Layer is the first agency to re-think the generic charity box, creating a powerful tool for fundraising that expresses the values of the Maggie’s brand.
Toto’s desire to appeal to design-conscious buyers led to the creation of a range that is timeless, elegant and pure.
The playful personas of the Castiglioni brothers are evident in their Snoopy design, named for the beloved cartoon character and featuring a distinctive, light-hearted shape. The original debuted in 1967, and this version was reintroduced in 2003 with updated technology and produced by Flos.
Powerful on its own, and even more impressive in combination with the range of multiroom speakers from B&O PLAY and Bang & Olufsen, Beoplay M3 is designed by Cecilie Manz delivered a flexible and immersive listening experience in the modern home.
Dúplex is the first collection by Sancal with the Valencian studio Mut. A small range of occasional tables that have been inspired by the architecture of Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Wicker bread basket was designed by Cecilie Manz for the Danish manufacturer Muuto. When taking a look at the material though, one could say: Tradition meets Modernity.
Simplicity in appearance only as the connection between the two parts is in fact particularly technical and consequently covered by a patent.
Inspired by the texture left in a yoghurt while eating it with a spoon, the Carved Bowls are a set of solid wood pin trays that combine with different sized concave areas.
Combining a simple sense of utility with serenity of form, a strip of ash is steamed, stretched out and then reshaped to create this double hook design.
Renewed and unforeseen ergonomy, a pure and elegant design combined with a distinctive back that not only gives it an unique character and typology, but also offers additional comfort and a generous sense of shelter.
Ott-chil is a type of Korean lacquer technique that is done by adding the secretions of the “Ott” tree, released as a protective response to wounds. Collecting this from the ott-tree is an intricate and difficult process that can be done only by experts.
A triangular shape was chosen because it was found that it fitted well in any position: in a corner, or next to a piece of furniture and the layout of holes worked well without taking up much space.
Fully thought out, produced and finalized at Krux Amsterdam, each “Mangos” basket was laser-cut in large plates of colored polyurethane foam and then assembled by hand by François Dumas.
New use has been given to this technique of weaving chestnut wood strips (known as ‘zumitzak’ in the Basque language) by assembling them on a tubular metal structure. Thanks to this application, yesterday’s tool has made room for today’s practical object.
Ross Lovegrove was commissioned by Tŷ Nant to create the sensational new Ripple (PET) bottle, boasting a form which was ‘impossible to produce’. Tŷ Nant’s determination and a passion for innovation brought the ground-breaking bottle to life, creating a radical work of art truly evolving the traditional mould and rewriting the rules of bottle design.
A creative piece to do away with the barriers between toys and furniture. The abstract dog Puppy he designed in 2004 for the Magis collection Me Too by the Finnish designer Eero Aarnio.
Peugeot Fractal is an electric urban coupé revealing a prospective design of the Peugeot i-Cockpit® that explores another of the senses: following on from visual; embodied by the headup display, and touch; with the compact steering wheel and touchscreen. The result is a level of auditory perception that further enriches the driving experience.
Penne is the world’s first chair made of laminated wooden tubes. The Penne chair has its hallmark both in material innovation and in aesthetics. Craftsmanship and technology meet in a unique concept.
Paolo Lucidi and Luca Pevere chose the cement because it is poor, very expressive and changeable for its own nature. It took two years approximately to get the right thickness ready in some areas it becomes a real skin – and to find the craftsmen able to do this jump from architecture to design.
With PRO, Konstantin Grcic has developed a chair for Flötotto that follows state-of-the-art ergonomic design. And is a design pioneer at the same time. A chair whose construction not only allows movement in all directions, but actively stimulates it. For healthier sitting. Design, mobility and ease: a new chair familiy that meets the highest standards. Made of 100% polypropylene, which means, they are 100% recyclable.
SWBK has designed The Chimney Lighting for Matter & Matter. The lighting has got named after chimney for its color and soft feeling.
Inspired by chocolate bars, in its texture, production process and how these melt down with heat, MUT Design’s new collection for Harmony wants to be the most minimalist and conceptual design devised by the studio up to now. Developed through careful and rigorous innovative methods, an ample and versatile collection, suitable for any space.
The project Lanterne Marine, designed by Barber & Osgerby, combines explorations of detailed handcraft with engineering; it expanded on their long-standing interest in nautical design, and their fascination with colour composition. The idea was to create a series of forms that in some way involved the layering and stacking of the famous Venini colours to create new, almost modular compositions.
The aim of Mifuko Trust is to support Kenyan artisans and to help them find work through better entrepreneurship skills. Mifuko Trust works with small workshops in the slums of Nairobi and with women’s self help groups in rural areas.
The Vienna-based designer, Thomas Feichtner, has already created numerous products for Austrian manufactories. His approach to design consists in uniting traditional craftsmanship and contemporary design independent of globalization or mass production.
‘Patterned Pallet Chair’ has not only functional role but also decorative one either. Craft Combine designed both of two types by using the basic structure of pallet, stacking woods and also considered enhancing its solidity with interlocked structure.
By re-thinking cushioning techniques, the project uses conventional rubber foam mats which, with the help of elastic bands, come out as an ornamental form. The rectangular foam mat remains at a stretch and is only changed by layering and gathering it. Compared to common upholstery technics Zieharsofika achives the same result by compressing the foam. The gathering causes a strong and stiff core while the surface is still flexible and soft.
It is a nest of “coral” with irregular wide seat. The hundreds of welds are cleaned, brushed and then rounded to avoid sharp edges or roughness: a labor of such complexity and artistic craftsmanship to require an entire week.
Designed by Iratzoki & Lizaso, Repaus is a particularly comfortable armchair thanks to its generous size, enveloping shape and accommodating armrests.
Arne Jacobsen designed the Swan as well as the Egg for the lobby and lounge areas at the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, in 1958. The commission to design every element of the hotel building as well as the furniture was Jacobsen’s grand opportunity to put his theories of integrated design and architecture into practice. In 1958 the Swan was a technologically innovative chair: No straight lines – only curves.
Charpin proposed designs for a candle holder and an incense holder. The simple and elegant forms fit in perfectly with the modern day lifestyle. He utilized the heat & water resistant quality of silicone to create new product suitable for our daily lives.
How can the act of using water be turned into a highly sensuous act? And, can a bestseller still be improved? For Hansgrohe, that is the invention of the “Select” principle for showerheads. At the touch of a button, you can choose between three jet types, a massage jet, a soft jet or a combination of both.
The Bigun coffee table embodies research carried out with Retegui into the challenge of imparting warmth and softness to marble. The Bigun coffee table unites two apparently contradictory states: the hard and the soft. A marble top is set on a moulded foam base covered with padded fabric.
It has quality, personality, elegance, the right point of romanticism and lots of versatility, just right for the home as well as contract. The structure is made of cast aluminium and laminates are of extruded aluminium. Painted in Axalta Anodic colour. Seat and back-rest are upholstered in BD’s different materials and leathers.
A candle needs the candlestick, which requires a candle in return. The Tallow unites these two objects through melding them into an inseparable union. Bathe in its light for eight long hours or accessorize it for all eternity.
A truly iconic object and symbol not only of Philippe Starck but of Alessi itself, this citrus squeezer – as revolutionary as it is surprisingly functional – was sketched in its essentials by Starck during a holiday by the sea in Italy, on a pizzeria napkin.
Designed in 1951 by Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, a semi-spherical seat resting lightly on a metallic ring structure, supported by four legs. Lina was a promoter of handcrafted pieces and of the interaction between Modernism and popular culture. In line with this idea, the Bardi’s Bowl Chair by Arper was built through a combination of standardized and artisanal methods, attempting to preserve Lina Bo Bardi’s craftsmanship while adding Arper technical expertise.
Pixo is a tablet mount that lets you attach your tablet to your computer and use it as a second display. It has been specifically designed to be compatible with many different brands of tablets and computers.
“Plaid sets a new standard for the divider and absorber category.The family consists of the standard application; freestanding, but then we have added hanging versions and the spectacular Plaid House!” says Form Us With Love.
The very beginning of the slow chair was the fascination for knitted textile. Ronan & Erwan were expecting a lot from this material, many performances in terms of stretching and maintain at the same time. They had this intuition that this precise textile would be able to carry a body while taking its shape with a certain subtlety. Here, form and material are very much interrelated.
THINKK Studio’s Lanna Factory machine produces customisable lampshades. Bangkok-based studio has constructed a low-tech machine that lets users customise the shape and colour of their own thread lamps.
It´s main feature is a complex skeletal structure that shows the personality of this stackable chair and defines it as an almost sculptural object.
The Monocle sconce’s solid aluminum body bears a sturdy heft, while its swivel and dimming capacity cast a precise light. Its pleasantly round demeanor makes it an ideal reading lamp to be wall-mounted next to the headboard.
WASARA was born from a desire to design tableware that perfectly complements the dishes you serve and creates a heartwarming and comfortable setting, even though it can only be used once.