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12 fascinating Aldo Bakker creations, designer and purist

 

First retrospective of the Dutch designer, “Pause”, at the Centre d’innovation et de design du Grand-Hornu (Belgium), proposes an immersion into his fascinating creations. Discover a selection of 12 pieces by our design specialist Yves Mirande.

AlinetoB - Design: Aldo Bakker for Sèvres – Cité de la Céramique – 2014

 

 

 

 

“Pause”, by Aldo Bakker, at the CID-Grand-Hornu (Belgium). Until August 14th 2016.

 

Oil Pipe - Design: Aldo Bakker for Georg Jensen - 2014

Artefact - Design: Aldo Bakker - for Sèvres – Cité de la Céramique – 2014

 

Tonus - Design: Aldo Bakker - Production: Rutger Graas - 2010

Crystal Vase - Design: Aldo Bakker – Production: Atelier Swarovski Home - 2016.

Jug + Cup - Design: Aldo Bakker - Production: Frans Ottink – 2011

Vinegar flask - Design: Aldo Bakker - Production: Frans Ottink – 2008

Soy Pourer - Design: Aldo Bakker - For Thomas Eyck – 2010

Chalice - Design: Aldo Bakker - for Sèvres – Cité de la Céramique – 2014

Tri Angle - Design: Aldo Bakker - Production: Kuperus & Gardenier - 2016 (original design 1996, Aldo Bakker’s first piece)

Pot - Design: Aldo Bakker - Production: Frans Ottink - 2015

Wine Water Carafe with Glass - Design: Aldo Bakker - Prototyping and developing: Ed Wilhelm – 2000

The search for the absolute
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The search for the absolute

Design Since the late 1960s, many is the designer who has attempted to arrive at pure form, to pare things down to the essential, to reduce the idea to its most simple expression. Numéro takes a look at some of the most remarkable results. Since the late 1960s, many is the designer who has attempted to arrive at pure form, to pare things down to the essential, to reduce the idea to its most simple expression. Numéro takes a look at some of the most remarkable results.

Portfolio: Mathieu Lehanneur’s marble oceans
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Portfolio: Mathieu Lehanneur’s marble oceans

Design French designer Mathieu Lehanneur is showing his first exhibition in the USA at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in New York. A surreal vision of the ocean’s dynamics, Ocean Memories is unquestionably a worthy successor to his Liquid Marble series. French designer Mathieu Lehanneur is showing his first exhibition in the USA at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in New York. A surreal vision of the ocean’s dynamics, Ocean Memories is unquestionably a worthy successor to his Liquid Marble series.

 Ron Arad, an unusual designer
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Ron Arad, an unusual designer

Design Ron Arad is without a doubt one of the most important figures in design art, a practice that blurs the boundaries between functionality of design and the pure aesthetics of sculpture that has so seduced the art market. But the designer knows how to create series of objects too, with equal success. An encounter with a designer as atypical as he is exuberant… Ron Arad is without a doubt one of the most important figures in design art, a practice that blurs the boundaries between functionality of design and the pure aesthetics of sculpture that has so seduced the art market. But the designer knows how to create series of objects too, with equal success. An encounter with a designer as atypical as he is exuberant…

Object of the day : Aldo Bakker’s origami table
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Object of the day : Aldo Bakker’s origami table

Design Discover the metal Coffee Table by Aldo Bakker presented at the most recent Milan Furniture Fair.     Discover the metal Coffee Table by Aldo Bakker presented at the most recent Milan Furniture Fair.    

Object of the day: the “New Spring” constellation by Cos and Studio Swine
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Object of the day: the “New Spring” constellation by Cos and Studio Swine

Design Just unveiled in Milan, the collaboration between the Swedish high street store Cos and the design duo Studio Swine takes shape as an interactive and luminescent installation. Just unveiled in Milan, the collaboration between the Swedish high street store Cos and the design duo Studio Swine takes shape as an interactive and luminescent installation.