Posts from February 2014

'Piece of Me' desks by Formellt

‘Piece of Me’ desks by Formellt

Swedish design studio Formellt’s ‘Piece of Me’ (PoM) desks tell stories about force of habit and subtly show the traces of long term usage with telling indents on the table’s surface.

 

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Stockholm Furniture Fair & Northern Light Fair

Stockholm Furniture Fair & Northern Light Fair

Architonic is in Stockholm this week for Stockholm Design Week. The Stockholm Furniture & Northern Light Fairs are the world’s largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design. Here below are two initial Facebook galleries featuring a review of the best designs direct from the show floor.

 

> to Architonic Live in Stockholm: Furniture & Northern Light Fair, Part 1

 

> to Architonic Live in Stockholm: Furniture & Northern Light Fair, Part 2

‘Deep Grid’ rug by Cristian Zuzunaga

‘Deep Grid’ rug by Cristian Zuzunaga

A collaboration with Kidderminster-based carpet manufacturers Brintons has led to the creation of ‘Deep Grid’, an award winning pixelated rug by designer Cristian Zuzunaga.

 

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Tue 4.2.

Laval table lights by Hopf, Nordin (SE)

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Laval table lights by Hopf, Nordin

Laval table lights by Hopf, Nordin

Designers Andreas Hopf and Axel Nordin were inspired by the operating principle of kerosene lamps, an adjustable luminaire with clever routing of air through an adjustable burner and flue to maximise soot-less non-flickering illumination, for their Laval table lights.

 

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‘Fog’ lamps by Front Design for Zero (SE)

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'Fog' lamps by Front Design for Zero

‘Fog’ lamps by Front Design for Zero

The glass on the inside of ‘Fog’ lamps by Front for Zero, are sand blasted on the inside, graduated smoothly from completely covering the bottom to disappearing up near the metal socket, where the light source is well hidden.

 

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Apartment With Brass Cube by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Apartment With Brass Cube by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Swedish Architects and designers Claesson Koivisto Rune will be showing several new projects during Stockholm Design Week 2014 including this Apartment With Brass Cube city apartment (above) in Stockholm, Sweden. Here below, a few more to watch out for.

 

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'Wood Layer Armchair' by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

‘Wood Layer Armchair’ by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche’s latest innovation, ‘Wood Tailoring’ extreme sewing technology, will be on display for the first time in the form of their ‘Wood Layer Armchair’ at the 2014 Stockholm Furniture Fair.

 

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Sun 2.2.

‘Sails’ park benches by Les Ateliers Guyon (CA)

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'Sails' park benches by Les Ateliers Guyon, photo: Félix Guyon

‘Sails’ park benches by Les Ateliers Guyon, photo: Félix Guyon

Félix Guyon of Les Ateliers Guyon in the village of Vercheres near Montreal, Quebec has designed an urban structure inspired by wind and water on the banks of the St. Lawrence river.

 

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