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Define Your Garden with a Flowerbox from Conmoto

The Flowerbox series is made of stainless steel, powder-coated in an anthracite colour. A perforated plate serves as a stand surface, enabling water to flow away at the same time.

Flowerbox, by Carsten Gollnick, for Conmoto

Vitra ETR Elliptical Table by Charles & Ray Eames

This low coffee table with its elegant elliptical shape ressembles a surfboard and was quickly given the nickname “surfboard table”. With its double chromed base, the table formally references a theme repeatedly varied by the Eameses, that of shaped steel rods welded together to make a fixed, static structure.

Eames ETR Elliptical Table, by Charles and Ray Eames, for Vitra

Solar Powered Outdoor Lamp by Luceplan

Sky, by Alfredo Häberli, for Luceplan

C1 Armchair Verner Panton’s Re-edition for Vitra.

Verner Panton’s collaboration with the company Plus-linje played a decisive role in his international career. He worked with the Danish company to develop an extensive furniture collection, marked on one hand by a sensation-provoking formal extravagance, and on the other by the use of novel materials. The C1 is now available as a re-edition from Vitra.

C1 Armchair, by Verner Panton, for Vitra.

Synapsis, a Tangled Table for Porro

Synapsis by Jean-Marie Massaud for Porro

Ross lovegrove Ginko Carbon Table

Ginko Carbon Table (radius 634 mm x H 720 mm), by Ross lovegrove

+ & – Bathroom Mirror From Boffi

A Bathroom cabinet in aluminium, with mirrored sliding doors. The opening mechanism works by rotating 90º on a central hinge, vertically positioned to allow free access to all the lateral spaces.

+/- by Studio Dror, for Boffi

Patricia Urquiola’s Tropicalia for Moroso

Tropicalia’s collection is composed of a chaise longue, armchair, chair with armrests, chair, outdoor bed and a swinging nest. The geometric frame of faceted steel tubing is covered with a skilful composition of plaiting, alternating solids and voids according to a precise pattern and displaying a meticulous eye for detail.

Tropicalia collection, by Patricia Urquiola, for Moroso

Neutraface House Numbers

Neutraface, by Christian Schwartz and House Industries, for Custom House Numbers

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