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Republic of Fritz Hansen is celebrating 60 years with the Egg

Ever wondered how Arne Jacobsen’s iconic lounge chair is made? Explore the original craftsmanship of cutting, stretching and stitching the Egg™.

Segment, a simple compact camera that protects its controls

A segment of the body has been removed, as if cut away, the physical controls have been nested into this cavity. This protects the controls but allows the user easy access. The camera exhibits a nostalgic aesthetic, interpreted in a contemporary manner. The robust yet soft form is wrapped in leather for a quality, tactile feel.

Snoopy table lamp (1967)

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.

The table from a waterfall

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.

Wicker basket, made of a ceramic plastic

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.

Double hook, made from a steamed ash strip

Combining a simple sense of utility with serenity of form, a strip of ash is steamed, stretched out and then reshaped to create HAY’s double hook design.

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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.

Poppins umbrella stand

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.

Peugeot Fractal showcases unprecedented attention to acoustics

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.

Chimney Lighting emits a warm and ambient light over Lycra

SWBK has designed The Chimney Lighting for Matter & Matter. The lighting emits a warm and ambient light over Lycra, a fabric with elasticity.

Onza, the sweetest ceramic tiles by MUT Design

Inspired by chocolate bars, in its texture, production process and how these melt down with heat, MUT Design’s Onza ceramic tiles collection for Harmony wants to be the most minimalist and conceptual design devised.

Aluminium stool designed and manufactured by PAUSMA

The aluminium stool’s seating pan inclines for comfort. Designed as an indoor-outdoor stool that suits many occasions, and can be flat packed for ease of shipping locally and internationally.

Mifuko baskets, work from the hands and hearts of Kenia

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.

Fina flatware by Thomas Feichtner

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.

Craft Combine creates the Patterned Pallet Chair

‘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.

Zieharsofika, a stiff cushion from a flat foam mat

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.

Corallo, formed by the weaving of stainless steel wire bent by hand

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.

Tallow, hand casted in The Netherlands

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.

Juicy Salif: history of a sculptural lemon squeezer

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.


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