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Tue 17.10.

Morten Schmidt | Material Tendencies

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.10.2017 - Tagged as: ,

 

“Timber will take a big turn, there is no doubt.“ Morten Schmidt of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects among other leading architects and designers rank their favourite materials.

 

Read full article on Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017

Full interview with Morten Schmidt on Architonic

Elegance In Repose: Flexform Mood

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.10.2017 - Tagged as:

Elegance In Repose: Flexform Mood

Lazzeroni’s Ermione sofa has a light look with its open backrest and silvery upholstery.

 

The motto “An Intimate Look” echoes a lost but not yet forgotten elegance Flexform MOOD brings to its new, minimalist collection. (text by Dominic Lutyens)

 

Read the full article on Architonic

Fri 13.10.

Bouet restaurant

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.10.2017 - Tagged as:

Bouet restaurant

 

The mix of new and existing materials, combined in a cool and befitting way, achieves that relaxing but classy effect of the ancient cities that now are really trendy. (more…)

Wed 11.10.

DCW éditions Paris presents its collections

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.10.2017 - Tagged as:

DCW éditions Paris presents its collections

In The Tube designed by Dominique Perrault & Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

There are objects born from desire and objects born from love.
There are objects that disappear, scattered by the winds of time.
To be of one’s time is to share the destiny of the dead leaves.
Only truth and beauty are eternal. (more…)

The Transformers: Kymo

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The Transformers: Kymo

There’s something slick about Norwegian oil company DNO’s headquarters in Oslo, which sees expressive, yet refined, flooring installed in meeting rooms and break-out areas thanks to Kymo

THE ATELIER – a new bespoke service from contemporary-flooring experts kymo – invites architects and other specifiers to co-create, transforming their artistic visions, uncompromised, into unique, finest-quality rug designs.(text by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

Read the full article on Architonic

Mon 9.10.

arturo alvarez. Table Lamp Designs:

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.10.2017 - Tagged as:

arturo alvarez. Table Lamp Designs:

Arc table or floor lamp, ref. AC01 More info: http://www.arturo-alvarez.com/lighting/arc-table-lamp-ac02

Clean lines, sculptural forms, harmonious volumes, delicate organic shapes… Each arturo alvarez’s table lamp is unique, not only because each collection tells a different story, but also due to the fact that every lamp is handmade in our atelier in Spain, with passion and care. They add personality to any room, and the different models and sizes help to fine-tune sophisticated, contemporary and serene atmospheres. The light goes through materials such as painted stainless steel mesh, plywood or Simetech® by Arturo Álvarez, used in innovative ways, creating hypnotic reflections and a comfortable environment. Signature pieces that bring into every space charm and emotion. (more…)

Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.10.2017

 

Qualitative analysis is essential to identifying what materials are next and which will stand the test of time. Our series Material Tendencies aims to do just that. Conducting qualitative surveys and interviews, the series is part of our ongoing effort to map the contemporary landscape of architecture and design.

 

Starting in early 2015 until present, Architonic has gathered exclusive insights from industry leaders who shared their opinions and experience when it comes to material choices, helping us all gain a more complete picture of the current material scene and better predict what lays ahead.

 

Read the full article on Architonic

Thu 5.10.

The Futurists: Pedrali

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.10.2017 - Tagged as:

The Futurists: Pedrali

The opening of a dedicated wood-production facility in Manzano, Udine, ten years ago has helped Pedrali position as a leader in industrially produced furniture across a range of materials

 

A long-term investment in the latest production technologies, married with razor-sharp, optimised processes, has helped position Pedrali as a major international player in industrially produced, premium furniture. (text by Simon Keane-Cowell )

 

Read the full article on Architonic