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Ska V29

Solid natural larch wood table worked with numerical control machines and finished by hand, the particularity is the shape that recalls the position of the trees, demolished by the Vaia storm that hit the Dolomites and represented by solid wood larch wood axes themselves. The hand-polished surface makes the surface opaque and smooth to the touch and enhances its veins and shapes. The base, made of powder-coated steel, represents the pine forest before the storm passes.

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Tatamu

By 2050 two thirds of the earth population will live in cities. The main ambition behind Tatamu is to provide flexible furniture for people whose space is limited, including those who are frequently moving. The aim is to create an intuitive furniture that combines robustness with an ultra-thin shape. It takes only one twisting movement to deploy the stool. While all the hinges made of durable fabric keeping it light weight, the wooden sides provide stability. Once pressure is applied to it, the stool only gets stronger as its pieces lock together, thanks to its unique mechanism and geometry.

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Millo One

With a design that’s remained unchanged since 1922, the blender was in need of a re-think. That’s where Millo comes in. Combining the best in tech with sleek design, it is the blender for people who care about their health and care about design. Powered by a patented Magnetic Air Drive, it’s super quiet and safe. Meanwhile, its minimalist look is inspired by the natural forms that characterize Scandinavian design. This emphasis on timeless form is reflected in the materials used, which have been chosen for their sustainability: anodised aluminum and BPA-free Tritan plastic.

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Plover

Plover is a collection of chairs specifically designed for workshop and seminar events where the chairs can either be used individually or collectively to aid brainstorming and co-creation. The design of Plover encourages the freedom of different sitting postures. The protruding “head” is at one time the extended end of the back support of the regular seated user; at the other time it becomes a small worktop for the user sitting in reverse. There are 3 models under the Plover series.

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Augusta

The Augusta reinterprets the classic dining table. Representing the generations before us, the design seems to grow from an invisible root. The table legs are oriented to this common core, reaching up to hold the book-matched tabletop. Solid European walnut wood was selected for its meaning of wisdom and growth. Wood usually discarded by furniture makers is used for its challenges to work with. The knots, the cracks, the wind shakes and the unique swirls tell the story of the tree's life. The uniqueness of the wood allows this story to live on in a piece of family heirloom furniture.

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Move it

Move it, the mobile office system, is SIGEL’s solution that allows agile, flexible working (desk sharing, co-working, activity-based working) and project work. Move it is a beautifully designed, complete concept for modern office environments. The products will appeal to people with a finely-tuned aesthetic sense. This intelligent storage system has a modular design and is ideal for transporting office supplies.

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