Gallery: Designersblock 2012 Showcases Brilliant Furnishings From Emerg...

 
Pension Für Produkte's beautiful Honey lamps are made from recycled honeycomb paper.

Designersblock in Milan 2012 is hosted by Tom Dixon at the MOST design festival.

The Swedish designer Carsten Thostrup showed off a set of colorful stools locally produced in Sweden.

Austrian designer Zitta Schnitt exhibited an open-source design for a PET bottle purse that is sewn together from old PET bottles.

Zitta Schnitt also showed a how-to guide for a foldable light called Eclectic lady. It can be easily assembled using a sheet of 700 mm x 1000 mm paper.

The School of Industrial Design in Lund showed their kitchen concept called Yesterday Today Tomorrow, which also was shown at the Stockholm Furniture Fair in February.

Ashley Temundo exhibited a DIY solution for upgrading chairs (or other pieces of furniture) in need of a facelift. With her workshop set up in the back the handicraft involved was easy to grasp.

Alexandra Mazur-Knyazeva unveiled a collection of “bio fireplaces” made from a special kind of high refractory heat-resistant clay.

Alexandra Mazur-Knyazeva‘s Essence of Flame fireplaces are designed to weather over time, and they are based on EcoSmartFire burners.

Pension Für Produkte‘s beautiful Honey lamps are made from recycled honeycomb paper.

Scottish experimental designer Patrick Stevenson-Keating showed his latest project called Liquidity, which explores the emerging technology of conductive inks and soft/paper electronics.

The prize for the sweetest design goes to Sayaka Takeshita for her hug-friendly pillows called Tsubomi (Buds). Each comfy pillow is completely handmade.

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+ Inhabitat Milan Furniture Fair Coverage

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