‘W3′ side table by Nicolai Gulliksen for Strek Collective
Young Norwegian designer Nicolai Gulliksen has realised this pared-down ‘W3′ side table for the Norwegian four-member Strek Collective. Made of hand-turned, solid ash wood, ‘W3′ was on view earlier this spring at Milan’s SaloneSatellite as well as during the ICFF fair in New York. (more…)
‘Link’ chair by Markus Krauss
Three tubular steel parts are jointed at only one point to form this somewhat unusual, pared-down chair. Realised by a Hamburg-based designer Markus Krauss, ‘Link’ was presented earlier in April at Salone del Mobile’s Salone Satellite in two colourways: a toned-down, white-and-pastel blue model and an opalescent gold version. (more…)
'Branch' chair by Staffan Holm; photo by DDR GBG
To celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of Milan’s SaloneSatellite, this year its organisers invited fifteen international designers who presented their designs under the theme of ‘Design<->Technology’. Among the the exhibiting designers, all of whom were either former or current participants in the Satellite, was the award-winning Swedish designer Staffan Holm who showcased this delicate, bentwood chair. Inspired by nature, the aptly-named ‘Branch’ was created with the use of complex wood bending technology, Compwood. (more…)
'Melt down' pendant light by Johan Lindstén
Inspired by his recent trip to the Land of the Rising Sun, a young Swedish designer Johan Lindstén has created this series of spherical, semi-translucent pendant lights called ‘Melt down’. Suspended from a simple, coloured lamp cord, the design features an oval shade whose form appears to have adapted to a protruding light bulb located within. ‘Melt down’ was showcased earlier in April at Salone del Mobile’s Salone Satellite. (more…)
'Reversible' chair by Nicola Stäubli, photo by Michael Sieber
The educated architect (ETH) and Bern based designer Nicola Stäubli, alias ‘Nicola from Bern’, will present his newest project, the ‘Reversible’ chair at this year’s Salone Satellite at the Salone del Mobile.
The chair is composed of a pieces of tubular stainless steel. Due to different angles of the tubes’ bending it can be assembled into four different seats.