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Monthly Archives: May 2012

No tools, no fuss. New simple CROSSOVER Shelving System from Müller Möbel can be dismantled and re-arranged in minutes!

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” This is the premise, formulated by the French writer, Saint-Exupéry, on which we based the design of this shelf system. The aim was to find a solution that featured a sophisticated structure with minimal material […]

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Meet. Eat. Drink. New ‘social’ table designed by ALFREDO HÄBERLI for QUODES

The STAMMTISCH is a ‘social’ table, inspired by the table for the regular visitor in a cafe. Alfredo Häberli translated this idea for the home and project market. The introduction took place during the Salone del Mobile in Milan in the showroom of kitchen manufacturer Schiffini. Alfredo Häberli created two ‘houses’ with the dining table […]

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Milan 2012: Part chandelier, part planter. Set your imagination free with the new Series 38 from Bocci

38 is a surrealistically motivated re-exploration of a technique of making originally developed for a previous project called 28, whereby air is pushed in and out of glass that is intermittently heated and cooled.  In the case of this project, the technique is stretched to the limits of possibility.  Large glass spheres are blown, and […]

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Milan 2012: Reflex Angelo at the Milan Furniture Fair plus new 2012 Brochure available to view online | CHAPLINS FURNITURE

Reflex presented their 2012 collection at the recent Milan Furniture Fair. The hugely impressive stand displayed a perfect mix of glamour and modern contemporary design, each product finished to the highest standards showing true Italian craftsmanship at its very best… Click on the image below to view all the latest products from the Reflex Angelo […]

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Interior Inspiration: Upper West Side Manhattan Apartment by STUDIOLAB featuring Zanotta, Cassina and Arper Furniture

STUDIOLAB have designed the interior for an apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan using furniture and lighting from many of the brands, which we represent such as  , ,  and . We love seeing the products we sell in real life situations, helping to inspire both us and our clients when working on […]

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Milan 2012: British design company Tom Dixon launches ‘Luminosity’ – An Exploration of Light

During the Milan Design Week this year, British design company Tom Dixon launched ‘Luminosity’ a showcase of new lamps, lights and shades presented in a series of illuminated environments, at MOST, a festival of design, innovation and culture, which was  held at the Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology in Milan. Luminosity is […]

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Milan 2012: Sinuous, Soft and Stylish. The new La Mise Sofa by Luca Nichetto for Cassina

With this new project Cassina is introducing a new designer, Luca Nichetto. To Nichetto, quoting Castiglioni, a good design object should contain irony and memory. Irony in that it should make us smile, entertain us with its shape, the material or its name and memory, for instance by revisiting lines of the past or stirring […]

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Milan 2012: LEE BROOM’s Public House brought a truly British experience to this years festival!

Lee Broom launched his first, solo exhibition in Milan during the Salone del Mobile last week. Entitled Public House, the show marked the fifth anniversary of the Lee Broom brand, showcasing Broom’s hero pieces in one curated space. Inspired by the age-old institution of the British pub, with a multidimensional, surreal twist, Public House brought […]

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Hand printed artwork from award winning photographer Philip Bryden on display at Chaplins Furniture – Hatch End, Middlesex

Philip Bryden was born in 1964, and raised in Los Angeles, California. He studied photography and cinematography at UCLA, and pursued post-graduate studies under internationally renowned photographers Lou Stoumen, Robert Heinecken, and Peter Reiss. As well as being a photographer, he also works on various projects in film and television. He has directed short films, […]

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Juliet by Benjamin Herbert wins Poltrona Frau centenary armchair contest

Benjamin Hubert has won the international competition to find Poltrona Frau’s Centenary armchair. The armchair for the 100 year old company enters into its iconic limited edition collection to represent its history and future. The brief of the competition was to utilise the traditional upholstery techniques under the theme ‘a chair to spend time in’ […]

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