ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Designer Tom Dixon never disappoints and this year he really stepped up his game. Besides having a booth featuring new products, he also had a pop-up manufacturing booth that was actually making limited edition Punch Ball fixtures (above). Dixon partnered with Trumpf Inc who brought in the high tech machines cranking out the creations and set up shop so visitors could watch the process.

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

A machine in action

See the video we took of the machine actually cutting here:

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Assembling the fixtures

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

The Punch Ball XL, which was approximately 6.5 feet in diameter, hung above the manufacturing area.

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Loved the black and white, geometric bedding on one of the beds at the Made It booth that featured Italian designers.

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Blackbody showcased an all-white, life-size tree light that featured OLED (organic light-emitting diode) energy saving lights.

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Blackbody closeup

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Jamie Harris Studio displayed lots of beautiful blown glass wall installations like these eye-catching metallic pieces.

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Patrick Weder Design displayed organic light forms made of paper and wire while teaming up with Calico Wallpaper whose gilded wallpapers were the perfect accompaniment.

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Alyse Solomon featured a new collection of wall coverings that are based on her own photography. The graphic patterns are created by turning her subjects into repeated abstractions.

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Alyse Solomon closeup

ICFF 2013: Part 2 in news events home furnishings  Category

Colorful zigzags make up the cozy blanket collection of Mandal Veveri making it hard to pick a favorite.

Did you catch Part 1 of our 2013 ICFF coverage?