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Black and white installation by Geberit at BWDThe project designed by PadiglioneItalia

Black and white installation by Geberit at BWD

22/09/2014 - The relax and innovation, the transparent glass and the water features are combined in a black and whiteinstallation, settled up in one of the fascinating rooms of the acient Ospedale dei Bastardini. A pleasant and gentle water spray invites you to plunge between the black & white graphics of PadiglioneItalia designers and to find out the AquaClean product range. Discovering the Geberit AquaClean shower toilets could not be more fun and catchy. A shower toilet that looks just like a normal WC. The Geberit AquaClean Sela impresses with its streamlined design and is guaranteed to fit discreetly in your bathroom. At the touch of a button, it washes you...

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Ginger & Jagger brings award nominated and selected trend pieces to LondonThe news at Superbrands and Decorex

Ginger & Jagger brings award nominated and selected trend pieces to London

22/09/2014 - Contemporary furniture design brand Ginger & Jagger is returning to Superbrands and Decorex, part of the London Design Festival, with two distinct interior concepts filled with the brands signature design statements. The Nature inspired brand is presenting two distinct decorative spaces, in a curated showcase that includes the Nenuphar Coffee Table, shortlisted for The International Product Design Awards, and the Primitive Console, selected as a design trend for 2015/2016 by trends bible Chlorosphere, on display at Superbrands. The different interiors created explore the evocative element of the brands distinctive designs. At Decorex the brand is showcasing the Vine Singular...

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Vision vs. Material: Laokoon at 100% Design Optical tricks and unusual visual perceptions of a technological fabric

Vision vs. Material: Laokoon at 100% Design

22/09/2014 - The Laokoon textil art material is design for ideas. It is an award winning material structure which provides a 3 dimensional creative surface.   This novel concept invites its users to shape it and transform it into new and new creations. Human and material are connected together in an emotional game of Design. Laokoon Design believes that design is destined to be part of our nature. They transform, and sadly contort at times, our environment through our creating.   As Laokoon can be styled in its implicit naturalness, it has the power to metamorphose its creator, transforming his/her concepts. Inspiring, it becomes an equal part of the creation itself,...

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Belvedere by Caravita – Parasol without compromisesOne of the most developed cantilever parasols

Belvedere by Caravita – Parasol without compromises

22/09/2014 - Incredibly fast and equipped with a highly refined mechanism Belvedere is probably one of the most developed cantilever parasols. A single movement of the arm is enough to open it, but that is not the only strength of the sports car among the parasols.   Belvedere of CARAVITA is probably the fastest parasol of the world. This reputation is owed to its unique Easy-Flap opening mechanism. A single movement of the arm is enough to open the parasol by means of a smooth running lever within seconds. While doing so the appearance of the parasol changes remarkably. Closed Belvedere looks like a regular centre mast parasol. But one of its main qualities unfolds while opening –...

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Ama, a gentle tribute to the wild beauty of the last 'pearl diving mermaids' of JapanMichael Anastassiades with Flos

Ama, a gentle tribute to the wild beauty of the last 'pearl diving mermaids' of Japan

19/09/2014 - In this days, during the London Design Festival, FLOS starred with London-based artist and designer Michael Anastassiades on a lighting installation at the Victoria & Albert Museum. The piece, called Ama, will be exhibited in the British Galleries until 21st September. Ama is an appreciation of the pearl diving mermaids of Japan. It is made of twenty eight mouth blown opaline spheres interspersed by small, 24ct-gold-plated brass discs. Each pearl is illuminated from inside by an ultimate LED source which emanates a magical, diffused light, expressing Michael’s poetic style to perfection.   Ama women have been free diving for 2000 years, harvesting...

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Lea Ceramiche and Zucchetti.Kos at BWD'Get Closer!' project designed by Diego Grandi

Lea Ceramiche and Zucchetti.Kos at BWD

22/09/2014 - Lea Ceramiche and Zucchetti.Kos will be taking part in the 'parallel exhibition” Bologna Water Design with “Get Closer!” project designed by Diego Grandi. Slabs of Slimtech in the Timeless Marble version are the ideal frame for the showerhead that will be presented at the Former Ospedale dei Bastardini of Bologna.   Within progressive frames, Closer is told through a sequence shot in which the kinematics of the object is temporarily suspended. Three animated strips will feature the complexity of the shower head evoking the function, versatility and dynamism in a light and ironic note. Lea Ceramiche on ARCHIPRODUCTS Zucchetti on ARCHIPRODUCTS Kos...

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News from mmcité will be presented in London!The world premiere of the Blocq bench and the grate Diva Solo

News from mmcité will be presented in London!

22/09/2014 - More original products from mmcité goes on the market. These are Blocq bench and grate design of Diva Solo bench. Blocq with its generous proportions of solid block that is stored on the sharp points on one side, Diva Solo in full metal grate steel or stainless steel with a finely shaped body on the other side. Visitors can see these and other mmcité products at the Landscape London exhibition, from 23rd to 24th September 2014 in Battersea Park (Chelsea Bridge Entrance), London, at the stand of our UK distributor ESF. ​Landscape London exhibition 23.09.2014, 10:00 – 18:00 - 24.09.2014, 10:00 – 17:00 ...

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15th Designers’ Saturday - Inspiring ideas take shapeDecision by the jury on the submitted projects

15th Designers’ Saturday - Inspiring ideas take shape

22/09/2014 - On 1 and 2 November 2014 Designers’ Saturday will again become an exciting stage on which internationally famous brands and leading colleges of design - Cartes Blanches - can present their unique installations.   Some 70 exhibitors will be putting their imaginative offerings on view at six sites in and around Langenthal, experimenting with the adventurous use of space and showcasing the startling ideas of young and up-andcoming designers. «The firms taking part use the unique platform that is Designers’ Saturday to engage with their image in a creative way, and to make their corporate identity an emotionally charged experience for the visitor,»...

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Contemporary and unconventional surfaces at CersaieNew tile collections by Lea Ceramiche

Contemporary and unconventional surfaces at Cersaie

19/09/2014 - For the 2014 edition of Cersaie, Lea Ceramiche's exhibition area has been designed by Diego Grandi: we are introducing a repertoire of new collections that are combining with all existing lines to fulfil the needs of contemporary design. The architectural concept behind the exhibition area has been developed to become visible even from the outside. By simulating the covering of a ventilated facade, Total White slabs of 5 mm thick Absolute Slimtech cover the entire surface. Irregular cuts in the intense white surfaces, with polished finish, define the entrance and the entire perimeter of the area. Inside, the area is divided into three specific sections, which highlight the...

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Ceramiche Coem at CersaieNew porcelain stoneware collections for indoor and outdoor spaces

Ceramiche Coem at Cersaie

19/09/2014 - Coem presents at Cersaie new porcelain stoneware collections for indoor and outdoor wall and floor tiling.   Ardesia Mix Stone processed by man takes on infinite forms and facets. Sometimes even surfaces are desired, other times the aim is to highlight the differences. This is exactly what we find in “MIX”, a series of cuts and grazes, the interplay of light and shade, the alternating of smooth and rough. ARDESIA MIX is characterised by these surface movements, creating new combination possibilities with other materials.   Habita A modern interpretation of wood in porcelain stoneware in its most sophisticated and elegant forms. Ceramic material...

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