11 Products That Wowed at IDS 2018
At the annual Interior Design Show Toronto, held from January 18-21 2018, lighting dominated the scene. Several of our favorite finds fell into this category, but outstanding art objects and furniture pieces caught our eye, too. Take a look at what stood out from this year’s showcase.
This 3-D printed fixture by Rodrigo Bravo melds praticality with artistic influence. When on, the .001 lamp emits a delicate, soft glow that warms and elevates its surroundings.
durodeco’s Purl Lounge Chair pairs the ever-fascinating transparency and strength of glass with a warm ash wood seat and woven wool upholstery.
The Italian design factory introduces three new finishes to their long line of products —Gun Metal, Matte Copper, and soft British Gold—which fit equally well in traditional or contemporary interiors.
Making their debut at this year’s IDS, the fanciful wall coverings company takes inspiration from bygone eras, nature, and architecture to transform rooms into imaginative experiences.
The Pillar and Lantern pendants from Hollis + Morris join a solid wood construction with a simple black cord that lends a feeling of lightness.
The Mile collection from lambert & fils and Guillaume Sasseville boasts a sculptural arrangement of direct and indirect LED lights, separated by a 90-degree angle.
The Mila lamp blends the soft geometry of bent precious metal with the artisinal look of hand-blown glass.
Inspired by the marshes of Ontario, the Wye Rocker’s design communicates a fluidity of motion, giving an impression of always being in a gentle sway.
Working in collaboration with Caesarstone, Snarkitecture created three kitchen islands that channel different states of matter, including ice, water, and mist.
Stacklab x Azure
Stacklab’s Sand + Draft investigates the use of decommissioned manufacturing patterns to create new cast furnishings and art objects composed of compacted refractory sand.
Susan for Susan is a Toronto-based furniture and industrial design company headed by brothers John and Kevin Watts. The Lava Lamps echo the bulbous forms of molten rock in pigmented concrete, adding an unexpected element of fun to these simplistic pieces.