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Jugs by Piet Hein Eek

Piet Hein Eek is well known for his beautiful furniture made from scrapwood, but this Dutch designer has also created a intriguing collection of ceramic objects.

Tableware Jug, by Piet Hein Eek, available at Cibone

Grid Vase Collection by Jaime Hayon

Now! Design a Vivre at Maison & Objet, Paris Gaia & Gino will be exhibiting the latest additions to Jaime Hayon’s Grid vase collection which are now available in a range of new metallic finishes.

Grid vase collection, by Jaime Hayon, for Gaia & Gino
via: Designboom

The Tree Space Divider by Eero Aarnio

“The Tree is like many other products I have designed – part functional object, part sculpture. It functions as a space divider and a decoration, of course, but clever users will surely find other uses for it, such as a coat rack”.
- Eero Aarnio
We think the dogs will like it too!

The Tree, by Eero Aarnio, for Martela

Togo, A Classic Sofa from the 1970’s

It was the first fully-foam settee, at once simple and refined – perfect for an easy, untramelled way of life. The low seat platform, together with the undulating curves of the seat and back, invite relaxation. A true classic designed in the 1970’s. Its designer, Michel Ducaroy, has brought limitless possibilities to the world of sitting.
Ligne Roset has now developed a Mini Togo & Baby Togo.

Togo, by Michel Ducaroy, for Ligne Roset

Georg Jensen Eel Dish Sold for $102,000

Georg Jensen silver from Denmark has a tactile quality all its own, probably because it is handmade. It gets only better with age, and the prices fetched at auction are also improving with age. Time to take a closer look of that Scandinavian silver tucked away in your closet.

Eel dish, model 1054, sterling silver, 1957, by Henning Koppel, sold at Objects D’affection auction for $102,000, at Wright

Flipt, A Lounge & Armchair by Jeff Miller

Convertible armchair & chaise lounge with steel structure, polyurethane seat and chromed steel base. A mechanism makes it possible to flip the seat forward, opening up and thus doubling the length of the chair.

Flipt, by Jeff Miller, for Baleri Italia

Solaio Evolved 93–08 by Horm

A graphic game that becomes a further response to contemporary trends that suggest light, versatile bookshelves, that are simple and straight-forward only at first sight. Based on the Solaio model designed in 1993 this evolution of that system has been renamed 93–08.

93–08, by Carlo Cumini, for Horm

Doda—The Club Chair by Molteni & C

Doda is an interpretation of the classic bergère in more contemporary style. A welcoming armchair, which stands out for its measured proportions between thicknesses and the meetings of straight and curved lines. Sit back, stretch out and relax.

Doda, by Ferruccio Laviani, for Molteni & C

Oblique Magazine Rack by Marcel Wanders

Oblique, by Marcel Wanders, for moooi

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