’38,’ Pendant Light by Omer Arbel for Bocci
Designer Omer Arbel has designed a new collection for light brand 'Bocci' made of recycle glass. The pendant light features spheres of glasses suspended to semi-rigid copper cables forming irregular arcs floating in the air. The orbs comprises between four to six blown glass balls wherein inside three of them LED are inserted. Small plants can be insert in the rest of the cavities to form a harmonious illumination that united greenery, light and ecology.
LM Guest House, NY by Desai Chia Architecture
LM Guest House situated in upstate New York, celebrates the beauty of the surrounding landscape – embracing views through an all-glass facade magnify the spacious, open feel of the living areas. The high-performance glass facade was pre-fabricated off site, shipped in one container, and erected in two days. An innovative steel frame structure allows the roof to cantilever dramatically over the open living areas and bedroom. The residence engages sustainable design strategies including geothermal heating and cooling, radiant floors, motorized solar shading, photovoltaic panels, and rainwater harvesting.
MOS Floating House on Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada
The Floating House MOS Architects based on an island on Lake Huron is the intersection of a colloquial house typology with the fluctuating conditions of this unique place. The location on the Great Lakes has imposed complexities to the house’s fabrication and construction, as well as its relationship to site.
‘Port-a-Bach,’ Holiday Portable Container by Atelierworkshop Architects
Atelierworkshop Architects created this holiday portable container designed to be environmentally clean. It is an quick and easy transportation and installation to any orientation with minimal impact on site. The container features large internal storage cupboards and shelves, stainless steel kitchen and fittings, bathroom with open shower, sink, composting toilet. The interior fabric screen system gives the versatility of creating rooms within the large open living space: includes bunk beds, double bed room, dressing room, kitchen and bathroom.
Casa el Pangue in Chile by Elton + Leniz Architects
El Pangue Residence is built by local architects, Elton and Leniz located on a abrupt hillside facing the ocean. The house is organized with a central vertical circulation, connecting the 4 levels and 3 terraces. The lower level features the parking area connected to the upper levels by stairs. The main living area is on the third level, an open space with floor to ceiling windows which lead out onto a generous terrace where planters take the place of railings to allow an uninterrupted sea view. The upper level is deck out in wood, chosen for its timelessness and blend in ...
Villa Rieteiland-Oost by Egeon Architecten
Villa Rieteiland-Oost has a facade entirely covered of wood paneling, on one side of the facade, they are applied horizontally while on the other side of the facade they are applied vertically. The spiral staircase on the outside fits entirely with the exterior of the facade and allows to access to the first floor from the outside of the house without having to go inside, which allows have some privacy. The three levels of the residence accommodate the open plan living room on the bottom floor, the private areas in the middle, and an office space to literally top it ...
Whitevoid is the result from a collaboration between WHITEvoid studio and Hyundai Design Center. The installation combines ball sculpture consisting of 12,000 translucent spheres with high-power laser projections. Graphical compositions emerges from the combination enabling their viewers to observe and interact with it from every point of view.
Shaped by human interactions, the molecules begin to swarm – aggregating and accumulating. They are constantly in motion, reacting and adapting with the people who seek to engage with the installation.
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Argent pendant light by Terzani is a magical lamp that reflects light irregular bright reflection the walls thanks to the small silver coins. The pendant light seems to float like a bright cloud that disperses in the air.
Fiet is an interactive light sculpture that visualizes the emotional impact of movement. The object is built out of hundreds of cones which emphasize the motion of the surface. The points of the cones move closer to each other or expand when the skin is moving. All this happens by the influence of sounds surrounding the object. You will see the sculpture become stressed when there is a sudden noise, but when it ’s quiet and peaceful it will move in a comfortable manner. It ’s like a living organism that interacts with its environment.
The Harris Pool residence realized by architects Marmol Radziner is a modern and minimalist construction built around the focal point which is the swimming pool. The house is open to the outside thanks to the sliding-glass panels and exterior steel canopies support Neutra’s vision of life in the desert being a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living.
Chair House has been entirely designed and decorated by Igor Sirotov Architect. The interior is decorated with dark colors on the walls to provide a cosy atmosphere. Decorators have combined concrete wood and stone. Architects allow have associate dark colors given that natural light comes from large glazed windows and skylights.
Chilean architecture studio, Gt2p is coming up with ‘Vilu,’ al light collection design for DHP brand. With this new design Gt2p brings together old and new, digital techniques and craftmanship, to form this new collection. Read More…
Over 100 design students were chosen out of 1 700 submissions to be presented among the best ideas in Electrolux Design Lab 2013. The concepts represent the Inspired Urban Living theme around the focus areas of Social Cooking, Natural Air and Effortless Cleaning. Some of the trends to be seen in this year’s competition are the rise of 3D printing technology, wearable appliance accessories and smart technology in social cooking.
Over 100 best ideas from 29 countries around the world can be seen on the Electrolux Design Lab website where the public can also vote for their favourite concepts. Best concepts chosen by Electrolux professionals and the public make it to the next stage of the competition and compete over the main prize of 5 000 Euros and a six-month paid internship at an Electrolux global design centre.
The Inflatable Diamond Grid – IDG, offers an emergency stability thanks to the patented Multi Chamber Safety System. In case of a defect the air frame can be repaired easily. The design impresses with a much reduced weight and a small pack size.
Tokujin is introducing his latest collection of stool and side table called ‘Sparkle’ designed for the renown brand Kartell.The collection will be shown at the Milan Salone del Mobile 2013. SPARKLE furnitures shines by refraction of light from the prism effect as like a crystal glass. The furnitures seems to be carved from crystal and make them look like precious jewels.
‘Chest Of Suitcases,’ by Maarten De Ceulaer, in a close collaboration with one of the most renowned leather artisans in Belgium, Ralph Baggaley is an asymmetric compositions made of suitcases and briefcases covered with precious leathers. The collection of furniture was inspired by the designer’s great passion for traveling and exploring the world.
The collection features separate drawers which can be stacked in countless different configurations. The craftsmanship and detailing is simply sublime and calls for instant admiration. These pieces, though colourful and playful, evoke luxurious and sophisticated atmospheres, but at the same time they carry the dynamic vibe of modern nomads, that travel trough cities and continents without restrictions or boundaries.
Nilufar will present the latest piece of The Leather Collection during the Salone Del Mobile, from 9-14 April.
The YELLOW OBJECT by Anna Borgman and Candy Lenk is a bit mysterious and seems floating in the air. It carries a kind of architectural miniaturization inside. The object reacts on the human body. It closes if somebody approaches and it opens when it’s left alone. The object is a sculptural intermediary between the real space around the object – an area of action and movement – and the space of miniaturization inside – a space of projection and a space to immerse oneself into.-
Salt & Pepper cones by Labyrinth are bound to shake up many dinner tables! Shaped as the classic traffic cone structure, these out-of-the-ordinary condiment shakers let the user store all their essential seasonings.
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Designer, Nguyen La Chanh had the really original idea to created a carpet for bathroom made of natural moss. When you go out of your bath or shower and still wet, just, dry you feet on top of the carpet and water the moss at the same time.
Perfectly designed to furnish the dressing room or small space, the’Folding Araga Nomad Closet’ by Ricardo André Pedrini & Freisleben is both, an aesthetic and practical creation. We looking forward to find it on the market.
One of Britain’s most innovative and distinctive fashion labels, Vivienne Westwood, has partnered with 100% Design, the UK’s largest design event, in a unique collaboration featuring some of the best creatives in the Design industry currently working in the UK.
The installation will come to life over the duration of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan Design Week from 9th-14th April 2013, at the Vivienne Westwood flagship store in Corso Venezia, Milan.