A decade ago, Vitra initiated a research project in collaboration with the Dutch designer Hella Jongerius to study the properties and possibilities of the colors, textures, finishes and materials in the company’s product portfolio.
Trendland’s friend, Lee Broom has unveiled his latest lighting collection, Optical, in a unique installation staged inside his studio’s delivery van, driven all the way to Milan from his London HQ. The van has pitched up on different days in the city’s key design hotspots, including Brera Design District, Spazio Rossana Orlandi, ZonaTortona, San Gregorio…
Wood has become an iconic element in Norwegian design. To celebrate the material, its history and future in Norwegian design, The Bergen Academy of Art and Design (kHiB) has created a new exhibition of interdisciplinary experiments.
FurNature, a project by Sovrappensiero Design Studio, seeks to regain the balance between local and global, indoors and out, functionality and aesthetic. The project includes minimalist design that beautifully merges nature and modern furniture.
We love some original dishes and tableware! Hand painted picture of a giraffe? They let you see it all in one go. But London-based China artist Yvonne Ellen has a more modest philosophy: her hand painted, bone China pieces never reveal everything.
What a great plant idea! Emilia Lucht and Arne Sebrantke of German design studio We Love Eames, wanted to create a lamp that would allow greenery to grow in windowless spaces. So they decided to design the mygdal plant light to let greenery grow in windowless spaces such as hotels or restaurants.
Petite Friture is a design editor. Since 2009, the collective has promoted talented emerging artists, assisting them in developing objects, lighting and furniture that stand out amongst their peers. The result is an elegant, vibrant and accessible collection that tells a simple story, one that captures moments of everyday life. www.petitefriture.com