HOLIDAY 2018

HOLIDAY 2018

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HOLIDAY 2018

DESIGN STORE

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SEE••DS IS HONOURED TO COLLABORATE WITH SOME OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL NAMES IN CONTEMPORARY DESIGN, HAVING COMMISSIONED OVER 50 NEW EXPERIMENTAL WORKS SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 2016.

FOR A FULL CATALOGUE OF AVAILABLE WORKS PLEASE CLICK (HERE)

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BCXSY

TEST TUBES (CONSOLE)

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Through an experimental journey of form and function BCXSY has been exploring new possibilities of using brass tubes to create three dimensional practical objects. A screen, a console and a vase, with a brushed matte surface, are the first members of a family, conceived through the simple actions of cutting, bending and ordering, providing a new perspective to this well-known construction material and resulting in an innovative typography. Carefully handcrafted in Italy, the pieces introduce a striking aesthetic combining the pure and luxurious appeal of the material with humorous elements of surprise.

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OS ∆ OOS

REPEATED MIRROR NO.1

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Studio OS ∆ OOS tries to find the balance between form, material and use in their work which can best be described as contemporary objects derived from concept, yet rationalized to give them purpose. For the Repeated Mirror collection, their efforts result in neither a product nor pure artistic expression but a culmination of both.

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ATELIER FÉVRIER

POUDRE RUG

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Hand-knotted by Nepalese craftsmen, Poudre is a Himalayan wool and silk rug designed by Bruant & Spangaro and produced by Atelier Février.

It is customisable in any colour, any shape or size upon request.

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MARTINO GAMPER

POTTING W/ SUE + LAURIE, 2018

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Collection of 3 wood red salt glazed ceramics.

‘I like to bring people together and to share experiences, in this case it’s to work with friends on a new show where we can play and have fun together while designing and making new work.’

- Martino Gamper on the occasion of working in clay with friends for ‘No Ordinary Love’

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MARTINO GAMPER

SAN DIEGO VASE - 1, 2018

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‘Clay is a very social material, it’s a very fast and slow material at the same time. It doesn’t need many tools and can be worked very spontaneously.’

- Martino Gamper

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MARTINO GAMPER

POTTERY W/ BARRY, LAURIE + NICK, 2018

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Collection of 7 wood red salt glazed ceramics.

‘I like to bring people together and to share experiences, in this case it’s to work with friends on a new show where we can play and have fun together while designing and making new work.’

- Martino Gamper on the occasion of working in clay with friends for ‘No Ordinary Love’

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MARTINO GAMPER

IN VINO VERITAS COASTER

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Developed by Martino Gamper for his Total Trattoria project, this coaster is made of die-cut leather and is designed to hold 6 glasses at once.

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MARTINO GAMPER

SALT + PEPPER SPITZ

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Made of walnut and ash, the Pepper Spitz and Salt Spitz by Martino Gamper is inspired by the mountainous landscape of his home region.

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MAX FROMMELD

SERVING TRAYS

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Inspired by traditional Chinese-Japanese ‘Geta’ foot ware, these serving trays by Max Frommeld are made of Maple, Cherry, Walnut and Ash.

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JOCHEN HOLZ

CUMULIFORM TABLE LIGHT, 2018

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The neon table and pendant lights are unique light sculptures made of free formed borosilicate glass tubing. Each one is one of its kind and part of a small edition. The form plays with the pure light emitted by the different rare gases, the undulating tube subtly manipulates the light, softening and intensifying it in turns.

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JOCHEN HOLZ

LOBUS WALL LIGHT

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This wall mounted neon light is a unique light sculpture made of free formed borosilicate glass tubing and a cast jesmonite stone wall plate. Each is one of its kind and part of a small edition. It uses much bigger glass tubing diameters and wall thicknesses than in conventional neon making. This is highly unusual and shows entirely new qualities in this traditional technique. The glass is left uncoated and becomes part of the piece, the forms play with the light emitted by the different rare gases, the undulating tube subtly manipulates the light, softening and intensifying it in turns. 

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JOCHEN HOLZ

PENGUIN (JUG)

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‘Clear glass is about invisibility and fragility. By using other forms of colour you enter different connotations.’
- Jochen Holz

Hand-blown, extraordinarily light and with the designer’s trademark wobbly aethetic, the vessels look almost watery themselves.

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JOCHEN HOLZ

TUBUS (GLASSES)

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For the Tubus series, Jochen has taken long tubes of coloured, transparent, plain and textutred glass and cut them in sections of different sizes, creating a collection of glasses.

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JOCHEN HOLZ

CHAMPAGNE GLASSES, 2018

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These hand-blown glasses by Jochen Holz are extraordinarily light. With the designer’s trademark wobbly aethetic, the vessels look almost watery themselves.

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JOCHEN HOLZ

WINE GLASSES, 2018

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These hand-blown glasses by Jochen Holz are extraordinarily light. With the designer’s trademark wobbly aethetic, the vessels look almost watery themselves.

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JOCHEN HOLZ

WATER GLASSES, 2018

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These hand-blown glasses by Jochen Holz are extraordinarily light. With the designer’s trademark wobbly aethetic, the vessels look almost watery themselves.

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JOCHEN HOLZ

BARK VASE, 2018

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With Bark Vases, Jochen explores the rarely practiced glass blowing technique of lamp working. The work focuses on the materiality of borosilicate glass and a unique process to produce rich textures and complex shapes. Glass is often seen as a material of ultimate perfection, qualities of high polished transparency and vibrant colours. Jochen aims to disrupt this perfection and to break down the pristine nature of glass.

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JOCHEN HOLZ

CUMULIFORM TABLE LIGHT

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The neon table and pendant lights are unique light sculptures made of free formed borosilicate glass tubing. Each one is one of its kind and part of a small edition. The form plays with the pure light emitted by the different rare gases, the undulating tube subtly manipulates the light, softening and intensifying it in turns.

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GUGLIELMO POLETTI

SECTIONS (OUTDOOR)

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Sections, is a project derived from the idea of cutting a section of a tubular structure and reversing it, and by doing so, changing the typology of the piece.

For the PHM | Piemonte Handmade project, the designer has collaborated with the metal masters company Berrone Livio & C. to create an unprecedented object that revolutionizes a steel tube’s behavior through a simple offset of its own sections.

Made in collaboration with Berrone Livio & C. di Volvera.

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PIETRO RUSSO

PIUMA TABLE

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With its generous oval form, The Piuma “Feather” table is made of cross pieces of solid maple that are joined in an intricate and precise manner. It is supported by crossed tubular iron legs painted in black wiht joints and feet elements made of brused brass.

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PIETRO RUSSO

APOLLO LAMP

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A suspension lamp inspired by the first satellites launched into space. It consists of two borosilicate blown glass tubes of different diameters, within which there is a second tube acting as a diffuser. The structure is made of brushed brass and LED light is used as indirect light.

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PIETRO RUSSO

METROPOLIS LAMP

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A suspension lamp inspired by the movie “Metropolis”, the structure of which is made of brushed brass. The light source hidden in the metal structure directs upwards and downwards, leaving the rest of the space in a penumbra in the form of a “metropolis”.

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SILO STUDIO + WEALDSTONE YOUTH WORKSHOP

COAT STAND, 2018

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The Wealdstone Youth Workshop is a public design project with a group of 17 and 18 year olds in Wealdstone, Harrow, north-west London, who were brought together by regeneration agency Spacemakers to design and produce public furniture for use across their community. Over the last nine months, the youth - Esther Calinawan, Kayleigh Littlemore, Leo Harrison, Marina Marbella, Marius Dinu and Tanya Galia - have been led through a programme of workshops by Studio Silo to create, prototype and test a design.

Other works including a shelf, chair and bench are available upon request.

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ATTUA APARICIO

EKWC VASE (SMALL), 2018

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Made during her summer residency in the Netherlands at the EKWC - European Keramic Work Centre - the starting point and common thread of her work was to combine cermamics with leftover borosilicate glass from her partner Jochen Holz’s studio. The matte part is porcelain with molochito and the gloasy part is porcelain with crushed borosilicate glass and is the result of exploring the mixing of these two materials.

There are two larger sizes available on request.

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ODD MATTER

100 HOURS BENCH

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The relationship between designer and object is often determined by the tools used to create the pieces: tools enable creation but are also a barrier, a translation between imagination and reality. Odd Matter has developed an instinctive way of interacting with a material, allowing them to shape the object freely. The shapes are made by folding, draping and warping the metal mesh, as each piece is intuitively hand shaped before solidifying its shape and final texture in the galvanic bath. As the chemical reaction of electroplating occurs in unpredictable ways, the soft metal mesh forms are transformed into solid metal furniture pieces, with an intricate organic appearance. During the hours spent in the bath, the designers resign control allowing the process to complete the piece. In this way, the lamp, the shelf and the bench are made without technical drawings, 3d renderings or scale models and instead, both designer and tool, have been given the space to create in their own way, in their own time.

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ODD MATTER

MASS SHELF

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A series of rocklike textured shelves, tables and lights with a cork terrazzo nish. Handmade with a new technique developed by Odd Matter Studio that explores the use of cork as an aggregate material and high quality hard plaster as a binder. Combining the soft and light nature of cork with the rigidity and strength of gypsum.

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TIAGO ALMEIDA

DOWELS LAMP

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Dowels is a wall light formed by the combination of wooden dowels with tube light bulbs. All elements share similar shapes and they seem to play a game of “hide & seek”. While switched off the white bulbs seem to hide between the wooden dowels but once switched on the wood seems to hide behind the light.

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TIAGO ALMEIDA

100 DEGRESS CHAIR

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To escape from the right angle, glorified by the modernists, Tiago decided to use a different point of departure. 100 degrees is the key measurement of this piece. It represents the most comfortable angle for the back support. It is also used to measure the angle of the cut for each different section of the chair. Thus, it becomes a leitmotif that unifies the structure of the whole piece.

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JERSZY SEYMOUR

ENTERPRISE CHAIR

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The Enterprise Chair was presented at ABC Art Fair in Berlin as part of the initial public stock offering installation of the New Dirty Enterprises, a project proposed both as a conceptual art work and a revolutionary cause. The Enterprise Chair is made from standard aluminium stock, cut and welded.

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CAMPBELL RAY

THIERRY

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THIERRY table express several motifs that we look towards in our design practice, which at its heart is a desire to elevate everyday objects through a celebration of natural materials, unexpected colourways and a fascination with trompe l’oeil.

Often inspired by the playful elegance typified by the golden age of Italian design from the mid-20th century, Campbell- Rey have sought to create something that feels joyful and irreverent, yet firmly rooted in its materiality.

Crafted by hand in Carrara and London, this side table represents a new direction as they continue to expand their practice into the physical space.

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SABINE MARCELIS

FILTER LIGHT

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FILTER is a series of lighting which utilises the material properties of HI- MACS combined with cast resin to filter
a light source, highlighting the material’s hidden qualities. Patterns and colours which do not reveal themselves when the light is in its off-state are exposed and celebrated once the lights are lit-up.

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DUCCIO MARIA GAMBI

FAR DEEP VOID

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Unusual and unpleasant shapes, unusual and unpleasant textures, obscure matter deposits. Far Deep Void is a collection of sculptural vases literally emerging from a block of Polystyrene. The block is first melted in the inside through acetone to obtain a partially controlled void, where the owing of a mass of concrete eaves some of its fluid on the inner rough surface, in the form to a thin layer. The block is later melted down from the outside leaving the hardened concrete shape emerge and reveal, rendering the unknown void shape visible and touchable. Melted polystyrene, once lost his recognizable aspect, becomes part of the final object partly covering it, leaving a permanent trace of its genesis and of the process itself.

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YADE

ECLIPSE I

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Felt’s sound absorbing and comforting properties have inspired this collection of rugs by Yade. The subtle graphics reflect the delicate balance in the production processes, resulting in a rug that reveals the material’s core attributes.

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LAURELINE GALLIOT

TUFTY

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TUFTY, presented at Salone Del Mobile 2017, reinterprets original motifs and colors of oriental carpets in contemporary form. Touch screen allows to paint with fingers and it generates a new kind of organic, multicolored shapes.

To design TUFTY, Galliot chose to play with typical parts of oriental carpets (central medallion, pendants, field, main border, outer secondary border, fringes). While depicting successively these parts on her iPad, she explored - distorted, disguised - the traditional motifs to finally deliver her own versions of a carpet.

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MARC DIBEH

THE (NOT SO) GLORIOLE LAMP

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The idea behind the lamps is to deprive an originally shiny material, in this case, brass, of its reflective quality and to purposefully roughen it by oxidising, thus also intensifying the inner halo and giving the object an egotistical presence.

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MATTEO CIBIC

DERMAWANGA

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DERMAWANGA is a self-growing plant animal hybrid. Avoiding most of the steps that are linked to today’s production methods, these hybrids become the furniture of tomorrow. Everything is grown directly, nothing is wasted. If they break, they regenerate.

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MATTEO CIBIC

DERMIDERMA

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DERMIDERMA is a selection of organic self-growing objects with a function. This series of plants grow as a single bench, console or stacked shelving system to display the organisms of the future. Each of the units can be stacked for a height size of choice. Specially sized commissions also available on request.

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