Daily Archives: 05/28/2010

Natural Light

BLOOM MGX LAMP BY PATRICK JOUIN

With nature as his inspiration, Patrick Jouin designed this lovely lamp which “blossoms” to adjust the light level. The shade is three dimensionally printed, including the hinges that allow it to transform from demure bud to glorious bloom.

(via NOTCOT)

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Fine Design

THE WORK OF HEY STUDIO

I read a brief post on Minimalism this morning, and that must be why these caught me. It’s not an easy thing, paring down the unnecessary in visual communication, and the admirable work of Barcelona’s Hey Studio is smart, sparse and stunningly simple.

(via Pitch Design Union)

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Lord of the Rings

FORGED JEWELRY BY JANOS GABOR VARGA

The creations of Janos Gabor Varga’s Blind Spot Jewellery range from rudimentary to delicate, but each design is imbued with an unmistakable sense of power. It’s as if the artisan was muttering an incantation while he labored over the work for hours on end.

Varga refers to his jewelry as artifacts or amulets, and it’s no wonder.┬áSlip these compelling BSJ pieces into the antiquities display case at any museum, and they could easily pass as decorative objects from an earlier time.

(via 2modern design talk)

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