In occasion of this year’s Salone del Mobile the German Design Council opened the touring exhibition ‘Design Deutschland 2010’ and showcased 100 new pieces of established German studios and manufacturers next to 23 prototypes of young and upcoming designers. For those who did not have the chance to visit the exhibition in Milan: Next station will be New York from 15 – 18 May at Javits Convention Center during this year’s ICFF.
‘Slot’ by Matthias Ries Design Office is a multi-purpose table composed of a classical linoleum bord and an unreckoned leg construction. Their design provides structural strength in vertical, horizontal and diagonal directions, which additionally helps to strut the table.
The Berlin based designers of Formfjord presented this brand new prototype of a strip light. The elegant case consists of two identical halves of smartly bent sheet metal.