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Piero Gandini to sell Italian lighting brand Flos to private equity fund

September 15, 2014

News: Flos, the Italian lighting brand that produces iconic products including the Castiglioni brothers' Arco light, is to be sold to a private equity fund for around €400 million. Flos president Piero Gandini has reached an agreement to sell an 80...

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Biennale Interieur "gives chances to a new generation of designers"

September 11, 2014

In this movie produced by Dezeen for Biennale Interieur, Joost Vanhecke introduces this year's festival and explains why it runs a workshop for the 20 young designers selected for its Interieur Awards. Interieur Awards winners outside Domaine du Bois...

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Mysterious Pina And Misha Lamps Of Hardened Fabric

September 9, 2014
Mysterious Pina And Misha Lamps Of Hardened Fabric

Misha and Pina lamps are parts of the series of exploration of fabric’s behavior in lighting. The shade of Pina uses the fabric 95% cotton and 5% spandex, while Misha fabric is made of 100% post-consumer plastic bottles. The technology of making both...

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Versatile Proplamp That Can Hold Any Shape

September 8, 2014
Versatile Proplamp That Can Hold Any Shape

Designer Erwin Zwiers is always experimenting with new materials, and she came across a multifunctional non woven plastic, which was ideal for designing a light. That’s how she create...

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Another Country launches lighting collection with designs by Dana Cannam

September 5, 2014

Maison&Objet 2014: British design brand Another Country has collaborated with Canadian designer Dana Cannam on a lighting range that will be unveiled today at Paris trade fair Maison & Objet. The...

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AfroditiKrassa’s Pentagon Pendant is clad in beveled mirrors

September 1, 2014

Interior design studio AfroditiKrassa has created a pentagonal pendant light with casing made from mirrored and tinted glass (+ slideshow). Designed as part of AfroditiKrassa's first product range, the AKollection,...

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