Our week selection of product design
- Iridescent Copper mirror and shelf by Studio Besau-Maguerre
The first mirrors in history were originally made from polished metals, especially copper. This was the inspiration for the Hamburg design studio Besau-Marguerre to create the “Iridescent Copper mirror”. The design translates the ancient form of the mirror to new beauty by researching all the possibilities offered by the natural oxidization process of the copper.
2. Mesa Andes Table by Léa Rousse
A tall and narrow hallway table exposes mountain peaks of Andes. The object is fabricated with wood and metal with a glossy white finish.
Vintage tiles were selected from the collection of Mr. Cortiço. Thousands of discontinued tiles from the ceramics factories of Portugal were shipped to Canada, cleaned up and exposed at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, and now are being dispersed in different areas of Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.
4. Origami Sofa
Californian designer Yumi Yoshida created a sofa for two persons with the origami inspiration. The concept consists to manipulate the sofa as each person wants and transforms it like a piece of paper. Here bellow different possibilities of transformation in picture.
Benjamin Hubert’s super skinny dining table is one of 6 nominees in the furniture category for Design of the Year 2014. Ultra-light ripple table weighs less than 20 pounds was launched at the London Design Festival last fall. The table is meant to be light enough to be transported by a single person