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Konstantin Grcic’s Leather Teepee Chair

The strict architectural structure of Teepee gives little hint of the enormous design effort that went into its development.

Teepee, by Konstantin Grcic, for Cassina

Artecnica tranSglass Dog Head Mirror

Artecnica’s tranSglass Dog Head Mirror was inspired by Guatemalan tribal masks and features an oval mirror topped with a three dimensional handcut and mirrored glass mosaic.

Dog Mask tranSglass by Tord Boontje and Emma Woffenden, for Artecnica

Flow Lamp by Rotaliana

Flow Lamp Series, Design by Dante Donegani & Giovanni Lauda for Rotaliana

Aladdin by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Aladdin, by Mârten Claesson, Eero Koivisto, Ola Rune, for Paola Lenti

Asian inspired Lanterns by the Bouroullec Brothers

Lantern has a sober but appealing shape. The compact, slightly bulbous lamp is somewhat reminiscent of a Chinese lantern. This association is underscored by its pleasantly warm, soft light.

Lantern, by Ronan Bouroullec, Erwan Bouroullec, for Belux

Tubic Aluminium Light from Anta

Tubic, by Hadi Teherani, for Anta

Complete Trash by Jasper Morrison

Not you usual waste-paper bin.

Trash, by Jasper Morrison, for Magis

Ibero, Functional Storage from Bellato

Ibero Cabinets offer linear storage with hutch and extractable shelf. The doors are made of a light weight core and open in a folding motion. We like the simple lines and strong colours combined with natural materials.

Ibero, by Lievore Altherr Molina, for Bellato

Side Table and Storage Solution by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

Box is a multi-functional storage unit that doubles as a side table. Its soft rounded structure is clad on the inside and outside with a fine woven fabric.

Box, by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, for Vitra.


Inspired by the shape of a ring, the Bague table lamp, is made from a perforated metal net covered with a silicon resin and a satin screen diffuser, It is simple, yet sophisticated and is part of the permanent collection at MoMA, New York.

Bague, by Patricia Urquiola & Eliana Gerotto, for Foscarini

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