Zaha Hadid Architects has created furniture and lighting pieces for Swarovski, Vitra, B&B Italia and Sawaya & Moroni. The items are launching this week at the Milan furniture fair. They include the Ré chandelier for Swarovski, the Mesa table for Vitra, a silver bowl for Sawaya & Moroni (pictured) and the Moon seating system for B&B Italia.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.
The cultural festival will take place between March and October in 2022, and features high profile commissions involving the likes of Assemble and Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun.
The new “simplified” designs have been influenced by audience research showing that the BBC’s previous look was “old fashioned”.
Mother Design New York has developed the brand, which launches alongside refurbished interiors from consultancy Yabu Pushelberg.