3 Top Projects You Must Know by Philippe Starck – Get inspired by one of the greatest designers.
Philippe Starck is a French designer that has been at the forefront of industrial design for nearly half a decade. In design circles, he is well respected and held in high esteem. Mr. Starck is something of a renaissance man that has worked on interior, product, industrial & architectural design projects.
Starck’s work came to the attention of Pierre Cardin, who immediately offered him a job as an artistic director at Cardin’s Publishing House. But instead of accepting it, he decided to create his own studio, initially named ‘Starck Product’ but soon changed to ‘Ubik’, as an homage to Phillip K. Dick novel, who inspired him, his imagination and his products.
We decided to make a selection of 5, divided between projects or solo pieces to furnish your house.
Flexible Architecture – For Ceramica Sant’Agostino
It is a collection with a strong and extremely innovative nature, which can create a new vision in the ceramic world. A real revolution for the project sector and for the way to perceive the use of ceramics in architecture. The tile abandons its traditional function of decorative covering and stands out as an integral part of architecture. The joint, which until today represented something to hide and eliminate, with this collection takes up a new different, material and physical feature by becoming itself a modular decorative element.
Modern design avoids design. How can you create a modern but yet timeless bathroom series, that adapts to the up-most differential styles? By reducing its design entirely and focusing on the users personality and individuality instead, making them the designers of the product.
Kitchen – For Warendorf
With four sets that are as different from each other as chalk and cheese, these kitchens inspire healthy living in people. His ‘Tower’ design allows a 340 degree rotation for easy availability and functionality of kitchen equipments while the ‘Library’ design combines culture and food in domestic life.