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French industrial designer Toan Nguyen lives in Milan and was born in Paris in 1969. He graduated from the ENSCI (Paris) in 1995. Following Paris and Barcelona, he started his career with Antonio Citterio, where he took over as head of design and co-signed more than forty products over ten years for Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flos, Iittala, Kartell,Technogym and Vitra, amongst others, before founding his own studio in 2008. This hedonistic purist has a flawless career path, as fascinated by mass production as he is by unique ‘bespoke’ pieces, the result of craftsmanship par excellence. Rigorous gestures and an eye for detail with which he experiments at the heart of the very traditional Italian furniture industry and in dojos in a personal capacity: martial arts act as a founding experience to his everyday approach to design. ‘To build a dialogue with a company entails getting a specific feel for the place and the people who form a constituent part of it, just like an empty room can only fulfil its role as a dojo, a fight room, after many years of intense training. The buzz of the work and skills fills the premises or businesses with a certain energy that I also reflect in the projects.’ Lire la suite…

 

[FAUSTINO] This_is_not_a_love_song_2015_01In front of the Architectural Association‘s building, in Bedford Square, the second rendition of This is not a Love Song (first created in Meudon, France in 2014) is presented until December, 12. This pavilion, designed by the architect and artist Didier Faustino is part of his solo show « Undomesticated Places » at the Architectural Association.

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Clean lines, the finest quality porcelain and patterns from the archives. Rhombe is an homage to the classics. The rhombus pattern, which has been brought up from the extensive design archives of Lyngby Porcelæn, was first seen in the popular Danild series in 1961.

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With a focus on quality craftsmanship, materials and independent production, Brooklyn, New York has established itself as a global force and leading capital of design. Triode Gallery and American Design Friends in Paris will present a series of special exhibitions dedicated to Brooklyn design that will highlight the depth of creativity and innovation that has emerged over the last two decades.  Lire la suite…

 

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Chinese heritage and modern thoughts. As a part of the 2015 collection Lyngby Porcelain is presenting 4 products in the Tsé series: teapot, candleholder, bowl, and a set of 3 cups. Tsé is a series of refined, lightweight porcelain tableware. The fine and delicate designs came to life through collaboration between Lyngby Porcelain, designer Pili Wu and the Taiwanese Han Gallery. Lire la suite…

 

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The Frost Flower is a new lighting system by french designers and brand Tsé & Tsé, a climbing lamp with flexible stems that hangs on your wall in any way you please. The five frosty crowns with their myriads of incandescent points are ready to confront topographical hazards and can be fitted into every nook and cranny. As light as a feather, they can be attached to the wall with two pins. Their 120 LEDs diffuse warm, distinguished light that never glares. They come with a switch and an elegant white mini- transformer.  Lire la suite…

 

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Created in 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Oitis55 brings a breeze of renovation to the carioca creative market. The name was inspired by the Oiti tree which naturally exists in the Atlantic forest. This group is made up of 23 young design companies whose product protfolios stand out for their esthetic and environmental designs. Lire la suite…

 

NEWS_2015_BACK_REST TABU chair by eugeni Quitllet with Alias 2

Eugeni Quitllet and Alias present new Tabu version at 10/10 Moda exhibition in Paris until october 3rd. Tabu is a chair range started in 2014 “TABU” uses the most advanced technology available: that of NATURE, and another: that of man …the Robot. To synthesize nature in order to naturalize industry” says catalan designer.  Lire la suite…

 

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Selected by François Bernard and Moda team for 10/10 exhibition, Tutti Frutti is a collection by Fabrica of ten limited-edition glass sculptures made for displaying or serving fruit in a fascinating combination of the pure clarity of glass and the natural wholesomeness of fresh fruit. Elaborate three-dimensional compositions – which stand up by themselves or are made to be hung – in a perfect balance between the multicoloured verve of different fruits and the fragility of glass. Lire la suite…

 

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From tomorrow 3rd September to 3rd October, Moda presents 10/10, a wonderful exhibition, in the true sense of the term, designed with the French trendsetter François Bernard : 10 key contemporary design projects with their sights set on excellence to enchant visitors, attract curiosity, understand our era and celebrate 10 years of Moda for Paris Design Week. Lire la suite…