Stationery by Poetic Lab for Beyond Object - Courtesy of Beyond Object.

Stationery by Poetic Lab – Courtesy of Beyond Object.

Milan 2015Beyond Object launches a minimalist desktop collection in metal and glass designed by London based studio Poetic Lab. The serie includes includes a tape dispenser, letter opener, pencil sharpener and a pen pot. “We try to reduce each object to its bare minimal and see what’s left, and from there we start to add some emotional touches” say at Poetic Lab.

Stationery by Poetic Lab for Beyond Object - Courtesy of Beyond Object.

Stationery by Poetic Lab – Courtesy of BeyondObject.


RELATED STORY: Beyond Object was on show at DesignJunction during Milan Design Week 2015. DesignJunction hosted over 30 international designers like Tom Dixon who recently launched a copper and brass stationery for the “modern” table.


 

Cantili by Poetic Lab for Beyond Object - Courtesy of Beyond Object.

Cantili by Poetic Lab – Courtesy of BeyondObject.

Funno is a pencil sharpener and a paper weight machined from a solid block of metal and hand polished with mirror finish in various colours. “The concept of funno is all about rhythm and movement, the fluid mirror surface is almost tempting you to place a pencil inside and twist it”.

Funno by Poetic Lab for Beyond Object - Courtesy of Beyond Object.

Funno by Poetic Lab – Courtesy of BeyondObject.

Lino is a structured, almost graphical, letter knife that has been reduced into a sketch in the space. “We draw a simple outline of a knife, reducing the decorative parts and bring that shape into three-dimensional space, that was the starting point of Lino”.

Lino by Poetic Lab for Beyond Object - Courtesy of Beyond Object.

Lino by Poetic Lab – Courtesy of BeyondObject.

Cantili is a tape dispenser with a pared-down, sculptural form. It consists of a pair of concave circles and a cantilever. Its simple and light design is stable enough to be used with a single hand. “The cantilever structure and mirror polished disks give the tape dispenser a visual lightness, yet the real weight maintains the required stability”.

Cantili by Poetic Lab for Beyond Object - Courtesy of Beyond Object.

Cantili by Poetic Lab – Courtesy of BeyondObject.

Penpo pen-pot set is made with three tubes in different materials and sizes, which can be fixed together by a hidden magnets. “We wanted to define spaces within a space with tubes. It is a bit like playing with building blocks, you can construct your own small houses on your desktop”.

Penpo by Poetic Lab for Beyond Object - Courtesy of Beyond Object.

Penpo by Poetic Lab – Courtesy of BeyondObject.