Design – Happy Saint Valentine’s Day! Our passionate design contributor Antonella Galimberti has selected twelve design projects focusing on LOVE as a fundamental source of inspiration. Enjoy!
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Rail is the wall lamp by the eclectic poet of light Davide Groppi. Toy train railways and light geometries invite you to dream about imaginary journeys. Like an arrow, they hit the heart, split it in two, and bring light to the room.
“Love is about softly melting while being enveloped by a mysterious halo.” Says Italian designer Fabio Novembre who created the LOVE sideboard for the Italian brand Driade. “Love is an intriguing ally, a container of future possibilities.” The cabinet blends plush aesthetics with contemporary design. The lacquered furniture comes in 15 plush hues – [Opening picture].
Entrepreneur and industrial designer Giò Colonna created the amore bench for his design brand Slide. Made in recyclable polyethylene, amore – love in Italian – is available in 13 colours. A joyful and playful icon for both indoor and outdoor use.
Mexican designer Joel Escalona has translated the simple yet iconic shape of a heart into the exquisite Love chair for Opinion Ciatti. Made of polyurethane foam, it comes with shiny stainless steel and is dressed in fabric, and leather, available in multiple colours.
The cupid lamp by Uto Balmoral for Seletti is a tongue-in-cheek piece design. Make sure to be in the right trajectory so that the petit rascal can hit you with his darts.
Troppotogo’s Wonder Cakes are packaged in a design sardine tin box. Inside is a petite cake, handmade with top ingredients, a wooden spoon, and a sparkling star to celebrate together and made in collaboration with the Lebenshilfe Deutsch association supporting disabled people.
Uten.Silo is a practical organiser and design-icon Dorothee Becker created for Vitra in 1969. Made in ABS and available in white, black, and red, it’s ideal for any home or office room. On Saint Valentine’s Day, it looks great, filled with flowers for a precious design welcome!
Cubolibre is a pouf, a seat, a side table, and more. A practical and multitasking 40cm polyurethane cube upholstered in faux leather. It also comes with the iconic heart drawn by American artist Keith Haring. Available on Creativando.it.
Every St. Valentine’s dinner should end with an intimate chocolate fondue with strawberries. Flying Tiger Copenhagen has created the perfect set. A porcelain bowl, two long fruit forks with hearts, and a holder. Teasing mode: ON!
Too cold to hold hangs on the street? The Froster Love Mittens kit includes two red gloves and a single heart-shaped double glove for two hands. Ideal for romantic walks despite the weather. Love wins. Available on Amazon.