Flip Mirror by Javier Moreno for Normann Copenhagen

  Danish brand Normann Copenhagen has launched a table-top mirror with a dish in the base to hold small items, created by Spanish designer Javier Moreno. The Flip mirror can be turned up, down and rotated 360 degrees. It is available in either black, white or a sand colour. Javier Moreno says: “The tray design on … Continue reading

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Open Close by Portobello

Designer Rebecca Felsey – part of Paris based gallery Portobello has created the storage system Openclose that was on show at Maison et Objet in Paris last month. Open Close is made from solid oiled oak and perforated metal shutters and is a light and playful storage system. Read more: Portobello

Paris 2013: Glass is Tomorrow Exhibition

      One of the more exciting exhibitions during Paris Design Week was the Glass is Tomorrow projects where a number of craftsmen and designers had joined up to challenge the craft of glass making. Designers including Tim Brauns, Sebastian Herkner, Alfredo Häberli, Lucie Koldova and Cecilie Manz have created glass objects working from the three themes Stackability, Silver Glass … Continue reading

Maison et Objet 2013: In Between Chair by Sami Kallio

Finnish designer Sami Kallio has designed the chair In Between for danish brand &tradition. At first glance the chair resembles an iconic danish 1950’s chair, but giving it a second look, one realises that the chair is made from a mix of traditional craftmanship and innovative veneered techniques. Made in ash and oak, In Between … Continue reading

Maison et Objet 2013: Agnes Vases from Normann Copenhagen

Agnes Fries has designed the Agnes Vase Collection for Normann Copenhagen. Initially a part of the Danish Crafts Collection in 2012, danish label Norman Cph has now taken them into their collection. The vases are white with black graphic hand painted strokes applied to the top of the vase. This means all the vases are … Continue reading

Maison et Objet 2013: Mensch Made

  Dutch design label Mensch Made is currently showing at Maison et Objet in Paris and a couple of new products caught our fancy such as the new wall clock, egg cup, stationary holder, tape holder and paper spear. Mensch Made’s products are simple and honest and materials such as concrete and bamboo are used … Continue reading

Sprue Candelabra by Fort Standard for SCP

Fort Standard‘s new candelabre Sprue for british design brand SCP will be launched at Maison et Objet in Paris next week. The candlesticks are made in Woolwich UK and are available in Gunmetal and Aluminum and retain the rough texture of the sand casting process. Fort Standard is a young contemporary design studio founded in 2011 … Continue reading

Container Lamp by Benjamin Hubert

  British designer Benjamin Hubert will be launching his new table lamp Container for Ligne Roset at Maison et Objet next week in Paris. The lamp is made from ceramics and consist of 2 parts that are held together under the tension of an injection-moulded silicon band wrapped round a spout-like protrusion. This means there is no … Continue reading