In advance of London Design Week this month, British designer Lee Broom is transforming his Shoreditch showroom into a simulacrum of… his childhood bedroom.
Lambert & Fils’ fixtures are more than simple vessels for holding light. Each is a unique design that brings a sense of purpose to the piece, and as founder Samuel Lambert explains, “Light is accessory to our creations.”
Forget the slew of mass produced items available on the Internet, the Hobo Society is redefining online shopping.
In the heart of Calgary’s Inglewood neighbourhood, behind an unassuming storefront window, lies a treasure trove of sparkling glass and crystal forms. This is owner Brian Imeson’s mecca, Circa Vintage Art Glass Inc.
It was similar interests that brought Vancouver-based creatives Annika Hagen and Nicole Fox together seven years ago in friendship, and it was some of those same affections—for art, for light, for community—that gave rise to LAMP, the Lighting Architecture Movement Project.
Lukas Peet is the winner of the Design Exchange’s inaugural Emerging Designer Competition, and will have a solo exhibit at the museum from February 21 to April 1, 2014.
For Toronto-born, now Tokyo-based Oki Sato, design solutions tell stories. While the use of manmade objects and spaces risks becoming mundane when unimaginative and repetitive, Sato believes that these everyday items and environments have the potential to create meaningful experiences. His designs, as a result, merge utility with quirkiness and charm.
London-based design studio BarberOsgerby has a prestigious track record of creating monumental lights. When Louis Vuitton approached Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby to mastermind a lamp for their Objets Nomades collection the duo turned their focus to a nomadic way of life.
In simple terms, nordic design, much like the cuisine, places its emphasis on a Scandinavian heritage and clean simplicity; it’s a combination that continues to impress the design world.