GalaxiA

Lead DesignerEckhard Beger
Prize(s)Honorable Mention
Entry Description

GalaxiA by Eckhard Beger for ArteNemus is a table the shape of which is inspired by the outline of spiral galaxies. The glass top allows full visual access to the 3 dimensional structure of the creation. The 5 arms of the upper galaxy supports the glass top while the arms of the lower counter rotating galaxy represent the feet of the table. The structure is made of CNC machined anodized aluminum components. The dark color of the structure is a reference to the color of the universe.

Diameter: 120/137.5cm; Height 76cm

The glass top can be chosen in two diameters:
120cm for a table as a design object
137.5cm for a table a functional table with more space.

Bio

Eckhard Beger, contemporary art furniture designer from Geneva, Switzerland, has gained international recognition for his designs, which emphasize conception, aesthetics and wood art craftsmanship. Since 2012, his creations have been awarded more than 20 international design prizes and his work has appeared in exhibitions in Milan at the Museo Poldi Pezzoli as well as at Venice Design 2016 in the context of the Architecture Biennale and at Venice Design 2017 in the context of the Art Biennale. Eckhard Beger is the founder of ArteNemus Contemporary Art Furniture.

Awards and Prize

2017 European Product Design Award:
- Silver Prize Winner for Literis
2016 London International Creative Competition:
- Artist of the Year Award for Literis
- Honorable Mention Award for Literis Lux
2016 European Cultural Award 2016:
- Shortlisted for ECC Award
2016 International Design Award, USA;
- Third Prize for Literis
2016 A’Design Awards & Competition, Italy
- Bronze Award for Literis
- Bronze Award for Literis Lux
2015 International Design Award, USA
- Second Prize for Shift
2015 London International Creative Competition
- Shortlist Award
2015 A’Design Awards & Competition, Italy
- Iron Award for Shift
2014 London International Creative Competition
- Finalist Award for Labyrinth
- Shortlist Award for Torso F&M
2014 A’Design Awards & Competition, Italy
- Silver Award for Labyrinth
2014 International Design Award, USA
- Third Prize for Labyrinth
2013 London International Creative Competition
- Finalist Award for Octopia
- Honorable Mention for Galaxia
2013 A’Design Awards & Competition, Italy
- Bronze Award for Octopia
2013 International Design Award, USA
- Second Prize for Octopia
2012 London International Creative Competition
- Finalist Award for Commodia
2012 A’Design Awards & Competition, Italy
- Bronze Award for Commodia
2012 International Design Award, USA
- First Prize for Commodia