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Couteau à steak brillant - L'Ame

“As soon as you try to streamline a shape, whatever it may be, you wind up with a knife – and that’s true whether you’re talking about the design of a boat or a skyscraper.” says Eugeni Quitllet who has designed knives since he first learned to draw, With L’Ame de Christofle, the designer invites us on a new journey. Lire la suite…

 

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Tabu chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias was one of the breathtaking piece of last Milan Furniture fair, a perfect dynamic shape for a new chair’s DNA “TABU” uses the most advanced technology available: that of NATURE, and another: that of man …the Robot, To shape the gifts of the EARTH to meet the needs of man. To plant an organically modified seed to create a chair… Not so much a chair but a grain! A grain of the future. “To synthesize nature in order to naturalize industry” “To recover the sense of Authenticity, Beauty and Goodness” TABU is a metaphor of truth.” says the catalan designer. Lire la suite…

 

2 VONDOM collection by Eugeni Quitllet 2014

BUM BUM in and outdoor collection by Eugeni Quitllet for Vondom was born from the principle of not designing objects, but rather musical instruments to be used for another purpose; the same as a person who holds a shell to their ear to hear the ocean. This collection that has tubular shapes allows us to experiment with light and sound simultaneously. It’s “argonautic” form enables us to create a new environment, as well as atmospheric spaces, wherever we are. Lire la suite…

 

DIN AMIC OK collection for IPI design eugeni quitllet

Eugeni Quitllet has created a collection of plastic tableware called ‘DIN AMIC,’ manufactured by Ipi for mass retail. Cups, bowl, salad bowl, tray, saucer and cutlery compose a streamlined and elegant series for ephemeral tables. One would certainly think twice before throwing away this tableware set comprising 300 million units by year. Din-amic comprises those small ultra industrial democratically designed collector items that are sometimes found amongst products with a high turnover. Lire la suite…

 

LIGHT AIR OK BEIGE For Kartell By Eugeni Quitllet tiff

One more time, Eugeni Quitllet plays with transparency and emptyness for Kartell with three new pieces released in december : Light air table lamp, Shine vases and bar stool version of the Masters best seller chair. Lire la suite…

 

EUGENI QUITLLET BY RAINER HOSCH

The Catalan designer Eugeni Quitllet was born on 17th April 1972 in Ibiza. He graduated from ‘La Llotja’ art school in Barcelona. Through his creative vocabulary he exceeds simple relationships between function and style unveiling innovative objects. Between drawing, sculpture and contemporary archaeology, Quittlet literally reveals silhouettes hidden in the material, extremely visual skeletal objects elegantly master fullness and emptiness often with a touch of humour: the Masters chair combines the 3 contours of legendary seats by Eames, Saarineen and Jacobsen, the K Ray lamp is an organic UFO, a network of veins hollowed out of the material which results in an object suspended in a frame, his signature method prevalent naturally in several of the designer’s projects: the Shine vases, the Light Air lamp, the 0’Clock lamp, without forgetting the O Ring watch, a hole in time in the true sense, best seller of the brand Fossil modernising watchmaking codes. A revelation of the contours and forms that he likes to summarize here again through a metaphor that plays with the suspension and murkiness to dispel: ‘Utopia is a mist from where feasible ideas emerge.’ Lire la suite…

 
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