The Most Beautiful And Creative Designs by Philippe Starck

Known for his industrial design and his architectural creations, Philippe Starck is a French designer who takes versatility to a whole new level.His work can be seen in European and American Museums such as the Musee National d’Art Moderne, the MOMA, the Brooklyn Museum of the Design Museum in London.

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The Mama Shelter Hotel in Bordeaux and Hotel Fasano in Rio de Janeiro showcase his versatility as an interior designer.

Mama Shelter Hotel.

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The Mama Shelter Hotel is located in Bordeaux, France. The building used to be the former headquarters of France’s national gas company and it was originally built in the 1930s.

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The building was transformed and it a restaurant and bar and the interior was designed by Philippe Starck. Known as La Tour du Gaz, the structure has a large roof terrace with panoramic views of the city.

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The building includes a restaurant and bar and 97 rooms. The open kitchen features the bar wrapped in light panels as the centerpiece of the room. The rest of the room features a series of simple bench tables with chairs and banquettes. It’s a very interesting space with a lot going on but it’s also comforting and aesthetically pleasing as everything falls into harmony.{found on yatzer}.

Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro.

Although it’s a very different project, Hotel Fasano also showcases the inventivity of the designer and his incredible versatility. Hotel Fasano is located in Rio de Janeiro and it was also designed by Philippe Starck.

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He used wood, glass and marble to create a unique design for the hotel’s 92 rooms. The style features here is casual but also sophisticated. Inspired by the 1950s and 60s Brazilian design, the decors include a number of exclusive creations by Philippe Starck himself. He chose simple colors, gray playing an important role throughout and he used yellow as a way to add a cheerful touch to the decors.

Lighting.

Chapeau Light.

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The Chapeau table lamp is a very interesting piece. The designer took the idea of a hat stand and translated it into a light fixture. The lamp has a customizable design as it allows you to use any type of hat as a lampshade. It’s a piece which combines two functions so you can use it as a lamp while also serving as a hat stand.

Hooo!!!

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The “hooo!!!” lamps are produced in a limited edition and they’re the result of a collaboration between five parties, Philippe Starck being the designer. The crystal lamps feature a white LED display with a sophisticated circuit that produces a text display.

Gun Lamp.

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The Gun lamp collection was produced by FLOS, just like the other two presented here. The collection includes a series of lamps with bodies made from die-cast aluminum shaped like real guns. They are also available in a golden version, coated in 18 karat gold-plated finish.

Bibliotheque Nationale and Net Lamp.

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Bibliotheque Nationale and Net Lamp are two other unique lamps designed for FLOS. The first one is a combination between a bookcase and a reading lamp while the second one is a table lamp that doubles as an iPad or iPhone dock. Once again we see how creative the designer is when it comes to combining functions.

Stylish seats.

MyWorld.

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The MyWorld lounge system is a versatile design by Philippe Starck and it’s comprised of a variety of pieces that can be grouped together in a multitude of ways to suit your immediate needs and preferences. The modular design also integrates wireless charging.

Masters Chair.

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The Masters Chair was designed for Kartell and it has a very interesting look. It was created by layering the shapes of classic chairs by three design masters: the 7 Series by Arne Jacobsen, the Eiffel Chair by Charles Eames and the Tulip armchair by Eero Saarinen. The iconic designs are now part of a new look.

Privé.

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Philippe Starck also designed Privé, a collection of leather-upholstered sofas and chairs. They feature retro design accents and they’re avaialable in black and white. The series was designed by Italian brand Cassina.

Liquid wood.

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This particular chair is very interesting and unusual because it’s made using a technique which allows wood to behave like melted plastic and to be injected into a mold, thus resulting this shape. The material used is a combination of wood powder, fiber, wax and a number of other things.

Broom Chair.

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The Broom chair introduces an entirely new material composite. It’s made from a combination of reclaimed polypropylene and discarded wood fiber. The name of the product is derived from the ability of this material to be recycled. It can literary be swept from the floor and transformed into something else.

Lou Read.

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Part of a collection designed for Paris’s Royal Monceau hotel, the Lou Read chair has a fiberglass skeleton and leather fixed directly onto it. It has a high neck and short arms and it looks similar to a throne.

Aunts and Uncles collection.

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The Aunts and Uncles collection includes 5 designs: the Uncle Jack sofa, the Uncle Jim armchair, the Uncle Jo chair, the Aunt Jamy dinin table and the Aunt Maggy console. Their shapes are derived from the designer’s memory of his aunts and uncles sitting in their chairs and sofas.

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This interesting collection is the result of a collaboration between Philippe Starck and Kenny Kravitz and it it’s composed of 6 reinterpreted Mademoiselle Chairs. The chairs were originally designed by Starck and re-imagined and upholstered by Kravitz.

Futuristic desk – BaObab.

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Designed for Vitra, the Ba0bab desk is constructed as a single piece with useful storage space and cable-management systems. It has a sculptural and futuristic shape and it’s available in a variety of colors.

Water-saving faucet.

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Philippe Starck is a very versatile designer who even created the design for a faucet. It’s the Axor Starck Organic, a stylish water-saving faucet which features two handles to control the water temperature and the water volume. It has a graceful shape and an elegant design which uses ½ less brass than conventional products with a hollow body.