Nuage Lamp by Philippe Nigro

Five asymmetrical modules overlap creating a unique moiré effect in Philippe Nigro‘s Op art-inspired Nuage lamp. The modular lamp is produced by lighting company Foscarini, and is made of polycarbonate and can be arranged and grouped in multiple combinations or used individually. Nuage was unveiled at Foscarini’s Superstudio Piu exhibition in Milan during iSaloni 2012 fair. The … Continue reading

Potence Pivotante Wall Light by Charlotte Perriand Reissued

Italian lighting company Nemo has reintroduced french designer Charlotte Perriand’s wall light Potence Pivotante originally designed in 1938. The lamp is iconically recognisable because of its extremely reduced appearance.  Composed of two plain, matt black metal tubes and equally simple, frosted white glass diffuser, Potence Pivotante  was presented at this year’s Salone del Mobile and is ‘the result of … Continue reading

Lima Collection by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Tacchini

Swedish designeres Claesson Koivisto Rune have created the Lima Collection for italian manufacturer Tacchini. The collection was launched at this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan and consists of sofas and lounge chairs. The characteristics of the furniture collection is the rather voluminous upholstery seating area placed upon a delicate thin-legged metal frame. Read more: … Continue reading

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

Float Sofa by Karim Rashid

Exposing a very different aesthetic side to his design practise, Karim Rashid has designed the Float Sofa. Reminescent of the likes of british/indian design duo Doshi Levien’s My Beautyiful Backside sofa for Moroso, Float is very expressive, humorous and feminin. The sofa was launched during Salone del Mobile in April 2012 and consists of a … Continue reading

Gran by Stefan Diez

German designer Stefan Diez showed Gran – a prototype for a new chair for Viccarbe during Milan Design Week in April this year. The chair has a strict all-over upholstery which makes it  quite cute however with really nice details like the leather arm patches. Read more: Stefan Diez  Read more: Viccarbe

Offset Desk System By Thomás Alonso

Accessories like lamps and dividers attach to this desk system by Tomás Alonso through a gap in the surface of the table. Called Offset after the off-centre position of this gap, the collection was shown at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan last month for Italian brand Maxdesign. Alonso is part of OKAY studio, based in Stoke Newington, London. Read more: … Continue reading

Knock Down Chair by Inoda+Sveje

The Knock Down Chair was showed during Milan Design Week last month. The chair is designed by Milan based design studio Inoda+Sveje. The studio has collaborated with japanese chair maker Miyazaki Chair Factory and the chair was shown at the Miyazaki Chair Factory Exhibition. Inoda + Sveje is a design duo comprising Kyoko Inoda, born in … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Ron Gilad for Molteni&C

We’ve shown some of the pieces already but couldn’t help ourselves from showing the rest of Ron Gilad’s Grado° Collection for italian brand Molteni&C. The collection is based on geometric shapes, lines of bold primary colours and corners that shift from 90° angles to 45° angles. The little side table Pannacotta is heavy and light … Continue reading

Milan 2012: M64 Mirror by Raphael Charles

Bruxelles based designer Raphael Charles showed the M64 Mirror during Milan Furniture Fair. The steerable mirror is inspired by a device called “cut flow” traditionally used for lighting in the theater and cinema. M64 has a beautiful light-reflecting effect with the different angled mirror parts and can furthermore be folded together and stacked without scratching … Continue reading