London Design Week: Coco Pendants by Kate Stokes

Australian designer Kate Stokes showed her Coco Pendants at australian label Matilda‘s stand at Design Junction during last week’s Design Festival London. Coco Pendant is handcrafted in Melbourne from turned Victorian ash timber and powdercoated spun aluminium. The smooth timber surface gives way to the aluminium shade, creating a delicate contrast between these two very different … Continue reading

‘Thin Black Table’ by Nendo for Cappellini

Originating from the unorthodox ‘Thin Black Lines’ collection, which was organized by Phillips de Pury and shown at the Saatchi Gallery during last year’s edition of London Design Festival, this trompe l’oeil ‘Thin Black Table’ by the Japanese design practice Nendo has now been put into production by design manufacturer Cappellini. Created by the intersection of two offset contours of a cube, the … Continue reading

All About London – LEGO Greenhouse by Sebastian Bergne

  LEGO has commissioned Sebastian Bergne to create a public installation using their iconic bricks as part of the London Design Festival 2011. The LEGO Greenhouse is a functioning greenhouse built entirely from LEGO; the walls, the floors, even the earth is LEGO. The plants and vegetables growing inside are however, entirely real. Covent Garden … Continue reading

All About London – Raymond by David Amar

Israeli born, now London-based designer David Amar is one to watch on the London design scene. His Raymond tables, that are currently being exhibited at the Fumi Gallery, combine industrialism with raw nature. The table is made from recycled timber planks criss-crossed and attached with an industrial clamp device, that also functions as legs. During … Continue reading