New Collection from Tom Dixon

With Milan Furniture Fair starting in just over a week, Tom Dixon has released images of his new furniture and lighting collection. The collection celebrates the opposite qualities of rough and smooth. The design studio explains, “The rough because this season we have worked on even more textural honesty and material weight  in our production. And … Continue reading

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Onkel Sofa by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen

Danish young designer Simon Legald has designed the Onkel sofa for furniture label Normann Copenhagen. The sofa is a mix between traditional voluminous sofas from before the 1950’s and a more modern strict frame. To emphasise the merger of two completely different worlds of expression, the back cushion has been elegantly encapsulated by the frame. … Continue reading

Milan 2012 Preview: APRIL Tables by Alfredo Häberli

Finnish leading wood design company Nikari has launched the APRIL tables by Swiss designer Alfredo Häberli. APRIL is part of the year-long project 2012 DESIGNS FOR NATURE, which tells about Nikari philosophy and wood design ideology: how they delicately manufacture exquisite quality furniture and products of the local forests’ wood in Fiskars Village. Because number … Continue reading

Milan 2012 Preview: Matka Vases by Pepe Heykoop

The Matka Vase project is a continuation of Pepe Heykoop’s previous Skin Collection. Having set up a workshop in one of Mumbai’s poorest slum areas, the vases are designed by Pepe and produced in Mumbai. The income from sales are used to send needy children to school in the slums. Matka is the name of … Continue reading