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PELLE

I’m currently in admiration of this bubble chandelier by Pelle. I’m most often drawn to design that pairs contrasting elements. In this instance, the grouping of the individually delicate glass globes into a large cluster and joining them by an industrial, roped cord creates a desirable contradiction within the design. The contrast of the fragile [...]

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KEIJI ASHIZAWA FOR FRAMA

I’m always intrigued by anything that achieves the perfect balance between form and function seemingly effortlessly. The “sutoa,” by Japanese architect Keiji Ashizawa, falls precisely into that category. The unit, made for european design agency Frama, has a minimalist structure comprised of only seven chestnut boxes and a steel frame. I’m also impressed by how [...]

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