Planisfera laser-cut wood lamp wins MakeMore

Koal Design’s foldable lamp reached its goal and will be officially introduced by Veneta Cucine for its new collection

 

Practicality is the name of the game…

Are you looking for unique decorations and pieces that are both pleasing to the eye, as well as practical for your everyday activities? MakeTank has plenty of choices for all of your organizational and daily needs.

 

Sabrina Fossi: design as the essence of everyday things

Today we talk with one of the most promising Florentine designers: Sabrina Fossi. Grown near the Duomo, in Florence, she managed to show her design style all over the world. Thanks also to the local craftsmanship experience, she was able to blend simplicity with elegance, but also with functionality. De-structuring and testing new dimensions, she could go back to the true essence of everyday objects, shaping it with her fresh […]

 

MakeMore contest: you can still choose your winner

Makers aren’t afraid of challenges and those who joined our MakeMore contest proved it once again. We received more than 80 projects, conceived in the best Maker-style: mixing tradition with innovative manufacturing techniques. And with wood, this time: if there’s one thing we learned with this contest, is that wood has a bright future. We hope the same for our five finalists, and you still have time to choose your […]

 

Ilaria Gelosa and mymoodmydesign

The designer behind mymoodmydesign brand is Ilaria Gelosa, an independent creative who studied first in Milano, for her Industrial Design degree at Politecnico in 2003, and then in Torino, for a Master at IED in 2005. In her following job experiences she also touched different “worlds”, switching from product to nautical design, from graphic design to fairs and exhibitions outfitting. Some of her projects have been showcased at Fuorisalone Milano […]

 

Indastria Design: how to innovate wood furniture

Passion and a strong desire to experiment are the engine moving Indastria Design: from the encounter of designer Claudio Girardi with woodworker Diego Gaspari sprouted many projects on the border between new technologies and Italian craftsmanship heritage. It’s a renewal of tradition through innovative tools, opening new roads and at the same time strongly recalling old Italian art and craftsmanship. We talked with Claudio and Diego to learn something more […]

 

A whole summer to have fun together

It’s holiday time at last: now parents have more time to have fun, play, create and discover together with their kids. On MakeTank we have a lot of objects for that. For your kids, here is our eco-friendly highchair Girandolo: it can be used when he/she’s still a toddler but also when he/she grows up, as a rocking chair or a little desk to draw and work upon. And we […]

 

DSquadro: when modularity becomes sustainable

“Poor” materials make us focus on pure form and function: add modularity and you’ll get DSquadro philosophy of letting users create and re-create their objects in a sustainable way

 

Get ready for MakeMore: an interview with Daniela Archiutti

Do you need hints for our MakeMore contest? We talked about design and materials with Daniela Archiutti, Art DIrector of Veneta Cucine.

 

MakeMore, a contest by MakeTank and Veneta Cucine

VenetaCucine, the leading italian company in the production of kitchen furniture, has extended its offering to include a new line of furnishing accessories which form the new catalogue ADD MORE. Wood plays a key role in this new line because, as underlined by the seven italian designers who created ADD MORE objects, it’s the material which best represent our love for nature and which also touches all our senses. But […]