Eames to the joy!

The Lounge chair and its ottoman, the Storage Unit, the Tandem Seating, the DAR, RAR, DKR chairs… there will soon be no more secrets about the methodology of Charles and Ray Eames, whose innovative and timeless work has changed the face of design. The Eames Institute for Infinite Curiosity opens its doors at the heart […]

Signals, the colorful lights by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby

After a first presentation at the Kreo gallery in London, the English duo exhibits their new collection of lights, in the Parisian space. Signals is the meeting of their research. Around the color and the material. Between industrial techniques and craftsmanship. The conical shape is the core of this series. Made of glass blown by […]

 Milan Design Week 2022

After several postponements, Milan Design Week returned in force this year. From June 7 to 12, the Lombardy capital moved to the frantic rhythm of fashion and design, offering a panoramic view of the trends to follow. Acumen shares with you three highlights that marked this new edition.  Studio KO at Bisazza For their first […]

Rodi Studio, subversion in creation 

Based in London, this young sculpture graduate from the Royal College of Art, who goes by the name of David Pringle, launched Rodi Studio in 2019. He presents it as a design space, focused on subverting traditional methods of making and manipulating everyday materials to imitate playful creations. A philosophy that is reflected in his […]

Axel Chay, design with a Mediterranean influence

Born a stone’s throw from Marseille, Axel Chay is one of those creative people who highlight the talents of the city. A graduate in commerce and marketing, he launched himself into design in 2013, while returning to his southern homeland – a place that inspires the colors, the graphic waves, and the sensuality that emerge […]

3 Days of Design, the meeting place for Danish design

For three days, from 15 to 17 June, Copenhagen will be alive with the 3 Days of Design event, which will showcase the Danish lifestyle and interior design scene, from lighting fixtures, such as the iconic Pantop by Verpan, to timeless furniture by NORR11. The event is a veritable hub of inspiration, with exhibitions, showrooms, […]

Elisa Ossino or the art of poetic geometry

Architecture, interior decoration, design, art direction, scenography… For the Sicilian Elisa Ossino, the approach to design is multiple. Since the creation of her Milanese studio in 2006, she has developed a style that plays on contrasts. Geometric and light lines confront the intensity of monochrome structures. Each creation is the result of a meticulous research […]

MONO Editions, one material, a thousand silhouettes.

The MONO Editions ethos is to create “accessible and sustainable objects of desire.” Since its foundation in 2021 by Laetitia Ventura, the publishing house has been looking at design production – that of a limited and multifunctional furniture collection, designed by young talents from a single material. This constraint then offers a multitude of creative […]

Elegant marble work by Studio Dabrowa

Beginning his creative journey in 2011, Piotr Dabrowa first started working in the graphic design industry. It was only a few years later that he turned to product design, founding Studio-Dabrowa in 2020. His work has been developed both in Europe and in Asia. His credo is to create products with a modern, clean aesthetic […]

Nortstudio or the happy use of color

Based in Antwerp, this couple of designers, both on stage and off, have managed to merge their talents. While Kathleen Opdenacker’s approach is rooted in graphic design, a taste for materials and a sense of detail, Jef De Brabander is more oriented towards industrial engineering, in-depth technical knowledge, and craftsmanship. A happy union from which […]