This story was recently published on weheart.co.uk. Thanks to James. For anyone who’s done a bit of long-haul flying, chances are you’ve come across the island, city and nation of Singapore. But if you’ve only ever seen the inside of Changi airport, or a quick stopover tour of the hawkers’
Designer, Omer Abel, created the now-iconic Series 28 Chandelier back in 2010 for Canadian lighting company, Bocci. With its sumptuous glass spheres-within-spheres, hung in groups, it’s like an inverted bunch of balloons. The individual pendant lights are designed to be hung in a cluster (of 28), and can be custom-coloured.
Being from the antipodes, it’s easy to convince oneself that Australian design is well known throughout the world, and while many of our designers and their designs have received great attention and success abroad, design from Down Under arguably has no national identity, unlike Danish or Italian design for example.
Murray Moss – founder and co-owner of Moss, New York – has curated a varied and “quiet” exhibition throughout the V&A, unveiling and exploring 3D printing techniques and their place in our industrial landscape. These fascinating objects, created in one piece using digital techniques, sit alongside some of the oldest and
Okay, so quite a late post tonight (well, late for me who normally goes to bed around 9:30!). I’ve been up getting Launch Pad active in social media. It’s this great program run by Indesign Group aimed an nurturing emerging designers and their products into the marketplace. I thought it
FARM are a Design and Architecture firm based in Singapore doing some truly amazing work. Willie Koh told me recently that the aim of the young group is simply to have fun, and the result is some fantastic projects, from a massive structure called ‘The Tree’ at the National Museum
The In Good Company exhibition at the Object Gallery in Sydney has opened. Curated by &Company the exhibtion brings together more than 20 designers, manufacturers, makers and retailers to explore what “local, sustainable and intelligent design really means”. The opening night was a huge success with the whole of Object
So, travelling to Cologne for the imm Cologne furniture fair was a deeply cold experience… but that was just the weather. It is a really beautiful city and there was just so much going on. (You can read my blog on Indesignlive here) The whole of the Cologne Design Week