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Posts tagged as 'Ventura Lambrate'

Detail of the 'Bamboo-steel' table by Nendo for HAN Gallery

A result of a research on the history of Taiwanese bamboo furniture, these intricate, delicately hand-woven stainless steel tables were realised by the acclaimed Japanese practice Nendo as part of HAN Gallery‘s ‘Yii Designers’ series. Presented earlier in April at Milan’s Ventura Lambrate, the series features traditional hexagonal weave pattern which, instead off bamboo, has been achieved by weaving a number of thin steel strips into adjoining triangles. (more…)

Chair by Jaime Hayón for &tradition

The renowned Spanish designer and artist Jaime Hayón has collaborated with the Danish furniture brand &tradition on a new chair design whose prototype was presented at Spazio Hayón in Milan’s Ventura Lambrate. Inspired by ‘the harmony of curves’, the chair’s curvilinear, injection-moulded shell is available in variety of colours and materials: ‘from a basic naked shell to quality Kvadrat wool upholstery and a luxurious leather alternative.’ (more…)

The detail of 'Plastic Classic_Lacquered' chair by Pili Wu for Han Gallery

‘In Asia, the classical Ming-style chair is recognised as a symbol of social status and taste. Conversely, the widespread presence of the moulded plastic stool is overwhelmingly abundant because of its low price; making it another kind of “classic”’, explains the young Taiwanese designer Pili Wu whose striking, crimson red ‘Plastic Classic_Lacquered’ chair found itself the centre of attention at HAN Gallery‘s Ventura Lambrate exhibition. Featuring a characteristic-of-the-Ming-chair loop armrest and back, and a simple stool-like seat and legs, the beech wood chair was created in collaboration with artisan Tian-chang Jian who hand-lacquered the design with 20 layers of natural lacquer, thus creating a unique, ombré effect. (more…)

Detail of 'Triz In' stoll by Michael Blumenfeld

Following his ‘research to find the boundaries of raw material properties,’ a young Israeli designer and recent Industrial design Graduate of Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Michael Blumenfeld has realised this neat solid wood stool called ‘Triz In’ (Hebrew for ‘wedge’). Based on the principle of splitting wedge, the curvilinear stool is constructed by insertion of three wedges between two thin plates of wood without the use of any additional parts or joints. Watch how a plain, untreated plank is transformed into a finished stool in the video below. (more…)

Ventura Lambrate exhibitions, as seen by Architonic

Join us on our photographic journey through the streets of this year’s edition of Ventura Lambrate which took place earlier this month during Milan’s Salone del Mobile fair. In the second installment of Architonic’s popular photo tours, we showcase more than 100 photographs featuring some of the best innovations and new products by an array of up-and-coming talents who presented their projects within the Lambrate area.

 

to Architonic’s photo tour of Ventura Lambrate, Part 2

Ventura Lambrate exhibitions, as seen by Architonic

Join us on our photographic journey through the streets of this year’s edition of Ventura Lambrate which took place earlier last week during Milan’s Salone del Mobile fair. In the first installment of Architonic’s popular photo tours, we showcase the up-and-coming talents who presented their innovations and inspiring products and materials within the Lambrate area.

 

With nearly 100 images featuring the most interesting creations from Supercycles, NIGHTSHOP, Danish Crafts, Jolan van der Wiel, In Residence Design, Atelier Belge, Han Gallery, Den Herder Production House and Plus Design Gallery, you might even end up thinking you were there yourself. Enjoy!

 

to Architonic’s photo tour of Ventura Lambrate, Part 1

'1.3' Chair by Kihyun Kim for Zeitraum; photo by Team Schalterhalle

A young Korean designer and last year’s RCA graduate Kihyun Kim has just been awarded the prestigious Designs of the Year Award 2012 in the furniture category for his ’1.3′ Chair. The design, which is most probably world’s lightest wooden chair, was realised as Kim’s MA Design Product graduate project and the chair has now been put into production by a German manufacturer Zeitraum. Originally made of balsa wood and weighting a feathery (less than Gio Ponti’s 1957 ‘Superleggera’) 1.28 kg, the ’1.3′ Chair is now available in oak, ash and American walnut. It was presented earlier last week at Zeitraum’s stand in hall 7 and at the RCA Paradise show at Milan’s Ventura Lambrate. (more…)

The Necessity of Other by Hanna Krüger and Jakob Gebert; photo © Minu Lee

At Milan’s Ventura Lambrate, two German designers Hanna Krüger and Jakob Gebert have presented a number of new products in a joint exhibition called ‘The Necessity of Other’. The collection, which was predominantly realised in subdued, pastel colours, comprised several delicate pendant, wall and table light designs as well as a glassware collection designer by Krüger and launched earlier this year by Rosenthal. (more…)

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