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Moai Outdoor Light from B.Lux. Outdoor bollard lighting with a lovely organic shape with a vertical linear “veining” detail. The base is cast aluminum with grey epoxy resin finish, and UV-stabilized polyethylene diffuser. An optional reflector cap reduces light pollution from the top. Moai is available in a mounted (fixed to the ground) or portable version.
Recognized for forward-thinking organically-inspired products crafted in innovative materials, Ross Lovegrove achieves a new level of clarity for KnollStudio with his inventive table desks. The Multi-Color Base (RL3) consists of Robin’s Egg Blue, Rust, Yellow and Orange cross bar legs with a Starphire™ glass top. Starphire™ glass is more clear and luminous than regular glass. Its low iron content gives the glass a crystal quality with a 0.125″ bevel edge that is exceptionally clear in character. The top and base are shipped separately.
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Conceived in 1953 as a rocking stool made of metal wire and wood, the Cyclone Dining Table was manufactured the following year in varying sizes. At the suggestion of Hans Knoll, Noguchi’s small table was enlarged to full size in 1957. Reintroduced by Knoll in collaboration with the Noguchi Foundation, the design is now meticulously produced from Noguchi’s original drawings. Also offered in a Side Table version.
Over the past few weeks, some changes at Google and some comments from its CEO have gotten me thinking about the effect the company is having on culture.
Now, to be clear, I am not part of that group of people – Nick Carr, Andrew Keen or Evgeny Morozov – who feel that the internet is ruining things. Quite to the contrary, I’m very optimistic about the promise of new technology to make the world better and fairer.
After several months of working with Los Angeles based jeweler Shayan Afshar on what began as a personal project of dedication, Levi Maestro developed something that he felt was undeniable. This design was created with the designers intention to communicate that when he gives his heart and word to something, then his energy, love, mind, and of course time become infinitely dedicated. More images and information here!