‘Taking a closer look at this may result in a passive or an active design’. Jack in the Box by 45Kilo is a tool-furniture, it allows you to create flexible and structured working conditions. It can be a lighting object, something to load mobile phones or both. Jack in the box gives all your
Since graduating in 2006 at the Design Academy Eindhoven, Lotty Lindeman has worked as an independent designer from her studio in Eindhoven. Lindeman works on products with craftsmanship and sense of material and her design work is modest and shows a refined eye for detail. I love how her furniture
Furniture designer Tortie Hoare’s motivation behind her design is simple – it must be ergonomic, durable and aesthetically pleasing. This year Tortie has researched methods of creating structural 3D shapes that are environmentally conscious and an alternative to using plastic or resin. It was through research into this that she came across the incredible ancient […]
What happens when you take 10 designers based in London and you leave them for one week inside an empty furniture factory in the Dutch countryside? – Dutch furniture manufacturer Arco recently organized a workshop with the designers of the London Okay Studio. This was a logical continuation of the Arco 12 project, which took […]
“They give shape to America’s 20th century – It all began with the chair… For four decades, 901 Washington boulevard in Venice Beach, California was one of the most creative addresses on earth. Dozen of gifted young designers cut their teeth within the walls of his studio… They were introducing people to ways of looking […]
These awesome ‘Hexalights’ are a series of 2D cartoon pendant lamps by New York based Marcus Tremonto. Continuing to explore the manipulation of two and three-dimensional imagery, Tremonto has created a series of lights using electroluminescent paper and graphics, two dimensional drawings of “cubes” that suggest three dimensional objects. These lights
I love these stacked chests made from vintage suitcases by British designer duo James Plumb (Hannah Plumb & James Russell). A selection of old suitcases are housed individually in antiqued steel and wood cases that have been tailor made in Somerset. Each set is unique with the metal framework customized to the
Swedish industrial and furniture designer with a studio in Gothenburg, Sweden, Staffan Holm has always been fascinated about the poetry of crafts as well as of the wonders of new technology. His latest Milano 2011 collection consists of five new items each inspired by
In a former industrial complex in Eindhoven, Piet Hein Eek new space is a mix of laboratory, workshop, showroom, shop and restaurant. Redesigned to measure its desires, the 10,000 square meters (108,000 Sqft) space is a dream for any art and furniture lover.
The Scaffold Lights by Lanzavecchia + Wai are an extension of the concept on structure and skin. Geometric metal wire frames support and pull flexible skins into organic shapes, creating contrasts of material and form, which is further highlighted when the lamps are switched on.
Creator, photographer, designer and editor Karl Lagerfeld likes nothing more than expanding his modes of expression. And what better way to do that than to present his first line of crystal products with Orrefors. With an insatiable curiosity, always in search of new creative experiences, this multifaceted artist has had an uncommonly rich career, during […]