- Designers are jumping on board to offer modern takes on the classic piece of lighting, the candelabra.
Glo Ball’s shade is made from a matte, hand-blown, opaline glass that perches atop a thick gray-painted steel base and stem over a die-cast aluminum support. Takes one 250-watt bulb to glo.
Designers Fernando and Humbert Campana conceived this prism-like table in 2004 for Alessi using a collection of welded stainless steel rods to create the base. The tiny table is but one piece in their Blow Up collection, which also includes accessories such as clocks, centerpieces, and magazine racks.
- The Space Race of the 1960s greatly influenced modernism in design and architecture. Like the astronauts that inspired them, these designs dare to boldly go where no one has gone before.
- We are sorry to report that Bill Moggridge, director of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, passed away this weekend.
- See you later, burnished brass; bright and shiny copper is the new kid in town.
New from Flos. This linear suspension light, designed by Philippe Starck, features a polished die-cast aluminum body with polycarbonate diffuser and steel suspension cables.
- Many a modern-design enthusiast can spot a Cesca side chair and say it was designed by Marcel Breuer. But, were it upholstered in Digit fabric, few could name the textile designer.