Design installation on the verge of industrial design, craftsmanship and performance – Glass Elephant – is created with the purpose to vitalize Stockholm Design Week’s image as an innovative and dynamic meeting place. The exhibition explores the properties of glass as material and muse, and tells a story about the meeting of contrasts.
Netframe sofa developed for Offecct is based on sustainability – a common ground for company’s R&D and design philosophy of Cate & Nelson. Designers had an idea to create a piece of furniture that consumes as little material as possible while maintaining a high comfort.
New Lightyears pendant Pharaoh designed by Hulger, offers spectacular experience of transformation between illuminated and non-illuminated lighting object – reinventing the standards for pendant design. The Pharaoh is designed to gently frame and enhance the expression of the beautifully designed and eye-catching Plumen light source.
Despite some of the most significant treasures in international art preserved in the most notable Italian museums – these institutions couldn’t draw the economic benefits out of this potential. Project Museums of Paper aimed to articulate the museum merchandising by matching 20 designers with 20 different museums. Their task was to create products that would relate with their collections of art – stimulating the future sales in museum’s shops.
Design Museum is opening its permanent collection on January 30th, offering a diverse investigation into the impact of design on our everyday lives. The exhibition presents six key stories through hundreds of items – National Identity, Plastics, Modernism, Iconic Design, A Designer in the Spotlight and Fashion Through The Decades.
In this film by Juriaan Booij, Autoban’s designers – Seyhan Ozdemir and Sefer Caglar – describe their evolution as designers and the unique approach of their Istanbul-based multi-disciplinarian studio that has realised more than 300 projects from retail design for upscale department stores to cinemas, cafes, restaurants and hotels.
Inspired by the glowsticks, fluorescent tubes and similar elements related to identity of RAVE culture, designers Simon M. Pipercic and Vedran Kolac have designed installation MOE III. The highlight is on extruded PVC profiles connected in a dynamic structure merged with animation in a real-time generated video and graphics.
Autoban, Matthew Hilton and Søren Rose Studio exhibit their new and classic products at Maison et Objet (18-22 January 2013) under De La Espada – a first of a kind design management brand that leads in modern solid wood furniture.
The Design Museum announced the contenders for the sixth annual Designs of the Year. They include the best designs from around the world in the last 12 months across seven categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Product and Transport.
Patricia Urquiola has expanded the Mangas collection that revolutionized the rug industry. Therefore GAN – Gandia Blasco’s carpet and textile brand – will showcase Mangas Spaces at the Masion&Objet 2013 in Paris, taking place from January 18th until January 22nd.