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ALTERNATIVE FACTS: IMM COLOGNE 2019

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.12.2018 - Tagged as: ,

ALTERNATIVE FACTS: IMM COLOGNE 2019

Here, there and everywhere: “We’re attempting to blur the boundaries between spaces. Not to have strict spatial codes,” says Truly Truly’s Joel Booy of their Das Haus project at imm cologne 2019

 

January’s big-top international design fair is as much a platform for new ideas and inspiration as it is a showcase for the latest products.

 

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DCW éditions presents the Mantis collection, by Bernard Schottlander
Mantis BS2, black

A TRIBUTE TO CALDER

As admirer of Alexander Calder, in 1951 Schottlander created the” MANTIS ” series of lamps.

Movement is intrinsic to all of Schottlander’s work : an artist, an engineer and in no small measure a handyman, he devised a clever system of counterweights combined with a series of strong and flexible metal bars. The shade also is unique of its kind. Like an acrobat suspended in mid-air, it is made from aluminium using spinning and chasing techniques that are a part of the metalworker’s inventory of skills, but to which he has brought his sculptor’s eye to create a helical movement in which the symmetrical and the asymmetrical are in opposition.

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