Zaha Hadid‘s duo of vases, ‘Loa’ and ‘Vesu’, is the newest highlight in the collection – and one of the most elaborate. It takes three months for the vases to leave Wiener Silber Manufactur
Wiener Silber Manufactur has been working with preeminent designers and artists for over 130 years to make objects from the finest silver. Be it a 20th-century design classic or a contemporary piece, its diverse collection has something for everyone. (by Johannes Hünig)
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'Transcience' mirror by David Derksen and Lex Pott (NL)
With their recent project, David Derksen and Lex Pott – two young designers and Design Academy Eindhoven alumni – explored and reinterpreted the naturally occurring process of oxidation by using sulfur to accelerate and recreate this otherwise spontaneous, slowly-developing ageing process of silvered-glass mirror. By careful calculation and manipulation, the designers ‘stained’ the mirrors thus achieving a beautiful, geometric ombré pattern that is further accentuated by the overall shape of each of the three mirrors. (more…)
'Cold Cut' cutlery by Mathias Hahn
During this year’s imm cologne the German born and London based designer Mathias Hahn presented this hand made cutlery, especially designed for cold served supper which is traditionally eaten in the cultural area of Austria and Germany.
The shape of the knife and fork refer to these meals consisting of bread, cold cuts, pickles and raw vegetables.