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Obon

Obon is a collection of three low side tables made of ceramic with a glazed top. The Obon Tables come in 3 different sizes to provide different solutions for multiple interior design projects. The shape is soft and it appears to be slightly irregular, the surface of the body is smooth and silky and the top is glazed to make it easy to clean and avoid possible stains of liquids and dirt.

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Linear Refraction

Linear Refraction series is customized lighting for Hotel 35. Located in Lishui, the capital of photography, Hotel 35 is the first design hotel in China which merged art village and tourism industry and create a new business model type. Artist Ray Teng Pai tried to explore the relationship between time, space, and person under the theme of photography. Linear Refraction series creates a contemporary composition of geometry in the hotel room, and respond to the photography of art.

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Linear Refraction

Linear Refraction series is customized lighting for Hotel 35. Located in Lishui, the capital of photography, Hotel 35 is the first design hotel in China which merged art village and tourism industry and create a new business model type. Artist Ray Teng Pai tried to explore the relationship between time, space, and person under the theme of photography. Linear Refraction series creates a contemporary composition of geometry in the hotel room, and responds to the photography of art.

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Hourglass

Hourglass is a multifunctional furniture that expresses the design concept of "one plus one is greater than two". It can meet basic needs and give people a sense of experience. The design is inspired by the art of time-hourglass. The hourglass is a symbol of time. When the sun is born, it is a "coat rack"; at noon, it can be used as a "shelf"; when night falls, it can be used as a "table lamp". The changes in different functions remind people to follow the direction of time and perceive the beauty of life.

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Cling

Cling is a floor lamp by Robert Dabi. Emerging from the floor plate, the pole seamlessly wraps around a spotless LED ring made of a slim aluminium profile in a diameter of 55 cm. Within the area between pole and the frame holding the light ring, a flexible section is incorporated. This makes it possible to freely move or tilt the ring and thereby adapt the appearance of the lamp to its' surrounding. Robert constructed the lamp with stability in mind – heavy lower steel parts and top aluminium parts sum up to only 2,5 kg of weight.

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