Monthly archives: January 2012

Gravity stool by Jólan van der Wiel
wins [D3] Contest at imm cologne


Dezeen Wire:
designer Jólan van der Wiel has won the €3000 first prize in the [D3] Contest for young designers at trade fair imm cologne in Germany for his Gravity Stool shaped by magnets. He showed the machine used to make the pieces at Dezeen Platform in September and you can watch it in action in our movies on Dezeen Screen.

The second prize of €2000 was awarded to Lee Sanghyeok for his Listen to Your Hands Table and the third prize of €1000 went to Marc Bell & Robin Grasby for the Apollo lamp.

Read more about Jólan van der Wiel here and more about Cologne 2012 here.

Shan Valla
at Interiors UK

Shan Valla  at Interiors UK

Dezeen Watch Store and friends: Dezeen Watch Store will be at Interiors UK in Birmingham from 22 January, along with a selection of the most successful designers and brands from our pop-up shop The Temporium. In this first of four interviews with some of the designers, Londoner Shan Valla talks about her new collection of porcelain vessels cast from cut-glass decanters and her bottles cast from found, industrially produced milk bottles. Watch the movie »