On Occasion of Milan Design Week, Maarten Bass, in collaboration with Lensvelt, showcased his latest work by creating an installation titled ‘May I Have Your Attention Please?’ in a vaults in Ventura Cetrale design district, adjacent to one of Italy’s busiest railway stations.
Dutch furniture brand Lensvelt’s latest collection is designed to be uninteresting in a bid to help workers concentrate. ‘ The Boring Collection ‘ furniture is designed to restore the balance between work and play in the workplace
The exhibition concept was developed by Lensvelt in collaboration with Space Encounters Office for Architecture and students from KABK in The Hague and won the Milano Design Award for its conceptual innovation of transforming a stereotype into a playful experience.
Now in its sixth year, the Milan Design Award has become one of the most anticipated moments of Milan Design Week.
Dedicated to the most interesting installations of the week, the award goes to a designer or team whose work combines design, performance, technology and entertainment.
Belgian furniture maker Maarten Van Severen devoted himself to the rigorous exploration of basic furniture typologies and in the process developed a formal language of uncompromising simplicity and beauty.
Maarten who died from cancer in 2005, aged 48, left behind an extraordinary collection of furniture and several important architectural projects.
Studio Job present their new collection surrounded by the splendid 18th-century Sala del Cenacolo frescoes and stucco-work of the old monastry refectory within the Museum of Science and Technology
Studio Job – “Our design for them is an archetypal office cabinet with an enormous…