This week’s product roundup

By Elspeth Pridham
July 16, 2020

Here are three products that caught our attention this week. The bold Circus dining table from Bonaldo, an antibacterial porcelain surface from Lapicida and sustainably made furniture from NOMA

Lapicida has launched Semblance, a new range of antibacterial porcelain. The company claims the permanent protective layer eliminates up to 99% of bacteria. Hygienic and completely weather resistant, Semblance offers the look and feel of marble but with the benefits of porcelain and is available in both tile and slab format. It is suitable for floors, walls and work-surfaces both inside and out at residential and commercial properties.

Bonaldo’s 2020 collection of furniture and accessories is here. Available from Go Modern, the collection should have been unveiled in April at the Milan fair but is only now being launched. It includes beds, chairs, mirrors and lighting as well as the eye catching Circus dining table. Circus draws on the laws of physics for its geometric shapes. An impressive spherical base surmounted by a large, disc shaped top. The table top is available in solid wood, ceramic or marble. Finishes for the metal base include pearl gold, platinum and clouded chrome.

NOMA’s debut collection of sustainably-made furniture and accessories is now available from digital platform The Invisible Collection. Founded by Guillaume Galloy and Bruce Ribay, NOMA partner with contemporary designers to create high quality pieces with a low environmental footprint. Re-imaging discarded stones, packing plastics and other metals – each of the pieces have been crafted from recycled components. For the ambitious project NOMA called upon a host of talented designers: Martino Gamper, A+A Cooren, Charlotte Juillard, Studio Jean-Marc Gady, Sam Baron and RDAI.
Committed to transparency and continuously working to improve the environmental performance of their designs NOMA run a life cycle analysis for each piece with percentages including the Pedra objects made from 99.6% recycled materials and the Arca console (shown) from 91.6% recycled materials.