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Biennale Interieur: TLmag Silver Edition

Oct 7, 2016
TLmag Silver Edition & Silver Guide 2016 marks the magazine’s silver jubilee and the 25th edition of the Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk. TLmag’s ‘diamond cut’ dymaxion is put into dialogue with...
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Text by Lise Coirier

TLmag Silver Edition & Silver Guide 2016 marks the magazine’s silver jubilee and the 25th edition of the Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk. TLmag’s ‘diamond cut’ dymaxion is put into dialogue with the Silver Lining Interior concept – curated by Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen in collaboration with the graphic design Joris Kritis and the artist Richard Venlet – of this year’s event. After Biennale Interieur, the exhibition will move to Spazio Nobile Gallery in Brussels from 24 November 2016 until 19 February 2017.

A curated selection of 25 designs – lighting, furniture, finishes, and accessories by cutting-edge creatives, recognised for their innovative concepts and culture of creation – will be contextualised in ‘all silver’ environment. Enhanced by the visual qualities of reflection, iridescence, and optical effect, this showcase is brought together thanks to scenographic elements designed by Abet Laminati. Joining the exhibition is this special edition TLmag Silver Guide, with further information about each designer, design and brand.

On show, works by: Sebastian Herkner for Pulpo, Alain Gilles for Verreum, Yann Grienenberger of Centre International d’Art Verrier, Nathalie Dewez, Sylvain Willenz for Retegui, Katia De Witte of 2tec2, Hélène Dashorst for Limited Edition, Ilaria Innocenti for Portego, Friederike Delius of Studio Berg, Niclas Jørgensen, Nedda El-Asmar of Studio Nedda for Maison Vervloet, Patricia Urquiola for Flos, Adrien Rovero, Oskar Zięta for Zięta Prozessdesign, Jessica Knutsson of Signell Knutsson, Palomba Serafini Associati for Laufen, Tomas Kral, Alfredo Häberli for Georg Jensen, Christian Wassmann of Studio Christian Wassmann, Monica Förster for Skultuna, Xavier Lust for Driade, Glenn Sestig for Van Den Weghe, Hubert Verstraeten for Niessing, Poetic Lab for Lobmeyr, Lucie Koldová for Brokis.

25th Biennale Interieur, Xpo Kortrijk,
14-23 October 2016

Spazio Nobile by Pro Material Gallery Brussels
24 November 2016 – 19 February 2017

Concept / Curated by Lise Coirier, Pro Materia
Scenography and production: Louisa Vermoere
Editorial coordinator: Adrian Madlener

Hubert Verstraeten (BE), Labyrinth, silver rings and pendants, ed. by NIESSING (D), 1994. ©Niessing
Hubert Verstraeten (BE), Labyrinth, silver rings and pendants, ed. by NIESSING (D), 1994. ©Niessing
2tec2 design studio (BE), Silver Lining Flooring, custom made for Dior, woven from 80% vinyl, 20% fiberglass, ed. by 2tec2 (BE), 2016 ©2tec2
2tec2 design studio (BE), Silver Lining Flooring, custom made for Dior, woven from 80% vinyl, 20% fiberglass, ed. by 2tec2 (BE), 2016 ©2tec2
Studio Berg (D), Foldwork, wall piece/cloth rack in stainless steel, cm 95H x 134W x 44D, 2013. ©Studio Berg
Studio Berg (D), Foldwork, wall piece/cloth rack in stainless steel, cm 95H x 134W x 44D, 2013. ©Studio Berg
Design Nocc Studio (F), Mix; Mendel Heit Design Lab (F), Cumulus; Thibaut Allgayer (F), Vroum; Studio Monsieur (F), Silex; V8 Designers (F), Helium; Design Philippe Riehling (F), Tilt; Limited edition of six clear and silvered Christmas balls free blown at CIAV _ Centre international des Arts verriers, for CIAV Editions (FR), 2016. ©CIAV MEISENTHAL
Design Nocc Studio (F), Mix; Mendel Heit Design Lab (F), Cumulus; Thibaut Allgayer (F), Vroum; Studio Monsieur (F), Silex; V8 Designers (F), Helium; Design Philippe Riehling (F), Tilt; Limited edition of six clear and silvered Christmas balls free blown at CIAV _ Centre international des Arts verriers, for CIAV Editions (FR), 2016. ©CIAV MEISENTHAL
Christian Wassmann (CH-US), Dodecahedron, glass with silver bulb cup, unique piece cm 30Ø, 2016. ©Christian Wassmann
Christian Wassmann (CH-US), Dodecahedron, glass with silver bulb cup, unique piece cm 30Ø, 2016. ©Christian Wassmann
Abet Laminati, reflective surface scenography.
Abet Laminati, reflective surface scenography.
Lucie Koldova (CZ), The Whistle, small silvered glass blown pendant lamp with silver cup, cm 30H X 40Ø, ed. by BROKIS (CZ), 2014. ©Martin Chum
Lucie Koldova (CZ), The Whistle, small silvered glass blown pendant lamp with silver cup, cm 30H X 40Ø, ed. by BROKIS (CZ), 2014. ©Martin Chum
Niclas Jørgensen (D-DK), Stadium Light, chandelier of satin polished stainless steel and opaline mouth blown glass spheres, cm 56H x 56W x 43D, 2016. ©Niclas Jørgensen
Niclas Jørgensen (D-DK), Stadium Light, chandelier of satin polished stainless steel and opaline mouth blown glass spheres, cm 56H x 56W x 43D, 2016. ©Niclas Jørgensen
Poetic Lab (TW), Ripple Light, an ambient table light with silver plated base, free blown glass domes/ brass base with brushed silver plating, projection dome: cm 7Ø x 51 H, lighting dome: cm 12Ø x 25H, ed. by J&L LOBMEYR (AU), 2014. ©LOBMEYR / Klaus Fritsch
Poetic Lab (TW), Ripple Light, an ambient table light with silver plated base, free blown glass domes/ brass base with brushed silver plating, projection dome: cm 7Ø x 51 H, lighting dome: cm 12Ø x 25H, ed. by J&L LOBMEYR (AU), 2014. ©LOBMEYR / Klaus Fritsch
Tomas Kral (CH), Candle Holder, silver plated metal, cm 12H x 7W x 6D, 2012. ©Martin Haldimann
Tomas Kral (CH), Candle Holder, silver plated metal, cm 12H x 7W x 6D, 2012. ©Martin Haldimann
Nathalie Dewez (BE), La Balance, sculptural table light in chrome exclusively produced for Spazio Nobile Gallery, cm 73H x 2D x 95W, ed. by ND - Nathalie Dewez Collection (BE), 2009. ©Julien Renault
Nathalie Dewez (BE), La Balance, sculptural table light in chrome exclusively produced for Spazio Nobile Gallery, cm 73H x 2D x 95W, ed. by ND - Nathalie Dewez Collection (BE), 2009. ©Julien Renault
Sylvain Willenz (BE), Alaka, a Carrara marble mirror, cm 150H x 2,8D x 48W, ed. by RETEGUI (FR), 2015. ©SWDO
Sylvain Willenz (BE), Alaka, a Carrara marble mirror, cm 150H x 2,8D x 48W, ed. by RETEGUI (FR), 2015. ©SWDO
Patricia Urquiola (IT), Serena, Adjustable table lamp providing indirect and reflected light, polished aluminium with oval leaf-shaped diffuser, cm 63,4H x 26,8W, ed. by FLOS (IT), 2015. ©Patricia Urquiola
Patricia Urquiola (IT), Serena, Adjustable table lamp providing indirect and reflected light, polished aluminium with oval leaf-shaped diffuser, cm 63,4H x 26,8W, ed. by FLOS (IT), 2015. ©Patricia Urquiola
STUDIO|Nedda (BE), Door handle Torna, Silver plated gilding metal. ed. by MAISON VERVLOET (BE), 2015. ©Maison Vervloet
STUDIO|Nedda (BE), Door handle Torna, Silver plated gilding metal. ed. by MAISON VERVLOET (BE), 2015. ©Maison Vervloet
Adrien Rovero (CH), Layered Mirror, two rounded mirrored glass panels with a solid surface core and base, cm 53H x 48W x 32D, 2016. ©Adrien Rovero
Adrien Rovero (CH), Layered Mirror, two rounded mirrored glass panels with a solid surface core and base, cm 53H x 48W x 32D, 2016. ©Adrien Rovero
Ilaria Innocenti and Giorgio Laboratore (IT), Self Portrait and Mini Portrait, small standing mirror with jewelery boxes, Handle: water colored solid cherry wood; Mirror: inox brushed and galvanized with light golden finishing, cm 36Hx20Wx2D; Accessories: handcrafted lathed solid cherry wood, cm 20Øx6H, ed. by PORTEGO (IT), 2015. ©Portego
Ilaria Innocenti and Giorgio Laboratore (IT), Self Portrait and Mini Portrait, small standing mirror with jewelery boxes, Handle: water colored solid cherry wood; Mirror: inox brushed and galvanized with light golden finishing, cm 36Hx20Wx2D; Accessories: handcrafted lathed solid cherry wood, cm 20Øx6H, ed. by PORTEGO (IT), 2015. ©Portego
Ludovica + Roberto Palomba (IT), SaphirKeramik Silver washbasin bowl, platinum colored washbasin bowl, cm 13,5H x 42Ø, special edition by LAUFEN (CH), 2014. ©LAUFEN
Ludovica + Roberto Palomba (IT), SaphirKeramik Silver washbasin bowl, platinum colored washbasin bowl, cm 13,5H x 42Ø, special edition by LAUFEN (CH), 2014. ©LAUFEN
Glenn Sestig (BE), Pleasure Dome Supernova, white marble base with a silver glass blown dome, mm 500Ø x 600H, 25kg, for Spazio Nobile (BE) in collaboration with VAN DEN WEGHE (BE) and LASVIT (CZ), 2015. ©Frederik Vercruysse & Glenn Sestig Architects
Glenn Sestig (BE), Pleasure Dome Supernova, white marble base with a silver glass blown dome, mm 500Ø x 600H, 25kg, for Spazio Nobile (BE) in collaboration with VAN DEN WEGHE (BE) and LASVIT (CZ), 2015. ©Frederik Vercruysse & Glenn Sestig Architects
Jessica Signell Knutsson (SE), Böcker VI, a booksocle in polished stainless steel, cm 7H x 33D x 33W, 2015. ©John Gripenholm
Jessica Signell Knutsson (SE), Böcker VI, a booksocle in polished stainless steel, cm 7H x 33D x 33W, 2015. ©John Gripenholm
Alfredo Häberli (CH), The Peacock Pitcher, silver plated stainless steel carafe, cm 30H, ed. by GEORG JENSEN (DK), 2011. ©PD Georg Jensen
Alfredo Häberli (CH), The Peacock Pitcher, silver plated stainless steel carafe, cm 30H, ed. by GEORG JENSEN (DK), 2011. ©PD Georg Jensen
Xavier Lust (BE), Cruise, Wine Cooler, silver plated metal, cm 25H x 19D x 30W ed. by DRIADE (IT), 2009. ©Serge Leblon
Xavier Lust (BE), Cruise, Wine Cooler, silver plated metal, cm 25H x 19D x 30W ed. by DRIADE (IT), 2009. ©Serge Leblon
Monica Förster (SE), Flower Pot, Small, silver plated produced through metal spinning, cm 14H x 19Ø, ed. by SKULTUNA (SE), 2016. ©Skultuna
Monica Förster (SE), Flower Pot, Small, silver plated produced through metal spinning, cm 14H x 19Ø, ed. by SKULTUNA (SE), 2016. ©Skultuna
Sebastian Herkner (D), Container, vases and side table in coloured silvered glass, hand blown Bohemian Craftmanship, LOW mm 170H x 230Ø, HIGH cm 30H x 16,4Ø, TABLE cm 36H x 38Ø, ed. by PULPO (D), 2013. ©pulpo GmbH
Sebastian Herkner (D), Container, vases and side table in coloured silvered glass, hand blown Bohemian Craftmanship, LOW mm 170H x 230Ø, HIGH cm 30H x 16,4Ø, TABLE cm 36H x 38Ø, ed. by PULPO (D), 2013. ©pulpo GmbH
Alain Gilles (BE), Chubby, pink silvered blown glass stool combined with upholstered fabric, wood, foam, cm 48H x 30Ø, ed. by VERREUM (CZ), 2016. ©Verreum
Alain Gilles (BE), Chubby, pink silvered blown glass stool combined with upholstered fabric, wood, foam, cm 48H x 30Ø, ed. by VERREUM (CZ), 2016. ©Verreum
Oskar Zieta, Chrome Plopp Stool, bestseller, two ultra-thin stainless steel sheets welded with FIDU technology, cm 50H x 35Ø, ed. by ZIETA PROZESSDESIGN (PL), 2002. ©Zieta Prozessdesign
Oskar Zieta, Chrome Plopp Stool, bestseller, two ultra-thin stainless steel sheets welded with FIDU technology, cm 50H x 35Ø, ed. by ZIETA PROZESSDESIGN (PL), 2002. ©Zieta Prozessdesign
Hélène Dashorst (NL), Looping, handmade carpet assembled according to traditional methods in TAUPE polypropylene, cm 200Ø, ed. by LIMITED EDITION (BE), 2015. ©Limited Edition
Looping, by Hélène Dashorst, handmade carpet assembled according to traditional methods in taupe polypropylene.
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