Concord gets inspiration from the legendary passenger plane. Characterized with a special frame structure, which supports the expression of the seat. The legs are made from cast aluminium with high gloss polished and follows the shape of the chair and gives the design a sharp and streamlined look. Available in both fabric and leather.
Concord, by Thomas Pedersen, for Stouby
Bloom is a large diameter pendant light made from painted aluminum, and has a diffuser in matt opal acrylic that makes the light emitted by the lamp exceptionally beautiful. The soft scalloped forms suggest clouds or an egg. The pendants are available in white, black, red and yellow.
The French Brothers have designed a table set in stoneware, crystalline glass and stainless steel. This is how Ronan described their project: “The “Ovale” collection strives to be original, but it also wants to be rustic and traditional. We set out in pursuit of delicate expression. This composition speaks about every day life, about breakfast, lunch, about everyone getting together for dinner.
Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s film The Birds, Wing is a poetic pendant lamp with floating birds that move around a light assymetrical structure. The movement of the birds creates shadows on the surrounding environment and a feeling of weightlessness. Wing pendant lamp is made of acrylic rods with birds in painted metal.
Wing Pendant Lamp, by Monica Förster, for Zero
George Lee has designed a wine stopper with a twist. In trying to keep his design modern with a bit of an industrial look, the stopper is made from a food-grade stainless steel and silicone. The main feature of this device is that it comes with adjustable date rings which help users remember when they have opened their bottles of wine, allowing them to decide whether or not their wine is still drinkable.
A Date With Wine, by George Lee, via: designboom
Ego’s original design is striking. The cups are designed for every type of tea and coffee drink. Available in three sizes from espresso to coffee mug to a large breakfast cup. The saucers have no rim so they can also be used as plates. The generous size of the handle fits every hand, and the cup is ergonomically designed so that fits the natural shape of the hand.
Frederik Roijé has created a series of wall-mounted magazine holders. Made from folded metal with lacquer coating, the lines find their function by crossing paths.
Guidelines, by Frederik Roijé
Made from stainless steel and heat-resistant glass, Fireplace is a modern take on an open fire. Finnish designer Ilkka Suppanen has taken the age-old idea of an open fire in the wilds, tamed it, and brought it inside, to create an environment where people can gather to chat and enjoy an evening together or where somebody can relax alone and put the worries of the day behind them. The design very much reflects Suppanen’s architectural leanings.
“Today’s televisions often play a similar role to that of the fires of the past, bringing people together to tell their stories and listen to those of others. I took this idea of the fire as an archetypical phenomenon as my startingpoint – and ended up designing something with a very minimalist form of its own,” Suppanen explains, “The piece is very neutral until the flame is lit, only then does it come alive and take its place in a space and capture people’s attention.”
Unlike your ordinary built-in fireplace this gem is portable, just as easy to use in any room or even outside in the garden or terrace on a long summer evening.
Iittala Fireplace, by Ilkka Suppanen
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Japanese forge Suwada, makes specialized Bonsai tools, using manufacturing techniques and forms that have developed slowly over time.
Bonsai Tools, by Suwada Blacksmith Works, Japan, Bonsai by Steve Tolley
George Nelson originally designed a wide range of wall clocks in the 1950′s and 1960′s for the Howard Miller Company. Three wall clocks have been re-issued by Vitra, (from the top) Polygon Clock is all angles and is made of solid walnut and lacquered, Flock of Butterflies is made of metal and with a large diameter of 24″ (610mm), and Wheel Clock with spindles in solid walnut and aluminium tips. All Vitra clocks are built with a high-grade quartz clock movement.
Polygon Clock 1961, Flock of Butterflies Clock 1955, Wheel Clock 1961,
by George Nelson, for Vitra