Light Container by Spanish designer Martín Azúa is a floating light suspended inside a painted metal basket. “Light is immaterial, but at the same time lamps are also objects. In this case we treat light as something with weight and volume,” says Azúa.
01 | X-Federation Chair by Victor Vetterlein. 02 | Design, Art & Craft Objects by David Taylor. 03 | Tabeau Dressing Table by Nicole Brock [TV]. 04 | ‘Sense of Space’ // Asplund Furniture Collection for 2013. 05 | Fort Standard // Industrial Design Studio in New York. 06 | Furniture & Lighting by Atelier Biagetti, Milano. 07 | Italian Furniture Designer Pietro Russo. 08 | Atelier Areti Lighting. 09 | Thin Black Lines Revisited // Wardrobes & Clothes Racks.
01 | Highlights From The 55th Venice Biennale 2013. 02 | Rudolf Stingel at Palazzo Grassi // Venice Biennale 2013. 03 | ‘Dining by Still Water’ by Joanna Laajisto for Helsinki Design Week. 04 | Eat-Drink Design Awards // 2013 Shortlist. 05 | Gumtree Garden Pop-Up Bar by Yellowtrace. 06 | KE-ZU Showroom Installation by Yellowtrace for Sydney Indesign 2013. 07 | Australia’s Got Talent // Houses Awards Shortlist 2013. 08 | INSIDE World Festival of Interiors Shortlist // 2013. 09 | Herman Miller Presents — George Nelson: Architect, Designer, Writer, Teacher.
G’day and welcome to the December 2013 edition of Yellowtrace Spotlight – the last one for the year! In this month’s design news you can read about the new Jac + Jack store by George Livissianis; Mr Miyagi in Melbourne by Eades & Bergman; Young Bloods Diner by March Studio; new lighting from RUBN, furniture by Ross Gardam, NOMI and Caon Studio for Anomaly; beautiful new scarves by Good&Co; and Behomm.com – a travel revolution for designers and visual artists…
Italian artist Massimo Uberti is renowned for his gravity-defying sculptural light installations throughout the world. Simple forms, symmetry and pursuit of elegance characterise his work. Uberti paints, sculpts and recreates spaces by inserting elegant neon tubes that create secondary reality-altering 3D forms. The core of Uberti’s philosophy is the process of reduction. His efforts are almost always directed toward reducing his works to their essence, using nothing but bare neon tubes and other raw materials…
Aust & Amelung is a young German design studio formed by two product designers – Miriam Aust and Sebastian Amelung. The pair creates and develops lighting, furniture and interiors in their Kassel studio. Human desire for individuality is a reoccurring theme in their work. Their products reflect on this idea resulting in the reuse of existing objects, or encouraging the user to take an active role in manipulating the production process of the product. Think bookshelves constructed around an existing old book, or furniture that includes plants turning the user into a gardener and designer. In their project Like Paper, they take an active role in the production process making every object unique while maintaining the character of a series…