Posts Tagged ‘sculpture’

Let’s Sit and Talk by Marie Khouri at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver – Canada

July 12th, 2014

Entitled Let’s Sit and Talk, this large-scale, hand-carved sculpture spells out its namesake in flowing Arabic script, while discretely doubling as a highly orchestrated seating arrangement.

A Volare lounge chair by Jason Mizrahi

July 9th, 2014

A Volare is a singular piece that embraces the beauty of movement through aviation. The design creates seamless gestures that are bold, continuous and fluid. Unrestrained by ideals, A Volare challenges the dogma of “form follows function” to create a performance of movement that makes it truly a sculpture to sit on.

Breaking Wave installation for John Lewis by Paul Nulty Lighting Design, York – UK

June 2nd, 2014

The installation hangs over the ground floor staircase and uses small modular elements in a dynamic composition to encourage a flow of movement up and down the stairway and drawing customers to the back of the store.

JVLT014 motorbike – sculpture by Joe Velluto & NorthEastCustom

May 16th, 2014

Italian design studio Joe Velluto has collaborated with motorcycle company NorthEastCustom to make a bike-shaped piece of furniture that replaces metal and plastic with glass, wood and wool.

Azzedine Alaïa exhibit at Palais Galliera, Paris – France

February 11th, 2014

For the occasion of the Palais Galliera’s reopening exhibition devoted to Tunisian-born, Paris-based Azzedine Alaïa, the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris will have the couturier’s work on show in an emblematic room, the Salle Henri Matisse, accompanied by work of this Neo-impressionist painter from the permanent collection.

Unique series of lamps by John Procario

June 25th, 2013

What John was trying to do in his work was push that limit to create a sense of strain in the wood’s gesture. Conceptually, he was trying to allow beauty to be the product of strain. recariousness, harmony, balance, stress, and fluidity are some of the words he uses to describe his aesthetic. His furniture and lamps are made up of bent wood, and done so in such a way that no two are the same.

Fiet interactive light sculpture by toer

April 30th, 2013

Fiet is an interactive sculpture that visualizes the emotional impact of movement. The object is built out of hundreds of cones which emphasize the motion of the surface.

Buddha-Bar restaurant, London

November 4th, 2012

The focal point of all this dazzling splendour is a maquette of a Buddha sculpture by renowned artist David Begbie, created from a single sheet of bronze mesh. Additionally, Begbie created a complementing wall-mounted piece that consists of no less than 207 brass Buddha figures.

Phos restaurant by LM Architects, Mykonos – Greece

July 9th, 2012

The greek light, a source of inspiration in any area of artistic creation, lent its name to the new greek restaurant PHOS, Mykonos.

Light + Building 2012 Frankfurt – Squeeze suspended lamp by Karim Rashid for Nimbus

May 23rd, 2012

Squeeze, a sculpture-like suspended luminaire with an unusual form by the internationally renowned designer Karim Rashid for Nimbus.

Fantastique Canopée by Paul Coudamy, Tokyo

May 1st, 2012

For their new department store Dover street Market Ginza in Tokyo, the brand Comme des Garçons asked us to imagine a new version of a wooden cave. Rey Kawabuko’s vision puts forward a sharp contrast between a very neutral architecture: white walls, concrete and embedded lighting with a wild and invasive sculpture, which transforms the space.

Dior Homme Pop-up store, New York

April 22nd, 2012

The iconic French men’s label just popped up in Soho while the Dior Homme Boutique at 57th Street is undergoing renovation. Opened last April 16th, the Dior Homme pop-up store is located at 133 Greene Street and will serve as the sole Dior Homme Boutique in New York while the New York flagship is being retrofitted.

Torno side table by Stephan Veit

January 19th, 2012

Torno is a side table, twisted, with sculpture characteristics. The innovative white synthetic quartz and the view through the twisted table give the Torno a special lightness. The beauty of the table is long-lasting due to the wear resistance of the surface.

3:1 table by TJ O’Keefe

October 18th, 2011

Ambitious young Chicago based designer, TJ O’Keefe has bowled us over with this simple, yet fantastically innovative, reworking of the nested table. With all three of the intersecting elements being unique in form, the elegant simplicity of the original cube is dramatically transformed when the tables are pulled apart.

Patchwork Oval Hemisphere by Cappellini

September 6th, 2011

A prototype designed as a form and sculpture, existing purely for its own sake; the functional definition of POH is deliberately absent – it can be used wherever and however.

Diamond Lights by Eric Therner

August 3rd, 2011

I’d like to think od Diamond Lights as a sculpture, with a function. It looks as good switched on, as when it is switched off. Stylewise I wanted something different than the round lightbulbs. It’s not that other shapes on lightbulbs appear, so I really liked the thought of giving it another look.

Liverpool Polanco Department Store, Mexico City (A.R.E Awards)

July 5th, 2011

This full-line, flagship department store delivers a simple but powerful design that enhances the Liverpool Brand while captivating and inspiring shoppers. A combination of hyper-scale staircase and visual art, including a feather sculpture, adds “wow” while inspiring vertical movement throughout the space.

Ensayar by Adrianopoulos + Associates, Athens

June 30th, 2011

Creating a unique space, but harmonious and relaxing was the main goal in the procedure of creating “ENSAYAR”, in Athens- Greece. Thousands of ropes hanging from the ceiling and the reflection of light between them is the first impression of a space that had to be the ideal background and support for the merchandise but at the same time not common to what a retail store is usually like.

Levi’s Whirlpool Sculpture by Ian Mcchesney

June 17th, 2011

Coinciding with the launch of the Levi’s® Water<Less jeans – made using significantly less water, this sculpture is based on water and fluidity – over 100 pairs of jeans are fixed together in the form of a giant whirlpool. The piece uses 120 pairs of jeans riveted together using over 1000 copper rivets.