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Last year the Danish design brand Karakter Copenhagen introduced its very first collection. A carefully handpicked collection of lamps, furniture, and gallery pieces – some by designers who have already written the history of design others by those who aspire to write the future. One of the driving forces in last year’s collection was the iconic Italian designer Joe Colombo (1930-1971). As a part of their new collection Karakter will unveil additional designs by Colombo.  Lire la suite…

 

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Italian designer Joe Colombo (1930 – 1971) believed in democratic and functional design. Flexible and convertible objects and furniture meant to be used in many different ways – all for the benefit of the user. One of these designs was his ‘2 in 1’ glass drawn in 1965. The design consisted of two separate glasses melted together at the bottom. Lire la suite…

 

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Karakter just reintroduces multi-faceted and versatile Square system by Joe Colombo presented at Moda 10/10 exhibition during Paris Design Week from 3th to 12th september. Colombo (1930-1971) believed in democratic, functional design. Flexible and convertible furniture meant to be used in many different ways – all for the benefit of the user. Square is just that. Lire la suite…

 

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The Danish design brand Karakter just unveiled their first collection at Euroluce 2015. Karakter presented lamps and furniture from a wide range of talented and creative minds. From those who have already written the design history – to those who are striving to create the future. The driving forces behind the first collection are Joe Colombo (IT) and Aldo Bakker (NL). Two very distinct and unlike designers that still complement each other and help to establish that unique “je ne sais quoi” that is so important for Karakter. Lire la suite…