Minimalistic design in Lecce limestone

„Organo“ was the name Zaven Design Studio gave their creation: 3D relief-tiles..,

(July 2013) Minimalistic design is the distinguishing factor of Italian-based Pimar Company’s household items which bring out the best in Lecce limestone originating from the town Cursi at the heel of the Italian boot where Pimar is located.

Various Italian designers under the auspices of and on invitation by De-Signum Lab Studio were asked to create household items from white to yellow. We show a small selection.


De-Signum Lab Studio

... straight lines on the surface of tiles to mix and match in various combinations.Designer Diego Vencato was inspired by Apulia’s landscape for his creation „Fundu“: clear blue skies and the ocean next to the Lecce limestone are the distinguishing elements. The tray with its polished steel disk mirrors the impression.„Due Cassette“ (Two small houses) by Luca Scacchetti are actually bookends.„Pesi“ (Weights) by Maurizio Prina are familiar shapes. These are conceived as doorstoppers or paperweights.„Orte“ is a revolving mirror with shelves on the back by designers L. Longo and A. Momano of De-Signum Studio Lab.„Galatina“ is a table and free-standing lamp by Ludovica+Roberto Palomba. The metal grid at the top emulates the windows of a Gothic Cathedral.„1480“ by the same designers is reminiscent of the Battle of Otranto. Circular lines on the face of the clock are meant to symbolize the passing of time.„Capase“: 2 vases by Silvio de Ponte.„Giardino all’Italiana“ is Matteo Ragni’s interpretation of a Baroque park. The object can double as a coffee table, be filled with sand or serve as a Japanese Zen garden.(23.07.2013)(USA: 07.23.2013)