The Incise Paintings introduce lighting into the context of a canvas to create a provocative objet d’art. This unique installation is inspired by Lucio Fontana’s technique of deliberately cutting into his canvases to reveal unseen spaces. Drawing on Fontana’s impactful works, the Incise Paintings inset pearlescent lights within apertures in apainted canvas, illuminating the textured
British lighting brand Anglepoise and designer Paul Smith have announced the launch of their latest collaboration which arrives in September.
London based ceramic artist Hilary Mayo specialises in hand building techniques, focusing on the vessel form, texture and surface decoration. The sculptural pieces that Mayo creates are constructed with finely rolled slabs of stoneware clay. Subtly manipulated walls form a canvas on which multiple layers of glaze, oxide or stain are applied resulting in a unique finish to every piece.
Axel Vervoordt Gallery presents the complete cycle of paintings created in 1999 showing the room installation of white constructions, which are elements from the last proposed unfinished exhibition by Kabakov avatar and invented character Charles Rosenthal. Conceived as part of the large body of works within the oeuvre, The Alternative History Of Art – The Unfinished
Acme, a minimalist chair designed by Berlin design studio Geckeler Michels is a functional stackable chair made for the Danish furniture brand Fredericia. Acme is the bold and schematic design of a multi-purpose shell chair. The contrasting geometrical forms, circle and square, meet each other in a surprisingly compatible and integrative way, offering a comfortable
Foscarini presents Be/Colours A capsule collection designed by Ferruccio Laviani chromatically reinterprets some of the best-loved lamps, revealing unexpected aspects of their personality Colour and its ability to alter our perception of reality, to make it different, surprising and new: this is the leitmotif of the research and offerings of Foscarini. As in the atelier
Mexican based artist Ana Leovy celebrates women and diversity through her vibrant acrylic paintings. Typically using a technique called blind contour drawing, a method in which you keep your eyes fixed on the subject without looking at what your drawing. “I fell in love with the technique right away, I find it very interesting to
When the opportunity arose for Berlin-based architect Ester Bruzkus to move from the second to the top floor of her apartment building in Prenzlauerberg, a charming neighborhood of bohemian bonhomie and hipster flair, she jumped at the chance to re-imagine her living space with fresh ideas, not to mention the chance to enjoy panoramic views of Berlin.
Dieter Rams is well known for laying down some of the seminal principles of functional design, his ‘less is more’ style being credited as a heavy influence on Apple’s aesthetic. In 1963, Rams designed a handbag for his wife, a one-off departure from the industrial style for which he is famous. Rams’ 931 bag was
The inside and the outside, divided by a thin line: That is the basic module Nendo designer Oki Sato explored for this year’s presentation at Salone del Mobile Milano.
Comprised entirely of fibreglass and available in raw, white, or black finishes, the aptly named Fold furniture is the industrial variation of Olivier’s Fold chair.
Innovative design studio Zieta based in Wroclaw believe that design and technology should go hand in hand. Steel TAFLA mirrors made using FiDU technology and are as unique as the reflections in them. The new modular collection of mirrors gives another dimension of space and creates a unique story on the wall. Easily manipulative material