Oscar Diaz Designs Mirror That Can Be Positioned At Four Different Angles


London Design and style Festival 2015: London designer Oscar Diaz’s Volume table mirror has a multi-angled base that allows it to be placed horizontally and vertically .

The mirror is housed in a rectangular sand-cast aluminium frame with rounded edges, and is offered in 3 colours: grey, green, and white.

Oscar Diaz Volume mirror

A cross-shaped base extends from the back of the mirror, making it possible for it to be placed at 4 different angles that each and every tilt the surface of the mirror to diverse degrees.

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“I liked the notion of a tiny mirror that could be both dealt with or positioned on a surface,” Diaz told Dezeen. “I wanted it to operate when positioned on surfaces that you frequently discover in a house at diverse heights, this kind of as a side table, a mantelpiece or a shelf.”

Oscar Diaz Volume mirror

“We did far more than 40 versions to examine the angles have been right,” he additional. “The centre of gravity of the object modifications when you flip it, so we needed to make certain it was secure and would not fall back on any of the 4 positions. The bodyweight also assisted to accomplish this.”

Diaz’s prior projects consist of the Loop bottle opener for Area, and his silicon two-in-a single candle holder created for Spanish brand Doiy.

Oscar Diaz Volume mirror

At London Design and style Festival 2011 the designer launched the Pen Pal pot – also produced for Doiy – designed to hold pens and pencils upright.

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The Volume mirror is on present at TokyoBike’s Tabernacle Street shop, as part of London Design and style Festival 2015, which runs till 27 September.

Oscar Diaz Volume mirror

Other unusual mirror types contain Studio Drift’s hunting glass constructed from byproducts created for the duration of the recycling of chemical waste.

Royal School of Artwork graduates Sasa Stucin and Nicholas Gardner developed a fragrance-emitting oval mirror, whilst Isareli artist Daniel Rozin replaced the reflective surface with a assortment of moving faux-fur pom poms.



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