Apr 26, 2009
Apr 22, 2009
Slovenian designer Nika Zupanc presents an exhibition of her work inside a giant doll’s house at Superstudio in Zona Tortona this week..Called I Will Buy Flowers Myself, the exhibition includes furniture, lighting, children’s toys and an electric hot plate..
Apr 20, 2009
Italian designer Lorenzo Damiani has designed Airtable fan..When placed in a horizontal position, the fan stops working and can be used as a low table..Airtable is produced by the Italian company Campeggi and will be presented during the Milan Design Week..
British designer Tom Dixon has created a new seating collection to be produced by George Smith at its factory in Newcastle, England..The collection consists of five ranges, seen above are three examples..The full collection will be on display at the 2009 Salone del Mobile furniture show in Milan..
Apr 19, 2009
The Glassbulb Light by OOOMS is a lamp shaped like a wineglass..This atmospheric lamp is the perfect lighting for those long romantic evenings accompanied by a nice Bordeaux..The LED’s inside will shine for over 30.000 hours, so that’s around 10 years of romance at night..
Apr 17, 2009
Stockholm's newest stopover spot, the Story Hotel, is a brand new inter-city refuge that makes this act just that bit harder again..With design from the Swedish supremos at Koncept, Story is an amalgamation of heritage sophistication and contemporary innovation..Adapting original features from the period building, Koncept have maintained Story’s historical integrity, whilst expertly mingling bespoke design pieces throughout..
Apr 15, 2009
Ferry Staverman is a dutch artist creates paper sculptures, which use repeated forms to create pseudo three-dimensional shapes that is further enhanced with string..the pieces are made from a recycled cardboard material and range in size, from small table top works to 5m tall ‘trees’..
Apr 14, 2009
German designer Anika Engelbrecht combines simple ceramic vessels with colourful balloons to create the Swell Vases...The series is comprised of five different vase forms each perforated and designed with lots of negative space..By adding a series of colourful rubber balloons, each vase is able to hold water and flowers..The weight of the water fills the balloons and forces them out of the perforations in the vases..The result is white vases bulging with red, green and blue..The balloons can be rotated between the vases to create hundreds of different combinations..
mexican born london based designer valentina glez wohlers created prickly pair chairs..the chairs juxtapose mexican and european aesthetics, incorporating the formal design elements and quirks of both to create a cultural blend..prickly pair chairs will be presented at this year's designersblock exhibition during milan design week 09.
Traditional Dutch Delft dinnerware is updated to suit a New Yorker's aesthetics..Instead of the classic blue designs and imagery, New York Delft highlights taxicabs, graffiti and garbage trucks, bringing a striking modernity to the traditional form..Designed by Lovegrove&Repucci..
New French brand Moustache will present furniture and lighting by designers including Inga Sempé, Big-Game and Matali Crasset in Milan later this month..Moustache is run by Stéphane Arriubergé and Massimiliano Iorio, who also own vinyl wall-covering brand Domestic..