Posts tagged as 'Ventura Lambrate'

Chai tea set with maple wood by ellenbergerdesign for Friesland

Chai tea set with maple wood by ellenbergerdesign for Friesland, photo: courtesy Friesland

Austrian studio March Gut and German designer Jannis Ellenberger have joined forces for their first common exhibition, titled ‘functional white’, to be shown during Milan Design Week 2014 at Ventura Lambrate.

 

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'Mash up' collection by Diederik Schneemann

‘Mash up’ collection by Diederik Schneemann

Diederik Schneemann’s ‘Mash up’ collection raises important questions regarding what is expected to be a huge industry, 3D printing. Specifically, on the copyright issues that are now emerging alongside this fast growing industry.

 

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‘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 3.7.

‘Aro’ stool by Oscar Diaz (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 03.07.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Close up of ‘Aro’ stool by Oscar Diaz; photo by Giuliano Koren

As part of ‘Edition of 9′ exhibition which was organised earlier this year for the occasion of Milan’s Ventura Lambrate, the London-based designer Oscar Diaz has realised this lightweight, pared-down wooden stool called ‘Aro’. Handcrafted by local craftsmen from the Vicenza province, the three-legged design incorporates two hoops which, apart from forming the seat, are also intended to serve as a handle. ‘Aro’ is available in either natural or stained black ash. See a series of striking, black-and-white images documenting the production process below. (more…)

Wed 20.6.

‘Suple System’ by gt2P (CL)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 20.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

‘Suple System’ by gt2P; photo by Gabriel Schkolnick

Blending together a traditional Chilean technique with modern 3D printing process, the Chilean studio gt2P (an abbreviation of ‘Great things to people’) have created this elaborate joinery system. Crafted in either aluminium or bronze, ‘Suple System’ has been first employed in the design of this simple side table made of FSC-certified Rauli beech indigenous to the forests of Chile and Argentina. The piece was presented along with gt2P’s modular ‘Cracked System’ at Milan’s Ventura Lambrate in April. (more…)

Detail of ‘Poet’s Book Hanger’ by Jakob Jørgensen for Danish Crafts

A clever and relatively less space-demanding alternative to traditional bookshelves and cabinets, this neat book hanger has been devised by a Copenhagen-based furniture designer Jakob Jørgensen. Composed of a plain wooden mounting and a number of ‘sticks’ which can also double as bookmarks, ‘Poet’s Book Hanger’ was developed for Danish Crafts‘ MINDCRAFT12 exhibition which was organised on the occasion of Milan’s Salone del Mobile 2012 fair and showcased 16 new works by 12 contemporary Danish artists and designers. (more…)

‘Rocking Stool’ by Svenja Diekmann

Unveiled earlier in April as part of a joint exhibition ’2×10′ at Milan’s Ventura Lambrate, this upholstered rocking stool was created by a young German designer Svenja Diekmann. Composed of a simple, metal wire frame and a recycled cotton knitted seat, ‘Rocking Stool’ is available in two sizes and variety of colours. (more…)

The woollen cushion is held in place by a leather lace which has been simply tied around the seat

Born to a Swedish mother and Danish father, the Copenhagen-based designer Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm‘s designs are characterised by the quintessentially Scandinavian simplicity, lightness of form and effortlessly casual flair. Now, following her Gym the Luxe, Beddo and Norr projects, all of which feature a sombre, minimalist colour palette limited to charcoal grey and natural wood hues, she has created this equally reduced stool named after designer’s eldest son, Georg. The four-legged ash wood and wool stool was developed for Danish Crafts‘ MINDCRAFT12 exhibition which was organised on the occasion of Milan’s Salone del Mobile 2012 fair and showcased 16 new works by 12 contemporary Danish artists and designers. (more…)