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100 Years of Bauhaus

On April 1st, Walter Gropius completed the merger of the Academy of Fine Arts and the School of Decorative Arts in Weimar into one institution: the Bauhaus School was born. Its aim is to create “a collaboration between the artist, the industrialist and the technician who, organized while keeping the spirit of the time, could … Continue reading “100 Years of Bauhaus”

Milan Design Week 2019

Following a now well-established trend, the annual appointment with Fuorisalone returns to Milan for a week full of events, presentations and special projects. “Fuorisalone” is the most important event in the world related to the topic of design. The term is used to define the events and exhibitions that animate the entire city of Milan … Continue reading “Milan Design Week 2019”

Eddy Studio: Scaffold

Hovering between conceptual art and functional design, Los Angeles-based artist Eddy Sykes creates unique and unexpected objects. Playful and exacting, his work makes expert use of a startling array of materials and fabrication techniques. Trained as an architect with an emphasis in engineering, he has had numerous public and private art commissions as well as … Continue reading “Eddy Studio: Scaffold”

Design Icons Amsterdam

In the first weekend of April, it’s time for the 7th edition of Design Icons Amsterdam: one of the largest fairs in Europe dedicated to vintage furniture. Vintage design is getting more and more popular: people like to add character to their homes, in an eco-friendly way. The items at Design Icons are usually 50 … Continue reading “Design Icons Amsterdam”

Duo Tone Planter

Martino Gamper is an Italian designer who working across design and art venues, engages in a variety of projects from exhibition design, interior design, one-off commissions and the design of mass-produced products for the cutting edge of the international furniture industry. In 2015, Martino Gamper curated the Duo Tone series that came out of the … Continue reading “Duo Tone Planter”

PEWTER coffee table

The Pewter Collection by Christopher Gentner is a family of furniture pieces defined by their materiality and formal qualities.  One crucible at a time, pewter is melted into liquid form and hand coated onto the steel structure, creating the other-worldly surface that makes each handcrafted pewter table unique. Through its manifestation of conceptual thought and dream like … Continue reading “PEWTER coffee table”

“Eclipse” mirror

During the Design Week in Stockholm, Malmö-based Stoft Studio created an exhibition where visitors were able to see forms, materials and objects from different angles. As black as ink or as dim as a solar eclipse the mirror with its diabase stone was designed to warp people’s perception of space. By playing with the perspective of a … Continue reading ““Eclipse” mirror”

Nage

A collection of vases and containers that play with scales and invite you to jump into the water.A glass pool ladder poetically dialogues with an uncluttered clear shape.Developed while in residency at Fabrica Design Studio and sold exclusively at Please Do Not Enter, in Los Angeles.-Clear borosilicate glass blown by Massimo Lunardon in Italy.-limited edition of 30 signed pieces After … Continue reading “Nage”

Sibirjak Lounge Chair

Sibirjak by Anastasia Koshcheeva is a modern lounge chair made of birchbark. The almost forgotten natural material is not only flexible, soft, water-repellent and antibacterial, but also breathable, durable and strong. Despite these unique characteristics, it gets gradually forgotten. Sibirjak deals with the question of how to reinterpret an age-old tradition and also how to make the … Continue reading “Sibirjak Lounge Chair”

Welcome to Eames.com!

Eames.com is a new marketplace dedicated to authentic Eames designs. Created by fans for fans, for collectors, for interior specialists and for lovers of all classic design, Eames.com has the love of design at heart and is the only dedicated secondary marketplace for vintage and used Eames designs. Eames.com is home to the only true online … Continue reading “Welcome to Eames.com!”

Marcin Rusak

Marcin Rusak (born in 1987, Warsaw, Poland) is an artist and multidisciplinary designer interested in ideas of value, ephemerality and aesthetics. Specializing in storytelling, process and material investigation his work often incorporates research, object and installation as well as visual creations to explore overlooked details of our lives which recreated and reimagined are shown again … Continue reading “Marcin Rusak”

Lui5 Armchair

A classic of its kind, the wooden chair with cane seat serves as a point of reference for the Lui5 chairs: the traditional techniques used to make them are undertaken faithfully and with mastery, but the curved, soft forms of the original model leave space for simplified lines and crystallised forms that multiply in space … Continue reading “Lui5 Armchair”

design classic duesseldorf *

design classic duesseldorf is THE annual German Fair for Modern Design Classics – with its 20th return beginning of December 2018 presenting more than 150 dealers over 5000 square metres.Visitors from USA, South Korea, Brazil, Japan and nearly all European countries meet in Duesseldorf every time, the design event takes place. Indian summer on the Rhine … Continue reading “design classic duesseldorf *”

Wooden Plaids

“Wooden Textiles” convey a new tactile experience.We are used to experience wood as a hard material; we know the feeling of walking across wooden floors, to touch a wooden tabletop or to feel the bark of a tree. But we usually don’t experience a wooden surface which can be manipulated by touch.”Wooden Textiles” is a … Continue reading “Wooden Plaids”

Wooden Hammock

This award-winning Wooden Hammock by Australian designer Adam Cornish  is an alternative to the common cloth hammock. Although made from wood, the design is flexible and comfortable due to the rubber vertebra which allows the wooden segments to move, mimicking the human spine. Manufactured from a standard sheet of plantation grown plywood, the design maximizes the economy of materials … Continue reading “Wooden Hammock”

Isla Coffee Table

The Isla is all curves. Sculptural and futuristic, its asymmetrical top perches above two large voluminous legs.Wood Tabletop: Walnut, Blackened Walnut, Bleached Maple, Blackened Maple, Natural White Oak, or Blackened White OakStone Tabletop: Travertine, Pietra Cardosa Marble, Petite Granite Limestone, or Rojo Alicante MarbleTable Base: Lacquered Wood in colors including Clay, Dove, Flint, Charcoal, Caviar, … Continue reading “Isla Coffee Table”

Nakano Twins

By Adam Nathaniel Furman To be seen at the Biennale INTERIEUR 2018 18-22 October Kortrijk, Belgium The Nakano Twins are a pair of furniture units designed to be as full of personality as cartoon characters, voluble, talkative little members of the household that bring as much animation to the spaces they are in as a happy pet, … Continue reading “Nakano Twins”

Poster Lamp by YOY

An example of minimalist designJapanese studio YOY proposes simple and very innovative design creations.POSTER is a series of a wall lamp like a A2-sized poster.Two cuts are made in the paper to form the curved lamp shape, and a small LED light is fitted inside.The light illuminates the paper from behind, while the cuts allow light to … Continue reading “Poster Lamp by YOY”

Stoneware & engobes

His sculptural objects seem sober spatial constructions: boxlike, slab built architectural structures of austere colours dominated by right angles. But appearances are deceptive: these objects have a poetic charm which saves them from only being rational and cold. The eye of the beholder detects small projections, subtle displacements and slants which, together with the immediate … Continue reading “Stoneware & engobes”