Archive for the ‘Furniture’ Category

Martino Gamper Reimagines Moroso

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  To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Italian furniture giant Moroso, London-based designer Martino Gamper has reinterpreted eight of the company’s pieces in a collection entitled The Metamorfosi. Taking elements from classic pieces and adding his own twist, Gamper was invited to Moroso’s factory in Udine to create his own collage of colors that re-imagine the brand’s kaleidoscope-like […]

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George Nelson Retrospective at the Yale School of Architecture

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An American master who created icons of mid-century design, George Nelson is being celebrated in a comprehensive retrospective currently on view at Yale’s School of Architecture Gallery. Organized by the Vitra Design Museum, the exhibition features more than 120 original pieces—including such memorable creations as the Ball Clock, the Coconut Chair and the Marshmallow Sofa—as […]

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Murray Moss’ Personal Design and Art Collection Is Auctioned in New York

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Today, Phillips de Pury & Company in New York is auctioning off items from the personal collection of design legends Murray Moss and Franklin Getchell, founders of New York’s seminal Moss boutique. Since its founding in 1994, Moss served as a virtual retail museum and laboratory, showcasing the world’s most extraordinary furniture and objects. Last […]

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Marc Fish’s Nautilus II Table

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“Inspired by the coiled mollusk, the table is crafted from 4,000 individual pieces of walnut and sycamore veneer.” Often described as representing “perfect geometry,” the nautilus form is one of nature’s iconic shapes. And the Nautilus II table, created by groundbreaking English cabinet and furniture maker Marc Fish, might be one its way to a […]

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Taj Mahal table by Studio Job

Taj Mahal table by Studio Job

Last month’s DesignMiami/ show in Basel, Switzerland, featured the expected assortment of extraordinary furniture and art objects (case in point: the Campana brothers’ re-imagined Louis XIV chair and sofa with a structure composed of welded jungle animals). But we were particularly taken with the Taj Mahal table, a piece by the Antwerp-based design firm Studio […]

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Glimpt’s New Superheroes Collection at Cappellini

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A trip to Vietnam inspired the red-hot Swedish design duo Glimpt to create their new collection, Superheroes, for the chic Italian firm Cappellini. The team was particularly taken with the country’s ages-old tradition of rolling paper thread around sea grass to fashion large bowls; for their family of seating units (one large stool can double […]

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Philip Michael Wolfson’s bar for LVMH

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When Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy wanted a “showstopping object for the launch of Glenmorangie in China and Taiwan,” they contacted London-based designer Philip Michael Wolfson and asked him to create a functional sculpture to complement the company’s premium Scotch. His concept, SoundForm FLUID, derives its shape from a graph of soundwaves generated when whisky is […]

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