Bacterioptica

 

Overview

Featured in the 2010 I.D. Annual Design Review, "Bacterioptica" is MADLAB's latest design for a truly dynamic dining room chandelier. It is designed to synchronize with the life of a very unique New Jersey household, comprised of two parents, three children, a dog, and one hell of an extended family: 

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Wing sofa bed

 

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Design by Per Weiss, Andreas Lund & Flemming Højfeldt. Wing is a unique, airy design from the Danish design company Innovation. The sofa has clean-cut steel or chrome legs and a back rest with three optional positions: Sofa, relax and bed. Moreover the side ‘wings' of the seat can be 

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365

 

Overview

The knitting clock project was designed to measure and register time in a three dimensional form to visualise the otherwise visible time factor, which connects us all. The project can best be described as a merge of a knitting machine and a cuckoo clock. The knitting of a mesh marks every passing of a 

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PaperBoy

 

Overview

PaperBoy make wallpaper for boys' bedrooms that feels crafted, that's good quality, that's thoughtful and has personality. That even has a sense of humour. PaperBoy was conceived when two six year old boys, Rory and Archie, outgrew their nursery-style room and needed a place that they (and their mum, 

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Re-loved: Panton chair

 

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Bosse, director of innovative architectural firm LAVA, is one of several designers commissioned by the Powerhouse to use a pre-loved chair to tell a story about a piece of furniture they love. He chose a design classic that relates to current design and manufacturing techniques. The gravity defying 

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Dyson Air Multiplier

 

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The blades on conventional electric fans literally chop the air, which means the airflow is uneven, causing unpleasant buffeting. The Dyson Air MultiplierTM fan has no blades. Instead it uses Air MultiplierTM technology to amplify air 15 times, expelling 405 litres of cool, smooth and uninterrupted air 

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Backlight

 

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Studio & Partner's Blacklight is characterised by a fluid and clear-cut design. It is an internal suspended system for direct and indirect light that was developed to furnish offices and modern workplaces. The single-piece no-joint aluminium body was reduced so that the thickness measures just 50mm. 

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Ora-ïto chair

 

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Presented exclusively for 100% Design London – 23rd-26th September – iconoclastic designer Ora-ïto has produced an architectural form that attempts to marry elements of art and function. The sculptural piece responds to the proportions of a seated woman, employing the use of flowing lines 

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Spirit House Chair

 

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Studio Daniel Libeskind, working with the Nienkämper furniture company, has designed a chair for the newly constructed Spirit House in the Royal Ontario Museum's Michael Lee-Chin Crystal. The chair, which is constructed from 14 gauge (.075” thick) stainless steel, weighs 180 pounds, stands 

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Azumi shelving

 

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Shin Azumi's new modular storage unit comes in individual sections. It can be transformed from a modular straight wall storage unit into a corner storage unit and comes in walnut. W 600 x H 2180 x D 370 

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Covet desk

 

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Japanese-born Shin Azumi has designed a new home office desk, launching in September. Its simple, practical design has an innovative storage solution integrated into its wooden frame, which supports a large glass work surface.  This creates an aesthetically pleasing desk, with it's clean lines 

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Nora Turquoise Pendants

 

Overview

A vibrant series of art glass pendants in the year’s hottest colour, Turquoise, is now available from Nora Lighting, a leading manufacturer of fixtures for commercial and residential installations. Turquoise, designated by the Pantone Color Institute as the ‘trendy’ Color of the Year, 

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Volt

 

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VOLT is a table with integrated legs and table top. The legs seem to be part of the top and the top seems to be part of the legs. Faceted surfaces and at the same time a fluid, continuous shape. Dynamic, and at the same time minimal. A table with a form that seems impossible like an Escher drawing. It 

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Piano Table

 

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Georg Bohle has designed the Piano table, a table concealing a full 88-key electric piano. Created from oak wood, it is functionally designed to serve both as dining table and as an electric piano. The piano table is a dining table or workspace with a built-in electric keyboard made of oak wood. The 

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Robert Majkut Table

 

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Unique object to be auctioned in Vienna  Leading Polish designer, Robert Majkut is auctioning one of his unique tables at prestigious auction house Dorotheum in Vienna on the 18th May.  The table was designed, modelled and visualised digitally, the hand assembled and finished structure was then 

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Eclypsya Fireplace

 

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French design company Arkiane were inspired by the nomadic life when creating Eclypsya. An innovative technical concept enables the fireplace to be moved from one place to another to illuminate and heat different rooms…the living room on cold winter evenings, the bedroom on rainy April days, the 

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Twin Chairs

 

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Based on the idea of ‘two in one’, these chairs remain functional even when stacked. The difficulty in putting them together lay in the juxtaposition of two materials that have distinctive physical properties. Fitting the two chairs together means cutting down these materials to the absolute 

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Secret Code

 

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Part of the larger Code shelving family, Code 1 is fitted with invisible magnets, recessed below the surface of the wood meaning the units can join together to create a stable wall.  Crafted from MDF in Anthracite black and American walnut veneer, the Code is also available in white and three other 

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