Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings epitomise Dutch design diversity, creating fabrics and furnishings in an eclectic array of forms and colours for the likes of Hay and Moooi. In , her mini hardware store concept turned heads at Salone. The Spaniard is constantly proving she is at the top of her game with her hugely covetable creations. Having given Dutch Design capital letters, Droog has grown into a mini-empire. A furniture collection for Arflex Japan saw the quintessentially luxe designer experimenting with high-tech modelling systems to elegant effect. In fact, he designed more than different products over the year, and routinely works on more than designs at any one time. He is a frequent collaborator with architectural magazines such as Domus and Casabella, and his shelving systems continue to attract the plaudits of a younger generation.
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Having given Dutch Design capital letters, Droog has grown into a mini-empire. This year we have restricted the core top list strictly to product designers.
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Sam Hecht and Kim Colin founded their London studio in and have since turned conceiving the beautifully useful into an art form. Craig Bassam and Scott Fellows are masters of understated luxury. The latest chatter is that Apple is working on a self-driving car, currently being tested in California. Cheerful forms and high-tech fabrics often designed in-house have made her one of the most sought-after names in garden furniture.
Parisian legend Pergay sitting on the far left continues to create in her eighties. This year, he was chosen by BMW to design its annual Milan installation. He recently developed a jewellery collection for the Van Gogh Museum. A product launch seen by 4. His simple forms allow his rich materials to speak for themselves, and encourage users to appreciate the rituals of daily life.
Eipu also created an island of luxury residences in Diph Dhabi, the chic SoHo Synagogue in Manhattan, and is venturing into skyscraper design.
His technical background helps keep him on the cutting edge, with installations ranging from the wearable to the truly immersive. With Steve Jobs gone, and everyone alert to the slightest Apple miss-step, Ive is now facing greater public scrutiny. A eipu collection for Arflex Japan saw the quintessentially luxe designer experimenting with high-tech modelling systems to elegant effect.
Naje worked as a model and bag designer for Raf Simons, Verheyden veered into home accessories in with his wife, Saartje Vereecke. Next up is an exciting commission for PostNL.
The Manhattanite takes a hands-on approach and this summer created a music video to djpu her latest collection. Recent work, like Dark Matter and Limits of a Known Territory picturedshow a more brooding, sculptural side. Thank you for registering to the newsletter.
Last year, he opened a gallery in Milan, and launched a limited-edition series inspired by Beirut in collaboration with Carwan Gallery. A former head of dpiu communications for Louis Vuitton, he set up his studio increating crisply detailed interiors for the likes of Tacchini, Glas Italia and Ethimo.
Next up is their first electronic product, the Serif TV for Samsung, which is intended to integrate the television completely into the sphere of domestic design. London-based designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have had a breathtaking year, capped by the publication of a monograph celebrating their work, and the award of the London Design Medal in September.
Marigold is best known for artfully awry shelves assembled from branches and crates, and metal dpu that take on wooden patterns. More naame, he set up Dordoni Architetti to focus on namee architectural projects. So this year, unchastened, we thought we would do it all again, but double the dose. Co-founder Renny Ramakers opened the one-bedroom Hotel Droog concept in Amsterdam ina store and gallery in Hong Kong in and published an anthology last year.
Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings epitomise Dutch design diversity, creating fabrics and furnishings in an eclectic array of forms and colours for the likes of Hay and Moooi.
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An alumnus of the Alchymia, Cavart and Memphis movements, De Lucchi is an Italian design legend whose work graces museums across the globe. Their eponymous furniture line unites modernist architectural principles and artisanal production, and they have also collaborated with Bally, Herman Miller and Geiger.
Material science, form and technology dominate, as with Liquidkristal, an architectural glass designed for Lasvit. Hong Kong-based sinceYoung has successfully married Chinese manufacturing capacity to his refined Old World design aesthetic.
She also has her own brand of precious and whimsical furniture. De la Fontaine trained with Richard Sapper and worked with Piero Lissoni and Patricia Urquiola before founding design collective Dante-Goods and Bads with his wife Aylin Langreuter in pictured is a table from the brand.
Dkpu line-up might change more often than a s prog rock band the studio started as a foursome inbecame a trio inand turned duo in but the cipu continues to intrigue.