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14th September 2015 • News

Elemental

London

An insect’s wing, the interlinked hexagons of a honeycomb, a cocoon… natural architecture is the starting point for this year’s new collection. A wonderful partnership of geometric metals, warm pleated fabrics and sumptuous velvets, a collection inspired by the beauty of the natural world – welcome to Elemental.

This year’s collection uses a combination of the latest computer aided design techniques combined with traditional craftsmanship to create bravura pieces like our Hive console, constructed from a honeycomb of pillars of patinated brass, topped off with a thick slab of glass.

Cocoon is inspired by the incredible structures woven by insects, a sleeve of clear, bubbled glass sits inside a laser cut trillian framework gilded in precious leaf. The meeting of two key elements, fire and earth, combine to create something delicate and beautiful. Suspended as a single pendant, grouped together, or used in combination with our Orb family, the Cocoon is a charming piece which will bring an ethereal beauty to any interior.

The pièce de résistance of the collection has to be the Phoenix ceiling light. Born out of fire and earth, the Phoenix takes the simple shape of a hexagon as the basis for its exquisite design. The shape is copiously multiplied and twisted on branches that feed into a central cluster. Jurassic in character and unapologetic in form, the colour palette is that of its origin, the flame oranges and reds of rust-toned steel and copper. The addition of nickel plates makes way for stunning reflections of light and finishes off this tri-colour marvel to perfection.

Join us at Focus, 20th – 25th September at the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour to see the full collection, and enter into the hypnotising world of Elemental, a world that you won’t want to leave.

Can’t wait? See the whole new collection here.

Feeling inspired? Watch our Elemental movie here.