Within the frame of two recent architectural projects, the pendant range Kirchschlag was developed as a light that is both decorative and highly functional – a combination that is rare, with most lights falling into either one or the other cathegory. It was made in close relationship with highly skilled glass blowers and engravers as well as lighting professionals, to create a light that unites the beauty of expert workmanship and advances in new technology.
Kirchschlag by Atelier Areti
Jasper Morrison, the reigning master of reduced form, has designed a tea service for Rosenthal. The simple elegance of this set, made of porcelain, has now earned a Red Dot and iF design award.
Moon, by Jasper Morrison, for Rosenthal
1. In search of innovation within traditional crafts Botanical Ceramics was born from a research project based on the possibilities of combining traditional crafts with technological and industrial production methods. The series of containers are manufactured using rapid prototyping technology based on the idea of flowerbulbs as a natural vessel.
2. The second vase, Redefining Genetics, is composed of 6000 small rods, which have been built up manually through a 3D computer program.
3. A String of Garlic ceramic Vase using garlic as a starting point.
Botanical Ceramics & Redefining Genetics, by Jo Meesters, for Jo Meesters, Garlic in collaboration with Marije van der Park.
Put an orange into this bowl, and a beautiful contrast results: nature meets technology. Winner of several honours, the bent aluminum forms a three-dimensional object in which shapes and shadows change depending on the light.
Bowl, by Christoph Böninger, for Auerhahn Bestecke
The Trace chair collection has been further improved with the body made of Hirek plastic. Suitable for outdoors, stackable and designed for the contract sector.
Trace, by Shin Azumi, for Desalto
A sculptural piece of furniture, vaguely reminiscent of primordial stone or wooden objects; Monopod stands sturdily, tapering with an elegant curve to a wedge-shaped backrest.
Vitra Monopod, by Jasper Morrison
This blocky coffee and tea set from Alessi with its abstracted forms serve up coffee, tea, sugar and cream.
Tea + Coffee Tower, by Wiel Arets, for Alessi