The Design Gazette

The Design Gazette featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Ogro 8115

The OGRO 8115 door furniture range demonstrates how everyday objects can be reinvented without losing their essential utility. The clearly defined radii contrasted with the full radii element make the product more ergonomic. The overall dimension is adapted to the human motion sequences. The range encompasses standard, security and pull handles, door knobs and accessories of aluminum and stainless steel. The face surface texture is grinded horizontally. The pull handle range builds up on a system of 10 parts and a maximum length of 2400 cm.

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AESTEEM

Aesteem is the starting point –or the finishing touch- of an architectural journey. Some may call it a simple lightswitch that turns electrical devices on and off. But it really is about making a switch towards the beauty in everyday life. The design is based on the perfect shape of a square. Slight pressure on each part sets the mechanical system in motion and turns the electricity on or off in a sliding movement. The switch then automatically returns to its original position. LED lights can be integrated on the backside to make it more visible

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BlobHertz

Blobhertz is a customizable parietal coating. The idea is to decorate a wall with the key frames of a soundtrack made in the material chosen by the customers. Indeed, according to the material used, its index of transparency, the refraction of light and the kind of soundtrack which subjects the fluid you will get a product with unique features. Run your fingers on the deformed surfaced is possible to begin an intimate and emotional experience communicated by music. By the technique of 3D printing you can also create an empty module that can be illuminated from inside.

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Little Bishop

Australian based and independent design practice Hunter and Richards has created a hook that positions and holds cable hung ceiling lights. No knot, clamp, bolt, screw or clip is used to secure the cable – simple thinking at it’s best. Previously there were brass hooks, repurposed accessories, or make-do items to suspend cable hung pendant lights. This novel solution melds art and design – there is no other ceiling hook like it in the world today.

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Synapsis

Deeply set in the architect and designer’s vocabulary, the possibility of customization was emphasized by Fernanda when developing the range, in which three basic concrete components can be put together freely in endless manners. “I like to think up objects in which functionality can be approached from a broader perspective. In the case of this one there are only 3 elements in play yet the combination possibilities are practically unlimited, which makes it extremely versatile.''

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Neolith® Calacatta

Neolith® Calacatta offers a marble-like design with bold dramatic veining that closely resembles nature. Combined with the inherent technical and mechanical properties of Sintered Compact Surfaces, it has the feel of real marble while being resistant to scratch, heat, abrasion, UV-exposure, frost, wear and tear, and impacts. It is suitable for floors, walls, facades, kitchen or bathroom surfaces and can be bookmatched and endmatched. It comes in sheets measuring 3.2 x 1.5 metres, is 6 or 12 mm thick and is available in both Silk and Polished finishes.

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