Salone Satellite has been the showcase for emerging design talent for nearly a decade and a half now, and Swedish designer Jonas Forsman was one of many standouts at the jam-packed subsection at the end of Pavilions 22 & 24 at the fairgrounds. Designers from neighboring booths had nothing but positive things to say about his work... as did the team from the Design Report Awards, who deemed Forsman's work worthy of an honorable mention.
The "Arc" chair is an elegant update to the folding chair.
The articulation of the "Big Up" desk lamp (left) was perfectly calibrated; the spring (à la Anglepoise) is hidden in the base.
The "Parasol" table lamp, on the other hand, featured a freely articulating shade, thanks to its ball-and-socket joint.
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