Designd & Designed

Designd & Designed

Designd & Designed featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

One Hundred

Innovative, Multifunctional and Minimal. Their design stands out from all the rest in its level since it displays both creativity and uniqueness. Creative because their team used graphical figures of number 100 to design a multifunctional floor lamp and unique because where else can one find a light which also purifies the air? This is probably just the beginning of the journey of numbers finding their paths to the world of design.

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Supersymmetry

In the year 2020 people had to reinvent their lifestyles and face a collision of professional and private in their homes. Inspiration to solve this problem was found in one of the concepts of modern partial physics, supersymmetry, which explains how the substance can transform into matter. A lighting fixture was designed to help people to switch between their life essences by the simple move and magnetic click. The lamp transforms from a vertical source of soft light to a horizontal source of concentrated light for work, creation, and close communication.

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Collection Crypto

Crypto is a modular lighting collection since it can expand vertically as well as horizontally, depending on how the single glass elements that compose each structure are distributed. The idea that inspired the design originates from nature, recalling ice stalactites in particular. The peculiarity of Crypto items stands in their vibrant blown glass that enables light to spread in many directions in a very soft way. Production occurs by means of a completely handcrafted process and it is the end user who decides how the final installation will be composed, each time in a different way.

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Buddy

Buddy is a minimal, playful table light designed by Mona Sharma and made by Gantri, who 3D print lights using PLA derived from sugar crops. The adjustable head was a key idea from the designer, resulting in a new, stock component for future designers on the Gantri platform - offering better products and open source design. Each light is locally made in California and hand finished using water based marine paints, giving luxury, made to order products that are attainable, sustainable and safer for the planet.

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Ithaki Restaurant

The lighting design team was appointed to design the lighting scheme for the refurbishment of a fine-dining restaurant, located in the most prestigious area of the city’s Riviera. The restaurant comprises of interior as well as exterior areas. All areas are facing the sea. The lighting design scope was to deliver a glare-free lighting scheme that respects the night views to the sea and the night sky and also provides the immersive atmosphere to match the classy-chic tones of the interior design and enhances the culinary experience.

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Weed

Based on research insights that people are more inclined to leisure, Weed not only uses a lightweight design language form, but also combines wireless charging technology into its compact body to achieve portability, which perfectly meets this demand. Its design is completely user-centric in any case, it has multiple roles, and can also be used as a flash torch when you pull out the rod. Its smooth patterned surface has also become a symbol of indoor nature, which will evoke your memories of childhood outdoor activities.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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