Posts Tagged ‘inner structure’

Planet Pendant Light by Foscarini

February 4th, 2012

The Foscarini Planet Pendant Light material was inspired by the “Smart Clothing” used by astraunauts, where external embroidery stitching is applied to the surface of the material which allow the suit adhere to the body, retaining total flexibility and freedom of movement even in zero gravitiy.

Transformer shelf by Martin Saemmer

November 21st, 2011

Drawn up in a reduced style, the compact body of the Transformer can be expanded through the active use of the drawer elements, simultaneously revealing the open inner structure.

Erosio by Hermann August Weizenegger

July 7th, 2011

The Erosio chair also emerged from a 3D design and acquires its shape from the layering and turning of material, in this case, layers of paper. As with the other designs, the designer started with the basics of the design sculpture Muse. The compact arrangement of 900 sheets of paper lends the chair its solid state.

Litracon transparent concrete

May 27th, 2011

World’s first commercially available transparent concrete Litracon® is a combination of optical fibres and fine concrete. It can be produced as prefabricated building blocks. Due to the small size of the fibres, they blend into concrete becoming a component of the material like small pieces of aggregate. In this manner, the result is not only two materials – glass in concrete – mixed, but a third, new material, which is homogeneous in its inner structure and on its main surfaces as well. Litracon® is a fully handmade product which results an exceptional and individual pattern of light in each piece.