• WestEdge Design Fair: Behind-the-Scenes, Must-Sees & Design Insight

    It’s Tuesday afternoon and preparation for the WestEdge Design Fair is in full swing next door to Installation Magazine’s headquarters.  A palpable energy resonates through the vast expanse of the Barker Hangar where forklifts make donut figurations as they transport wood crates filled with design gems.  The perpetual sound of hammers and power drills work in […]

    A. Moret No responses October 17, 2014
  • Alastair Philip Wiper Visits the Danish Crown Slaughterhouse

    Right, I’m going to kick this off by saying that I am not a squeamish person. I love food, I love meat, and I particularly love pork.     In an ideal world, we would all get our meat from the guy in our village whose family has lovingly cared for their animals over generations, […]

    Alastair Philip Wiper No responses February 21, 2014
  • Fox and Freeze: Be Seated

    Belgian designers James Van Vossel and Tom De Vrieze of Fox and Freeze have developed an indoor lounge chair that is a real conversation starter. The FF1 is made of one square sheet of synthetic felt that has been twisted like an origami to create a form that is simultaneously symmetrical and asymmetrical.  Aside from the […]

    A. Moret One response July 19, 2013
  • Touching the Surface with Giles Miller Studio

    A tactile one-off installation made of tiny molded hairs, Miranda by Giles Miller Studio is a unique wall surface that adapts to the curious hand. London-based design practice, Giles Miller Studio, specializes in the development of truly innovative surface and interior design projects.      Featured image:  Miranda surface (detail), © Giles Miller Studio

    A. Moret One response July 19, 2013
  • Puzzling Plateau

    Designed with innovation and engineering in mind, RockPaperRobot (RPR) develops high-end kinetic furniture and lighting.  The tabletop illusion called the Float Table resembles a Rubik’s cube created from “magnitized” wooden cubes that levitate.  Held together by a system of tensile steel cables, the Float Table is a handmade work of art for the home or studio.   […]

    A. Moret One response July 19, 2013
  • LUXX Mirrors: Geometric Reflections

    Get lost in the sight of your own reflection. The LUXX mirrors from French designer Samuel Accoceberry are created from polished steel elements treated in gold, copper and night finishes and then assembled into a three-dimensional structure.  The limited edition mirrors play with scale and geometry, transforming a flat surface into a sculptural relief.    

    A. Moret One response July 19, 2013