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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

Wogg 43 Table by Jörg Boner

The arrangement of the legs on this table affords a maximum space for legroom. Due to the tangential deviation and by incorporated an enforcing core the elegant construction guarantees extraordinary stability. The shape of the legs together with the rounded corners of the table top result in a fresh and contemporary feel.

Wogg 43, by Jörg Boner, for Wogg

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

DNA Lamps by Next

Like an organically growing structure, a complex form develops out of a suprisingly simple element. Available in white, ruby red and chrome plastic modules – each with three light bulbs – which can be added to each other, so the ligthing object can vary in size, from a single format up to a cluster.

DNA, by Benjamin Hopf & Constantin Wortmann, for Next

Zelos Foldout Secretary Desk from ClassiCon

A good idea doesn’t take up much space – just a piece of paper or a laptop. Christoph Böninger’s Zelos secretary desk reflects this reduction to the essentials. With its pared-down elegance, it meets all the functional requirements of the laptop generation.

ClassiCon Zelos, by Christoph Böninger
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Skydro—More Mercury Lights by Ross Lovegrove

You have seen the Mercury light by Artemide where each piece acts as a sculptural object reflecting the dynamics of natural light and the movement of people. Ross Lovegrove has since created Skydro a similar concept, but more er, blobular.

Skydro, by Ross Lovegrove, for Artemide

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