More from SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL MOBILE 2012

Posted by Suzi | April 19, 2012



Another day, another dose of Milan Design Week envy. As promised, here are the jaw-dropping images of Christophe Guberan’s inkjet printer that can produce self folding origami! You can watch a video of it at work by clicking here.

Sticking with the theme of beautifully shaped things, Bart Van Heesch’s stunning revamp of the venetian blind also caught my eye. Using metallic discs, they shimmer glamourously when lit from below. I’d love to use them in a super-slick 5 star hotel or chic Candy Brothers style project.

Who wasn’t dying to see what Tom Dixon unleashed? Having previously admitted: “The future of the chandelier is the lightbulb,” the man made no omission with his new Etch Web shade. Casting a labyrinth of geometric shadow, I can see this one popping-up in low-lit luxe bars the world over.

More lighting inspiration – and LED miracles- came in the form of lighting designer, Moritz Waldemeyer LED candles (view the full unveiling here). I am already dreaming of a sublime dining table they could sit under…

 

 

 

Picture credits from top left; Christophe Guberan origami; www.dsgnwrld.com; Bart Van Heesch http://www.facebook.com/pages/van-heesch-design/161359500581690, Tom Dixon; www.designboom.com, Moritz Waldemeyer LED candles; www.designboom.com

 

 




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