Posts tagged as 'Cappellini'

Sun 28.6.

The Right Stuff: Sylvain Willenz

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.06.2015 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

Standard suspended light by Sylvain Willenz for Menu

Standard suspended light by Sylvain Willenz for Menu

His raft of enviable collaborations with the likes of Cappellini and Established & Sons, and, more recently, Retegui, Menu and Objekten, are testimony to the fact that Brussels-based designer Sylvain Willenz creates Things That People Actually Want. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)


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Tue 22.4.

‘Voir’ centrepiece by Leonardo Talarico for Cappellini (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.04.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Voir' centrepiece by Leonardo Talarico for Cappellini

‘Voir’ centrepiece by Leonardo Talarico for Cappellini

Leonardo Talarico’s ‘Voir’ centrepiece for Cappellini is a sculptural “landscape of objects” that consists of three cylindrical flower vases, an oval tray, and a round bowl.



Fri 15.3.

‘Trez’ chair by Zanini de Zanine for Cappellini (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.03.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Trez' chair by Zanini de Zanine for Cappellini

‘Trez’ chair by Zanini de Zanine for Cappellini

For Salone del Mobile 2013 in Milan, Italian design brand Cappellini will be showing three new chairs, “three different stories that each represent the brand’s soul: a new product by a famous designer, the evolution of a Cappellini long-seller to meet the tastes of an attentive market and a scouting project to enhance the contribution of different worlds.” says Cappellini. The ‘Trez’ chair by Zanini de Zanine above, a strong graphic design inspired by Brazilian culture, is the fruit of “Cappellini NEXT 2012”, a talent scouting project which traveled to five continents for a project to be completed and included in the 2013 Cappellini collection.



'Candy Table' by Sylvain Willenz for Cappellini; photo by Nicola Zocchi

In Milan’s Zona Tortona, on Via Solari 35, the Italian design powerhouse Cappellini has presented an array of brand’s 2012 novelties, among them this pared-down table created by a Brussels-based designer Sylvain Willenz. Named ‘Candy Table’, the piece is part of Willenz’s Candy Collection, which explores and reinvents the steel reinforcement bars normally used as construction material for concrete structures. The steel tables are available in two various shapes and sizes (with a square or round tabletop) and in five different matt colours such as; blue, black, green, white and red. (more…)

this year's edition of designjunction, as seen by Architonic's editors

A clear highlight of last week’s London Design Festival 2011 was designjunction, the group show that made a confident debut in Milan this April, but which surpassed itself in the British capital. Having started out as a Brits-only exhibition, but now international in terms of its line-up, designjunction took up residence in the white-tiled basement of Bloomsbury’s Victoria House, an ideal space for the strong work on show to dialogue with. Proceedings were helped, naturally, by the presence of a good bar and some fine food. Well done to designjunction’s organisers, Jon Powell and Deborah Spencer. (more…)

Staffan Holm's 'Spin' stool for Swedese, who are exhibiting as part of designjunction during this year's London Design Festival

Having made its inaugural appearance at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair, but already a design event not to be missed, designjunction, the group show of leading British design brands, has gone all international for its forthcoming London Design Festival edition and is presenting furniture and lighting from over 35 top-notch manufacturers and labels. (more…)

Thu 25.8.

‘Thin Black Table’ by Nendo for Cappellini (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 25.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

'Thin Black Table' by Nendo for Cappellini

Originating from the unorthodox ‘Thin Black Lines’ collection, which was organized by Phillips de Pury and shown at the Saatchi Gallery during last year’s edition of London Design Festival, this trompe l’oeil ‘Thin Black Table’ by the Japanese design practice Nendo has now been put into production by design manufacturer Cappellini. (more…)

An origami-like felt, cardboard and glass 'Folded Felt' Table by Li-Rong Liao; photo by Armando Rafael

The industrial design students from New York’s Pratt Institute, one of the US’ top art and design colleges which, besides celebrating its 125th anniversary, can also pride itself on having launched the careers of numerous acclaimed artists, designers, architects, photographers and all-round creatives such as Max Weber, Robert Mapplethrope, Carlos Zapata, Wiliam Van Alen, Paul Rand or Robert Redford, have been invited to collaborate with the Italian manufacturer Cappellini on a series of ‘boldly disruptive futuristic furniture designs’. (more…)

For technical support contact Alfred Giolai ‘Perpetual Motion’ project by Pratt Institute students for Cappellini