Design Count

Design Count

Design Count featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Light of CHAO

CHAO is a boutique-style hotel located in the bustling Sanlitun. The design inspiration for the 180 rooms and five kinds of room types is from the "Nest" of animals. Its design uses a multi-level, diversified space strategy, through the use of different materials, colors and elements to present the historical charm and vitality of times. The transformation of CHAO hotel has become the model of hotel renovation.

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Halo Pendants

Originally inspired as a graphically interpretation of effervescence. Halo is series of bold lamps inspired by the soft warm glow their illuminaire. This modular system allow the pendants to be suspended in a multitude of compositions as a range of elegant hanging art pieces. Machined and hand finished, they are available brass, copper, nickel and 24 karat gold.

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Leefy See Dragon

Pascal’s working process is one of constant experiments with techniques and materials, completed when his products display his envisioned aesthetic effect and practicality and durability. Delight infuses his design process, which produces works that draw in the viewer, often with an irresistible urge to touch the objects. His objects express boldness, freedom and creative originality. Pascal overcomes the frustrations of complex design processes through experimentation to produce original and practical domestic objects that depict and engender happiness in a way that is complex and profound.

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Fireworks

Fireworks is designed to provide an alternative take on the classic steakhouse. This intriguing restaurant and bar concept take visitors into a surreal universe celebrating the fire as source of warmth, protection and good grilled food. The entire space is a complete kinetic art installation where wall bricks glow like embers, smoke comes from the kitchen area, and every 30 minutes lighting strikes appear pulsing from the bar counter and from within cracks in the ceiling. This is a place high in symbolism, aesthetic drama, sensory stimulation and taste sensations: fireworks for the senses.

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Artist Pendants

The ARTIST pendants are extremely slim-line when seen in profile, it has a very high light output and yet a very comfortable, it is even dimmeble. The light itself is distributed absolutely evenly from the opalized shade. The streamlined smooth design, with no visible screws or brackets, leaves the impression that the ARTIST pendants were designed in one single line without lifting the pencil from the paper. The ARTIST pendants are available in two sizes ø250 and ø400 mm, it comes in the finishes Smooth Grey, Smooth Black and Polished Copper.

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Monai

Monai is a light table with the circadian lighting technology which helps to keep you awake in the first part of the day and in the evening helps you to fall asleep. This is a product where traditional and modern elements bounds together. The shape of MONAI was inspired by round objects found in nature. In the morning it is the sun at home and before you go to bed it converts into the moon with gentle light which helps to fall asleep. Monai is made of high quality materials and created to serve a long time.

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