Monthly Archives: May 2011

ICFF pick | LOLL

Loll Fresco collection at ICFFDelightful outdoor furniture from Loll, Duluth, Minnesota, USA.

Loll produces outdoor no maintenance furniture from 100% post consumer plastics (yes, milk cartons) diverting the waste from land fill. Bold shapes, bright colors, modern and clean. (more…)

ICFF pick | nanimarquina

Nanimarquina at ICFF 2011

Hitting the mark with great elegance once again is Nanimarquina from Barcelona, Spain, with the Losanges collection. Designed by The Bouroullec brothers, Losanges is a reinterpretation of the traditional Kilim technique. Each rug is crafted by hand and uses hand spun Afghan wool, making each rug a unique piece. Losanges combines ancient technique and modern design to make a totally original creation.
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Nanimarquina is committed to using natural, renewable and recyclable resources, such as wool, jute, cotton and silk and renewable energy.
Nanimarquina is a major supporter of Care and Fair the advocacy group against child labour.
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ICFF pick | molo

molo at ICFF 2011Design firm, molo, Vancouver, Canada brought several of their newest innovative products to exhibit for the first time in North America at ICFF 2011.

Cloud softlight floats overhead, luminous, etheral. Constructed from molo’s signature honeycomb paper lit with LED, available in four sizes.
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Cappello lamp a delightful, delicate table lamp lit by an LED is shaded by a paper cap or “cappelo” in Italian, slides on a steel wire supported by a marble base.  Cappello is inspired by the “Arco” lamp designed by the Castiglioni brothers and made by Flos. The lamp is a tribute to designers, Achille Castiglioni, Pier Giacomo Castiglioni and Ingo Maurer.
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ICFF pick | graypants

graypants at ICFFA new addition to family of scrap lights made by the Seattle based graypants; DRUM Series scrap lights have handmade repurposed cardboard shades, frosted tempered glass lens, clear coated steel frames are UL – listed and takes 3 bulbs, incandescent or compact flourescent. Open on top to provide ample up lighting.
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ICFF pick | Teixidors

Teixidors Fabrics at ICFF 2011Always wonderful to see Teixidors of Tassara, Spain, their refined artisan collection of bed linens, towels, scarves are made from linen, silk, cashmere and merino wool. Teixidors uses trackable wool produced by a French co-operative, MacoMerino.  All products are hand loomed in Spain.
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ICFF May14 to May17, 2011

Come and visit some of our favorite design companies.

ICFF favorites

Inigo Elizalde Rugs

Inigo Elizalde Rugs

Inigo Elizalde Rugs

The collection is available in three different qualities: handtufted, handknotted and hand woven wool and abaca blends. All handtufting is done in the Philippines, where Inigo
Elizalde Rugs
has invigorated the local carpet and rug industry (more…)