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Pebble Collection by Benjamin Hubert for Devorm

Pebble Collection by Benjamin Hubert for Devorm

Pebble Collection by Benjamin Hubert for Devorm

Pebble Collection by Benjamin Hubert for Devorm

Pebble Collection by Benjamin Hubert for Devorm

The Pebble Collection consists of a rotational moulded chair, a bar stool and a low stool. The flat, smooth, rounded stones ‘Pebbles’ that wash ashore on the beach were the source of inspiration for the designer, Benjamin Hubert. What is unique in the design is that the legs are not permanently attached to the seat by means of glue or screws but are kept in place by a press fit connection. The powder-coated steel ring provides extra strength.

Pebble Collection, by Benjamin Hubert, for Devorm

Sculpture by Peter Randall-Page

The British sculptor Peter Randall-Page is concerned with the underlying principles determining growth and the forms it produces. In his words “geometry is the theme on which nature plays her infinite variations, fundamental mathematical principle become a kind of pattern book from which nature constructs the most complex and sophisticated structures.”

Sculpture, by Peter Randall-Page

Crinolina Lamps by Susanne Philippson for Pallucco

Crinolina Lamps by Susanne Philippson for Pallucco

Crinolina Lamps by Susanne Philippson for Pallucco

Crinolina Lamps by Susanne Philippson for Pallucco

Crinolina Lamps by Susanne Philippson for Pallucco

Crinolina plays with the expressive abstraction of the old fashioned hooped skirt from past centuries – translated into a unique and modern lighting design by the Berlin-based designer, Susanne Philippson. The characteristic of the lamp is its outer lampshade which plays between open and closed surfaces. Viewed from various angles the outer shade shows both symmetric and almost deconstructivist asymmetric appearance.

Crinolina, Suspension, Table and Floor Lamp, by Susanne Philippson, for Pallucco

r5.5 by Jasper Morrison for Rado

British designer Jasper Morrison has launched a collection of watches for Swiss brand Rado. A chronograph reduced to the essential. Three hands, two counters, date at 3 o’clock, all lying under the flat sapphire crystal and activated through the gently curved rectangular ceramic pushers. The steel colored indexes and hands with white luminous sparkle together with the sunbrushed finish of the dial, a continuous entrancing and alluring play of light. The basic models feature only the minimum, the fundamental.

r5.5, by Jasper Morrison, for Rado
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Volume B Store by Marcio Kogan

This project was developed for the Vitra furniture store located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The materials used in its most extreme condition, the concrete work is in plain sight and without consideration to the finish, and rebar is left exposed in the back of the volume.

Volume B Store, Sao Paulo, Brazil, by Marcio Kogan, for Vitra, via: Plataforma Arquitectura

Umka by Scott Wilson for WWF

umka

Named after the animal in the Chukchi language, Umka is a hand-polished polar bear sculpture cut from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum by Scott Wilson. Umka and Kera are part of Humanscale’s Faces in the Wild live and online auctions to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund.

Umka, by Scott Wilson, MNML for Humanscale

Fly Fly by Ludovica & Roberto Palomba for Foscarini

Fly Fly by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba for Foscarini

Fly Fly by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba for Foscarini

Fly Fly by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba for Foscarini

Ludovica and Roberto Palomba’s latest project for Foscarini is the result of a long research process that has led to the creation of Fly Fly; a hanging lamp created with a polycarbonate injection moulding technique that guarantees 360° illumination and makes it appear like beach glass.

Fly Fly, by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, for Foscarini

Douglas Coupland’s Vancouver Home

Douglas Coupland, the author of Generation X renovated a midcentury house in Vancouver, British Columbia, that could technically be called a second home, though it doesn’t really provide much of a scenery change: it sits directly behind his primary residence.

Douglas Coupland House, Vancouver, Canada, via: New York Times

ORA Watch Concept by Alexandros Stasinopoulos

ORA concept is a watch that displays time in an unconventional way. The designer, Alexandros Stasinopoulos has replaced the expected dial arrangement found in the vast majority of the mechanical watches with a set of three interwoven tapes – one to indicate the hour, one to indicate the minute, and one to indicate the date.

ora [awr-uh] : phonetically a) “hour” in Greek b) in Greek the imperative “look!”, by Alexandros Stasinopoulos

Villa M 2 by Lindvall A&D

The building site borders a water filled lime quarry that offers dramatic views over what has become a lake. The entrance side is facing a road with some traffic and is hence a rather closed volume. The part of the building facing the lake is more open, through the generous windows the inside of the house integrates with the surroundings. Most of the interior fittings and furniture are special designed for the house in question.

Villa M 2, Malmö, Sweden, by Lindvall A&D

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