Dean Toepfer – the urban minimalist

I had the pleasure of talking to Dean Toepfer, an Australian furniture designer whose background is in fashion design. His urban and physical understanding of shape and form is reflected in the modern and dynamic form language of his furniture pieces. Inspired by the great masters of minimalism and functional design, Dean achieves a cross between these established qualities while adding a modern and abstract twist to his designs!   Hallo Dean tell...

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Brass-tastic lamps

All brass all fabulous Brass is a uniquely humble but strongly beautiful material. This shiny metal is as luxurious but much more affordable option to gold. Since Brass is a metal alloy made of copper and zinc it is  like gold a very soft material. This allows brass to be used in the most creative, versatile and beautiful shapes. I especially get inspired by all brass lamps at the moment. The...

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Die Metropolis Lampe

Metropolis: Eine Lampe die die Vergangenheit und das Jetzt miteinander vereint.   Es ist nun einige Wochen her, dass ich die Arbeiten von Jan Garncarek (Gründer von Kokora) kennen gelernt habe. Jans Auge für Form und Materialität haben mich von anfang an angesprochen und in ihrer ästhetischen Wirkung begeistert. Besonders seine Metropolis Lampe möchte ich in diesem Blogpost hervorheben. Es ist lange her, dass ich ein Objekt von solcher Form und Stil...

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HAOS, light that shines beyond design.

“Without frenzy, without apathy, without pretence”. - Marcus Aurelius This quote by Marcus Aurelius sums up the intention behind the beautiful light fixtures designed by HAOS. Who is HAOS? HAOS was founded by Sophie Gelinet and Cédric Gepner in 2015. Starting out with a Light collection they present a unique and fresh outlook on design. Each object they design dictates the time and process it which it needs to be created; allowing them to...

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Art meets design – THÉVOZ & CHOQUET –

Art inspires design - and design inspires art. Even though artist don’t like to be called designer and designer don’t like to be called artist, I do thing that both can influence and inspire each other greatly. I personally am a big fan of design, which is able to blur the line between elements of design and art. Designers that have managed this blend between art and design exceptionally well...

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Anna-christine table light by ZWEI

Let there be light

Top 5 Lamp design for this winter Whenever the days are getting shorter and the sun slowly says goodbye for a few months, I long for light more than ever. Good thing that there ar lamps:) and even better that there are so many beautiful Designs out there, Designs that do not just bring light into darker days but also bring joy and aesthetic to the design pleasing eye. Here are...

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