Heatherwick studio collaborated with the Italian furniture manufacturer, Magis, to develop a version made with a different kind of rotational process, rotation-moulded plastic.
Konstantin Grcic introduces the background and design process of “all round”. For the second installment of the project, JINS collaborates with German industrial designer.
The designer of Cocktail, Francesc Vilaró, explains that this product “puts light at the heart of the design.” The conical shape of its diffuser enables the light to spread out horizontally on the table, preventing shadows from being formed and the light from being dazzling.
The table designed by Philippe Starck represents yet another innovative twist in the use of polycarbonate. The central base is produced using a mould of elevated technological innovation: the moulded plastic material ensures excellent performance and stability to support a glass top.
Carry Stool, designed by Tomoko Azumi and produced by Ishinomaki Lab, is a set of stacking stools, which can be upturned and used as a carrying container or tray.
Design concept a small container created using a 3D printer that cuts, stacks and pastes sheets of paper one by one.
A strong industrial furniture design with compelling visual and narrative properties. Kitt ships in a tiny box and is assembled almost without the use of tools.
Taiwanese designer chia-en lu’s handmade baskets are unique; the 280-years-technique transforms into the modern home accessory for everyday use.
Ever wondered how Arne Jacobsen’s iconic lounge chair is made? Explore the original craftsmanship of cutting, stretching and stitching the Egg™.
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.
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.
Iratzoki Lizaso designed Klik chair for the office chair manufacturer, Sokoa, and intended for use in all the company’s spaces.
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 HAY’s double hook design.
Radar chair, was a renewed and unforeseen ergonomy office plywood chair, 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.
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” fruti 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 objetc Zumitz collection.
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 Puppy dog 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 chair is the world’s first chair made of laminated wooden tubes. The 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 for the Aplomb concrete lamp.
With PRO chair, Konstantin Grcic has developed a chair for Flötotto that follows state-of-the-art ergonomic design. For healthier sitting. Made of 100% polypropylene, which means, they are 100% recyclable.
SWBK has designed The Chimney Lighting for Matter & Matter. The lighting emits a warm and ambient light over Lycra, a fabric with elasticity.
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.
The project Lanterne Marine, designed by Barber & Osgerby. 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.
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.