HEC Project 2014

 

Overview

Each year, second-year industrial design students from the University of Montreal are required to design a product that meets a daily challenge. They have six weeks to go from idea to design, manufacturing and sale of their products. They are supervised by their instructor, Jean-François Jacques, 

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Companion

 

Overview

Companion, designed by Phillip Grass, is the debut collection of the Danish design brand, founded in 2014. The stools from the Companion series can be used as an extra chair or small table, as well as a piece of art in themselves. They can be placed in the home individually or in a group to create a more 

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MUSA II

 

Overview

Italian design office ARIS Architects have designed the new POLARISLIFE kitchen collection, as well as the architectural design of the new concept store in Bergamo City Centre. From the collection MUSA II features, an experimentation on materials applied to ample surfaces. Biomalta and wood are used to 

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Marblelous

 

Overview

Aparentment was founded by Josep Vila Capdevila, a design office based in Barcelona that runs under the philosophy of allowing ‘free design', supporting and developing new ideas from the internal team. Marblelous collection is the brand's first and widest range of marble designs featuring furniture 

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Citterio E

 

Overview

Aesthetic appeal, sophisticated functionality and outstanding workmanship: with Axor Citterio E , Philippe Grohe and Italian architect and designer Antonio Citterio are introducing a new collection of bathroom fixtures that exude elegance, high quality and worth. The UK launch took place on Thursday 27th 

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TRESTLE

 

Overview

TRESTLE is a collection of bench seating modules and matching table designed by the renowned British architect John Pawson. The designs reflect the search for elegance and simplicity that have defined Pawson's work over the course of his entire career. The collection features a minimalist, almost 

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The Novelties

 

Overview

Spanish creative consultancy Masquespacio have unveiled their last art direction project for upholstery company Missana. The agency have designed the exhibition spaces and elected fabrics and textures for the Valencian brand's Oslo chair, part of their new ‘The Novelties' collection. Having 

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IVY

 

Overview

IVY is the new armchair of Mambo Unlimited Ideas, an armchair with a strong personality. Mambo Unlimited Ideas is a design brand that reflects a state of being in life, through the nature of their pieces. Pieces that combine the Portuguese tradition with their view on modernity and that allow each person 

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Schiebepuzzle

 

Overview

Hamburg-based design company Herr M create furniture and accessories which are particularly easy to understand, user-friendly and elegant in their impression. At every stage the team work on narrative solutions; design which tells the user a story and ties them up emotionally.  Inspired by a 

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Stone & Foam

 

Overview

For her graduate project in Man and Identity studies at the Design Academy Eindhoven, Pieteke Korte created a series of soft-seated side tables The collection of tables all have soft foam bases that bear a heavy, burdensome table top. These table tops are substantial, in stone and marble and either 

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Sudare

 

Overview

Nendo has designed a new furniture collection for Japanese brand Patio Petite. The series features pieces created for verandas, terraces and other compact exterior spaces, titled the ‘sudare' collection. The seats and table fold and stand alone when not in use, and have a double use as a partition, 

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Bronze Age

 

Overview

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

 

Overview

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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Coat Loop

 

Overview

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

 

Overview

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

 

Overview

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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Poised Table

 

Overview

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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Lana for Photoliu

 

Overview

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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