architects and interior designers and realises comprehensive, tailor-made interior design and art works for both private homes and public premises.
Recently Hanna presented new editions of her classics ‘Duetto’ and ‘Encore’.
'Duetto 2' by Hanna Korvela
Duetto’s base is the geometrical rhythmic of two natural materials, paper yarn and cotton. In ‘Duetto 2′ the natural tone of the paper yarn has been replaced by pure white.
‘Duetto 2′ as well as ‘Encore 2′ is dust-free, durable and recyclable. As a cooperation product of Finnish Allergy and Asthma association, both carpets are perfect choices for allergic homes.
'Encore 2' by Hanna Korvela
more Hanna Korvela Design products @ Architonic
Table lamp by 7Gods
7Gods is a London based interior architectural company that has been working in the field of commercial office design, retail design, residential interior and branding design.
Over the years 7Gods have created lighting solutions for most of the projects they have worked on. These objects now became a small collection.
The same table lamp from the front
7Gods recently moved to a new studio and they marked the occasion by putting their collection with a few new designs on display for the opening night. The event was a huge success, with a great demand for the lamps. 7Gods are now looking for manufacturers to develop these and many more designs.
more info at Yatzer.com
'Plié' by Olivier Sottas
The Swiss designer Olivier Sottas presented at this year´s DMY Festival in Berlin ‘Plié’, a series of floor lamps. The lamps are composed of a paper lampshade, which gets its structure and stability from the artful folding, and a base made of thin plywood pieces. Unassembled it can be sent flat-packed. For its lightness and its biodegradable materials ‘Plié’ is impressive in terms of sustainability.
'Plié' available in three sizes
to the Olivier Sottas website
'softblock' by molo
molo is a Canadian manufacturer and design studio dedicated to materials research and an exploration of space making. The paper room devider ‘Softblock’ designed by Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen exemplifies molo´s ideas of intimate, temporal space making and the original thinking behind all their products.
With LED application
The elements of the soft collection have been designed to be used and reused in variable and dynamic ways; replacing the need for more costly, inflexible alternatives of partitioning and arranging space. Despite being made from the light weight materials of paper and non-woven textiles, the honeycomb geometry lends these structures high strength and flexible resilience with an economy of material resource.
‘softwall’ and ‘softblock’ modular system consists of building blocks and free standing partition walls in a variety of sizes, two materials and three colours. All elements in the ‘softwall’ and ‘softblock’ modular system connect together with concealed magnets in an almost seamless way with the vertical joints blending with the rhythm of the vertically pleated structures.
'softwall' and 'Softblock' by molo
‘softwall’ and ‘softblock’ further provides a medium for shaping acoustics and light within a space. The cellular structure and vertical pleats that run the course of an expanded wall serve to dampen sound while translucent or opaque versions of softwall can sculpt the light of a space.
Recognized for its poetic and pragmatic beauty and innovation, ‘softwall’ and ‘softseating’ have been acquired by several museums, including the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
more molo products @ Architonic
'Veil' by the Finnish manufacturer Woodnotes
The Finnish manufacturer Woodnotes was founded by Mikko and Ritva Puotila. The latter is a notable Finnish textile artist, who has become famous both in Finland and abroad, receiving numerous awards and grants for her work as designer and textile artist. The original idea behind Woodnotes products is to combine an artistic creativity inspired by the rigours of Finnish nature with advanced technological solutions to utilizing the basic Finnish raw materials, wood and paper.
In Milan this year Woodnotes presented ‘Veil’, a hand knitted interior textile made of paper,which is special for its irregual structure and transparency.
Detail of 'Veil'
more Woodnotes products @ Architonic
The shade of 'Pyrus' is completely made of paper
The Berlin based designer Mark Braun will present two new lamp series at this year´s DMY festival in the German capital. ‘Pyrus’ is a mono material pendant light, made of grey and white paper – therefore the shade is completely biodegradable. You can find Mark´s work at the DMY Allstars exhibition at the ÏMA Design Village.
'Pyrus' is available in two sizes
to the Mark Braun website
Paperfolding by Simon Schubert
On May 1 the Berlin-based Upstairs Berlin gallery opened an exhibition of the filigree objects of the German artist Simon Schubert. With his elaborate paper reliefs Schubert displays spaces plastically and with the repetitive positive-negative folding the deepness of the image changes according to the viewing angle.
‘In Apnoesie’ can be seen until June 27, Upstairs Berlin, Zimmerstrasse 90/91 10117 Berlin
'In Apnoesie' by Simon Schubert
'In Apnoesie' by Simon Schubert
to the Upsairs Berlin website
to the Simon Schubert website
The prototype is made of paper
Moroso presented in Milan a new sofa and armchair by the Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka.
“I have pondered on expressing the texture of material in nature through industrial product. This new product for Moroso might be a reminiscent of clouds in the sky and flow of water, which are breathed in one’s memories.
For the prototype, which will be presented this year’s Salone, I decided to use paper in order to make it conceptual. Later on, they will be developed with fabrics and other materials for daily use.
I am fascinated by the elements of nature, because they are not deliberated on purpose but they have the beauty born of coincidence beyond human imagination.” (Tokujin Yoshioka)
more Moroso products @ Architonic