Shiro Kuramata (1934-1991) was one of the most influential Japanese designers of the 20th century. His unique approach married the traditional Japanese design aesthetic with Western design princi- ples of Postmodernism.
A highlight from the Dutch Design Week, Vapor II explores the most common of materials through the rediscovery and re-interpretation of an ancient technique. Amsterdam designer Pieke Bergmans delivered plastic lighting installations shaped through a technique similar to glass blowing, suggesting the landmark for further developments.
An asymmetric table made of various elements: from each angle you look at it, the table shows a different personality. The top and frame are made from solid lamellar beams in smoked chestnut or European maple veneer.
Square or rectangular table with fixed or extendable top in natural oak, smoked oak, American walnut, white or black stained ash wood.
Stability is ensured by an internal anchoring system nested in the thin supporting aluminium legs wrapped in wood.
Moov is a versatile and essential sofa, minimalist and contemporary in design, but at the same time soft and comfortable. 'Softness' is a distinguishing feature of this system. Viewed from the front we can see its rounded internal curves, offering welcoming and comfortable seating. Moov is the most compositionally flexible of Cassina sofas.
Moov, from the Cassina I Letti collection, is a compact, upholstered bed, featuring understated design and providing soft, welcoming comfort. The bed frame and headboard are padded and covered in removable fabric or non-removable leather. The supporting structure can be disassembled and is in multilayer poplar with an expanded foam core.
A seating system (three seat depths: 78 - 85 - 100 cm.) that allows great flexibility: using the bench, as a base element, linked together with panels to form configurations that meet customized requirements or with the possibility to choose one of the suggested compositions.
With its visual linearity and soft and welcoming structure, this armchair is the epitome of extreme and deliberate simplicity.
The internal supporting frame is made from glass-reinforced plastic and processed with original slits and ribbing that guarantee the comfort of the seat. The padding is made from polyurethane foam and polyester wadding.
Bookshelves beech wood natural, black lacquer or white lacquer finish.
The four central shelves are removable.
Pivoting low table on castors. Dark grey enamelled steel base regulated by a gas cylinder permitting height adjustment up to 12,5 cm.
Ovoidal top in black semi-glossy lacquered wood.