Buddies by Apparatus

Geometric sconces in brass and glass designed for bold, customizable wall installations

While scanning the stands in the Barker Hanger at Santa Monica’s West Edge Design Fair last week, the Apparatus booth gave off a beckoning glow. The design studio’s stunning light fixtureswhich combine new and salvaged components made from glass, aged brass, leather and porcelainare capable of much more than mere illumination. With Buddies, Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson of NYC-based Apparatus have launched a series …

Apparatus Studio and Zak + Fox

Tree ring-patterned wall fabric and neuron-inspired lighting from two NYC-based design teams

This weekend at ICFF the creative pair behind the lighting design studio Apparatus, Gabriel Hendifar and partner Jeremy Anderson, showed off the 15 pieces in their second collection of modern lighting fixtures made from artfully aged materials. They are also introducing a line of patterned natural linen, called Strata Study, a collaboration with Zak Profera from the design brand Zak + Fox. Though the linen …

Interview: Daniele Lago and Paola Jannelli

We chat with the designers about their newest collaboration “Luci e ombre” illusionist wallpaper

Considered one of the most interesting furniture companies in Italy, LAGO shines for its vision and often surprising and extremely innovative approach to design. Together with Jannelli&Volpi—also a leader in Italian design for wallpaper and furnishing fabrics, and for their JVstore in Milan—they have now developed a line of poetic and surreal wallpaper called “Luci e Ombre,” or “Light and Shadows”. The two companies meld …