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Posts tagged as 'Stockholm Furniture Fair'

'Poetry of Light' chocolate lamp by Alexander Lervik

‘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.

 

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'Airberg' seating by Jean-Marie Massaud for Offecct

‘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.”

 

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'Orbs' light fixtures by David Regestam, Wingårdh Arkitektkontor for Blond Belysning

‘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.

 

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'Klyyvari' lights by Yrjö Wiherheimo for Scandinavian Carpenter Collective

‘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.

 

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'Glass Elephant' Stockholm Design Week installation by TAF Arkitekter

‘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.

 

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'Coral' pendant light by Arturo Alvarez

Spanish designer Arturo Alvarez has created this series of delicate, organically-shaped suspension lights inspired by the beauty and structural complexity of aquatic life. Encompassing five different models, ‘Coral’ is made of texturised silicone mesh in white, black or orange and the collection was presented earlier this year at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2012. (more…)

'Totem' shelving unit by Broberg & Ridderstråle for Klong; photo by Tom Martinesen

Part of ‘Klong Horizon’, a new collection of flat-packable furniture by a Swedish manufacturer Klong, this flexible shelving system with an incorporated desk tabletop was created by a Stockholm-based designer duo Mats Broberg and Johan Ridderstråle. Based on a simple mounting structure reminiscent of a cogwheel, the composition of ‘Totem’ can be easily adjusted according to user’s individual needs and the system can be complemented by a small desk unit which was presented earlier this year at the Stockholm Furniture Fair. (more…)

Detail view of chair’s pivot which is made using CNC bending technology

A young British-born Oslo-based product designer Thomas Jenkins of Studio Jenk has created this extremely reduced, folding café chair which he presented earlier in February 2012 at Stockholm Furniture Fair’s hall for independent designers and design schools, Greenhouse. (more…)