• Tag: materials

    Carl Kleiner’s Exhilarating Colour Compositions for Herman Miller.

    8th May

    Stockholm based photographer & stylist Carl Kleiner is well known for his unique take on colour and geometric compositions. His most recent project was to create a series of lively abstract collages for furniture brand Herman Miller. Ka-pau! Aren’t they just awesome? If this doesn’t convince you of the importance of colour in product design, then I don’t know what will.

    Product Design – Finishes, Furniture, Lighting | 2013 Archive.

    7th January

    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.

    Product Design – Finishes, Furniture, Lighting & Homewares | 2012 Archive.

    9th January

    01 | Cement Tiles by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Marrakech Design. 02 | He Made She Made Gallery Launches in Sydney. 03 | Show Us Your Bits | Lighting Trend. 04 | Three Weird and Wonderful Products on My Lust List. 05 | Deborah Bowness Wallpaper. 06 | 10th Anniversary Jewellery by Atelier XJC. 07 | Louis Vuitton’s Objets Nomades at Design Miami 2012. 08 | All That Glitters… 09 | Innovative Surface Design by Giles Miller Studio. 10 | Very Visual Vases | Design Trend…

    Restaurante 560 by João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos // Lisbon, Portugal.

    5th October

    Completed in 2009, Restaurant 560 occupies 80sqm of an old building’s street level in Lisbon’s city centre. The interior is divided into three disctinct zones – the shopfront and entry, dining space in the middle and a service area at the back. What I really love about this interior is the way the entry is celebrated and treated as it’s own event – there is a definite transition from the street, through the entry, into the restaurant. I also love the unusual mix of marble, raw OSB, and super beautiful, ornate and glossy wall tiles which provide an arresting visual crescendo at the end of the space. The committed use of these three contrasting materials gives the restaurant a very unique edge…

    Very Visual Vases // Design Trend.

    3rd September

    I remember a time when all vases used to look the same. Or pretty similar at least. You could almost predict their shape. Round or cylindrical – straight up and down, tapered at the top, or maybe flaring out, possibly faceted if the designer went a bit nuts smoking the silly stuff. Yeah, those crazy wacked-out designers man. As for the materials – there was glass, or crystal for fancy-pants folk with the taste for finer things in life, clay, porcelain and that type of jazz…

    Innovative Surface Design by Giles Miller Studio.

    27th August

    London-based design practice, Giles Miller Studio, specialises in the development of incredibly innovative surfaces for the world of interiors. The studio prides itself on the ability to deliver solutions that marry architecture with beautiful interior finish by way of original and inspiring surface development…

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