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The Cora Pendant by Karl Zahn for Roll & Hill included in T Magazine's top ten moments from Salone Del Mobile.

 Karl Zahn: mood lighting

Salone also plays host, on alternating years, to the Euroluce lighting fair. In 2013, Flos stole the show, and possibly the entire week, with its collection of minimalist pendants by Michael Anastassiades, but this year there was no obvious star. That said, a standout was this new fixture in matte bronze by the Brooklyn designer Karl Zahn for Roll & Hill, which has an intriguingly moody ’70s vibe.

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Several years ago Alexander Andersson. a third-generation furniture maker with a Swedish-Mexican hefitoge, bought a couple of benches in Mexico City, "I could tell by the way they were constructed that they were made by an architect—they were built like bridges," he remembers. Indeed, they were the work of Pedro Ramirez Vasquez a pioneedng architect who died in 2013. Andersson met with Vasguez's son, Xavier, who shared his father's archives, and thus began Luteca, Whose 20-piece collection is  made in Mexico City. In the 1970s it was very difficult to make metal cuts, which shows how visionary my father was" Xavier says. The architect's work is part of "Latin America in Construction: Architectare 1955-1980," an exhibition at New York's, Museum of Modern Ad through July 19.

Thank you Angeleno Modern Luxury and Maile Pingel for the design spotlight on the Riemann Chair. “For Lawrence, who is widely respected for spotting some of the most important and influential designers now working in the field, the latest design from New York-based designer Craig Van Den Brulle was too great a showstopper not to feature.”