Lighting brand Koncept first made their debut in 2002, with a plan to design and develop innovative products for home and business that make your life safer, simpler, and greener. Since then they’ve created a line of LED lamps and lighting elements that consumers have embraced. Koncept’s flagship product, the contemporary Z-Bar High Power LED desk lamp with its Z-shaped arm, has earned international attention and accrued a number of awards. It’s even gone on permanent display in Germany’s Die Neue Sammlung museum as a best innovation of the 20th/21st centuries. Other lighting collections from Koncept that we’re especially drawn
Some people might call a collaboration between Semihandmade and Sarah Sherman Samuel a match made in heaven, and we are most definitely those people. The company known for pairing stylish doors with IKEA cabinets and the interior designer launched their first collection in 2018, and recently released their latest – Quarterline.
The Quarterline collection was created to fill the modern aesthetic space between Shaker and full-slab cabinet doors, a minimal design that’s just a quarter of the size of the classic Shaker. It’s the perfect way to personalize kitchen cabinets, credenzas, consoles, and more. Samuel shared that she has
Edenic Design released their first design, the Teâshí Coffee Table, and have since produced only 100 of the branching creation. Named after the Japanese word for “limb,” the table’s structure rises from the ground with limbs that could resemble branches, veins, fingers, or lightning bolts. Each table is welded by hand with care going into each piece to honor the original creativity that led to its unique silhouette. Beyond its intriguing structure, the Teâshí Coffee Table was designed with the intent of collaborating with artists who could take it to the next level. The first collaboration is with Montreal artist
Maurice Martel architecte gives nod to iconic modern architecture in a project in Montréal where they designed an indoor swimming pool that can be enjoyed all year long, even during the long Quebec winters. Pavilion A references Philip Johnson’s Glass House and the Ben Rose House featured in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off with its minimalist structure made of metal and glass. Massive windows float floor-to-ceiling with a flat roof that appears to float on top.
The exterior part of the structure might be black, but the interior is bright with the help of skylights and a white ceiling.
With every Milk Stand pop-up shop, both physical and virtual, Design Milk is proud to be able to support a diverse group of talented makers and creatives who are creating beautiful, handmade items that are truly one of a kind. We’re now wrapping up our month-long first ever virtual Milk Stand and if you missed out on any of the fun, you can still head to our @designmilkeveryday Instagram page under Highlights to learn more about all of our exhibitors. They’ve shared their histories, inspirations, manufacturing process, behind-the-scene moments in their studios, and more.
We’re excited to share the next episode of TheBuild.tv Firehouse project – Connected Home. Anthony Carrino takes us on a tech tour of his new home, which he converted from an old Firehouse. Read more details about the specific technologies he chose here and watch to see how it all comes together:
Images courtesy of Anthony Carrino.