A Mirror Darkly is a project from Stockholm based designer Nick Ross. It was presented as part of Konstfack’s ‘Design Anima’ show which was shown at Spazio Rossana Orlandi during Milan design week 2013. The object is a physical expression of the possible use of ceramic bowls as domestic mirrors during the Stone Age.
Another high light during this year’s Milan Furniture fair last month, was the dutch duo Scholten & Baijings‘s Colour Porcelain for 1616 Arita. 1616 Arita is one of the oldest japanese porcelain manufacturers dating back to 1616. The distinctive arita porcelain is famous for its high quality and together with Scholten & Baijings a series of … Read more
Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken‘s Ricochet Light explores the “exploded concept of a lamp, formed not only of multiple components, but by multiple objects too.” The Ricochet Light and the Coherence Light are conceptual projects researching light and the reflection of light. The lights stem from the experimentation begun with Rybakken’s Colour light and Light Tray - the exploded concept … Read more
Dutch manufacturer Thomas Eyck had commisioned designer Christien Meindertsma to create a number of products to be exhibited at Spazio Rossana Orlando during the Milan Design Week. By using natural dyes and the chemical reaction certain types of metal have on oak, patterns were created on the oak furniture. Under the project title Oak Inside, Christiene … Read more
Trend forecaster and style guru Li Edelkoort curated the exhibition Talking Textiles during last week’s Milan Design Week. Among the selected was Ooh La Laa & Co with their CMYKRGB design consisting of furniture upholstered in colour sample fabric. While one chair being exhibited at the Spazio Gianfranco Ferré at the actual exhibition, a larger … Read more
The gallery Spazio Rossana Orlandi has always been one of the must-go destinations during the Milan Design Week. The selection of mostly limited editions of well-known designers but also undiscovered newcomers displayed in the beautiful old milanese villa has alwas been a highlight. This year, amongst others, the Norwegian designers Andreas Engesvik and Daniel Rybakken … Read more