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Ithaki Restaurant

The lighting design team was appointed to design the lighting scheme for the refurbishment of a fine-dining restaurant, located in the most prestigious area of the city’s Riviera. The restaurant comprises of interior as well as exterior areas. All areas are facing the sea. The lighting design scope was to deliver a glare-free lighting scheme that respects the night views to the sea and the night sky and also provides the immersive atmosphere to match the classy-chic tones of the interior design and enhances the culinary experience.

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Capsule Collection

Consistent with the Astro creative ethos, that good design demands simplicity, the Capsule Collection presents three stand out designs. io Pendant, Halftone and Orb transcend seasons and trends being functional yet beautiful, with each design unique from the materials selected through to the individual challenges that had to be overcome. Providing a platform to liberate Astro's creative process and reinforce the design led approach, Capsule Collection honours the design DNA of core Astro product, but is visually unique with delicacy that quietly compliments any design scheme.

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Elytra

Elytra is designed in a way that allows the user easy access to increase the table top surface because of its non-static nature. The biomimetic, dynamic table's surfaces are split into four broad parts, including a wooden "head" and "body" as well as two glass-inlay wings that can be opened out simultaneously to expand the table's surface to store an extra few cups of tea, a planter or two, and perhaps a notebook to doodle your ideas on.

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Buddy

Buddy is a minimal, playful table light designed by Mona Sharma and made by Gantri, who 3D print lights using PLA derived from sugar crops. The adjustable head was a key idea from the designer, resulting in a new, stock component for future designers on the Gantri platform - offering better products and open source design. Each light is locally made in California and hand finished using water based marine paints, giving luxury, made to order products that are attainable, sustainable and safer for the planet.

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Watchtower

This cat climbing tower explores a new form of cat furniture. To boost the harmonious relationship between cats and home environments, it breaks the bulky stereotype of existing cat trees. According to cats’ habits, the upper part is used as a resting place and watchtower for cats to observe their territory. The lower part is designed for entertainment, offering cats a large, safe playing area.

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Be Water

Be Water is a linear and modular, recessed, kinetic decorative LED lamp. A hypnotic effect in continuous motion that emulates sunlight reflected on the surface of moving water and projected onto walls, boat keels or under bridges. Available in four different colour variations and inspired by the four elements in nature (Water, Fire, Air and Earth) when combined with room fragrances and relaxation music playlists it offers a multi-sensorial experience. The lamp is suitable for residential, wellness, hotels, restaurants, reception and waiting areas. It's more than a lamp, it's an experience.

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Good design deserves great recognition. Everyday, we are pleased to feature amazing designers who create original and innovative designs, amazing architecture, stylish fashion and creative graphics. Today, we are presenting you one of the World’s greatest designers. Checkout an award-winning design portfolio today and get your daily design inspiration.

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