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Thu 19.7.

WORK IT: ORGATEC 2018

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.07.2018 - Tagged as: ,

WORK IT: ORGATEC 2018

Individuality instead of uniformity: In addition to the latest in state-of-the-art technology, Orgatec also presents sophisticated design alternatives that go far beyond monotone grey. Small details can make a big impact

 

With a central theme of “culture@work” this year’s ORGATEC, the leading trade fair for the modern working world – held from 23-27 October – presents an extensive programme of events offering a comprehensive look at the future of workplace culture.

 

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Tue 17.7.

STEPHEN BURKS: MAN MADE

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.07.2018 - Tagged as: ,

STEPHEN BURKS: MAN MADE

Stephen Burks Photo: courtesy of Eugeni Augilo and BD Barcelona

Stephen Burks on his relationship with Africa, working with African artisans, and the evolution of his practice. (text by TLmag)
 

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ARCHITECTURE/NEW MODELS: DIÉBÉDO FRANCIS KÉRÉ

Serpentine Pavilion Photos: courtesy of Kéré Architecture

 

Diébédo Francis Kéré creates places of community.

 

The work of Diébédo Francis Kéré goes beyond the accumulation of glass, steel and bricks. The Burkina-Faso-born architect conceives buildings with local materials and open structures that correspond to the climate conditions of the African continent. That his design principles also apply to moderate climate zones, was revealed his 2017 pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery in London. (text by TLmag) (more…)

WELL-ROUNDED: GROHE ATRIO

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.07.2018 - Tagged as:

WELL-ROUNDED: GROHE ATRIO

Atrio’s many permutations include wall-mounted spouts accompanied by cross-shaped taps, lever handles or joystick controls

 

With its uncompromisingly clean lines, GROHE’s newly designed Atrio fittings collection is already a design classic.

 

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Wed 4.7.

House in House by Steffen Welsch Architects

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House in House by Steffen Welsch Architects

 

Our designs go beyond the image: we explore ideas of ‘quiet architecture’, informed by Austrian architect Hermann Czech’s interpretation of ‘Architecture as background’. Our buildings may go unnoticed at first sight, but reveal themselves gradually and become appreciated over time. Our House in House follows a paradigm that individual – as structure and as inhabitant – is part of and reflects something bigger. (more…)

Tue 3.7.

HERE COMES THE SUN, by DCW éditions

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.07.2018 - Tagged as:

HERE COMES THE SUN, by DCW éditions

The new HERE COMES THE SUN MINI can be hanged as clusters of 2, 3, 5, 9, 15, 21, 26 or 36 pieces

Bertrand Balas, architect born in Toulouse in 1935 likes to watch the sun set over the Garonne river.
With that musical lilt typical of the south, he likes to say : « It does me good. »
In August 1970 he designed the lamp Here Comes the Sun. (more…)

FALLING INTO PLACE: INTERSTUHL

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FALLING INTO PLACE: INTERSTUHL

That’s the way to work! The softback version of the office swivel chair is available in nine shades some of which are colour-intensive, the optional headrest is available for all models

 

A swivel chair is a swivel chair is a swivel chair, right? Not at all, as shown by the JOYCEis3 by Daniel Figueroa for the German furniture manufacturer INTERSTUHL. Thanks to its innovative modular design, myriad individual combinations are possible.

 

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Mon 2.7.

Cocktail, intriguing portable light

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.07.2018 - Tagged as:

Cocktail, intriguing portable light

 

Designed by Francesc Vilaró for Grok lighting, Coktail is ideal to create a special atmosphere in restaurants, hotels and homes. Available in black or white, its adjustable head can be used to aim the light to accentuate an object or area. Its 4 adjustment levels help to create the perfect ambience. (more…)