The lighting design principle continues the architectural concept. Facade lighting on the waterside of the building is combined with the characteristics of architectural function and form. The other facade of the building is a three-dimensional folding "feather" shaped perforated aluminum curtain wall system. Linear lamps with 4000K are installed inside the triangular folder curtain wall to illuminate the triangular bottom and reflect into the entire curtain wall cavity. Through the feather-like perforations, it looks like a lantern that shines through the whole body.
Livre was born from the idea to blend together the desire for the concept of an Asian-inspired product with the actual perspective of GallottieRadice. The result of this is an armchair that could be define hybrid for the craftmanship applied to the solid wood base; the upper part is instead an enveloping armchair, that feels like a cocoon, very elegant in its shape in contrast with the base which is thick but at the same time tapered, interesting and very soft as a whole.
Non Electric Aroma Diffuser Lei’s minimal form stems from that it does not need a power source. Powered by the temperature difference in the metal, supplied by the candle heat which creates diffusion and aroma volatilization. (Patented invention.) Its minimalist design made from recyclable materials, cordless mobility, and low maintenance usability. Every aspect of design is crucial such as the glass cylindrical dome which efficiently raises the heat of the flame, the optimal gap above the aroma tray and the single blade fan to introduce oxygen, and the oval shape for heat dissipation.
Plastic Recurrence is a series of benches designed for a district town hall in Hong Kong, by using recycled household plastic waste from the same district. HIR studio recycled the plastic bottles in the riverside town, processed, and remolded them into new public benches, before bringing them back into the local town hall for everyone to enjoy. The series were made of only two typical modules assembled in varied lengths and rotations. Tactile textures and imperfect color of recycled plastic render each bench unique. What is taken from the community is used back in the community.
The table Diagonal is a piece of furniture embodied with diversify possibility in its sleek form. The clean inter-cross stand structure is positioned in diagonal guideline. With the intended twisted angle, the Void/Solid dialogue would be initiated when people move around the table. The Diagonal tension could also be seen from above with tabletop veneer pattern, which also follow table’s invisible diagonal guideline beneath.
Bubble chair - is not what it seems. From lightly inflated visual forms you can expect airy lightness: but the frame itself is cast by hand from a very robust aluminium. In front of us we have an interesting example of a conflict between form and content, which completely changes features and perception of the object itself. Choice of using aluminium was determined by its plasticity: in designers opinion, this is the most «alive» material out there.
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