Released last May, Original BTC’s Art Deco–influenced Mini Globe Wall Light is the latest evidence of the brand’s recipe for success: revivifying British-made product lines with sleek and accessible industrial styling.
Author: John S. Ives
Founded in 2009 by Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) alumni Sara Ossana and Jonathan Glatt, O&G has made a name for itself with its line of heirloom-quality wooden furniture.
Spaces that can accommodate a variety of functions—from working to social gatherings and meditation sessions—are becoming the norm.
The design, which could unlock previously unattainable forms and reduce material waste, is collaboration between teams at ETH Zurich, Zaha Hadid Architects, and research studio Architecture Extrapolated.
The design features a restored timber-frame ceiling and custom furniture that creates a refreshing dialogue between past and present.
The Vitra showroom display, which celebrates limited-edition Tea Trolley 900 and Stool 60 releases, portrays a fictional meeting between Alvar Aalto and Edith Heath.