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A series of images born in collaboration with the photographer Mattia Balsamini for Snoop - Pitis Associati’ 10 y anniversary publication. They roamed around the Alberoni and Malamocco beaches on Lido di Venezia with a survival kit of mixed materials and also spent twelve hours play-fighting on ephemeral battlegrounds.
‘Arm’ is not another chair; it is an anti-chair. It celebrates nonsense, and gleefully breaks the chair design rule book. It is not comfortable; in fact, it cannot be sat on. It is the outline or symbol of a chair, produced in fine American Oak. ‘Arm’ is designed to fit over any everyday seat – from a plastic patio chair to an office chair or even a bucket – to create a completely new chair, cloaked in the signified history and value of the bent oak form. Its silhouette is a cartoon of the archetypal continuous sack back Windsor. The award winning project began as an investigation in to the constraints of wood bending, a process that is closely associated...
Influenced by his background in graphic design and art direction, Paris-based photographer Olle Bengtsson takes a conceptual approach to still life that references a long-standing interest in science, architecture and geometry. In his recent series Nudes, Olle explores line and colour with abstract arrangements of paper. www.ollebengtsson.com
New series by Mizuyo Yamashita, a Japanese ceramicist based in London. Mizuyo's work ranges from small object, tableware to installation. Momosan Shop has been working with her since its beginning and has developed series of work together. http://www.momosanshop.com
The BLOCK dining table and chair set is a contemporary revision of traditional school furniture by Australian design duo Daniel Emma. Made from maple wood, the pieces feature simple clean lines, polished brass fixtures and an optional Carrara marble table top. www.daniel-emma.com
Danish designer Hans Olsen was one of the more enigmatic figures of the mid-century modern movement, known for a distinctive style that focused on principles of ergonomics and anthropometry (the study of human body measurements). The model 107 lounge chair is one of his signature pieces: made from birch and teak plywood, its sculptural shape is designed for comfort and support.
The eastern philosophies that guide the Korean culture see no boundary between man and nature, existence and non-existence, focusing on the void and transition between them. The tea set others a touch of relaxation and meditation, in the midst of busy daily life. Size. 300 * 270 * 75 , 500 * 270 * 75 Material. Earthen ware www.jeonghwaseo.com
Bookend & paper weight for DesignerBox‘Murakami’, for DesignerBox is a bookend and paper weight that plays with contrast, weight, and tactility. Murakami is made from an aluminium curved sheet, powder coated in Yves Klien blue. Placed on top is an un-treated concrete ball, to harmoniously impose its double definition. As avid readers, the usefulness of a bookend evidently sprang to our mind when we were approached by DesignerBox.Murakami is 100% produced in France.Purchase Murakami here via DesignerBox
Material Portland Stone & BrassFor Another Country's 5 year anniversary exhibition The Dorset Series, during London Design Festival, Studio Dessuant Bone were invited to design a limited edition object inspired by the brands Dorset origins.Jurassic Light 117 is inspired by the Jurassic Coast’s Durdle Door, an iconic landmark of the Dorset coastline. The cylindrical negative space created by this arch has been interpreted to create the simple shape that forms the light. Jurassic Light 117 employs Portland stone that carries impressions of fossils from the Dorset area – so acting as a constant reminder of the origins of the design. www.studiodessuantbone.com
design project supported by the Korea Craft and Design Foundation Rush stool is made of metal frame structure and woven rush seat made by local artisan in Kanghwado, South Korea. Traditional dying technique is used at the edge of seat. Project was supported by Korea craft and design foundation. photography _ Yohan Ji of Unreal studio. www.jeonghwaseo.com
Planters made of five different materials ; Brass, copper, stainless steel, basalt, granite. In order to make different materials into geometric shapes I need to find out different techniques and processes. Twin city is a newly built office building located in Seoul, Korea. The planter were designed for planing trees at the sunken space of the building. The brass, copper and stainless steel platers are made of 2mm thick metal sheet. it is folded in several parts and assembled together in rounded shapes. The basalt and granite planters made of solid pieces of stone and assembles. Each different materials are chosen for create the best combination which is also my main theme of furniture works. The sizes of planters are...
Housed in a former workshop in Venice, San Giobbe +160 is a temporary living space designed by Italian studio Act Romegialli. The interior features a raised concrete floor and is neatly organised by furniture, containers and sliding panels of glass and white wood. www.actromegialli.it