milan 09

  • B-side: Quilt

    We have the bad habit of looking to the back side of objects. Sometimes we discover complete different languages, or hidden details that tell more about the product, and sometimes they happen to be even more interesting than the official face; no matter what we find is always worth the time.
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  • Raw Design

    Tom Dixon's last collection pays homage to industrial production processes, exposing the rough beauty of the manufacturing method and its own characteristic signs. In this article the rough personality of the Offcut stool.
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  • Pressed Glass

    Tom Dixon's last collection pays homage to industrial production processes, exposing the rough beauty of the manufacturing method and its characteristic signs: blunt-edged facets and mould seams.
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  • Imperfect Nature

    The natural inspiration of the pending lamp designed by La Granja for Pallucco is pretty evident not only in the name they've chosen for the object, but specially in the modularity concept, which is the heart of the project, and in the individual shape of the pieces.
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  • Le Soleil

    Based in the light diffusion capabilities of polycarbonate, Spanish designer Vicente Garcia Jimenez designed the pendant lamp Le Soleil.
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  • Damn Lamp

    To be pronounced Caray, the spanish expression for damn, the latest lamp signed by Philippe Starck and his Catalan right arm Eugeni Quitllet really stand out of the crowd.
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  • Scale Matters

    We take design pretty seriously here at spotd.it, design is for us much more than beauty and expression, is about bringing real solutions for real problems, the more those solutions are innovative, intelligent, unique, feasible, simple and based in true ideas, the more we appreciate them.
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  • Milan 2009 Recap

    We visited hundreds of exhibits, took thousands of pictures, and talked to an amazing quantity of people; we got inspired, surprised, and intrigued during the fantastic 5 days of Milan Design Week 2009 and we'd like to share some of that with you. Here's our Milan 09 Recap.
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  • Illusory Softness

    Moment is the name of a series of strongly and primarily concept-based sofas designed by Swedish collective Front for Italian upholstery master Moroso.
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  • Volant

    Alcantara is an extraordinary non-woven textile created by a japanese researcher almost 40 years ago manufactured and developed in Italy.
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  • Interview: Eugeni Quitllet
    When we first saw his name close to that of Philippe Starck we googled, with no luck. There was no human trace of Eugeni Quitllet and we thought, for a brief moment, that he could be an invention, some sort of imaginary alter ego created by his famously provocative partner. But shortly after all this revealed to be a product of our unquiet imagination: he is for real, thank goodness.

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