Art and Design

Art and Design

Art and Design featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Gregoria

Gregoria features the baluster, a key decorative element in traditional Filipino home designs. Gregoria is a semi-circular 2 to 3 seater lounge. Its backrest is made of kiln dried gmelina balusters in natural finish, and its seat made of split rattan solihiya in a sunburst pattern. The balusters are ornately handcarved and the solihiya handweaved.

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Mowraj

The Mowraj is a two-seater designed to embody the spirit of ethnic Egyptian and modern Gothic styles. Its form was derived from the Nowrag, the Egyptian version of the threshing sledge altered to embody the Gothic flair without compromising its ethnic antediluvian essence. The design is black lacquered featuring ethnic Egyptian handcrafted engravings on both arms and legs as well as rich velvet upholstery accessorized with bolts and pull rings giving it a medieval thrown like Gothic appearance.

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Lagan

Lagan is a conversation-starter coffee table that was born through a cultural identity marriage between two unique countries; Jordan and Uzbekistan. This rounded coffee table with 8mm glass top is made of an old Jordanian brass piece-originally a washing utensil- and Uzbek Suzanni- an embroidered tribal textile from Central Asia Region, Uzbekistan in particular- upholstered on a wooden base fabric stretched over a wooden base. The design is the latest addition to Badr Adduja collection.

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Flow

This is a cutting-edge design for those seeking something completely different and modern or just a practical set of furniture. This elegant design creates a graceful interplay between the organic lines and a contemporary look. “Flow” effortlessly fuses the worlds of sculptural art with product design, and makes a huge visual impact within many interior styles. Its adaptability is wonderfully suited for many settings from corporate to residential. The user can change the appearance and utility of the space by using multiple configurations of the pieces creating a stunning view.

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A consumer's diary

Nowadays identities are structured around the idea of consumption – in other words people create a sense of who they are through what they consume. Material objects are seen as an expression of modern values, attitudes and beliefs, they also give consumers a sense of belonging to a certain group of people. Therefore I decided to explore my own consumer’s identity through publishing a collection of my recent receipts - recreating my individual qualities, group membership and social standing based on the products I've recently consumed

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Vetrina nel Vento

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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