Grid Vase Conic

Designed by Jaime Hayon for Gaia & Gino in 2008, the Grid Vase Collection continues to stun with its effortless grace and robust form. The conical and round vases are inspired by suits of armor and medieval times in British history as well as Islamic arts and crafts Hayon saw in Turkey, where they are made in silver or copper by local artisans.

Moscow Mule Mug

Old Dutch is famous for its Moscow Mule Mug,constructed fromsolid copper with nickel lining and solid brass accents. This barrel-shaped mug not only looks rustic andkeeps your drinks ice cold,its made-to-last through the decades with a coating of resilient lacquer.

London Design Festival 2012: The Copper Impression

The metal reigns at LDF

The use of ultra-versatile copper is on the rise, whether inspired by the 204 copper petals forming this year’s Olympic torch by Thomas Heatherwick, the promise of the metal’s unique patina upon years of use or its ever-increasing street value. The reason for copper’s distinct resurgence is undoubtedly as varied as its numerous applications, and to highlight that we’ve culled nine examples from London Design …