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"Knitted" - Lighting Collection

A series of lightings that combines technology with tradition. Knitting acrylic threads in fixed patterns with wool crochet, creates a three-dimensional sheet of fabric which serves as a lighting fixture. The project was born from a collaboration between the designers Ariel Zuckerman and Oded Sapir . The process of developing the fabric, with the aid of textile designer Adva Bruner, led to the combination of an industrial knitted fabric with a handmade crochet detail. Fitting the fabric onto a rigid skeletal structure creates a light fixture with an organic feel and a rich colourfulness.

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Gates of Light

GATES OF LIGHT brings the monumental structures on the Afsluitdijk (legendary Dutch dike built in 1932) back to their former glory. In the dark, the architecture of these structures is illuminated by the headlamps of passing cars, reflecting the light through small prisms. If there are no cars on the road, the structures are not illuminated. This way of using light requires zero energy and does not contribute to light pollution.

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Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone is a bench designed for interior spaces and waiting lounges for utmost comfort. The design combines contemporary materials in a way that supports repairability that promotes sustainable cycles in the long term. The cushioned parts are fixed on top of the wooden bench and can be replaced easily without disassembling the whole product. The seating surfaces also offer customisation with colours and materials for the use environment.

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Wing

The product is composed by a perforated wooden plate and three triangular steel brackets. Each shelf takes advantage of modularity to form a fluid system that can be customized according to users necessities and space context by combining its positions and switching places of its moving brackets. Its shapes, materials and structural systems were studied and developed in order to get to the best result in terms of ease of assembly, visual harmony, possibility of customization and integration in multiple spaces.

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Iconic Cloud

Designer Pia Weinberg translated her vision of creating a world for two, into a minimalistic piece of design. A design icon that will last for generations. The Iconic Cloud. Part of the new generation of rocking horses. Handcrafted in the Netherlands from solid French oak and upholstered with the highest quality fabric made from 100% wool by Kvadrat.

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10:1

10: 1 is a series of furniture consisting of a sofa, a lounge chair and a stool. The furniture is made from special dense foam that has the material property that it can be compressed down to 10% of the original size under vacuum. Making it more sustainable to transport the furniture from industry to store and easier to move from home to home.

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