Designs And Designers

Designs And Designers featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Kyoto Silk

This project was to convert "Machiya", a Japanese traditional wooden townhouse, in the centre of Kyoto, into a small shop. The original wooden frames were reinforced with steel frames because the original building was dilapidated. I focused on the way accommodating necessary functions of a beauty cosmetic shop within the space limitations of the original "Machiya".

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CURVE

a large U-type space is formed by the chairs and backrest in some part of the dining hall, which not only create a form, but also define the space of the dining hall.

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SHADE LAMP

Who does not remember Grandma in her armchair knitting, and just beside her the old lamp with the cloth shade? Perhaps not very clearly, but it does bring back childhood memories. SHADE works without any switch, a simple touch on the “light bulb” is all it takes to dim the luminosity as you wish, or to turn it of. This innovative lamp has a true recognition value and universality; its various facets allow it to appeal to everyone. The lamp bring several generations together, past and future. In a room it can be reserved, sometimes a little shy. Björn Ischi

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Aix Arome Cafe

The Café is where visitors feel the coexistence with oceans. Huge egg shaped structure placed within middle of space is simultaneously functioning as cashier and coffee supply. Iconic appearance of the booth is inspired by dark and dull looking coffee bean. Two big openings on top-front of both sides of “big bean” serve as good source of ventilation and natural light. Café provided long table like bunch of octopuses and bubbles altogether. The seemingly randomly hanging chandeliers resemble of fishes’ view to water surface, shiny ripples absorb cozy sunlight from the wide white sky.

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Printed Bulbs

The ‘Printed Bulbs’ series explores new forms for light bulbs that reimagine the conventional ‘Edison bulb’ with a specialized 3D printing process. Within the clear bulb material internal structures are carefully designed to guide and reflect light. These techniques can be fabricated entirely in a 3D printer to enable new form-factors for lighting design. Each light bulb can be attached to any existing lighting fixture, such as a chandelier or desk lamp, or used individually as a pendant lamp or free-standing light.

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Ali di luna (Moon’s Wings)

Rocking chair, shelter from the noise of the world to be soothed, the embrace of two dreamy wings. The formal research was designed to obtain a structure airy and dreamy, comfortable and fun, which could invite to enjoy a relaxing state of grace. Tubolar metal structure painted. Shaped pillow upholstered in alcantara flame-retardant (class 1). Its iconographic design fits to special spaces, such as SPA and swimming pools, cockatil bars - in the outdoor and in the indoor

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