What a difference a fold makes. Tab’s single-pleat shade rotates to redirect its rays, offering a spotlight on all those essentials—post-its, pens, coffee mugs, "tidy" stacks of papers—and other essentials we keep piled on our desks.
- Newly published monograph The Design Work of Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby offers the inside account behind the British duo’s expansive portfolio.
From start to finish, Tip Ton—made for use in educational environments—saw nearly 100 prototypes before its patented forward tilt was perfected. “We knew what the problems were but weren’t yet aware of the solutions,” says designer Edward Barber.
We were perusing the perpetually well done output of Working Class Studio, a division of the Savannah College of Art and Design, the other day and came across a lovely lamp by furniture designer and SCAD alum Tucker Waugh. The eponymous Tucker Lamp cuts a nice modern profile, lights the room from both above and below, and at a very economical $110 certainly makes it the best single way to make your well Ikea-ed friends envious without a Ligne Roset budget.
- Next week, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile (also known as the Milan Furniture Fair) kicks off it in Italy's design capital, Milan.
This limited-edition piece for Established & Sons allowed the duo to start their process where it normally ends, with color composition. Precise machinery translated layouts of anodized color chips into the glass-topped coffee table.
- Dwell has been out and about leading the design conversation this month.