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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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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. For this years collection Karakter Copenhagen is proud to present yet another iconic designer, Achille Castiglioni. The Italian designer Achille Castiglioni (1918-2002) had a passion for re-designing, re-inventing and re-conceptualizing. Traditional interior design objects would pass through his Milan based studio and end up perfected. 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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Quirky and slightly off. Floor lamp with a quirky anatomy – deliberately proportioned with a somewhat nervous balance. The design derived from wanting to illuminate two areas in close proximity; two sides of a sofa or both an armchair and a desk. It was crucial to the design to keep all elements as delicate as physics could possibly allow. The long arms create a contradictory, almost nervous balance and the design language dictates a personality that can only be described as: Awkward. 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…

 

12 Von ribbeck

Laura Straßer has designed the porcelain lamp ”Von Ribbeck” for Karakter - a lamp which takes its inspiration from a poem, a region and a grandmother.  Lire la suite…

 

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The Lab Light’s success by Andrea Kleinloog for Karakter brought on the desire to make a “youthful” version that could be more successfully (and easily) customized. The starting point was to look at scientific equipment using steel only – allowing for the entire luminaire to be spray painted. The base, stem, lampshade and rotating arm (basically everything) is painted aluminum. The lamp comes with a black 2 m. cord with an on/off switch. Lire la suite…