Posts tagged as 'tableware'

Fri 25.4.

‘Fragment’ bowls and lids by Earnest Studio (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.04.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'Fragment' bowl and lid by Earnest Studio, photo: Pim Top

‘Fragment’ bowl and lid by Earnest Studio, photo: Pim Top

Designer Rachel Griffin’s ‘Fragment’ is a series of bowls and lids produced from offcuts from the natural stone industry where the original shape, color and texture of each stone segment determines the look and function of the result.

 

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Design Miami / Art Basel: ‘Tutti Frutti’ glass sculptures by Fabrica

At the upcoming edition of Design Miami/ Art Basel, the international design fair held in Miami, 5-9 December, Fabrica, Benetton’s Treviso-based prominent research centre will unveil ‘Tutti Frutti’, a new glass collection inspired by the vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere of Miami. (more…)

‘Baladi’ stainless steel cutlery by Galia Tammuz

Inspired by the local tradition and culture of food sharing, a young Israeli designer Galia Tammuz has created this understated tableware collection consisting of stainless steel cutlery, earthenware cups and wooden trays. Called ‘Baladi,’ the design of the series was based on, and achieved through, the relatively inexpensive and simple process of extrusion. As a result, each of the pieces features a distinctive, recurring pattern which has been moulded by the extrusion die. The collection was presented at Milan’s Ventura Lambrate as part of the TLV Express collective exhibition. (more…)

Tue 6.3.

‘Block Vase’ from 1% products collection by Nendo (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 06.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , , , ,

'Block Vase' from 1% products collection by Nendo; photo by Hiroshi Iwasaki

Without a doubt one of the most diligent design teams in Japan, Oki Sato’s much-acclaimed practice Nendo has recently unveiled their latest series of products which are to be launched as part of the 1% collection during the upcoming edition of Milan’s Salone del Mobile 2012. Among them, this series of minimalist, stackable vases called ‘Block.’ Available in four different sizes, the subdued, understated vases will be produced in a limited edition of 100 pieces as ‘to give owners the chance to experience the joy of owning 1%.’ (more…)

Wed 23.3.

Glass vases by Michael Young (UK/CN)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 23.03.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

Glass vases by Michael Young for the Chinese manufacturer Tittot

The British born and Hong Kong based designer Michael Young realised these honeycomb glass vases for the Chinese manufacturer Tittot. The pieces will be on show at the Cat Street Gallery within an exhibition dedicated to Michael Young’s 20-year industrial design career from June 29th, 2011.

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Mon 31.1.

‘Clown Nose’ bins by Tomas Kral (CH)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 31.01.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Clown Nose' by Tomas Kral, photo by Federico Berardi

Inspired by the typical red clown nose the young Swiss designer and graduate from ECAL Tomas Kral realised this series of ceramic bins, closable through cork balls which are connected with coloured elastics.

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'Milchmomente' by Milia Seyppel and Laura Strassr, photo by Nina Struve und Milia Seyppel

The German designers Milia Seyppel and Laura Strasser designed the beautiful bowl ‘Milchmomente’ some years ago. It has been worth waiting because finally it is available in fine porcelain, manufactured in cooperation with the Porzellanmanufaktur Reichenbach in Thuringia.

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Fri 17.9.

Anna Torfs (CZ) at Maison & Objets

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 17.09.2010 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

'Sinope' by Anna Torfs

Since 2002 the Czech designer Anna Torfs produces handmade glass objects. At this year’s maison & objects Anna displayed her colourful creations including some brand new designs.

Her thick-walled vases and bowls are characterised by a delicate interplay of different colours and transparencies. Cutting through the object like an anatomist, Anna reveals layer after layer to show how an object is built.

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