Posts tagged as 'Stockholm Furniture Fair'
‘Pinus Pinaster’ Cheese Cover and Tray by Fabien Barrero-Carsenat
Fabien Barrero-Carsenat’s ‘Pinus Pinaster’ (aka the Maritime Pine) collection is an exploration of resin. It all started when Barrero-Carsenat was wandering through a pine forest in the south of France and brown droplets of resin shining in the sunlight.
‘Chromatic’ furniture fabric by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Väveriet
Swedish multidisciplinary design/architecture office Claesson Koivisto Rune were inspired by silk, “the way some fine silks have a delicate gradient dichromatic feature” for their ‘Chromatic’ furniture fabric collection.
‘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.
‘Poetry of Light’ chocolate lamp by Alexander Lervik
Unlike most lamps, Alexander Lervik’s Poetry of Light lamp is completely dark when first turned on. Until it melts, and the light that emerges mimics the light spreading along the horizon at sunrise.
‘Airberg’ seating by Jean-Marie Massaud for Offecct
Jean-Marie Massaud’s Airberg is one of the first products from the Offecct Lab, a comfortable, inviting piece of seating furniture inspired by “an iceberg filled with vacuum.”
‘Orbs’ light fixtures by David Regestam, Wingårdh Arkitektkontor for Blond Belysning
An orb is an unexpected, typically circular artifact that occurs in flash photography, it’s also the name and the inspiration for Orbs, a series of light fixtures to be presented by Blond Belysning at the 2013 Stockholm Furniture Fair.
‘Klyyvari’ lights by Yrjö Wiherheimo for Scandinavian Carpenter Collective
Finnish contemporary design brand Scandinavian Carpenter Collective will be launching Klyyvari, a series of proboscis-shaped light fixtures, at the Stockholm Furniture Fair in February. Klyyvari is a Finnish word originating from nautical terms, but is also used to describe a majestic nose.
‘Glass Elephant’ Stockholm Design Week installation by TAF Arkitekter
An unusual pairing will likely be one of the main attractions at the 2013 edition of Stockholm Design Week. An installation composed of fragile glass and heavy industrial robots entitled ‘Glass Elephant’, set in the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities’ Skeppsholmen Caverns, will explore the properties of glass as material and muse combined with the advanced tactile technology of robots furnished by Sweden’s ABB.