New York’s ICFF held special import this year for Italian lighting icon Flos – the company celebrated its 50th anniversary on May 18 at their showroom in SoHo. In honor of the occasion, Flos launched a retrospective iPad app created by Mobile Dream Studio, Flos’s CEO, journalist Stefano Casciani, and photographer Ramak Fazel. The results include a stunning history, a catalogue of design, and scanned copies of love letters sent by designers to the company over the decades. Flos also introduced the limited-edition Light Photon lamp, designed by Philippe Stark using OLED technology and a mirror-effect metalized diffuser and distinguished by a special Flos 50 logo sensor – a link between the company’s history and its future.
Duravit president Tim Schroeder unveiled Delos, the
company’s latest collaboration with Austrian design group EOOS, during an
exclusive ICFF launch party last week. Guests surveyed the new range of
bathroom fixtures featuring minimalist design, clean and floating lines, and
modern finishes including walnut or light oak veneer and a fresh high-gloss