Friendly and welcoming, hospitably designed products are the epitome of aesthetics and pleasure. In any space, this Indesign In Focus list inspires a pleasing reaction.
October 14th, 2019
Whether specified in a public hospitality setting or in a private space, the attributes of these hospitality products are obvious in that they all boast a balance of form and function. Though the field of hospitality design continues to change, the products listed in this Indesign In Focus list maintain relevance and popularity.
Inspired by the shape of Vietnamese hats worn by women in the countryside to protect themselves from the sun and the rain, Nón Lá from Special Lights pays homage to its shape and centenary culture. The simple cone-shaped lamp offers a lightweight and resistant structure with an avant-garde touch thanks to the decentralised light cavity. With a hood made out of aluminium and plated or lacquered, the cast iron base of the lamp is angle shaped and sharply contrasts its subtle cone-shaped shade.
Inspired by craftsmanship evident in the north-eastern region of Italy, the Frantz chair is a testimonial to the revolution in timber chair design over the past century. Uniquely crafted and achieving physical lightness, the armchair is linked together in a seamless way with extended legs that connect harmoniously to the backrest.
As a timber bar stool crafted from solid American Oak, the FABLE stool is nostalgic of objects in traditional children’s tales. Australian designed and made, the entire FABLE range is inspired by the idea of a woodsman who has handcrafted a collection of functional timber pieces.
Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1968, the VOLA Hv1 is available in 28 different colours. Featuring an iconic design and manufactured with high-quality materials, this one-handle mixer has integrated ceramic disc technology and fixed sprout with a water-saving aerator.
Keeping up with the recent trend for decorative and architectural brass panels, Arrow Metal’s extensive range of brass woven mesh achieves an unmatched performance, quality and aesthetic requirement for any space. Various aperture and wire sizes are ready for immediate dispatch in order to create glamorous and luxe interior spaces.
As part of the Container Table series designed by Marcel Wanders, the Container Table with an oval tabletop combines soft, rounded shapes with a slender body. Ideal for a working area or in a public space, the Container Table balances strength and stability.
As a way of celebrating the standardisation of steel, the Chubby Stool by Steelotto is an interpretation of traditional wooden furniture but fabricated from different steel extrusions and components.
For over four decades, Barazza has been at the cutting-edge of kitchen design. Using the highest quality of 304 stainless steel, Barazza can uniquely incorporate hobs, sinks and other accessories into one unique seamless worktop. Leaving ultimate freedom for the designer to create functional pieces where applicable, the Barazza made-to-measure worktops boast an unrivalled minimalist elegance with an ergonomic and hygienic finish.
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