The name of this collection draws inspiration from the angle of 18° that this console forms.
Its sinuous shapes soften the steel to give a sense of roundness and femininity. This console is available in different variations. In fact it is possible to choose between Diciotto completely in pure steel or in painted version.The finish of Diciotto in pure steel can be both shiny and glossy as the painting type effect poliuretanica soft touch.
As all of Componendo collections, also the steel of the structure of Diciotto is protected from the special treatment antitouch against the traces of the hands and the drops so that the surface is always clean and brilliant.
As far as memory allows us, we visualize the past in this chromatic combination. Newspapers and books, the classic films and its mysterious stars, the family´s old photos or important events covered by the first television reports that have marked recent history.
However, this colourless duo is still in force and moves away from old connotations, because it´s the most anachronistic and perfect match of all times. An artistic resource that goes beyond passing trends, it´s used in different disciplines like audiovisual arts, design and fashion.
The Monochrome version of our Flower Power textile vases turn to this timeless combination with elegant illustrations, created by Elena Castaño and Juan Ibañez. Plaids, stripes and polka dots are the patterns chosen for the most sophisticated and simple versions of the line, available in two sizes.
In addition, and within our first incursion in the fashion world with the functional Sin Pistols backpack, we propose this month our most chic options, Carbon and Snow to the design lovers community, a good option for stylish events or for free and easy festivals. In addition, black and white are the protagonists of the first incursion of the firm in the fashion world with the functional Sin Pistols backpack. To the delight of any design lover, the Snow and Coal versions are the most chic options.
Carbon is the Trevira CS colour block holster version, while Snow option has been tailored with Sancal´s exclusive and ultra-tough fabric Rift, which is inspired by the cracks on parched earth. The soft polyester straps are joined in the back by an Y shaped piece giving the holster a distinctive detail in transparent vinyl.
“How many (insert noun of your choice here) does it take to change a lightbulb?” opens the old joke standard. In the case of Secto Design, it’s more of a case of how many woodworkers does it take to craft a quality-first, distinctive Secto lamp?
If you were to head up to the town of Heinola, in Central Finland, you’d discover that the answer is fewer than you think. You see, in spite of its position as a global lighting brand for discerning architects, Secto Design certainly keeps it real. Its busy factory employs just a couple of dozen craftspeople – home-grown, Finnish cabinet-makers every one of them.
Secto Design products never forget where they’re from.
Each and every piece that’s produced is authored, as it were. Initialled by the artisan who constructed it. Know this: it’s no easy task making a Secto lamp. Its formal reduction and simplicity belies its innovation, the latter requiring a great deal of know-how, patience and perfectionism. The diligence and passion of the team, however, means that they can nonetheless respond to even the largest of orders.
High-quality, PEFC-certified Finnish birch veneer is form-pressed into blanks, which are then cut into slats. These are sanded and finally connected using rings of aircraft plywood. The slats are then glued and nailed to the rings. A proud craftsperson’s signature may be one thing, but that doesn’t mean the lamps avoid a rigorous quality inspection before leaving the factory.