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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
See more: ClassiCon Furniture

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

Jago armchair by COR

This rather serious armchair was presented at Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan this year.

Jago armchair by COR

Lean-on, Use Anywhere Coat Rack

Simply place against a wall, it’s stable and elegant. Stainless steel combined with white powder-coating. Hangers in stainless steel.

Lean-on, by Peter van de Water, for Cascando

SDB 001 by Fumio Enomoto

SDB001 by Fumio Enomoto, was a Bronze Leaf winner at the IFDA (International Furniture Design Competition Asahikawa).

SDB 001 by Fumio Enomoto

Modulor by Le Corbusier from Vitra.

The Modulor is regarded as the most important modern attempt to develop a mathematically coherent measurement system based on the proportions of the human body. Le Corbusier’s corresponding book on the subject, Le Modulor, is still valued as an essential work in the field of modern architectural history. During the architect’s lifetime only a few samples of this measuring tape were created – for his personal use in the design of building projects. An original artefact in the holdings of the Fondation Le Corbusier served as the model for this new edition by the Vitra Design Museum.

Modulor, by Le Corbusier, from Vitra
Buy the book: Le Modulor and Modulor 2

Bench for Public Spaces by Sixinch

Sculptural forms available in multiple colours, this bench also has large and small stools to round out the rather angular range.

Bench, by Pieter Jamart, for Sixinch

The Garden by Michele De Lucchi

The garden consists of four delightful trees: Lemon, Pomegranate, Rose and Palm. Each is laser-cut from a single 2mm thick sheet of protected raw metal.

The Garden, by Michele De Lucchi with Alberto Nason and Silvia Suardi, for Produzione Privata

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