ARCHIPRODUCTS | NEWS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN News architecture and design on Archiproducts, the most powerful search engine for architecture and design products en ARCHIPRODUCTS | NEWS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN 'Object of my Eye' by Matter An immersive living installation in the heart of NYC<br /><br />21/05/2019 - During NYCxDesign, New York City-based gallery and showroom Matter is hosting a curated installation, Object of my Eye, showing pieces from a selection of design brands that include Astep, Bloc Studios, cc-tapis, Established & Sons, Jude Heslin di Leo, Jumbo, Maggie Boyd, Matter Made, Objects of Common Interest, Rodrigo Bravo, Simone Shubuck, SEM and Tacchini. ? Object of My Eye is a love letter. The exhibition unites a selection of the seemingly unrelated; objects we hold truly dear, large and small, from past and present, near and far. It is a reminder to keep our eyes open and an opportunity to glean that little bit of catharsis we take from the things that surround us. ? The $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Space, Architecture and Matter Three new kitchens by Reform offer up sleek Scandinavian aesthetic with a sensorial twist<br /><br />21/05/2019 - The Danish design company, Reform, is set to launch their latest kitchens designed by Studio David Thulstrup, Note Design Studio, and Muller Van Severen. Launched at the ICFF in New York and 3daysofdesign in Copenhagen, the new designs offer bold, new perspectives from the Scandinavian kitchen reformers. ? Studio David Thulstrup The classically modern kitchen ? Known for balancing classic design history with a modern design language, Copenhagen-based Studio David Thulstrup’s contribution to Reform kitchen series, goes deep into modernist colors, albeit with a playful twist on tradition that takes in David Thulstrup’s keen eye for the all-important detail. Rich, dark hues and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Cotto d’Este for the New Fastweb Headquarters in Milan The new majestic buildings designed by Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel <br /><br />21/05/2019 -?The ACPV - Antonio Citterio?and Patricia Viel firm designed the new Fastweb Headquarters, a building that forms part of the ambitious Symbiosis project, a new business district characterized by majestic buildings constructed with a strong focus on ecological sustainability. Located between Corso Lodi and Via Ripamonti, a short distance from the Fondazione Prada, Symbiosis embodies a revolutionary and impressive renovation project over an area of 100,000 sq m. ? The masterplan re-imagines a fragment of Milan and gives the city and its inhabitants a public space with great livability and outstanding qualities. Beyond its architectural details, the urban project’s nature is expressed $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Caesar Porcelain Tiles at Clerkenwell Design Week From 21 to 23 May the 'Cut out for design!' event<br /><br />21/05/2019 -?Caesar showroom Urban Lab,?located at?17/18 Great Sutton Street in London, is ready to open its doors as it participates in Clerkenwell Design Week for the fourth time, further consolidating the Italian company’s presence in the district dedicated to the design world. Having become a meeting place for sector professionals in the five years since it opened, with ongoing attention to the latest style trends responding to a dynamic reality,?the company takes to the floor with the expertise for which it stands out. From 21 to 23 May, during the “Cut out for design!” event organised by Urban Lab, those advantages that make porcelain tiles the ideal material for the very latest contemporary $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 May 2019 04:00:00 GMT New Forms and Finishes for Pablo Designs The brand unveils 2019 collection at ICFF<br /><br />21/05/2019 - Pablo Designs unveils its 2019 Collection at ICFF at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Having recently showcased at Euroluce Milan, the new products make their North American debut, in a fresh new palette of forms and finishes. ? Among the latest pieces: the Bola Disc Table version in marble and polished metal; the Elise lamp which revisits the industrial look; and the UMA Mini adds an even more portable option to the versatile sensorial experience of the UMA lantern. Bola Disc Table ? Bola Disc Table’s silhouette is defined by its elegant chromed stainless steel disc shade positioned at 45 degrees while elevated by an opaline glass globe diffusor that appears to float $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nap, a Place to Take a Break The new sofa collection designed by Andrea Steidl for LaCividina<br /><br />20/05/2019 - The Nap selection of padded furniture designed by Andrea Steidl for LaCividina presents a fresh take on traditional pillows in an extra-large, sartorial form. Both the name and the shape of this soft, smart collection of sofas evoke the idea of restfulness. ? Cosy composure Nap showcases LaCividina’s outstanding craftsmanship. The seams are designed to give even more of a plump appearance and highlight the softness of the “pillow-like” parts of the seat, such as vertical piping and horizontal darts that help to make it snug and sumptuous. ? Extra comfort is added by the lumbar support cushion, which is attached to the backrest by a concealed zip. It gives the sofa $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Italian Futurism in Las Vegas Pedrali Ester armchairs chosen for LAGO, the restaurant designed by Studio Munge<br /><br />20/05/2019 - The Ester armchairs designed by Patrick Jouin for?Pedrali furnish the Lago restaurant?of Bellagio Resort & Casinò, one of the most charming places in Las Vegas. Alessandro Munge, principal of Studio Munge in Toronto, has designed the restaurant that, through a journey of style, art and fashion, pays homage to the Italian history. Taking its cues from Italian Futurism of the early twentieth century, it stretches beyond the traditional and familiar in order to create a unique new signature for the famous Bellagio. Lago is defined by six distinct areas: the Bar Lounge, the Open Private Dining Area, the Bar, the Main Dining Room with dramatic arched windows, the Private Dining Room $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT ALPI @ Interzum 2019 On show the latest collections designed by Martino Gamper and Piero Lissoni<br /><br />20/05/2019 -?ALPI’s aesthetic research continues at Interzum 2019, one of the leading international trade fair for furniture production and interior design. Another important appointment for the company with the world of design that will be present with the new collections of wood surfaces recently introduced at the FuoriSalone 2019. An in-depth exploration of the material and its forms, to narrate the beauty and design possibilities of wood. ? This year the new collections explore the natural environment to fully demonstrate the potential of ALPI wood, through collaboration with two very different designers: Martino Gamper and Piero Lissoni, art director of the company. ? While the former $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT 'Home System, Daily Organized' by Novamobili The roadshow dedicated to Home Decluttering<br /><br />20/05/2019 -?Novamobili presents the new 'Home system, daily organized' project, a roadshow (in four instalments) on the subject of home decluttering and organizing spaces featuring presenter Benedetta Parodi talking with the influencer and "closet organizer" Giulia Torelli - aka Rockandfiocc - about design, personal tastes and habits, functional furniture, and home decluttering, with Novamobili bookcases and wardrobes, drawer units and storage beds serving as a starting point for discussion. ? Novamobili's Flagship store at number 6/8 Via Gioia in Milan will be hosting the first event, due to be held on Thursday 23 May, followed by the next three instalments in autumn.?The talk is open to $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Opera Contemporary @ ICFF Displaying its versatile and varied furniture in New York<br /><br />20/05/2019 - Presenting this year at ICFF, Opera Contemporary has selected a collection of objects from its range to represent its characteristic style, balancing innovation and traditional craftsmanship. Within the exhibiting space of the Italian Trade Agency collective (ICE), Opera Contemporary styles an interior project in which some of the brand's best sellers create an elegant living area. ? The versatile soul of the Ferdinand sofa meets the sinuous profiles of the Callas armchair, while the Ludmilla and Raoul coffee tables - also available as an accessory to complement the sofa - create a dainty ensemble. The Dimitri bookcase, marked by its clean lines that enhance the oak essence, completes $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT The Ancient Geometries of Volker Haug 'Pyramid Scheme' explores the concept of reflection and the repetition of form<br /><br />20/05/2019 - As a representative of the Australian Design contingent for Local Design, Volker Haug Studio has presented the new lighting collection Pyramid Scheme at Milano Design Week. ? This series offers an elemental take on lighting; inspired by the mathematical precision of ancient geometries, the works explore the concept of reflection and the repetition of form throughout time. The collection features tiered conical forms, punched vertically by a linear framework. Members of the scheme include a wall lamp, ceiling oyster, pendant, chandelier, and table lamp. ? Balanced Stack is the largest member of the Pyramid Scheme.? A linear chandelier, the shades capture and reflect light outwards $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT 'Angels in the Architecture': Laun @ Next Level The brand presents architecturally inspired seating pieces in NYC<br /><br />20/05/2019 - LAUN is adding the DeMille Sofa and the DeMille Dining Chair to the Hollywood Collection that debuted with the DeMille Lounge at Sight Unseen Offsite 2018. The collection takes cues from the architecture of Hollywood’s 'Golden Era' prevalent throughout Los Angeles. The DeMille Sofa and Dining Chair will be on view at the second annual Next Level designer showcase. ? ? Featuring brands like Eskayel, Volk Furniture, Fort Standard, and B Zippy, the Next Level exhibition features designer-led curation and daily programming. The designers are also releasing two new daybeds at the exhibition Inside/Out at the William Vale Hotel. The Bobbin Bench evokes the waves of the Pacific $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Caught in the Middle: Retro Meets Modern iSiMAR unveils new products at ICFF<br /><br />20/05/2019 - iSiMAR is celebrating its 55 anniversary with a new and renovated image, new colors, new fabrics and collections. During ICFF iSiMAR will be showing not only new collections such as the Paradiso Collection, by ILMIODESIGN, or the Arena side table by iSiMAR design Team but also new additions to the Olivo, Lagarto and Bolonia Collections. ? iSiMAR’s designs are inspired in the Mediterranean roots, which continues to remind us of the Mediterranean lifestyle: freshness, outdoor spaces, joy, conversations around amazing food, the smells of sea and green pines. ? The Legarto collection is characterized by its tubular steel structure that makes it adaptable both to indoor and outdoor $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Opulence through Form and Matter Green Apple's furniture, inpired by heritage and nature, on show in New York<br /><br />20/05/2019 - The Portuguese brand, Green Apple, will be at ICFF to present its latest furniture products for residential and hotel sectors. ? Bongó, Laurence, Ferreirinha and Twins are characterized by unconventional forms and materials like stone, brass, leather and velvet that inspire opulence and stimulate the senses. Typical Lisbon monumental architecture and the organic forms of nature inspire shapes and lines, passing through the dichotomy of light versus shadow. The color palette solidifies the context from unusual finishes and textures that come together in a series of powerful tones. BONGó Cabinet ? A round shaped bar with sliding doors, the 'Bongó' embodies opulence as a $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Lindsey Adelman Studio Opens New Showroom in NoHo The new space brings the designer’s creative, production, and sales team under one roof<br /><br />17/05/2019 - During NYCxDESIGN, New York-based designer Lindsey Adelman will unveil a new 5,000-square foot showroom to showcase her studio’s sculptural lighting collections. Encompassing over 10 years of creative work and archival material, the new showroom offers clients access to a vast material resource library and offers a behindthe-scenes look at the studio’s design process. ? Located in the NoHo neighborhood of Manhattan, the new showroom occupies the same building as Adelman’s current studio. The designer has taken a second floor, doubling her footprint to 10,000-square feet total and allowing the design and sales teams to seamlessly meet with clients in a space that houses Lindsey $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT 'Life, History and Nature' in Emma Hayes' Sediment The new collection and new collaboration presented @ ICFF<br /><br />17/05/2019 - Sediment is a new wallcovering design by Emma Hayes Textiles taking part in a presentation at ICFF, New York. The series draws inspiration from sedimentary rock in New Zealand and how it references layers of geology, time and history. ? Hayes continues to explore the concept of the wall as canvas and the expressive value of color: ‘I was thinking about how the water of our great rivers carves through the landscape and the many patterns it creates as the level rises and falls. Life, history and nature lives along those rivers’. As a mural format, Sediment builds color and intensity from ceiling to floor and explores a transition from light to dark. Sediment is available on a $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT My Home Collection: Geometry and Minimalism Fresh and dynamic proposals for an informal contemporary home<br /><br />17/05/2019 - On the occasion of the Salone del Mobile, My Home Collection presented the new collections by Giulio Iacchetti, Alessandro Stabile and Federica Biasi. The brand looks to the future, with even more fresh and dynamic proposals, the result of a study on the interior decoration of a young and informal contemporary home or a modern hotel. ? Giulio Iacchetti, the brand's new creative director, signs the Arcom bedside table and the Aronte table. Arcom stands out for the use of simple geometric shapes, assembled with great skill and elegance. as “a work of micro-architecture that ironically reinterprets the traditional forms of the bedside table”. The main feature of the new Aronte table $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT The Outdoors According to Emu The new proposals and the re-edition of the iconic Rio collection<br /><br />17/05/2019 - EMU presents its new outdoor collections created by the creative flair of some of the most prestigious names in international design. In fact, we have confirmed our collaboration with Sebastian Herkner, one of the most interesting under-40s on the global scene, who has designed Carousel, his second collection for EMU. On the other hand, we have a new partnership with Meneghello Paolelli Associati, the young creative couple, who designed the Re-Wood seats, and with Angeletti and Ruzza, the industrial designers who have designed the Como?collection. Lastly, EMU is celebrating the 50 years of our iconic Rio with a celebration re-edition of the collection, entrusted to the creativity $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Andreu World Talks Design @ CDW From Benjamin Hubert to star chefs, the brand explores the world of Design in London<br /><br />17/05/2019 - To celebrate the 10th Clerkenwell Design Week, Spanish contemporary furniture brand, Andreu World, will throw two special events at its London showroom. ? Marking the launch its new Hula stool; a contemporary height-adjustable stool, designed by LAYER Founder, Benjamin Hubert, the award-winning designer will be in conversation at the showroom on 22nd May at 5pm. The talk will see Hubert discuss his design process and why stools are often left out of the history of the chair. At 12.30pm on 23rd May, the showroom will play host to a lively panel discussion to celebrate the launch of Eat Well Seated, a book that showcases the very best of design and gastronomy worldwide. Andreu $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Warm Colors and Soft Texture Planks, the new Casalgrande Padana’s new collection of porcelain stoneware<br /><br />17/05/2019 -?Planks?is Casalgrande Padana’s new collection of wood-effect porcelain stoneware. It’s the perfect way to refresh a flooring or create a stunning new covering in all kinds of settings, including kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and living rooms.Modern and dynamic, the new Planks collection is available in five different colours, including lighter options such as Bianco and Beige and darker shapes like Muschio, Bruno and Grigio. The Planks come in four different sizes, with a sleek thickness of 6.5 mm. ? Planks: perfect for all tastes The warm colours and soft texture of Planks strike a harmonious balance with both classic and contemporary spaces and work well with any style $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT OmniDecor LAB, Glass at the Center of a Project A place dedicated to architects and designers opens in Milan<br /><br />17/05/2019 - The meaning is in the name.?OmniDecor LAB opens in Milan, a showroom dedicated to architects and designers who wish to analyze themes connected to the use of glass in architectural projects. All industrial enterprises are complicated organisms. In order for them to develop and flourish they need to count on technical-scientific and on the cultural and artistic stimulations exchanged through ideas, life styles, experiences. OmniDecor? on ARCHIPRODUCTS $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Erba Italia + Casa Manzoni The new collection on show in the heart of Milan<br /><br />17/05/2019 - In a truly evocative location full of history, right in the center of Milan, near the Scala and the Gallery, Erba Italia presented the new products of its 2019 collection. ? During the Milan Design Week Casa Manzoni hosted some of the most iconic pieces of the Company covered with fabrics selected by Designers Guild, in addition to the new proposals designed for the bedroom and outdoor. ERBA ITALIA on ARCHIPRODUCTS $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 05:30:00 GMT Charming with Light: Woka @ ICFF Presenting two Joseff Hoffmann designs<br /><br />17/05/2019 - At ICFF in New York Woka will be presenting two items from its catalogue of historical pieces. Continuing its careful research process delving into the luminary pieces of the Wiener Werkst?tte and the Bauhaus tradition, the company showcases two designs by Josef Hoffmann: a table and pendant lamp. Table lamp An elaborate table-lamp in the famous Hoffmann design from the 1920s, the base is created in chased brass. The hand-sewn fabric shades create a charming atmosphere with colorful designs by Josef Frank. Originally manufactured at the historical Wiener Werkstaette. ? Pendant lamp Josef Hoffmann designed this pendant for the famous Graben Cafè in Vienna. He had earlier used $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Maintenance-Free Minimalism Inspired by Nordic Islands Skargaarden with three new aluminum lounge ranges at the ICFF<br /><br />17/05/2019 - At the ICFF in New York, Swedish luxury outdoor brand Skargaarden presents a wide range of maintenance-free outdoor furniture. The series are named after Scandinavian islands and coastal towns: Anholt, Asker, Lid? and Arholma. Anholt, Asker and Lid? are all flexible lounge ranges, that can be put together in countless ways, to create everything from a lounge chair and side table set to extended seating systems, e.g. in a hotel lobby or in a pool area. The frames are in aluminum and the cushions are covered in water-repellent Sunbrella fabric. This means they can be put – and left – outside all year. Even in Sweden. The chair Arholma released last year is now complemented by a $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Sensorial Textures that Highlight and Captivate Pat by FAP ceramiche on show in NY: textile, mosaic, and metallic finishes<br /><br />17/05/2019 - Intriguing optical effects characterize Pat, the new collection of white-body tiles by FAP ceramiche with delicate pastel shades for contemporary wall coverings. The brand will present Pat alongside other collections at ICFF in New York. ? The pixel graphics of Pat resemble a sensorial fabric, adding a bold personality of its own in the seductive pastel shades of Grey, Sky, White, Rose, Beige, Ecru and Chocolate. A more extensive texture can be found on Deco Black and Deco Blue. In this case, the texture creates a captivating colour contrast – White/Black and White/Blue – which evokes the most expressive traditions in ceramic. The new series can also be enriched with details $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Lake Ripples and Entwining Lights in NYC Cameron Design House unveils Inari <br /><br />17/ 05/ 2019 - Bespoke British lighting brand Cameron Design House announces the launch of its newest lighting design during NYCxDesign. Inspired by a lake in Finland, the Inari chandelier furthers the lighting company’s organic exploration of light fluidity and entwining design. ? The piece will be presented on May 10 and remain on permanent display in the heart of New York’s NoMad Design District in the airy Sacco Carpet showroom. The launch of the chandelier, made up of individual sections which are hand rolled, stretched and welded together to create one continuous fluid piece, will coincide with the kick off of NYCxDesign. ‘We have chosen New York Design Week as the perfect time and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Trueing and pas de calais Link up for NYCxDesign Trueing’s glassy, chain-link lighting collection debuts at the SoHo flagship<br /><br />16/05/2019 - Brooklyn designers Trueing will launch Cerine, their newest collection of lighting, for New York’s Design Week. The line includes two pendants, a floor lamp and sconce—each composed with handcrafted glass chain as an integral design element. Japanese label pas de calais will host the new pieces as an installation in their SoHo flagship at 482 Broome Street for a special collaboration between the two brands. ? Cerine will be installed as special conversation between the two designers, who share a dedication to craft and pioneering new uses of age-old materials. Trueing will take over the store’s windows on Wooster Street, framing the new lighting fixtures within the landmarked cast-iron $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 May 2019 10:00:00 GMT Lema for The Great Scotland Yard Hotel Tailormade and wooden solutions furnish the prestigious building<br /><br />16/05/2019 - Designed by EPR Architects, Lema has looked after the designing, developing and installation of the fixed furnishings in the bedrooms of the new?luxury hotel?“Great Scotland Yard” in London. The building that houses the first English police station is situated in the exclusive area of St James, a few steps away from Westminster. It has undergone a complete restoration, but stylistic details, such as shields and emblems in glass and metal, hand down the atmosphere of the era and refer to its prestigious history. Lema Contract has succeeded in interpreting the designer's vision by responding to every stylistic request with tailor-made solutions: the bespoke wardrobes, TV units, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Modular, Playful, Colorful: The Nidi Collections The brand presents its latest solutions for kids and teens<br /><br />16/05/2019 – An iconic concept of the world of comic books becomes the headliner of Nidi’s stand at Salone del Mobile. An onomatopoeic WOW surprises and engenders enthusiasm in visitors of the Nidi installation. Michele Rosolen, the brand’s marketing director, presents the collection’s distinctive and reasoned renewal through the novelties by studio dogtrot, Studio Lido, Tormena-Neadesign, Nidi studio and designer Valeria Carlesso. ? Seven spaces welcomed the public, furnished and personalized with all the latest trends in the ever-evolving world of kids and teens. Panels and boiserie, cabinets ready to host all technological must-haves, bench/bookcase systems, enveloping head boards, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Vitruvio and Interweave: Light Takes Shape Artemide presents new collections designed by Atelier O? and Pallavi Dean<br /><br />16/05/2019 -?Mechanical intelligence turns into an expression of beauty in?Vitruvio by Atelier O? and Interweave by Pallavi Dean, the?new collections that Artemide presented this year at Euroluce. A thin frame and a blown-glass diffuser are the main features of Vitruvio?project. “These two opposite elements – a thin supporting one and a soft one working as an encompassing cocoon – are perfectly integrated.”, says Armand Louis. ? Three metal rods are introduced into the sphere by means of an ingenious mechanism inspired by the clockmaking art, thus creating the frame that supports the glass globe. The mobile rods open up inside the diffuser and, as a result of the utmost precision of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Workspaces that Move with your Mood molo's Creative Flexibility in Aluminum Textile <br /><br />molo premieres the aluminum textile soft collection at the New York ICFF 2019. Micro-coated with the actual metal, aluminum textile softwall + softblock, benchwall and softseating introduces new mercurial materiality to the award-winning molo soft collection in its 16th year at the show. ? Designed by Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen, molo’s soft collection is a modular system of space partitions, lighting, table and seating elements that uses honeycomb geometry to flex, expand and compress. Made from recyclable paper or non-woven textile materials, in a multi-patented system with magnetic end panels for flexible, modular arrangement, the collection empowers individuals to redesign and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dion Lee + DesignByThem Do Bauhaus The new DL Range as seen in Milan<br /><br />16/05/2019 - DesignByThem celebrated twelve years of representing Australian design in Milan during the last Design Week. It was also the occasion to launch the new DL Furniture Range by DBT founders and designers Sarah Gibson and Nicholas Karlovasitis and Australian fashion designer Dion Lee. ? The new DL Collection is the first interdisciplinary collaboration for DesignByThem, merging fashion and industrial design principles.? Referencing the iconic Bauhaus slung leather furniture typology and taking inspiration from Dion Lee’s signature weaving techniques, the DL Lounge Chair and Bench combine organic materials and angular silhouettes with the use of Italian saddle leather tensioned over $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT What's New? Product Launches at CDW The latest in design and who's making it on show in London<br /><br />16/05/2019 - From luxury interiors to innovative lighting, emerging talent and the best of British brands, the exhibition spaces at CDW encompass every facet of design. Clerkenwell Design Week (21 – 23 May) is set across seven exhibition spaces, including fabric, The House of Detention, St James Church and Spa Fields. Each venue reflects the unique nature of this culturally rich area, with leading UK and international companies exhibiting and launching new products during Clerkenwell Design Week. ? BRITISH COLLECTION British Collection is located in the Crypt of St James’s Church and showcases designers from all over the UK. For the fourth year, quality materials, design excellence and craft $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Comfort and Practicality in Every Line and Stitch Andreu World showcasing Nuez and Element in NYC<br /><br />16/05/2019 - During NYCxDesign, Andreu World’s New York showroom in Lexington Avenue will showcase the brand’s latest collections. The latest addition to the Nuez seating system by Patricia Urquiola and the Element collection by Estudio Andreu and Gensler Design are among the fresh contemporary products exhibited in New York. ? Combining sustainable materials and subtle color selections, the Andreu World proposals suggest comfort and sophisticated practicality with every line and stitch. Nuez by Patricia Urquiola ? Nuez is presented on a wooden swivel base, delicate, elaborate and with character, highlighting the warmth of natural ash wood. This option adds a new use to this chair, enveloping $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT A Journey through the Icons of Angelo Mangiarotti 'Behind the Scenes' is Agapecasa’s story of the Milanese maestro’s work<br /><br />15/05/2019 -?In the historic Manzoni Theatre in Milan, Agapecasa and Stellar Works presented 'Behind the Scenes', a project in which the theatre becomes a place of research and reflection. The exhibition curated by Camilla Benedini - architect and Brand Manager of Agapecasa - tells the story of Angelo Mangiarotti’s prolific career in a journey lasting five acts, with each one dedicated to an icon of the Mangiarotti Collection. Each of the five spaces, conceived as small stages, recounts the work of the Milanese maestro through his products, the sketches of his designs, and his words printed on PVC curtains. Forms suspended in time, essential geometric shapes in space, precious materials $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Raytrace by Benjamin Hubert An immersive installation made with Cosentino's Dekton? surfaces<br /><br />15/05/2019 -?During the Milan Design Week Cosentino has presented Raytrace, the installation created by Benjamin Hubert: a dramatic, interactive experience showcasing the harmony between nature, light and architecture. ? Set within the dark, atmospheric tunnels of Ventura Centrale, Raytrace is a 25-meter long and 6-meter high triangular passage made of Dekton? ultracompact surfaces. These surfaces, seemingly balanced on a single edge, create a huge passageway in which visitors can walk under and become an integral part of the installation. ? “Raytrace brings together the size and gravitas of Dekton?, brought to life with a poetic idea of bringing water back to this material with $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Nativ: Organic and Primordial Lines The new Roche Bobois collection designed by Raphael Navot<br /><br />15/05/2019 - A?concept inspired by Nature, in the most primitive sense: Roche Bobois presents Nativ, the new project designed by Raphael Navot. The name of this fluid, structured and lively collection comes from the organic shapes that give life to each creation: there are lamps that resemble stalagmites, bookcases with tribal undertones and ‘stratified’ seats. ‘I was exposed to Raphael’s work two years ago during an exhibition’, says Nicolas Roche, Art Director of Roche Bobois. ‘I was impressed by his very unique and modern approach to woodwork. Raphael’s style is not specific to any one culture, space, or time. The Identities chairs, the Underline sofa, and the Walrus armchair all have $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Backstitch by Raw-Edges: Explore the Reverse GAN presents a new rug collection which turns traditional embroidery upside-down<br /><br />15/05/2019 - True to their curiosity and willingness to explore the hidden side of mundane objects, Yael and Shay, from the London-based studio Raw-Edges, have created the Backstitch rug collection for GAN, which turns traditional embroidery upside-down and reveals the beauty of its seemingly messy reverse. Backstitch focuses on that ambiguous and irregular universe of stitches, without which the front side, designed to be seen, could not exist. What seems chaotic has its own language and adds a new value, a new intention to traditional craftsmanship, for which Yael and Shay feel great admiration. The collection consists of three consecutive designs, from the first arises the second $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Next Level: Community Design in Action 40+ designers exhibiting in a 9,000-square-foot space in NoHo<br /><br />15/05/2019 - The second annual Next Level design gallery event will offer an expanded daily programming as part of NYCxDesign, showcasing its cooperative approach to a designer-led exhibition rooted in community. In a 9,000-square-foot space in NoHo,?40 independent designers and artists collectively display their work over two floors. A minimalist backdrop honors each participating designer’s unique aesthetic, while allowing for the organic unfolding of a harmonious whole. ? The Next Level founders - Asher Israelow Studio, a furniture and architecture studio; designer and artist Patrick Weder; Hart Textiles; collaborative art and design platform Here Projects; and Eskayel, a textile design $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Reason to Pause: Peca @ NYCxDesign Introducing the slow-crafted Pausa dividers, Trazo stools, and Verso table <br /><br />15/05/2019 - Guadalajara-based studio Peca brings its design pieces to NYCxDesign, with a catalogue that is rich in both tradition and innovation. The three featured products, the Pausa dividers, the Trazo stools, and the Verso table, aptly represent Studio Director and Head Designer Caterina Moretti’s collaborative approach to product design. ? The collections demonstrate the brand’s ability to work with natural materials, exploring texture and form, to bring nature indoors in surprising ways. PAUSA DIVIDERS - Design by Caterina Moretti & Alejandra Carmona ? When we read, we can build the most wondrous places in our imagination. Images so full of beauty that leave us breathless, in $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Graphic Gradients and Contrasting Hues ICFF presents Mark Rothko-Inpired Collection by NOW Carpets<br /><br />15/05/2019 - Contrasting shades and hues, graphic gradients, and textured surfaces mark the new collection by NOW Carpets. The brand will be at ICFF with the new KO Collection designed by Francesc Rifé. ? Fascinated by the work of Mark Rothko, the designer and interior decorator Francesc Rifé has created the KO rugs collection for Now Carpets. The result is five canvases made in bamboo silk that range from the sensitivity of pastel tones, to the intensity of warm shades and the melancholy of the dark colors. Abstract Expressionism was just the starting point to work on in-depth color combination and light exploration. A hand-woven collection with a large geometric load, KO marks a turning $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Furniture through the Senses Hachi Collections with Hachigram at ICFF<br /><br />15/05/2019 - The motif of Hachi Collections' new additions is the semicircle which features in the new company logo. The dining table and plates of the new Hachigram collection will be exhibited at ICFF this year, representing the brand’s purpose of stimulating the senses with its intriguing yet functional designs. ? Combining man-made products such as plastic, glass, paint in relation to natural materials, Hachi Collections obtains more varieties of shapes and designs. These postmodern applications of technology allow the brand to go beyond conventional forms and create visions that stimulate taste and smell as well as hearing, touch, and sight. 'Hachigram' is a neologism combining the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT EVER Life Design in NYC to Put the Fun in Functional The Italian bathroom and living accesory brand debut @ ICFF<br /><br />15/05/2019 - EVER Life Design debuts in New York within the ICFF’s ICE project, organized by the Agency for the international promotion of Italian companies. Among the collections presented, the Dot and Ring ranges will feature, as well as the new Roll stool. ? The brand’s latest bathroom, light accessories and interior décor will feature at the exhibition, with their friendly, multifunctional design, which makes them suitable to different contexts, from home to contract. Dot – designed by Monica Graffeo ? A thin but resistant steel cable, sliding inside a solid cylindrical body, fixed to the wall acts as a towel holder for washbasin and bidet. It can also ,however, serve a a useful $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT A 'Modernist House' by Former / Busnelli Art Director Andrea Steidl talks about the 2019 collection<br /><br />14/05/2019 - Day and night systems, sofas, armchairs, beds and accessories. The new Former / Busnelli collection offers a complete furnishing proposal rich in important innovations, from the living to the night area. To present the novelties, the two brands chose the Salone del Mobile with a completely unstructured envelope, a playful architecture where intersecting elements overlap, in a game of volumes, colors and finishes. ? Art Director, Andrea Steidl explains: ‘if at last year’s Salone we drew inspiration from De Chirico’s Italian Piazze, this year we reinterpreted the Modernist Home. Geometries, overlaps, and warm colors are the fil rouge of the installation that welcomes the new $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT The Latest from B-LINE in Contract, Home and Office Patrick Norguet and Maddalena Casadei talk about the Haxo and Tran Tran projects<br /><br />14/05/2019 -?A large, convivial table around which to gather, work and, why not, enjoy a pause: this is the exhibition concept of the B-LINE space at the Salone del Mobile, an informal and dynamic scenario where the Italian company presented its new collection. Patrick Norguet and Maddalena Casadei talk about Haxo and Tran Tran, two new proposals for contract, home and office spaces. The products were conceived for hybrid spaces that go beyond traditional separations between different functions. Haxo?by Patrick Norguet is a simple and harmonious chair that easily furnishes any context, whether residential or collective. ? The curved multi-layer shell interlocks with the rear legs of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Marco Piva: Nature and Design Timeless, Blow, Fire and All Around: the new collections designed for Riva 1920<br /><br />14/05/2019 - New material combinations and new technologies define the Riva 1920 collections presented at the Salone del Mobile. Designer and architect Marco Piva is fascinated by wood as a unique, living but at the same time eternal material in its continuous lifecycle. He signs the new Fire and All Around furniture series and participates in the Timeless project with the Blow stool. ? Timeless is the point where twelve specialized Italian companies meet and meld, combining in a single project. Riva 1920 brought the companies together to each make their personal contribution in defining a sculptural table made of Kauri wood. The collection was born from the idea of merging past and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT 6x6: Driven by Flexibility Nicholas Bewick on the system designed for Cesare Roversi<br /><br />14/05/2019 -?6x6 is born from the encounter of the Italian company Cesare Roversi with the architect Nicholas Bewick: an open solution that uses a system of natural wood frames suitable for many types of interior environments. In the world of interior design and contemporary architecture, there is a growing demand to provide new solutions that can be flexible and sustainable at the same time. At the base of the concept of flexibility there are small and decisive inventions, joints and connections, that allow the overall machine to move and adapt to every situation, often in the most unexpected way. Inspired by the theme of the wooden joint, Cesare Roversi and Nicholas Bewick thought $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Arabescato Orobico: Rich, Sinuous and Decorative Fiandre Architectural Surfaces presents a new colour inspired by Italian marble<br /><br />14/05/2019 - Inspired by beautiful Italian marble, Arabescato Orobico is the new Marmi Maximum colour by Fiandre?Architectural Surfaces. The striping and layered flourishes typical of this material combine shades of white with different grey and brown accents, which alternate with occasional ochre hues; an unmistakable aesthetic characterised by distinctive motifs such as chipping and swirling. Rich and sinuous, this surface is a particularly faithful reproduction of the material that inspires it. With its colours and contrasts, Arabescato Orobico is able to characterise any environment in which it is utilised. The fine design of the ceramic tile is enhanced with a Polished finish. The $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Shades of Strength by Nood Co Concrete In New York to introduce the new range of concrete basins and colors<br /><br />14/05/2019 - Award winning Nood Co Concrete releases both its new range of high-strength concrete basins at ICFF in New York, Javits Convention Center, and easy to use international access website. ? The Australian-based design and manufacture firm touch down in USA for the first time with their contemporary range of hand-crafted concrete basins. Joining their existing range of eighty pieces, they launch their two-tone colored concrete basin range, finely finished Prism Basin set, and the minimal Tubb Basin. Nood also launch four new concrete colors at ICFF NY – Custard, Clay, Teal and Sky Grey – extending their range to fourteen colors. In total Nood offer seventeen basins in fourteen colors, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Materiality and Comfort by Poliform @ NYCxDesign Jean-Marie Massaud, Emmanuel Gallina and Rodolfo Dordoni for the latest touch<br /><br />14/05/2019 - Poliform will debut its latest furniture and wardrobe designs in their flagship New York showroom to coincide with NYCxDesign. The novelties include solutions for the whole home, bringing together stylistically compatible components to offer a sophisticated vision for contemporary living. ? Bellport, designed by Jean-Marie Massaud, is a collection of sofas devised to recreate the bright and sprightly atmosphere of its namesake former industrial town on the South Shore of Long Island. Offered in a range of components including sofas, daybeds, poufs, and armchairs, the Bellport collection is extremely versatile providing a refined take on classic proportions, and living compositions $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Marina Collection by Linea Calì A classic but pleasantly original silhouette<br /><br />14/05/2019 - Years go by, fashions change, but the Marina collection remains one of Linea Calì? customers’ favourite door and window handle; this collection never ceases to please, even their younger customers. ? Its sinuous shapes are classic but it’s also a contemporary collection in that it easily adapts to current furnishing styles. ? The handle appears layered and enlivens the design creating a comfortable support for the hand. In the initial part, the handle is proportionally reduced to accommodate the thumb, while in the final part it thickens to accommodate the last fingers. Thanks to this arrangement, the grip is comfortable and safe. ? The neck of the handle resumes the concept $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Noemi Saga's People-to-Product Connections @ ICFF Presenting the Pedrita lamp and Moon rug<br /><br />14/05/2019 - Noemi Saga Atelier will present its latest products at ICFF in New York. The Pedrita lamp and Moon rug are two evocative pieces that recall astral environments and other dimensions with their patterned surfaces and sensorial textures. ? While the natural inspiration for Pedrita is reflected in the use of natural materials for its productio, the Moon Rug’s other-worldly aesthetic is given by its inspiration in man-made materials and kinetic art. Pedrita ? Pedrita lamp series? concept is based on experimentations using Brazilian marbles – quartzites and quartz crystals, which are natural, semiprecious and exotic stones found in Brazil. Noemi Saga Atelier worked with a minimalist $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Vibrant and Out-of-the-Ordinary Tu Taller Design brings fresh Colombian vibes to NYCxDesign<br /><br />14/05/2019 - Tu Taller Design presents a new product line created to be presented at NYCxDESIGN at the international fair WANTED DESIGN Manhattan. The design studio will also be among the exhibitors of the MAY DAY EXHIBITION, the first exhibition curated by Medellin Design Week as part of Wanted Design. This event allows the brand show different materials, methods and thoughts, developed and produced by the Colombian design industry. ? Using traditional materials and craft techniques, and fusing them with digital processes and avantgarde design, the Colombian TU Taller Design studio makes the most of the creative dexterity of its designers to bring to life vibrant pieces with an unquestionable $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Artifort Unveils Three New Designs in New York Strong shapes and attentive detailing invite use and customization<br /><br />14/05/2019 - Artifort will be presenting three new designs during the ICFF fair in New York, which runs from May 19 to May 22. Designers such as Patrick Norguet and Luca Nichetto have been working with Artifort’s art director Khodi Feiz on the novelties, and will be presenting the Jima chair, Clarion table and Pala Giro armchair. ? Original, strong shapes and attentive detailing characterize the novelties through Artifort's distinctive creative mark. Their visual effect in no way compromises the comfort and functionality of each piece, but rather highlights their vesatility and invites onlookers to make each piece their own. Jima is a sleek, expressive dining and conference chair which fits $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Design + Joinery: A Love Affair by Armada NY Introducing their Gen Line @ Brooklyn Navy Yard<br /><br />13/05/2019 - Brooklyn-based furniture design studio Armada NY will exhibit their premier furniture line, Gen, at Brooklyn Designs 2019. ? The Gen Line’s name comes from ‘Genesis’ and was designed as the studio’s foundational collection of solid wood furniture. The Gen Line was developed by adapting traditional joinery to a modern aesthetic—and, just as important, modern manufacturing processes. Its minimal form is only made possible through this careful combination of thoughtful design and solid, well-crafted joinery. The exquisite detailing achieved is a just tribute to the rich texture of the solid wood used in the production. ? As a Building 77 tenant, Armada will also feature their $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 08:00:00 GMT 'A Journey into the World of Living Spaces' The photographic project by Saba Italia exploring the 2019 collection<br /><br />13/05/2019 -?‘A Journey into the World of Living Spaces’ is a photography project by Saba Italia introducing its 2019 collection. Three locations – Discovery, Observation, Experimentation – curated by Studio MILO are retold through Beppe Brancato’s photographs. The spaces host the new pieces of the collection by Sergio Bicego, Paolo Grasselli, Enzo Berti and Marco Zito. ‘This third volume is the story of a journey through three distinct residences with very different personalities. We uncover the dream home of Alessandro Mendini; the architect designer who elevated the object to an artistic dimension through the use of color and decoration. We then explore a home of classic elegance with a $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Land by Naoto Fukasawa. Expression and Fluidity A new version of the lounge chair designed for Plank<br /><br />13/05/2019 - With its Land chair, designed by Naoto Fukasawa, Plank has extended its Lounge collection. A design distinctive for its pure lines, it seeks to balance the relation between form and character, expression and fluidity. For the latest edition of the Salone del Mobile, the seat was presented in a new version upholstered in fabric or eco-leather. 'The starting point for the project was to reflect on the width of the seat', says the designer, 'I made sure that Land was wider than normal and therefore open to other types of use, such as a surface for example' . ? LAND is a lounge chair made in soft polyurethane moulding for indoor and rotational plastic mould technology for $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT A Tribute to Carlo De Carli by Tacchini The re-edition of the sofa Sella designed in 1966<br /><br />13/05/2019 - From Achille Castiglioni to Gianfranco Frattini, Tacchini has set aside ample rooms in its living environment for its most classic pieces and the masters who designed them. The result is a revival project that both challenges and conveys important lessons on contemporary style. These timeless designs are far from the changing fashions and trends, yet so powerful as to organically produce a style. ? This year Tacchini presents the re-edition of architect Carlo De Carli's Sella sofa, an iconic piece of the history of Italian-made design. ? The Sella sofa by Carlo De Carli is the torchbearer of the concept of “primary space” that belongs to De Carli’s philosophy, or “relationship $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Palau: Lightness, Versatility, Ergonomics Et al. launches a new journey with the project designed by Marc Sadler<br /><br />13/05/2019 -?After over 60 years of achievements, Metalmobil announces a new brand name: Et al. This change represents both an end and a beginning, a stepping point in an itinerary begun years ago. Et al. is an open ecosystem, which brings people together and is continually enriched by the involvement of recognized and emerging designers on the international stage. Gianfranco Tonti, Chairman of Et al., comments, ‘Et al. is the start of a new journey that we are undertaking enthusiastically, counting on the important artisanal and industrial heritage acquired in over 60 years’. Design is the guiding force driving this move - good design, focused on aesthetics and functionality. The 2019 $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Zelda: A Tribute to the Femininity of the 1920s The new vanity table by Devon&Devon<br /><br />13/05/2019 - A tribute to unconventional femininity and the irresistible charisma of the wife and muse of the author of “The Great Gatsby”, ZELDA is the new vanity table by Devon&Devon. ? As Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald tells in an article which appeared in “McCall’s” magazine in 1925, 'vitality is not inventing something new, but taking old ideas and giving them a life that was lost'. This is why the Florentine brand has reinterpreted in a contemporary way the classic bedroom dresser, enriching the offer dedicated to home and well-being. ? The dresser frame is defined by the sinuous lines of the surfaces and side doors; the rounded semi-circular handles which when closed form a circle; and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Opinion Ciatti, where Symbols Meet Thoughts The new projects by Marcantonio, Lapo Ciatti, Roberta Colombo, Joel Escalona and Marcello Ziliani<br /><br />06/05/2019 -?"How and how deeply have we changed throughout the millennia? We looked back and discovered instruments, symbols, and representations: tools that serve to live in the present and build our future.” Lapo Ciatti ? A trip to the boundaries of time, but also a trip in time. A deeply symbolic collection, at times evocative of the past, is presented this year by Opinion Ciatti?at the 2019 edition of the Salone del Mobile. Because there are symbols, signs and depictions that – quite simply – have the power to cross the millennia and settle in a parallel dimension from which they then tell their “timeless” story. ? This is how the new projects by Lapo Ciatti and Roberta Colombo $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Noctambule by Konstantin Grcic The new collection of blown glass lamps designed for Flos<br /><br />13/05/2019 -??Flos?presents Noctambule,?the new collection of blown glass designed by world acclaimed German designer ?Konstantin Grcic. Noctambule is an imposing lamp with sculptural features composed of cylindrical modules in transparent glass that can be interconnected with each other, transforming and creating different luminous compositions: from monumental floor lamps to trendy chandelier. “Noctambule: the night owl or reveller. Mostly invisible during the day but coming to glamorous activity at night-time. The analogy is fitting. The new collection of lamps is made of blown glass modules, which are see-through and therefore almost inexistent at day-time. But, when you switch them $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Creative and Technical: Ceramiche Caesar in Moscow From 15th to 19th May the 24th edition of Arch Moscow<br /><br />13/05/2019 - Caesar travels to Russia for the latest edition of Arch Moscow, the exhibition dedicated to architecture and design, running from 15th to 19th May at the “Manege” Central Exhibition Hall in Moscow. ? Now at its 24th edition, the Muscovite trade fair successfully brings together the best of Western and Russian trends to offer visitors and exhibitors a moment of encounter and exchange, aimed at providing a contemporary vision of design thanks to a rich programme of events, seminars and exhibitions that combine experience and innovation. ? Project Evolution and the 20 mm thick ?xtra20 version of Hike are the proposals for Arch Moscow on display at Booth C-17, unveiling an $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 05:00:00 GMT Graphic Lines, Smart Materials, Fresh Hues Indoor / Outdoor Comfort by LAFUMA Mobilier @ ICFF<br /><br />13/05/2019 - Among the brands representing French design at IFCC in New York, LAFUMA Mobilier will share its functional, generous and easy-living vision of design. Blending Bauhaus inspiration and French styling, LAFUMA's latest additions include the SOFT winter 2019 and PRIVILEGE 2020 collections as well as the BE-COMFORT and HORIZON ranges. ? SOFT WINTER 2019 COLLECTION The flagship item in the new Soft winter 2019 collection is the Sphinx chair available in black or grey felt, perfect for both inside and outside. The new version of this iconic product keeps the features which captured the original’s audience: its timeless look and everlasting comfort. 2020 PRIVILèGE COLLECTION The 2020 $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Ladies & Gentlemen x Henrybuilt @ NYCxDesign Common Ground highlights the way the two brands have interacted over time<br /><br />13/05/2019 - During NYCxDESIGN, Henrybuilt will present Common Ground, a showroom installation by Dylan Davis and Jean Lee of Ladies & Gentlemen Studio. The duo conceived the show based on their history working with Henrybuilt and the resulting overlap of the two brands’ values, references, and methodologies. Ladies & Gentlemen will showcase new lighting and styled vignettes throughout the gallery space, responding to the Henrybuilt system’s elegant functionality by supplementing it with organic forms and soft materiality. ? Materic objects that take up space in new ways mark Ladies & Gentlemen Studio's collections. The new lighting products from its growing collection will feature in New York. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Soft Contours, Essential Lines Zilio A&C presents Kinoko, Hug and Sledge<br /><br />10/05/2019 - The 2019 Salone del Mobile Milan sees the three new products to Zilio A&C collection:?Kinoko,?Hug?and the wall hook?Sledge.? Kinoko armchair, designed by Mentsen, is characterised by the contrasting visual expressions: a bold architectural structure, and the soft curves of the plump upholstery. ? A solid, timber plane at the armrest level defines the boxy outline, with two wide solid ash slubs. This strong expression is delicately softened by small semi-circular cutouts where the two lines of armrests meet the line of back support. These details allow eyes to follow shapes without a feel of constraint. Just as typeface designers use the device of an ink trap to keep font $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Passoni Design and atelier o? Cetonia the new solid wood chair presented in Milan<br /><br />10/05/2019?- Discreet and elegant: Cetonia is the new solid wood chair designed by atelier o? for Passoni Design. The seat is the heart of the chair, it is the part that collects and connects all the parts that make up the seat. ? Hence its name 'Cetonia', a reference to the faceted body of the insect from which the pairs of legs depart. The upper part of the seat refers to the geometry of the base and allows optimal comfort. The shape of the chair is guided by the material: the solid wood structure makes Cetonia truly special and unique. ? Cetonia, officially presented at the Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019, is available in two versions: one entirely in solid wood - oak or ash - and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 05:00:00 GMT Ambruosi Resort & Spa chooses Mobilspazio furnishings Essential and colorful style for this new project<br /><br />10/05/2019 - With its 27 rooms, Ambruosi Resort has chosen Mobilspazio Contract for the decoration of its bedrooms. The furniture is stylish with essential lines and a contemporary design. Each room has its own connotation, a name, a color. Each room represents a place of the soul in which to take refuge or to know better. ? With solid and resistant materials used for over twenty years in hundreds of hotels located at all latitudes and weather conditions, Mobilspazio offers shades that can recreate both classic settings and contemporary settings. Mobilspazio furniture is characterized by 38 mm thickness, anti-scratch surface and 100% made in Italy production. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Inspired by Diversity, Driven by Aesthetic Functionality Ornare Art Director Ricardo Bello Dias presents West East in New York <br /><br />10/05/2019 - Refined finishes and precious details characterize the latest collection presented by Ornare at ICFF in NYC, as part of Projeto Raiz. West East, created by Art Director Ricardo Bello Dias in collaboration with Studio Ornare, offers technical, aesthetic and handcrafted solutions, adaptable to different situations and lifestyles, attributes that consistently guide the development of the brand’s new collections. ? The elements of the collection can take on different configurations and are available in a wide variety of materials, colors, and finishes. The four product lines, Ikigai, Shaker, Infinite and Mech, bring a wide range of solutions for kitchens and cabinets. The collection $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Geometric Wooden Weaves and Juxtapositions Ethnicraft's solid but light furniture on display at ICFF<br /><br />10/05/2019 - Ethnicraft’s stand at ICFF in New York will color the fair with its characteristic natural hues, and the sophisticated geometric wooden weaves. The solid structures of the brand’s furniture are designed with an attentive consideration of the effects of space and contrasting lines and volumes. The overall effect ranges from dramatic to understated, but consistently brings a balanced presence to any room. Among the pieces featured at the New York trade show are the Nexus, Mikado, Profile and Facette dining tables, the Mikado coffee table, the Geometric side table, the Bok dining chair to complement the Bok table, the Facette bar stool, the Burung cupboard, the Blackbird rack, and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Generous and Airy: MOJOW @ ICFF The voluptuous inflated shapes of Yomi, Yoko and Ziba<br /><br />10/05/2019 - Exhibiting for the first time at ICFF, MOJOW will present its air-inflatable design furniture: YOMI and YOKO armchairs, sofas and poufs, and its new collection of ZIBA benches with their modern and unique look. MOJOW furniture is rewriting the conventions of both interior and exterior design trends. Its novel concept incorporates an aluminum or wooden frame with inflatable cushions to produce practical, durable, and comfortable furniture that is easy to clean and takes minutes to set up, for use indoors or out. ? The MOJOW chairs come in trendy transparent or opaque colors, with a black aluminum or wooden frame. MOJOW furniture can be assembled and disassembled in a few minutes, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Ocrùm's Emotional Materials: Bright Shadows @ ICFF Sean Zhang infuses the studio's first collection with memories and ancient crafts<br /><br />10/05/2019 - The Brooklyn-based design studio Ocrùm launches its first collection Bright Shadows this May at ICFF. Made from hand-blown glass, ceramic and wood the pieces are designed in the U.S., and made in Italy. ? Ocrùm designer and creative director, Sean Zhang, creates emotionally-rich pieces that connect with users through shared memories and experiences. ‘I love to observe little details and the memories in people’s daily lives’, says Zhang ‘Everything that surrounds me, a movement, a sunshine, a second. I always want to collect them and transform them into an object’. This is exactly how his first collection, Bright Shadows, came to be. In the Bright Shadows collection, his signature $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Opaline Spheres Meet Metallic Fixtures Ben Barber Studio presents its Bora collection and furniture line at ICFF<br /><br />10/05/2019 - Vancouver based design firm Ben Barber Studio is expanding into lighting design with the debut of the Bora Collection at ICFF opening May 19th. Founder and Creative Director Ben Barber takes his playful approach to form and explores new processes within his work. The result is a system of lights comprised of hand-blown glass and spun metal fixtures. ? The initial launch at ICFF will showcase three hanging fixtures. A six-luminaire chandelier called the Bora.6, with a spiraling silhouette creating a sense motion. The Bora.2 is a pared-down T-shaped version that speaks to a more minimal approach. While the Bora.1 is the single luminaire version, equally functional as a single pendant $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Humanscale @ ICFF with Freedom The brand elebrates the legacy of design partner Niels Diffrient through products & programming<br /><br />10/05/2019 - Humanscale will be at ICFF in New York to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the iconic Freedom chair and honor the legacy of its long-time design partner Niels Diffrient. Their booth will feature the evolution of Humanscale’s line of ergonomic seating and highlight the partnership with Diffrient through the designs he developed for the brand over the years. ? Humanscale’s most sought after seating options, including its iconic Freedom chair, will be on display at booth 2915. Designed by Niels Diffrient in 1999, Freedom revolutionized the seating industry as the first ever self-adjusting chair. Twenty years later it remains the gold standard and is revered for its elegant simplicity, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Strong Identities and Thoughtful Materials Emeco celebrates 75 years of the classic 1006 Navy Chair and presents On & On collection<br /><br />10/05/2019 - Emeco launches a series of new products for 2019 each with strong identifying personalities. To mark the occasion of the 1006 Navy Chair’s 75th Anniversary, Jasper Morrison has revisited the classic Emeco piece with an updated anniversary edition, and a sleekly built wooden version. Moreover, the brand introduces On & On, a collection of chairs and stools which uses recycled plastic, with a program offering customers the possibility to recycle the chairs - turning them into new Emeco creations. ? Navy Officer Collection by Jasper Morrison For the 75th Anniversary of the 1006 Navy Chair, Jasper Morrison has given Emeco’s upholstered Navy Officer Collection a fresh, light and modern $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Gold Reflections and Incisive Black Marks The new Solanas and DNA Teak outdoor collections by Gandiablasco<br /><br />09/05/2019 -?Gandiablasco explore new materials and chromatic effects for its 2019 collection. If aluminum and white nuances had so far marked the brand’s identity, Solanas and DNA Teak introduce new combinations and compositional possibilities. The ultra-resistant Dekton surfaces by Cosentino alternate with the luminous metallic reflections of the Gold finish. Teak’s warmth, on the other hand, is highlighted by the intensity of a total black look. The founder, José A. Gandía-Blasco, and the new Creative Director, Daniel Germani, met up with us to talk about the latest novelties. New furniture pieces for the Solanas collection A sideboard, a high-backed armchair, two table designs with $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Big Game: A Smart Outdoors The Swiss designers sign Lafuma’s new contract collection<br /><br />09/05/2019 - The new Horizon collection marks the beginning of a collaboration between the French brand Lafuma Mobilier and the Swiss studio, Big Game. Horizon is made up of a lounge chair, a chair, and two tables: a minimalist and versatile project dedicated to outdoor spaces. As the designers themselves explain, ‘Lafuma Mobilier is one of the most iconic French brands in the outdoor sector. This is why we designed a smart, user-friendly collection, that is both versatile and essential, especially conceived for contract environments. The brand has always created tubular metal products, so we took full advantage of their know-how to come up with profiles with integrated armrest and the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Eugeni Quitllet and Vondom: Nature Meets Artifice The Ibiza seat in the new rope version<br /><br />09/05/2019 -?Simple shapes and natural and recyclable materials define?Ibiza, the seat that Eugeni Quitllet?designs for Vondom. Founded in 2017 in its first version with and without armrests, this year the collection is presented at the Salone del Mobile in the lounge chair and day-bed version. Ibiza brings together in a single collection the energy that characterizes outdoor life.?'I grew up on beautiful terraces in sunny Ibiza, surrounded by traditional sugar cane chairs,'?says Eugeni Quitllet.?'At the end of the season the sessions showed signs of wear due to exposure to the sun or the sea.?From the ephemeral beauty of a season to an everlasting piece to keep this moment of a dream $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Mix & Match Project: Roda's New Collections The outdoor proposals by Adam D. Tihany, Gordon Guillaumier and Rodolfo Dordoni<br /><br />09/05/2019 – Transparent polycarbonate curtains defined the outdoor rooms presented by Roda in Milan, in a new chapter of the Mix & Match Project born last year. New chromatic solutions energize the dialogue between geometries and colors in the latest collections. Daniele Pompa, Roda’s CEO, explains how the new solutions designed by Rodolfo Dordoni and Gordon Guillaumier fit in with the stand’s concept. Adam D. Tihany talks about Thea, the result of his first collaboration with the brand. ‘Each room is chromatically and symbolically connected to three different birds: the owl, the parrot, and the toucan’, Daniele Pompa explains. ‘The chromatic analogy is further reinforced through illustrations $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT TON: A Fusion of Nature and Geometry Three new designs introduced at ICFF in New York<br /><br />09/05/2019 - Following their European premier in Milan, TON’s new spring models will be featured at ICFF in New York. This will be the second time that TON takes part in the New York trade fair. Products to travel to the US include the Ginger armchair, YYY coffee tables and a bar stool variation of the iconic 811 chair. Ginger ? Created by the Spanish design studio Yonoh, Ginger is a lightweight armchair with a slender organic form. The ginger plant gave the chair both its name and its graceful lines. 'We were inspired by the bulbous curves of the medicinal root and wanted to reflect them in a piece of seating furniture', opens Clara del Portillo from studio Yonoh. The result is Ginger – $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Primordial Shapes and High-Tech LED Luum presented Samara, Bangle LED and Aurora at Euroluce<br /><br />09/05/2019 - London-based lighting studio Luum presented its 2019 collections, Samara, Bangle LED and Aurora, at this year’s edition of Euroluce. The three new releases bring together Luum’s contemporary style with its precision manufacturing. ? Samara is a collection inspired by nature, Bangle is an installation of pyramidal forms, and Aurora a free-flowing ribbon of light. Seamlessly integrating LEDs, the designs all share a minimal aesthetic and express movement through form. The 2019 collection is available in a range of finishes, as well as custom sizes and shapes for large-scale projects. AURORA ? Making its international debut at Euroluce, Aurora is a modern pendant light, emulating $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT smarin Redefines Sitting with the sChaise Presented in an interdsciplinary performance during NYCxDesign 2019<br /><br />09/05/2019 - smarin presents a new therapeutic object through mecanics, the sChaise: a radical alternative to traditional seats. In support of the company's ethos, smarin will present a transdisciplinary performance for the Opening Celebration Party of WantedDesign 2019 in Brooklyn, New York. ? Composed of a round steal frame and elastic straps, the sChaise has a seat that is ergonomic and flexible and gives constant comfort. Adaptable to all body shapes, using the sChaise is simple and doesn’t require any manipulation. The sChaise has also been thought out as a therapeutic mechanical tool. Lyse Gladieux, body gesture specialist, designed three sets of exercises each lasting five minutes. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT 'Is It Ultimately Beautiful to Live With?' SkLO co-founders Karen Gilbert and Paul Pavlak talk about novelties and design ethos ahead of ICFF<br /><br />09/05/2019 - This May, in conjunction with NYCxDESIGN, glass design and manufacturing brand SkLO will be participating in the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. Fresh from exhibiting at Euroluce in Milan, SkLO will be presenting a carefully curated collection of the newest and best designs from its LIT lighting collection and OBJECT accessories collection. ? The DEW PENDANT, which was shown for the first time at Euroluce in Milan in April will be making its debut stateside at the ICFF. 'Dew has been so well received, we are really excited about what it brings to the lighting collection', says Karen Gilbert, designer and brand co-foudner. 'It brings a formal language to our lighting $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT The Outdoors by Potocco Tables, chairs, daybeds and accessories of the 2019 collection<br /><br />08/05/2019 - Craftsmanship and passion for wood, ongoing research of materials and attention to quality, innovation and tailoring. Potocco presents a new outdoor collection that is reflected in the material research: wood, metals,ropes and fabrics processed and interpreted to produce furniture that is always different. The designer’s parterre has also been extended, thanks to new collaborations with Federica Biasi, Johan Lindstén and Victor Vasilev. Reconfirmed instead the ones with Chiara Andreatti, Oscar and Gabriele Buratti, Radice Orlandini, David Lopez Quincoces, Mario Ferrarini and Bernhardt&Vella. ? MALI design Federica Biasi Inspired by traditional Indonesian seating, Federica $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Emma by Monica Armani: One Weave, Infinite Possibilities The new pieces of the outdoor collection for Varaschin<br /><br />08/05/2019 - The versatility of a custom-made object is defined by its capacity to evolve without sacrificing its personality. ‘Complete’ and ‘Recognizable’ are Emma Varaschin’s calling cards, adapting with ease to new ways of living the outdoors. Born of Monica Armani’s creativity in 2017, the Emma seat grows into a complete furnishing family, a world of solutions that is perfect both for outdoor and indoor spaces. ‘This year we expanded the collection with new lounge seats’, Monica Armani explains. ‘Emma makes use of the traditional Varaschin weave, reinterpreting it with a delicate neutral look. We selected processes, fabrics, and finishes able to resist rough weather conditions, so $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Elio by Tribù: Warm and Natural Nuances The seating collection by Yabu Pushelberg studio inspired by the sunset<br /><br />08/05/2019 - For this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan, Tribù presented previews of outdoor furniture inspired by nature. The novelties include Elio, the seating collection designed by the Canadian design studio Yabu Pushelberg. As its name recalls, Elio draws inspiration from the universally familiar and fleeting moment of sunset: the light that reflects and refracts on landscapes and objects is captured in the luminous and silky nuances of the entire collection. ? Composed of an armchair, a high-backed armchair and a sofa, Elio features a teak frame with a gently rounded silhouette that gives a harmonious look with enveloping comfort, and the hand-woven Tricord that adds natural warmth, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT New Showrooms @ Clerkenwell Design Week Brands and designers exhibiting at the 10th anniversary edition<br /><br />08/05/2019 - The 10th anniversary of Clerkenwell Design Week, taking place 21-23 May 2019, sees 100-plus, world-class design showrooms partner with CDW, providing an array of stimulating events, talks and workshops. From collaborations and talks with Tom Dixon at Ege Carpets to new designs by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Established & Sons within an interactive workspace at Fora, visitors can experience a host of exciting events and new product launches at CDW. NEW SHOWROOMS IN EC1 Coinciding with CDW’s 10th anniversary, an abundance of new showrooms will arrive in Clerkenwell including Hitch Mylius, Abstracta, Sedus and Workstories. From an array of high-end furniture and lighting to the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT The Spiritual Essence of Light Larose Guyon's Céleste rains down magic from above<br /><br />08/05/2019 - Larose Guyon introduces Céleste, a luminous jewel combining the magic and spirituality of light with contemporary design. Céleste is a spark of the imagination that draws its inspiration, both aesthetically and emotionally, from the poetic nuances of sky lanterns. ? Audrée L. Larose, co-founder of Larose Guyon describes Céleste as ‘a form of poetry in motion, encapsulating all of the positive energy and symbolism that traditional sky lanterns represent, but in the form of an exquisite and luxurious design’. Evoking the form and delicate construction of traditional Southeast Asian sky lanterns, Céleste provokes the imagination with its appearance as a floating source of light. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Lorette Steps Out in New York Among Fermob's 2019 additions to its outdoor collections introduced at ICFF<br /><br />08/05/2019 - Fermob will be presenting its latest collections at ICFF in New York, having opened a showroom in the design-eclectic NYC in 2017. The new Fermob collection, Lorette, designed by Frédéric Sofia, features an unusual, subtle motif, which becomes a signature, a monogram: a flower with four petals as a sign of openness to the world, evoking oriental lands and mashrabiyas. The Lorette collection embodies the Fermob spirit with a very strong graphic ambition and evident mastery of metalwork. ? Lorette is an extensive range, boasting a complete set of metal garden furniture and decorative textile accessories. For the chair, the designer takes a chic, contemporary new look at the oval-backed $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT ANDlight's Natural Variations at ICFF Lukas Peet and Caine Heintzman present their latest collections in New York<br /><br />08/05/2019 - Following its success at Salone del Mobile in Milan, Canadian luminaire design and manufacturer ANDlight returns to ICFF this year to show a retrospect of its work. The company presents three new collections designed by Design Academy Eindhoven Alumni Lukas Peet, and Canadian designer Caine Heintzman. ? The inherent versatility of ANDlight’s designs allows for surprising yet refined variations in form, finish and material, fulfilling a wide range of applications shown throughout the exhibition. The three new collections exhibited are inspired by nature and its variations: the Pebble and Array series, and the Vale series, designed by Lukas Peet and Caine Heintzman respectively. Pebble $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT A Tribute to Mediterranean Conviviality The new outdoor table designed by Manel Molina for Expormim<br /><br />07/05/2019 - Expormim presents Atrivm, the new outdoor table designed by Manel Molina. The versatility of this collection is clear through the multiples dimensions available and the possibility of customizing the table top with a rectangular, square or round top. Perfect for terraces and to complement coffee shops or restaurant. ? The A-shaped legs are the inspirational, authentic and recognizable element of the designer of the collection, Manel Molina, who was inspired by the origins of the architecture in the Roman Age: “Atrivm is the meeting place around which life unfolds, around which the structure of the Roman house is defined. The Mediterranean lifestyle maintains the tradition of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Lights in Bloom: Hollis+Morris @ ICFF The new collection speaks of the natural world through light, spheres and textures<br /><br />07/04/2019 - Hollis+Morris launches its 2019 lighting collection BLOOM at NYC x Design and ICFF with an ethereal forest of light. Founder/designer Mischa Couvrette unveils BLOOM’s Willow and Catkin lights in a mysterious, minimalist design installation. The new contemporary lighting collection is inspired by a blissful vision of nature. BLOOM centers around the visual of the catkin, the familiar bud which appears on trees as the very first sign of spring. After the long winter, the quickly multiplying catkin is nature’s story of vitality and exuberance — a glowing energy hidden within a soft, white bloom. ? At ICFF, Hollis+Morris abstracts this mystery of the natural world into an immersive $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Swallows of Light by Serip Inspired by Portuguese soul and a dramatic game of shadows and light<br /><br />07/05/2019 - The Portuguese brand Serip returned to Milan this year with a new space concept inspired by games of lights and shadows, featuring the most iconic collections as well as new bespoke designs. The highlight was the newest VOA Collection making her world debut at Euroluce. Inspired by the natural world, the lighting scenarios are conceived as interpetations of an identity, and successfully translate the concept into a design that can, in turn, be expressive for its user. ? The species of swallows known as ‘Hirundo Rustica’ can treat onlookers to spectacular ballets, as they paint the skies fluttering in their flocks like ballerinas. Their funnel-shaped bodies are also a Portuguese $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nola's Kaskad and Cacti on Show in Milan The iconic armchair in the Bagni Misteriosi exhibition, and the planters in Brera<br /><br />07/05/2019 - For the first time, Nola took part together with the magazine Tidskriften RUM in a group exhibition at this year's design event in Milan. Nola also pasrticipated in the Swedigh Design Moves - HEMMA Gone Wild Fuorisalone exhibition in Brera, a snapshot of the current Swedish design scene. ? Rum magazine, together with the design Schools Konstfack and Malmsten, held a week-long event and an exhibition to showcase and bring attention to Scandinavian design and architecture, promoting products and processes that are sustainable, innovative, interesting and beautiful. The pavilion, designed by Swedish architectural studio Hesselbrand, was built around the Bagni Misteriosi ancient outdoor $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Lightmaker Studio's Sconce Lighting Experiences A fusion of matter and form invites observation and wonderment<br /><br />07/05/2019 - Known for their vintage-influenced modern lighting,?Lightmaker Studio is launching new wall sconces at ICFF 2019. The studio's eye-catching pieces play with materials and forms to create a lighting experience that invites observation and wonderment, going beyond thier functional purpose of bringing lighting and ambience to a space. The variations in the glass finishes in terms of opacity and color make for a subtlelty and ease of customization that speaks volumes to users. ? The Parallel Sconce redefines the wall sconce with an elevated scale and presence. Glass vessels extend gracefully on a brass framework. Bold but refined, Parallel creates an entirely new form of wall lighting. ? On $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Strong Family Ties: Kasthall's Woven Yarn Melange Three carpets with natural warmth and soft shades<br /><br />07/05/2019 - As part of its 2019 collection, Soul of Nature, Kasthall launches the Melange Family, a whole new carpeting concept for public spaces. Ha?gga? Melange, Loop Melange and Macro Melange, three different carpets, each with their own unique character, become one harmonious family thanks to the yarn quality that weaves them together and gives rise to the shared name – Melange. ? The Melange Family was created by Kasthall Design Studio for a wide-range of public spaces. The products in the Melange Family all have their own personality and work well alone, but like a family, they are stronger together. The woven Ha?gga? Melange rug has a flat and softly disheveled character, with high $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT ADDIT Redefines the Sofa Landscape Tina Bunyaprasit and Werner Aisslinger from Studio Aisslinger for Rolf Benz<br /><br />06/05/2019?- The furnishing brand from the Black Forest is redefining the sofa with Rolf Benz ADDIT. As a pioneer for contemporary interior design concepts, Rolf Benz is presenting an innovative sofa landscape at the Salone del Mobile. It’s a place for using media and meeting up with family, a home office, a play and conversation area and a cabinet of curiosities all at the same time. What’s so special is that with all this flexibility, Rolf Benz ADDIT still exudes a sense of homeliness and superior elegance. Working closely together with Rolf Benz, Tina Bunyaprasit and Werner Aisslinger from Studio Aisslinger have developed a modular sofa range that has enduring visual appeal and the aptitude $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Ludovica + Roberto Palomba for Talenti From the nautical world to tribal sculpture: new outdoor collections<br /><br />06/05/2019 -?Talenti has worked with Ludovica + Roberto Palomba again in the creation of new outdoor lines. Simple volumes, distinguished by elements borrowed from the nautical world and exotic voyages, offer a broad variety of solutions and compositions. Rope, fabric, and wood are just some of the elements that come together to create a relaxing oasis in a fresh style. ‘This year we are presenting three new interpretations of the weave’, Ludovica Serafini tells us. ‘The Cruise sofa is characterized by an apparently rounded backrest, whose weave lightens its volume and filters the light. Panama is a fine, welcoming “leaf”, whose distinguishing trait is the frame in an ultra-colorful rope. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Flex by Manutti: Lightness and Solidity Metrica’s Robin Rizzini tells us about the new outdoor seating system<br /><br />06/05/2019 – Traditional aesthetics and modern elements blend in Flex, the new outdoor sofa system presented by Manutti, created in collaboration with the Milan-based studio, Metrica. Robin Rizzini, partner of the studio, explains the idea behind the collection. As the name implies, Flex offers many configurational options and infinite installation possibilities. The suspended sofas include both modular and fixed elements: ‘The objective was to use the least possible number of supports to reduce any visual obstacles and aim for maximum lightness’, the designer explains. ? The concept of Flex is about connecting wood and aluminum and the different feelings both materials evoke. While the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Flexform Presents Its First Outdoor Collection The new pieces designed by Antonio Citterio, Carlo Colombo, Mario Asnago and Claudio Vender<br /><br />06/05/2019 - Flexform presents its first outdoor collection that includes seating systems, sofas, armchairs, tables, chairs and many accessories. The collection draws upon the design culture that has consistently distinguished all of the company’s products and the contributions of a select few designers with whom it partners – from Antonio Citterio, to the re-editions of iconic products designed by Mario Asnago and Claudio Vender, reinterpreted with outdoor credentials. ? Vulcano, sofa - design by Antonio Citterio The woven pattern is the distinctive motif in the Vulcano seating system. The sofa base is made of marine plywood, while the armrest and backrest structures are in austenitic $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Rossini Illuminazione: New Collections Wireless technology and versatility for indoor and outdoor lamps<br /><br />06/05/2019 - 90 years of history and experimentation on materials. To celebrate this anniversary, Rossini Illuminazione has presented the new indoor and outdoor collection during the last edition of Euroluce. ? The first portable outdoor collection by Rossini Illuminazione is born. In&Out is a collection of portable and wireless design lamps, amazing and elegant, designed for the most different spaces, characterized by the lighting and technological precision. They are perfect for outdoor use, but they also give a special touch to the indoor setting, with charming atmospheres. ? PIC-NIC LED table lamp portable and rechargeable, perfect for terraces and gardens and why not for cheer $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Rafael: Polyhedral Shapes with an Exotic Feel The new outdoor stories by Paola Navone for Ethimo<br /><br />06/05/2019 - A sense of the exotic exudes forth from Rafael, the first outdoors project created by Paola Navone for Ethimo. Lounge chairs, day beds and coffee tables reinvent the aesthetic and formal outlook of faraway cultures and lands, absorbing the changing and polyhedral forms of nature. ‘This project was born somewhat by chance: we had a beautiful garden and we needed irregular chairs to create a relaxation area, a space dedicated to spending joyful moments together’, says Paola Navone. ‘Rafael was thus first conceived to be set in a specific place, and only later did we turn it into a product. Normally, if I work on a product I’ll just concentrate on that, and the product then finds $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Bover Presents the New Outdoor Collection Organic shapes, natural finishes and weaving<br /><br />Bover presents the new outdoor collection, one of the areas in which the Spanish Company is best know. This collection's common denominator is the combination of resistance and sensitivity. Resistance since it is designed to be able to live comfortably outdoors, and sensitivity expressed in the delicacy with which it sifts the light and the general warmth of the lamp. ? The Amphora collection has been designed to create a warm environment especially in outdoors. However, thanks to its highly decorative look, the Amphoras can equally be placed both in outdoor and indoor. The size and shape of this collection pay a subtle and discreet homage to the terracotta amphora formerly used to store $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 05:00:00 GMT Mobilspazio Furnishes Hotel Stradivari in Milan A new contract project in the centre of the city<br /><br />06/05/2019 - In the centre of Milano, just few steps far from Corso Buenos Aires, Hotel Stradivari has chosen Mobilspazio Contract to decorate its bedrooms. Mobilspazio took care of the decoration of all bedrooms, by dedicating to this work the usual care for details. The Stradivari Hotel bedrooms match confort with solidity and duration. ? Using solid and long-lasting material for more than 20 years, Mobilspazio has furnished hundreds of hotels worldwide. Different shades and colours are used to recreate both classical and modern settings. Mobilspazio products are characterized by 38 mm thickness, anti-scratch surfaces and 100% Made in Italy production. Mobilspazio on ARCHIPRODUC $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Renson Starts Construction of New Outdoor Experience Centre The international reference for a comprehensive garden experience<br /><br />06/05/2019 - On the 25th of April, at the De Prijkels industrial estate alongside the E17 motorway (Deinze / Nazareth / Kruisem) in Belgium, Paul Renson (Renson CEO) turned the first spade of earth to kick-start the construction of the brand-new Outdoor Experience Centre, Renson’s outdoor living flagship that is due to be fully operational by 2021. The building is set to become the ultimate international reference for a comprehensive garden experience. ? The works to build Renson’s brand-new Outdoor Living unit at De Prijkels couldn’t have started at a more significant time: the specialist in ventilation, sun protection and outdoor living celebrates its 110th anniversary in 2019. Just like $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT A Conversation with Designer Veiko Liis Radis talks to the designer about his design ethics<br /><br />06/05/2019 - Radis celebrates the achievement of its Lift shelving system, designed by Veiko Liis. The product received a 2019 Special Mention Award by the German Design Award.? ? To learn more about the designer’s work and influences, Maris from Radis furniture managed to catch Veiko Liis in Bologna for a chat as he traveled through Italy. Among other topics, they touched on his initial interest in design and his upcoming visions in contemporary Nordic hygge living. Read the interview in full below. Normal 0 14 false false false IT X-NONE X-NONE $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Neat Chromatics, Retro Vibes The Meridiani novelties designed by Andrea Parisio at the Salone del Mobile<br /><br />03/05/2019 - An ideal apartment, characterised by a succession of spaces where red and blue chase themselves alternatively in each room. The idea that Meridiani wants to convey with the 2019 novelties designed by Andrea Parisio is an alternation between intentionally 'off-series' projects born to surprise and realized in a complex and elaborated wayand other more immediately recognizable projects. ? Zeno is a three-legged dining table with a strong design identity that recalls a retro aesthetic. Zeno hides an extremely complex phase of realization, given by its asymmetrical structure in tubular with a large diameter, which overlap and wind to generate the three legs and to accommodate the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Gamperana Triplex, the Wood that Isn’t There The new Alpi collection designed by Martino Gamper<br /><br />03/05/2019 - ALPI’s aesthetic research continues through new collections of wood surfaces presented during the Fuorisalone 2019. ? Putting the accent back on the process of manufacture and creation, in which he plays a direct role, Martino Gamper has invented “Gamperana Triplex,” a new type of wood that does not exist in nature. The phase of cutting of the ALPI log becomes part of the creative process of the designer, because it determines the achievement of the final result. ? “This project has been a real challenge because we set off with an initial idea, without knowing what the final outcome would effectively be. It represents a new territory of investigation for me and for ALPI. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Goloob Greets a New Color It’s all about Magenta for the Ukranian brand<br /><br />03/05/2019 - Breaking the boundaries of traditional craft practices, Goloob introduces an unusual hue to its product range. Unwilling to stick to the customary pastel shades that color ceramic objects, the brand chooses Magenta to signal its tendency to think outside the box. ? Aiming to create an emotional experience for users, the brand uses color as an evocative tool which adds an intangible dimension to their products: ‘Every one has their own institute of colors in their head. It helps to pick among different colors those which resonate with our personal experience. The magenta which you see on lamps and vases by Goloob is not just a color, it is our manifest of diversity and our call $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Softline: Three New Shades of Comfort New collections presented in Straw, Cactus and Hibiscus colors<br /><br />03/05/2019 - New, vibrant hues, clean lines and lasting comfort: the products presented by Softline at this year’s Salone del Mobile uphold the brand’s enduring characteristics. Clay, Wood, Evy, Cut and Conga were among the protagonists of the stand, combining practical solutions and minimal aesthetics. ? The stand itself exhibited an inspiring architectural setting where different floor levels and freestanding dividers in various heights created individual display environments. Each of these areas was characterized by one of the three new main colors ”Straw”, “Cactus” and “Hibiscus”, which are also the foundation for the furniture, where the colors are used in various nuances and textures. The $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT David Lopez Quincoces for Lema LT40: the daytime system ‘to discover bit by bit’ <br /><br />02/05/2019 - New stories, new projects, and new encounters. Lema broadens its Home collection with new products that tell the industrial and creative side of the Lema story. The new range stems from collaborations with Piero Lissoni, David Lopez Quincoces, Chiara Andreatti, Gordon Guillaumier, Francesco Rota, Leonardo Dainelli and Andrea Mancuso. ? Central to the new launches is the day system, LT40, designed by David Lopez Quincoces.?‘With LT40 we’ve created a new collection that might seem simple, but it is actually very complex and wide-ranging, able to fit into a living or a bedroom area’, the designer explains. ‘LT40 works perfectly in articulate compositions, but it can also shine $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Distortions and Frescos: Nature According to Inkiostro Bianco The new wallpapers by Alessandro La Spada and Giovanni Bressana<br /><br />02/05/2019 - At the Salone del Mobile, Inkiostro Bianco presented its latest collections conceived for the evolving needs of interior design. The ability to go beyond the concrete aspect of matter finds is best expressed by the brand’s creative vision. The novelties which stood out in the expositional space were the Beyond collection by Alessandro La Spada and Sang Réal, a special edition by the artist Giovanni Bressana. Imagining shapes behind a glazed glass and decoding them, interpreting the plays of light inside a glass, observing things through various transparent surfaces. This is the concept of Beyond, the wallpaper collection designed by Alessandro La Spada. ‘The inspiration comes $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Light in Soft Colors and Sensorial Finishes Hind Rabii presents the Meridiana and T-Cotta collections<br /><br />02/05/2019 – Hind Rabii’s ‘Sensitive Light Design’ speaks of tradition and innovation through its lighting solutions. The Blegian brand took its latest collections to the Euroluce stage showing a completely original side of its lighting range, donning new colors and new sensorial influences. The designer a founder of the brand, Hind Rabii, talks about the latest novelties. Meridiana avoids taking light for granted, treating it not as a means to an end, but the goal itself: a sensorial clock hand diffuses soft lighting over an ample disc. In 2019, the product is offered in a new range of finishes for the luminous element, from wood to white marble and metal. ? T-Cotta originates from a $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Visual Symmetry, Ergonomics and Sustainability Hula, the stool by Benjamin Hubert for Andreu World<br /><br />02/05/2018 - Innovation, ergonomics and sustainability: these three key principles define Hula,?the stool designed by Benjamin Hubert for Andreu World and presented during the latest edition of the Salone del Mobile in Milano. A visual game of perfect symmetry between the circular seat and base, interrupted by a footrest placed in an orbital position in relation to the central axis. These elements draw Hula’s profile, making it a stool of pure and essential lines, inspired – as the name recalls – by a hula hoop. ? Sustainability and recyclability become the leitmotiv of Hubert’s entire project, starting from the material, aluminum, declined in ten different hues: from white to terracotta, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT How Do You 'Redesign' the Moka? A 'day-by-day' classic redefined by David Chipperfield for Alessi<br /><br />02/05/2019 - In the Alessi Encyclopedia the chapter dedicated to espresso coffee makers includes projects created by great designers, such as Richard Sapper, Aldo Rossi, Michael Graves, Piero Lissoni, Wiel Arets, Mario Trimarchi, Alessandro Mendini, Michele De Lucchi. In 2019 it is the turn of English architect David Chipperfield to re-design a “day-by-day” classic. His “Moka” can be read on the one hand as a contribution to the evolution of industrial archetypes; on the other hand as a tribute to Alfonso Bialetti – grandfather of Alberto Alessi – who, in the 1930s, invented, designed and was the first manufacturer of the Moka Express, the popular Italian espresso coffee maker. ? “Moka” is $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Havens by Agape: A Domestic Shelter Gergely àgoston recounts reflections and exploration of contemporary living<br /><br />02/05/2019 - A series of contemporary refuges and private sanctuaries. Havens is the new project that Agape presented in the S.Project pavilion during the Salone del Mobile to offer an unprecedented point of view on the latest collections, animated by Wall&decò wallpapers. Gergely àgoston, Marketing and Communication Manager of the brand, explains the brand's new interpretations of contemporary living. Among the novelties on show?Rigo by Patricia Urquiola, the bathroom furniture system closely inspired by architecture. Through minimal translation and contemporary synthesis of the traditional bathroom environment, the collection is divided into its constituent elements: two parallel beams $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT ANDlight: Light and Matter Acrylic, blown glass and aluminum with a stone effect: the new projects by the Canadian brand<br /><br />02/05/2019 - During the latest edition of Euroluce, the Canadian brand ANDlight presented the new lamp collections by the designers Lukas Peet and Caine Heintzman. The three different projects experiment with the potential of light and its relationship with matter: from the 3D acrylic found in Vale to the blown glass that constitutes ?Pebble, and the stone-effect aluminum of Array. Vale - design by Caine Heintzman ‘Dynamism, created by juxtaposing light with a wave-like contour fueled the initial research. Exploring scale, pitch and frequency and various materials helped settle for the most effective and interesting radiance. Focused specifically on the lens of the luminaire—the process $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Design Talks @ Archiproducts Milano New Encounters for the 2019 Design Experience<br /><br />02/05/2019 - The Design Experience by Archiproducts returns with new and established collaborations – a choral project in which the fil rouge is, unmistakably, eclecticism. The designers and brands themselves, the protagonists of the set-up of the Tortona 31 building, tell the story of this year’s edition. Stefan Diez, German designer for Wagner, the French duo Anne-Ga?l Cabillic and Julien Jouglet, founders of the French brand Objets Architecturaux, Andrea Marcante of the Turin-based studio Marcante/Testa, and Davide Diliberto, designer and Creative Director of Ento: these are the creative minds who give voice to the Design Experience 2019 as it happened during the Milano Design Week. Stefan $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Light and Porcelain: Novelties by Lladró Pierre Favresse talks about Nightbloom, Ice Cream and Firefly<br /><br />02/05/2019 - The charm of light is combined with the delicacy of?porcelain in?Light&Scent, the new?Lladró?collection on show at Euroluce.?Together with Firefly and Ice Cream, iconic products of the new avant-garde line full of warmth and originality, the brand presents Nightbloom, the result of a collaboration with Marcel Wanders.? Nightbloom is a collection of white porcelain chandeliers, inspired by the way the petals of a flower delicately dance in the wind and breeze. Sculpted by hand with a sense of natural randomness, each 3D-relief part of the bouquet lamp is a unique and unrepeatable handcrafted creation. Lladró partnered with Marcel Wanders to create a marriage between the lightness $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT Aaro: Magician Simon Schmitz's Levitating Lamp The new lamp designed for DCW<br /><br />02/05/2019 - Simon, born in Ansberg, set up his studio in Hamburg after completing his studies at the "School of Art". There he discovered the freedom, autonomy and responsibility to be a designer. ? "Here's your workshops, here's a pen, go on then", this taught him everything he needed to know about form, materials, processes and most importantly: the context. " If you don't know why you are doing what you are doing, don't bother doing it at all. " For DCW Simon Schmitz designed a lamp that called AARO?:?"To me a lamp is a sculpture. I use light as a material. " ? The starting point of AARO was a gesture. A movement. He wanted to create an as fluid motion as possible, which immediately $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Sometimes you Get the Chance to Sit in a Work of Art Babled by Emmanuel Babled for Offecct<br /><br />02/05/2019 - It is not often that you are allowed to sit in a work of art, but the new signature piece by Emmanuel Babled lets you experience that unique sensation. This multipurpose furniture with its generous seating and distinct foundation truly embodies both craft and industry, beauty and function. So go on, please have a seat in Babled. ? The craft-based work of celebrated French designer Emmanuel Babled has resulted in the easy chair Babled. What started out as a prototype in marble has, working with Offecct, been developed into commercial seating furniture that will be admired for its beauty as much as for its comfort and function in various public spaces. “The inspiration for the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT Design Meets Fine Art of Craftsmanship and Comfort Zeitraum at Salone del Mobile<br /><br />30/04/2019 - Zeitraum presents itself at the Salone del Mobile?promoting persistence, natural materials, simplicity and comfort. The focus of attention are two new products: Klemens Grund's TAUT table, inspired by Asian culture and its understated elegance, plus the new bed FRIDAY NIGHT, which?complements the existing collection FRIDAY NIGHT by Formstelle. ? Architect Bruno Taut was the inspiration for the name of the TAUT table. Throughout his life, he was fascinated by Asian culture with its restrained gracefulness and clear mind-set. This mentality served as the starting point for the design. The objective was to create a light, well crafted, reduced and demountable table that is suited $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Boffi, De Padova, ADL: Pure, Essential Forms The novelties for 2019 on show in the Via Solferino spaces<br /><br />30/04/2019 - A typical Milanese architecture with an impressive internal courtyard, exposed brick, and arched windows that look out onto Via Solferino. The Boffi showroom in Brera is renewed again this year with the designer collections of the group’s four brands – Boffi, De Padova, MA/U Studio and ADL – offering a complete range of solutions for the home. Among the novelties in 2019 are the Floe basin and other products of the Twig series by Keiji Takeuchi, the Blendy Lounge sofa by Omi Tahara, and the Mitica pivoting door by Massimo Luca. Richness in simplicity of form: this is the fundamental concept at the basis of Keiji Takeuchi’s design. Floe was born from the idea of reducing the concept $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Salvatori’s Stone: Sustainability and Lightness The new products by Piero Lissoni, Elisa Ossino and John Pawson<br /><br />30/04/2019 -?Salvatori presents its new products created by Piero Lissoni, Elisa Ossino and John Pawson. The three collections delve into different design themes, taking full advantage of the peculiar characteristics of marble, and exalting them at the same time. CEO Gabriele Salvatori explains: ‘with Piero Lissoni we wanted to approach the subject of sustainability. We wanted to stop producing new stone, and reuse all the material we have obtained over the years: from the stone used for Notre Dame, to the green marble of Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion. With Elisa Ossino we worked on the concept of lightness and softness, translating the pleats of linen fabric into stone. John $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Quadra: Warm Minimalism, Rigorous Geometries The Viccarbe chair designed by Mario Ferrarini is a tribute to architectural drawing<br /><br />30/04/2019 - A?tribute to the delicate details, lines, and tools of architectural drawing. This is how Quadra was born, the chair designed by Mario Ferrarini for Viccarbe and presented at the Salone del Mobile. 'I was interested in finding a very minimal idea, made of just a few elements, but that would be surprising at the same time', explains the designer. 'The compass structure and the plywood characterize the project and evoke architecture and technical design'.? Ferrarini’s new design is a convenient option for projects that require excellent functionality and durability over time.?According to the guiding principle of the concept:?'the chair had to have good characteristics in $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT The Ironic and Unexpected Idea Of Marcantonio Slamp presents the collection that celebrates the essence of light<br /><br />30/04/2019 - They say inspiration comes on like a lightbulb going off in your head. On the occasion of Euroluce, Slamp presented?Idea, the Marcantonio signed collection that recounts the experience of enlightenment. Idea strips away design, leaving the essence of light; a three-dimensional “bulb” and a brass-finish screw base, magically suspended on a wall-base that comes in a brushed brass, mirrored, or white matte finish. Also available in a recessed wall lamp version that plays on the unexpected, ironic effect of an idea popping up when, and where, you least expect it. Slamp on ARCHIPRODUCTS $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Planium Presents Stainless Cement The new steel tile that evoke the aesthetics of micro cements<br /><br />30/04/2019 -?Through a particular process, a finish was created with original and unrepeatable details, that is added to the Silvery collection of the Planium catalog, suggesting new scenarios. Planium created ‘Stainless Cement', a stylish and contemporary steel tile. The surface nuances, that evoke the aesthetics of micro cements in an innovative way, have the additional advantages typical of this stainless material: brightness, practical maintenance, hygiene and resistance. The tiles can be applied on screed, on a floor that you wish to cover, or on a raised flooring, thanks to their reduced thickness: only 2 mm. Maximum efficiency even for Planium, one-click, magnetic or simple support $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Japanese Aesthetics Colored in New Hues Ritzwell presents the JK Easy Chair, Side Table and Jabara AV Board<br /><br />30/04/2019 - On the occasion of the 2019 Salone del Mobile.Milano, Ritzwell presented the JK EASY CHAIR, an armchair with a graphic and minimal imprint, which nonetheless remains enveloping and highly comfortable. The cabinet collection JABARA, which already starred at the 2018 Salone, is now further enriched with the JABARA AV BOARD model, conceived to host audio-visual equipment. Finally, the new JK SIDE TABLES complete the line of the same name with the lightness of their structure and the sophistication of the workmanship featured on the tops. ? Ritzwell also introduces the theme of color this year. The metallic structures of its new pieces are embellished with a particular ultra-thin acrylic $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Urquiola to Levien: Kettal's Latest Collaborations New Band, Half Dome and Bela outdoor collections<br /><br />30/04/2019 - At this year’s Salone del Mobile, Kettal launched a series of new outdoor collections, collaborating with international designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Naoto Fukasawa and Doshi Levien. Presenting a range of inspirations and combining the brand’s expertise with materials, and the designers’ particular takes on forms and juxtapositions, Band, Half Dome and Bela offer a complete outdoor experience. Band by Patricia Urquiola ? The idea behind the Band collection, comprising a dining chair and a club armchair, is the breakdown of structure. An object designed using an ensemble of pieces. The chair’s design intentionally challenges the classic sophisticated lines of furniture $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT 'Spectrum: Killer Knots from Outer Space' A new 'ut-of-this-world collection' by cc-tapis<br /><br />29/04/2019 - During the last edition of Milan Design Week cc-tapis has presented Spectrum: Killers Knots from Outer Space, an all-new collection of hand-knotted rugs presented at the Salone del Mobile fair and in the Piazza Santo Stefano 10 showroom. From the solar system to the depths of Detroit, Spectrum brings together six designers for an out-of-this-world collection: Martino Gamper, Patricia Urquiola, david/nicolas, Germans Ermic?, Maarten de Ceulaer, Studiopepepe. ? Art Director Daniele Lora explains of project’s intent: “Spectrum highlights cc-tapis’s endless capacity to research and experiment with different techniques and finishes. Every rug is exhibited as a single experiment, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Synth Kitchen, the Mina Series Dedicated to the Bathroom also Plays a Role in the Kitchen In the foreground we find grooves on the mixer and the Deep Grey Inox finish<br /><br />29/04/2019 - Stainless steel has always been the protagonist of Mina proposals. A steady choice that, thanks to the high resistance to corrosion and surface compactness, guarantees high standards of hygiene. ? The mechanical processing on the cylindrical handle which characterizes the Synth series for bathroom proposals, adapts in a stylish and refined way in the kitchen as well. The integration of the lever makes the faucet more practical even with wet hands. ? Same incisions and grooves on the handle, but different dimensions and proportions of the spout, which is completely turning in order to facilitate its use and reach every corner of the sink. ? Not only steel processing $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Ceramica Fondovalle Flies To London The material essence of MyTops on show at The Natural Stone Show<br /><br />29/04/2019 - From 30 April to 2 May Ceramica Fondovalle?will take?part in?The Natural Stone Show in London presenting MyTop,?the project dedicated to porcelain stoneware slabs in all their material essence and processing technology.? Numerous material interpretations that characterise the collections of MyTop, including marble, available in 9 different essences, and natural stone, with 20 Pure in the colours of Brera, Cardoso and Lavica, awarded last September by the ADI Ceramics & Bathroom Design Award. In addition to the 12 mm thickness, Ceramica Fondovalle proposes a 20 mm thick version with a through vein, in the 163x324 cm format. ? Bespoke worktops, bathtubs, sinks and tops for $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT The New Floritelli Showroom in Rome On show Ares Collection, the complete proposal for living areas<br /><br />29/04/2019 -?A New Floritelli showroom opens its doors in the heart of Rome's design district. The showroom is located in Via Anastasio II 138, and shows cutting-edge design solutions that enhance materials and solutions. ? Ares Collection is the fundamental fulcrum of the space, and with its infinite pluses it rethink the way of designing the cooking spaces and more. The compositions give life to a complete and articulated architectural solutions; boiserie modules, wine cellars, and living bookcases, solutions to create a real integrated architectural project. ? GF Floritelli on ARCHIPRODUCTS $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 05:30:00 GMT Mobilspazio in Marsala, Sicily Warm and cosy spaces for Residence GAD project<br /><br />29/04/2019 - GAD is a modern residence located in Marsala (Sicily). Considering its closeness to the sea, Mobilspazio has decided to combine light and elegant tones with some brilliant colours in order to give to the space warm and cosy sensations. ? The furniture is 100% made in Italy and is characterized by 38 mm thickness, anti-scratch surfaces and high quality material at zero formaldehyde emissions. Mobilspazio believes furniture that is durable, long-lasting, easy to manage aesthetically pleasing and welcoming is fundamental in all accommodation environments. Mobilspazio on ARCHIPRODUCTS $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Design through Observation: Dedon's 'Laboratory' GamFratesi, Massaud and Herkner interpret the world of the outdoors<br /><br />29/04/2019 - Within its dedicated Salone del Mobile ‘Laboratory’, DEDON presented previews of three new collections: Rilly, Sealine and Mbarq. The three collections tell intricate stories of the designers’ relationship with nature and with people, their ability to observe and interpret the world around them, and obtain new living solutions. ? RILLY by GamFratesi is a full collection characterized by its friendly shapes, distinctive faceting and a graphic vertical weave. The inspiration came from a ‘rill’, a channel cut by water into soil or rock. This detail defines the character of the entire collection, and the way it is integrated into the frame construction makes each piece unique. 'We $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Outdoor Inside-Out: Walrus by Extremis The new outdoor sofa presented at the Natural Mystery Museum at MDW<br /><br />29/04/2019 - During the Milan Design Week, Extremis brought a few of its iconic pieces to a pop-up museum at the Salone del Mobile. The pop-up ‘Natural Mystery Museum’ unveiled some of the most iconic Extremis pieces revealing the mysteries and extraordinary stories behind each piece of furniture. Visitors could discover the unique stories behind each design by walking through the life-size dioramas. ? Walrus is one of the pieces of furniture that has a valuable story behind its design. The paradox of the outdoor sofa served as a trigger to develop an outdoor sofa that is super-convenient and that solves some real sticking points. Dirk Wynants, designer and founding father of Extremis, was $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT The 'giants' by Antonio Aricò and Elena Salmistraro The Mata and Grifone love story inspires the project for altreforme<br /><br />26/04/2019 -?altreforme presents Mata and Grifo the new coat hangers cabinet with mirror created by the genius respectively of Antonio Aricò and Elena Salmistraro. ? Mata and Grifo are a tribute to the decorative side of the brand. A sweet love story has inspired this wonderful project: the beautiful princess Mata conquers the proud warrior Grifone. This cabinet by altreforme is a tribute to this sweet girl and to her mate, said to have founded Messina city in Sicily. ? The two creations evokes the huge papier-mache sculptures in occasion of the city patronal feasts. Two “giants”, in name and in fact, ready to meet all possible furnishing needs: mirrors, coat hangers and artworks $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Storagemilano for Potocco Stay armchair and Tale mirror: simple lines and materic interactions<br /><br />26/04/2019 - For the 2019 indoor collection Potocco inaugurate a new collaboration with Storagemilano. The studio founded by Marco Donati, Barbara Ghidoni and Michele Pasini has designed the Stay armchair and Tale mirror. ? A praise to lightness the new Stay?lounge armchair. The essential structure in metal rod represents a simple but vigorous line that embraces the back and the seat: these two elements, functionally and visually separated from each other, seem to float on its inside, conferring levity to the ensemble. ? From the contemporary approach but with references to the '50s, Stay?presents squared volumes, softened along the profiles by the soft curves of the padding, dictating $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Technique and Decoration New Luceplan collections presented in Milan<br /><br />26/04/2019 - Striking proposals developed to adapt to the changing needs of contemporary living, in line with increasingly crucial concerns of ecosustainability and energy saving: Luceplan has presented its new collections during the last edition of Euroluce. A luminous dimension that is capable of being decorative, poetic, but also technical, essential or intelligent, depending on the purpose. Light that takes on surprising forms, shaping spaces and surfaces, nurturing wellness and harmony between man and the environment, thanks to a perfect balance of functional quality, technology and design, written in the DNA of every product. ? AMIDABA by Diego Sferrazza | decorative Based on $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Tribù's Enveloping Outdoor Experience The brand makes its 20th consecutive appearance at Salone del Mobile<br /><br />26/04/2019 - For its 20th consecutive exhibition at the Milan Design Week, Tribù presented the products of its latest experimentations with materials, colors, and contrasts. Among the eye-catchers there were: the endlessly adaptable modular Senja sofa, the boldly sculptural Tao dining and coffee tables, the cleverly stitched, enveloping Nomad chair, the Nodi loungers in soft woven canax and the distinctive Monsieur Tricot outdoor lighting collection. ? Tribù also took the opportunity to present the Elio collection by Canadian design firm Yabu Pushelberg as a sneak preview for SS 2020. With teak frames and a softly rounded silhouette, the armchairs, high-back lounger and sofa are sophisticated $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Budri: An Ode to Stone and Its Origins Marmor Natvm, the new collection by Gwenael Nicolas<br /><br />24/04/2019 -?Budri pays homage to the poetry of nature with its new collection, Marmor Natvm, ‘birth of stone’, designed by Gwenael Nicolas, founder of the Japanese studio, Curiosity. The collection dedicated to the Contract world includes living room tables, consoles, lamps, mirrors and bookcases. The first encounter with Budri goes back to 2017, when Gwenael Nicolas had completed the interiors of the Dolce & Gabbana boutique in London, in Old Bond Street. As the architect recalls, ‘the project plays on alternating white and black marble elements, like the imposing sculptural hand-inlaid spiral staircase, or the floors and coverings creating different patterns. Following this project, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Transparency Takes Shape with Light Flos presents the new blown glass lamps designed by Konstantin Grcic<br /><br />24/04/2019 - A lamp 'almost absent, but ready to be activated at any (night-)time...'. Flos presents the new collection of blown glass lamps Noctambule, designed by Konstantin Grcic. ? ? 'Noctambule: the night owl or reveller', says Konstantin Grcic. 'Mostly invisible during the day but coming to glamorous activity at night-time. The analogy is fitting. The new collection of lamps is made of blown glass modules, which are see-through and therefore almost inexistent at day-time. But, when you switch them on in the dark, they transform into gorgeous, illuminated lamps. ? The cylindrical glass modules set the basic grammar of the collection. The single module is a lantern. Several $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT ‘Designing the Unexpected’: Eugeni Quitllet for Desalto The marked identity of the new Strong collection<br /><br />24/04/2019 - Form defines matter. Matter gives life to form. Design breathes character into the project. A continuous dialogue among these elements is the fil rouge connecting each step of the journey undertaken by Desalto in collaboration with Eugeni Quitllet to create the new Strong collection. ‘The Strong colelction was born as a game, aiming to challenge gravity and work with the unexpected’, the designer explains. ‘I tried to find unconventional solutions to surprise with lines that were at the same time harmonious but also very minimal and strong’. Presented at the Salone del Mobile, the Strong collection includes a dining table, chairs, coffee tables and stools also for the outdoors. ? The $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT What Would You Make of Your Islands? The infinite prospects of Stephen Burks’ project for Living Divani<br /><br />24/04/2019 - Compact or airy: for his first collaboration with Living Divani, Stephen Burks designs Islands, the free-standing cabinet with soft lines and a great variety of possible interpretations. ‘Islands is a very soft, oval form available in two different formats: you can place it against the wall or in the center of a space, because it is accessible from all angles’, the designer recounts. As the name suggests, the entire perimeter of Islands is in fact freely available to use. This peculiarity makes the product completely versatile in terms of its positioning in space. It can also be integrated in any setting, from residential to contract. ? ‘The perimeter in wooden louvers which $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT A Slender Graphic Mark Conceals the Light Source Ilo, the Oluce collection by David Lopez Quincoes<br /><br />23/04/2019 -?Oluce presents Ilo, the first lamp collection by the Madrid-born designer David Lopez Quincoes. A slender metal bar conceals the light source through a simple cut. With this concept, the designer develops three variants of the product: a suspension lamp, a rise and fall lamp, and a wall lamp. Ilo's architectural references and clean lines are the perfect counterbalance to its subtle decorative spirit and textured finishes, creating a multifaceted effect that can fit into an array of settings and styles. All the models share the same minimalist, slender design of the aluminum bar housing the light source, expertly crafted with precision mechanics. ? In the Ilo suspension $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Costume by Stefan Diez: Sustainability Is Simplicity The 'intelligent' modular sofa designed for Magis<br /><br />23/04/2019 - At the Salone del Mobile 2019, in a space embracing visitors in a sensation of serenity and sharing, Magis presented Costume, Stefan Diez’ take on a modular sofa system with a strong emphasis on family-friendliness and sustainability. ‘Costume is a sofa that reflects my own lifestyle’, the designer tells us. ‘The guiding concept is sustainability. It’s a very intelligent body, and very “stupid” cover’. The key component at the basis of Costume is in fact a 4mm structure made from recycled and recyclable Polypropylene. Its integrated, refined details give the sofa’s dress a tight and perfect fit. Thanks to the elastic loops hooked into the bottom, the sofa can be dressed and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT Anna Karlin's Subversive Creations @ Rossana Orlandi The New York-based designer for the first time at Fuorisalone<br /><br />24/04/2019 - During this year's Milan Design Week, London-born and NYC-based furniture and interior designer Anna Karlin made her debut in Milan, at the prestigious Galleria Rossana Orlandi. ? As part of the much anticipated Fuorisalone installation that Mrs Orlandi herself curates every year, Karlin showcased her iconic Chess Stools, new iterations of her Dimple Lamp, her Curved Chaise, a pair of W Chairs in natural maple finish, a new burl nesting coffee table, Puddle, and Form, a new totem-like, floor-to-ceiling light fixture. Their enigmatic colors and textures, and the contrasting shapes confer a dstinctive character to the pieces. The pieces on display are new additions to Karlin's $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 05:00:00 GMT Enea's Multifarious Solutions on Show At the Trends & Traditions furniture fair in Copenhagen<br /><br />24/04/2019 - Enea will be at the new edition of Trends & Traditions furniture fair under the umbrella of Witehauz, an event that will take place in Copenhagen on 2nd May. This will provide the perfect occasion for Danish architects and interior designers to get to know Enea’s latest models, designed by Estudi Manel Molina, recently showcased at Salone del Mobile in Milan. ? At Stand 1240, the visitors will have the opportunity to see new products such as the Kaiak Lounge, tables from the Iron and Pile collections, the Street chair with armrests and the stool, and the multiple-seat Puck. Enea will also present new finishes such as the lacquered steel legs for the LTS System table, the oak wooden $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Effortlessly Contemporary, Essentially Danish Jamie Hayon designs JH97 lounge chair for Fritz Hansen<br /><br />24/04/2019 - 2019 marks the end of The Republic of Fritz Hansen and Lightyears and the beginning of a new direction for the Danish design brand, under the simpler brand name Fritz Hansen. At Salone del Mobile, the brand revealed the JH97 lounge chair designed by Jamie Hayon. ? When charged with creating a new and modern lounge chair for Fritz Hansen, Hayon looked to classical Danish design for inspiration. Marrying style with comfort and simplicity with sophistication, the result is a versatile chair that perfectly balances tradition and technology. Equally important was the retail price. In keeping with its Danish roots, it had to be democratic: with a price tag of under € 1.424 ex vat, the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Piero Lissoni and Porro A collaboration begun in 1987: its stories and new projects<br /><br />23/04/2019 -?Piero Lissoni and Porro like the tailor and the stylist, two complementary sensibilities and points of view unite in a single, unique vision. The designer talks about the research journey begun with the brand back in 1987, when ‘Porro was a company that worked a lot by hand, and not so much with technology. Now it still works intensely with artisanal methods, but with evolved technological processes. Humans and machines work side by side’. The team’s energy and complicity translate once again this year into spatial solutions and furniture collections where ‘the key to each design is in looking for error and transforming it into the project’s key strength’. Piero Lissoni imagines $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT 时时彩怎么玩都是死