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Bavarian designer Stefan Gant creates distinctly unique light fixtures from rough concrete. Coming in various shapes and sizes—ranging from cubic to bell-shaped—these pendent lamps are made complete by what is possibly an even more surprising feature than their material: A splash of gold. The interior of each lamp is plated in gold which contrasts with the stark neutral exterior while ensuring the fixtures produce a pleasant warm glow. Any of ...
Plumber is an industrial table clock taking inspiration from a water pipe. Created by Italian designer Andrea Bellotto for BOZU, the clock is made of ceramic and finished with a high-gloss glaze. The timepiece houses a three-hand Seiko movement, so it runs like a pro. Available in blue, green, black, and white, the design is sleek and interesting from all angle.
Designed by Stefan Radev + Partners, this aluminum and wood object is a vacuum tube amplifier. The audio technology can be used solo or in conjunction with other sound equipment to deliver pristine music and more. The minimalist design is compact, timeless, and versatile. Use the amplifier with Apple or Android devices.
New from Alburno by Nicolo’ Bottarelli, Primari is a collection of pillows printed with scenes from ancient life. The throw pillows are made of hemp fabric, which was manufactured by the artisan workshop Bertozzi. Alburno then stamped the fabric with original illustrations by Ilaria Faccioli. Playfully depicting scenes of early people in nature, the stamps tell a story and give the design a homemade feel. The stamps themselves were handcrafted ...
Handmade in England by Temper Studio, the Beam Desk is practical design with an industrial sense of rigor. The desk stands on legs of British sycamore wood, naturally finished with Danish oil and beeswax. The simple tabletop is made of concrete and glass, and pink felt detailing brings it all together with a pop of color and texture. Via Blog Esprit Design
A playful design by Marta Szymkowiak of Poland, the Manet is a playful contemporary armchair. Its seemingly jagged edges are made of polyurethane foam. They are soft to touch yet firm enough to hold several books or other small items. Altogether a cozy design, the armchair keeps it simple in gray and white while going all out with the weird, ergonomic form.
Designed Avi Fedida, the Grit collection includes a coffee table, a lamp, a side table, and a stool. All of the pieces are handmade from sandpaper and wood, with the sandpaper layered inside oaken frames. The resulting rings echo those of a tree stump, while transforming that image into something more colorful. Watch the natural furniture designs being made on Youtube. Via domus
This spiral staircase was designed by Norwegian architect Tron Meyer of Risa Meyer. Made of locally-sourced and laminated wood, the design is sustainable and sleek. The natural material brings a sense of lightness to the room and is subtly striped for added visual interest. The staircase is constructed on-site in one’s choice of pine, spruce, ash or oak, and railing is available. Photographs by Rumi Baumann courtesy of Risa Meyer
The Nivo Lamp is a sculptural design inspired by Poul Henningsen and created by Mauricio Sanin for the Colombian studio MOAK. Made of Urapan wood and textile cable, the suspended lamp is designed for use with a 40W vintage drop bulb. In the finished design, the bulb is exposed but decorated by the mustard yellow cord and the stack of bead-like wooden components sourced from Cali, Colombia.