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Alice Mirror by Sebastien Servaire

Alice, Limited Edition of 8, by Sebastien Servaire, for Gallery R’Pure

Drink Self-Watering Planter by Joan Gaspar

A Planter or flower box with a self-watering system through a unique internal capillary system to transmit moisture. The cone is made of rotomolded polyethylene.

Drink, by Joan Gaspar, for ABR

Airflake by Abstracta

Airflake is a sound absorbing screen made from moulded fiber felt. This modular system is built around the shape of a hexagon in a variety of designs and colours, which can be freely combined to create the screen.

Airflake, by Stefan Borselius, for Abstracta

Maya Mirror with Illusions of Depth by Glas Italia

With an unexpected play of chromatic reflections, this mirror is made with shiny ground edge and an overlapping transparent extra-light tempered glass slab, in the centre of whom a white mirror on the front side and a coloured mirror on the back side are placed. The mirror is supported by four chromium plated metal brackets.

Maya, by Nanda Vigo, for Glas Italia

Arc by Elina Hirvelä

A coat rack made from curved wood pieces set in a circle, recognized at IFDA (International Furniture Design Competition Asahikawa).

Arc by Elina Hirvelä

Overscale Candles and Flames by Jean Marie Massaud

The collection of Overscale Candles is supported by a metal “cage”. The two large new elements, the Overscale Flames, are not in wax at all but made from opaque black ceramic, and have space inside for oil and a wick.

Overscale Candles, Flames by Jean Marie Massaud, for B&B Italia

Lean-on, Use Anywhere Coat Rack

Simply place against a wall, it’s stable and elegant. Stainless steel combined with white powder-coating. Hangers in stainless steel.

Lean-on, by Peter van de Water, for Cascando

Modulor by Le Corbusier from Vitra.

The Modulor is regarded as the most important modern attempt to develop a mathematically coherent measurement system based on the proportions of the human body. Le Corbusier’s corresponding book on the subject, Le Modulor, is still valued as an essential work in the field of modern architectural history. During the architect’s lifetime only a few samples of this measuring tape were created – for his personal use in the design of building projects. An original artefact in the holdings of the Fondation Le Corbusier served as the model for this new edition by the Vitra Design Museum.

Modulor, by Le Corbusier, from Vitra
Buy the book: Le Modulor and Modulor 2

The Garden by Michele De Lucchi

The garden consists of four delightful trees: Lemon, Pomegranate, Rose and Palm. Each is laser-cut from a single 2mm thick sheet of protected raw metal.

The Garden, by Michele De Lucchi with Alberto Nason and Silvia Suardi, for Produzione Privata

Hull, Vessel by Teppei Mihara

Hull, by Teppei Mihara, for Teori

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