Presentation House Gallery in North Vancouver is hosting its annual gala and benefit auction on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The items for this year’s auction are really interesting and best of all you can come see many of them ahead of time at the Inform showroom in Gastown.
Some of Vancouver’s best artists, designers and architects have been asked to reinterpret and refashion Artek’s iconic Sedia 1 chair. This minimalist self-assembled pine chair, originally produced in 1974, is a model of modernist furniture design, noted for its elegance and modesty.
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On Tuesday evening, the IDSwest team gave a small taste of what we can expect this year, September 29th through October 2nd. The event was held at the site of architect Michael Katz’ L41 Ultra Compact Home, at BCIT on Great Northern Way.
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Tuesday, we were welcomed into the Bocci headquarters for a tour and to get a glimpse of how the stunning 28s are produced. Witnessing the craftsmen at work spinning and blowing the glass bubbles was truly incredible. Backed by decades of glass blowing experience, the pieces in progress seemed like extensions of the artists.
The 28 is a design which lends itself to infinite compositions and gradations of colour.
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Dwell talks with designer Omer Arbel about his current and future works.
Visit Dwell Magazine here for the full article
The architect of our 50 Water St. showroom, visit in store to see more of his designs.
Below one of his latest production works the Bocci 28 Series light.
Shop for Omer’s products online at www.informshop.com
On October 15th, VANOC released the first images of the medals to be used for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The design of the medals took two years and a collaborative effort between Canadian Aboriginal designer/artist, Corinne Hunt, internationally renowned industrial designer, Omer Arbel, the Royal Canadian Mint, Teck Resources Limited, and VANOC’s in-house design team.
Visit the official Olympic site here for more details
Omer Arbel was also the architect of the Inform Interiors 50 Water St location and you can see many of his designs in store.
BOCCI 14 Series by Omer Arbel
Recent visitors to the store may have noticed our stairwell darkened by the cover of scaffolding. As we prepared the store for the flood of summer sun, the skylight was freshly finished and a dazzling display of a BOCCI 14.80 chandelier was installed. Electricians and installers worked through the night to hang a cascade of pendants through two floors of our showroom.
BOCCI 14 Series available in single, multiple, or custom chandeliers.
Check in store for pricing and lead time