He came up with the idea after a customer asked him to design something “a bit special” for their front room.
To celebrate the opening of Milan Design Week, Versace hosted a cocktail party at the Versace historical HQ in Via GesÃ¹ 12 yesterday.
Japanese designer Shige Hasegawa has created the Hana Table, which he will be exhibiting at the SaloneSatellite event during the 2009 Milan Furniture Fair.
“Hana” actually means flower in Japanese, which is pretty clearly the inspiration for this table.
Strukt brought a stunning multi-touch table, called “Struktable” to the 2009 TOCA ME design conference in Munich.
With its 70-inch display size, the Struktable is built for simultaneous interaction of up to 8 people.Â The touch-sensitive surface recognizes unlimited finger touches at the same time - therefore, users can interact more intuitively.
The table features 5 simple and exciting demo applications. The company used VVVV, a toolkit for real time video synthesis, to develop the demo applications.
Here is a nice, but pricey coffee table with a glass top and the legs carved from the premium-grade mammoth ivory.
This table measures 100 cm in diameter and about 80 cm high. The intricacy of carving is truly amazing! It was all done by hand with a set of conventional tools. The table is up for sale for $300,000.
With international trade in elephant ivory closed down, trade in mammoth ivory has emerged as virtually the only alternative acceptable to the international market. Since mammoth ivory is actually fossil ivory, there are no bans for its importing or exporting.