Spotlight on: Soft Props and Baleno by Cassina

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Spotlight on: Soft Props and Baleno by Cassina

Under the direction art director Patricia Urquiola, two of the latest products for the Cassina collection were designed by two new designers to the group – French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec and German designer Konstantin Grcic.

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From Venice, Foscarini's postcards of light

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From Venice, Foscarini's postcards of light

Spanish designer Eugeni Quitllet explores transparency and the play of light in a new series of lamps designed for Foscarini. A self-described dreamer, the designer's Satellite collection is ephemeral and weightless in appearance, and the subject of a short film that captures its beauty and simplicity within a series of evocative Venetian vignettes. 

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SP01 launches new collection by Tim Rundle

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SP01 launches new collection by Tim Rundle

New Zealand born and London-based, Tim Rundle has designed the latest collection for Australian brand SP01 inspired by design history, making, an Australian colour palette and bringing together a diverse mix of materials. more space caught up with Tim to chat about the ideas and influences behind the new range. 

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N.O, it's a chair...

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N.O, it's a chair...

The work of Swedish design studio Front moves across furniture, products, interiors and installation design, and often communicates a story about the making process, or the material they have chosen. Working with Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Chair N.0 is inspired by the classic Chair N.14 – one of the most iconic chairs of our time. 

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Behind the design narrative with Naoto Fukasawa

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Behind the design narrative with Naoto Fukasawa

Designer of prefab houses for Muji, household objects for his own brand Plus Minus Zero, and projects for Issey Miyake, Vitra and more, here we look at Naoto Fukasawa's newest designs for B&B Italia. Described by Fukasawa as "like making a sculpture out of Carrara marble blocks", Harbor is a collection that poetically conjures function from the purest of form. 

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Two generations light up Kartell

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Two generations light up Kartell

Father and son collaborators Alberto and Francesco Meda reveal Aledin Tec for Italian manufacturer Kartell, an LED task lamp in two versions – Tec and Dec – one designed for the office and the other for home. 

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It's OpenHAUS at the MPavilion with tomorrow's designers

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It's OpenHAUS at the MPavilion with tomorrow's designers

A stand out on the MPavilion program this year was 'Design Your Own Pavilion' dreamt up and run by architects Tania Davidge and Christine Phillips of OpenHAUS. Their weekend design workshop looked at what a pavilion was and how you might design one, and engaged more than 30 kids in the adventure.

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Singapore, Creative City of Design

Named a UNESCO Creativity City of Design in 2015, we take a look at the region's new design hotspot where Space Furniture both strategically and somewhat fortuitously, opened its South East Asa flagship more than a decade ago. 

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The Moderns, a design legacy

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The Moderns, a design legacy

We visit the Rose Seidler House for a spring picnic tour with Space and a group of architects, engineers and designers from across Australia. Nearly 70-years since the house was completed, its popularity reveals even more than Harry Seidler's exciting and radical vision for the suburban home in 1950.

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Inside the high tech hand made world of Edra

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Inside the high tech hand made world of Edra

With legendary art director Massimo Morozzi, founders Valerio and Monica Mazzei launched Edra in the final days of the Memphis movement, developing an advanced research hub where designers, including Zaha Hadid, Francesco Binfaré and Fernando and Humberto Campana, helped establish Edra's reputation as the avant-garde of the Italian design industry.

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A furniture icon turns twenty... Happy Birthday Charles

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A furniture icon turns twenty... Happy Birthday Charles

Celebrating 20 years and the innovative leaps and bounds of furniture maker B&B Italia, the Charles sofa designed by Antonio Citterio was named in honour of Charles Eames and the extraordinary lengths he and Ray Eames went to, experimenting and testing materials and pushing the design industry into the future.

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How Piero Lissoni fulfilled a design promise to B&B Italia

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How Piero Lissoni fulfilled a design promise to B&B Italia

Piero Lissoni's studio is a thriving creative hub, with projects from furniture to hotels to the visual identity for the International Film Festival in Venice  We meet Piero Lissoni's first collection with B&B Italia – Saké and Formiche – a collaboration that began over dinner with founder Piero Busnelli more than 20 years ago. 

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