Lightscape

 

Overview

Paper is generally seen simply as a material to support the written word or to wrap, fold or provide simple decoration.  However, under discreet illumination, certain paper materials can reveal eye-catching texture and pattern qualities that are usually unrealised. This is the foundation of the 

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Rituals XL

 

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Ludovica and Roberto Palomba have introduced a new piece to the Rituals lamp collection, Rituals XL, produced by Foscarini. The Rituals family, with its different and complementary forms, volumes and proportions, now also has this extra-large version, a new irregular sphere in an impressive size which has 

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Bronze Age

 

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Amsterdam-based multidisciplinary design studio Tjep recently presented their latest body of work at the Ballroom of the Colloredo Mansfeld Palace, in an exhibition hosted by Designblok Prague. Bronze Age comes from the same design roots as the much-acclaimed Recession Chair project. The bronze aspect of 

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First Rocking Chair

 

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Belgian Artist/Photographer duo Hannes Van Severen and Fien Muller, known together as Muller van Severen, have created the First Rocking Chair for Viaduct, part of an ongoing collection of furniture that sits somewhere between art and design. Muller van Severen's pieces are not simply concentrated on 

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Ekko Throw Blanket

 

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Ekko is a range of throw blankets in a contemporary design, woven in a soft, luxurious quality of 100% New Zealand lamb's wool. Ekko has a light, effervescent graphic pattern of repetitive circles and cylinder shapes that overlap. The Ekko Throw Blanket is ideal for wrapping up in on a late summer evening 

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Coat Loop

 

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Artist and designer Tom Raffield handcrafts all of his furniture in his studio in Cornwall, working with a variety of woods and using the method of steam bending, a creation of his own born from years of research and experimentation. The Coat Loop is a contemporary butler's elbow, offering a resting 

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Moving Stool

 

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Moving Stool is one of the products which most effectively sums up Gabriele Pezzini's design approach and philosophy, based on an authentic interaction between the design project and meta-design thinking. The stool derives from a series of meta-design thinking studies implemented in 2001, which enabled 

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In-Quarto Table

 

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Polish designer and design curator Pawel Grobelny has created the In-Quarto table, presented at the biennale interieur 2014 in Kortrijk, Belgium. The piece is available in two finishing versions; one with a table top of natural American walnut and the other available in different types of marble. The 

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Limber Gems

 

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"Imagine a house, constructed with pure materials, raw and sober. Suddenly the sun enters the house and sunrays are passing the immense glass windows. The subtle rays reach the surface of the limber gem; quietly watchful waiting on the floor and her elegant beauty awakes. Subtle as she is, she begins to 

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Poised Table

 

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Designed for Friedman Benda Gallery, Paul Cocksedge's 'Poised' table is inspired by the elegance and amenability of paper. Half a ton in weight, the steel table appears improbable upon investigation. Created following an intensive series of calculations regarding gravity, mass, and equilibrium, the 

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Inspiring Trees Table Lamp

 

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Portuguese Architect Joanna Santos Barbosa has created the Inspiring Trees Table Lamp, as part of her latest collection ‘Beyond Memory' for her own design company INSIDHERLAND. The lamp is inspired by Barbosa's personal fascination with the natural world, specifically with trees. Inspiring Trees is 

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Kono

 

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Sweden and Japan-based design studio YOIN, formed of duo Kazuaki Hibino and Masayoshi Oya, have created ‘Kono', a product inspired by the traditional candle holder. In Kono, organic and sculptural shapes made out of different types of metal have been used to capture the nostalgic feel of a 

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Voltasol

 

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Potted plants are generally speaking static, rooted to the ground (but not embedded in it). So why not provide them with movement, allowing them to follow the sun's path, to sway in the breeze and grow at will? These are the thoughts that led Xavier Mora and Sandra Compte of Studio BAG Disseny to design a 

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Lana for Photoliu

 

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Respecting traditional values, but inspired by the needs of the modern world, three teams put their creative minds to work aiming to find a balance between the old and the new, the traditional and the contemporary. The Lana for Photoliu chair is an elaborately crafted piece with an authentic 

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Oáza Collection

 

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An oasis is an external place of refuge and repose. Product designer Klára Šumová and graphic designer Dirk Wright have internalised this concept with their Oáza Collection - furniture and accessories to create an oasis in the home. The duo are interested in natural 

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Absolut Elyx Martini Trolley

 

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The aesthetic of the Absolut Elyx Martini Trolley is clean and simple with an emphasis on integrity and honesty of material use and function.  Sarah K's design interprets an idea of the avant-garde 1920s adopted by the Elyx campaign and fuses it with an early industrial functionality that pays homage 

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Berg

 

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Icelandic design studio FÆRID have recently introduced the Berg tables, a nest of tables that can used both indoors and outdoors. Designer of the tables and founder of the studio, Thorunn Hannesdottir, comments: "It was important to us that the user feels completely free in the way that they use 

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Cora

 

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Italian designer Manrico Freda wants you to know that his latest creation for Formabilio is ‘not a simple pouf, it is a half-shorn sheep.' Whether sheep or pouf, Cora is extremely soft and cosy. With four legs coming out from the upholstery and the felt top, it grazes on your living room, sleeps 

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