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FEMME CHAIR & URCHIN PEDANT LIGHT BY RIK TEN VELDEN

Rik ten Velden is a furniture and product designer. His designs are based on research and experiment with material and manufacturing techniques. He aims to express the beauty of material through clear constructions.

The femme chair is a part of the knotted collection. This collection started with a visit to the Maritime Museum in Rotterdam. There he received a crash course in knotting techniques used on ships from two senior craftsman. He knotted for three months to perfect his technique. For the lamp and the chair seating only a single rope is used. The forms reflect the maritime inspiration of the knotted collection

The Urchin Pendant Lamps are a part of the knitted collection, inspired by experimentation with a beautiful knitting machine. This collection is created in collaboration with the Dutch textile lab by Textielmuseum in Tilburg. Removable woolen shades are applied at elegant steel frames. The construction makes it is easy to switch to a different shade.

 

ZERO LAMP TWO BY UNIQKA

New at OODE is the Zero Lamp Two by Uniqka and is designed by Dutch designer Jacob de Baan.
The brass ellipses are joined together with hand-stitched leather cord. Nothing else was used to create this basic but effective shape.

This lamp is now available at OODE for 549 euro.

REMNANTS SERIES BY JOSH CARMODY

Designed to inspire interior designers and architects to reuse the stone, tile and timber offcuts often forgotten in their design studio libraries. The resulting hardware range is a clamp on leg system, which will hold and join materials of different shapes and thicknesses, allowing anyone to make tables out of any material they desire and can acces. The system is specifically designed to allow the configuration of table tops in any size, layout and shape desired.

Come check out our set up soon at OODE.

 

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VAPOUR LIGHT BY STUDIO THIER&VANDAALEN

The way a flower blooms, how beautifully vapour grows up in the air or the hypnotising effect of rolling water. These movements are translated into a series of light objects, that can take a surprising appearance. Gracefully, it may take different forms and curves by pulling or twisting the flexible outer shell. By doing this, you can manipulate the shape yourself. The subtle emission of light appears on the pattern of the luminous bar. The flexible outer shell absorbs the light and glows out on its surrounding as a decorative lighting solution.

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TWISTED BY WARD WIJNANT

Wijnant’s work is characterized by experimenting with materials and looking for boundaries in them. With Twisted, iron rods are moulded by turning, twisting and bending; from themselves and each other. A concept firmly seated in interaction, tension and force.

LUMI BY TERESA VAN DONGEN

Teresa is fascinated by light as a translation of energy, the transparency of glass and what it beholds and the physics of movement. Lumi is a lamp that captures the contradictory traits of water and light in “a drop of glass”. It conducts, magnifies and spreads its light and the light from the sun about. When light is reflected by water or glass it can look magical.

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HENK BROEKE

Undeniably influenced by ZERO, the work of Henk Broeke will be appealing to many minimalistic art-lover.  His work is mostly white and there is a slight Japanese influence in his art that relate to nature.  Structure and rhythm are more important than colour.

TANNIC ACID PLATE BY STEVEN BANKEN

 

Tannic Acid series of Steven Banken reveals the exceptional similarity in color of two radically different materials after the natural transition.

A rusty nail surrounded by blue stains in oak forms the basis of this research. Oak contains high concentrations of tannic acid, which turns into dark blue when it’s exposed to steel. The same happens with steel, as a result of a chemical reaction between red iron oxide and tannic acid. To accelerate this normally undesirable process the elements that cause this chemical reaction are applied in liquid form on the other material.

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