Thu 30.10.

House JA in Guarda by Filipe Pina + Ines Costa (PT)

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House JA in Guarda by Filipe Pina + Ines Costa, photo: João Morgado

House JA in Guarda by Filipe Pina + Ines Costa, photo: João Morgado

Architects Filipe Pina and Ines Costa combine rural and urban lifestyles in House JA in the North central Portuguese city of Guarda.

 

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Geremia Design for Dropbox

Geremia Design for Dropbox

In September, we saw the launch of the eagerly anticipated Apple Watch. Much has already been said about the potential impact of this device on the worlds of consumer electronics, fashion, well-being and productivity. It’s certainly a step forward when compared with other computers for your wrist already on the market, whatever your view of the design – or indeed of Apple.

 

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Wed 29.10.

‘Milano Study’ light by Politecnico di Milano students for Nikari (FI)

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'Milano Study' light by Politecnico di Milano students for Nikari

‘Milano Study’ light by Politecnico di Milano students for Nikari

The LED lamp in ‘Milano Study’ is directed to its wooden surface giving it a warm, atmospheric glow.

 

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‘Mudéjar’ partition screen by Siba Sahabi (NL)

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'Mudéjar' partition screen by Siba Sahabi, photo: Lisa Klappe

‘Mudéjar’ partition screen by Siba Sahabi, photo: Lisa Klappe

Siba Sahabi’s ‘Mudéjar’ room divider is inspired by the Moorish architecture of 12th to 17th century Southern Spain.

 

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Tue 28.10.

‘OS-F’ desk by Oliver Conrad (DE)

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'OS-F' desk by Oliver Conrad

‘OS-F’ desk by Oliver Conrad

It’s the thoughtful extras that make ‘OS-F’, a desk by designer Oliver Conrad, special. A cutout in the desktop lets cables, for desk lamps, computers and other devices, disappear. An internal cable collector provides enough space for a long power strip or power supplies.

 

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Architonic Newsletter 10.2014

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Cisco by Studio O+A; photograph: Jasper Sanidad

Cisco by Studio O+A; photograph: Jasper Sanidad

As a major focal point in the lives of an incredibly large number of people, the office is already constantly in their thoughts, but in the months before and after Orgatec, interest in all aspects of this work environment reaches even greater heights – and brands and producer companies experience an excited buzz as special attention is paid to every new idea. Our lead article is devoted to the office worlds of large internet companies. What do they look like, and how do people go about their work in environments where ideas are generated and decisions are taken that, in one way or another, could soon impact the lives of millions of users worldwide?

 

Contents in brief:

 

Agenda November–December 2014
Architonic Photo Tours: Cersaie 2014 and London 2014
Where the Future Happens: the Interiors of Internet Companies
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Inspiring Search Results N° 34: Management chairs with headrest adjustable
Inspiring Spaces N° 26: Office Facilities
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for October 2014 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Mon 27.10.

Architonic in Cologne at Orgatec 2014, Part 8, Design Post

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Architonic in Cologne at Orgatec 2014

Architonic in Cologne at Orgatec 2014

Our final Facebook photo gallery from Orgatec 2014, the trade exhibition held last week in Cologne, Germany, features the more than 30 exhibitors that showcased their expertise in the office and contract sector at Design Post Köln.

 

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Manufacturers shown include: rohi, Moroso, S+ Systemmöbel, LEMA, Zeitraum, Montis, Kristalia, Kvadrat, danskina, Licht im Raum, Kinnasand, Montana Møbler, Secto Design, Arper, Linteloo, Pastoe, Carpet Sign, Palau, Swedese, Pilat & Pilat, Andreu World, acousticpearls, Buschfeld Design, Arco, Bolon, spectrum meubelen, FREIFRAU, LUCEPLAN, Gelderland, Kasthall, Linteloo, Magis, Agape, Trizo21, Aqua Creations

Shylights by Studio Drift at the Rijksmuseum

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Shylights by Studio Drift at the Rijksmuseum, photos: Erik and Petra Hesmerg

Shylights by Studio Drift at the Rijksmuseum, photos: Erik and Petra Hesmerg

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, the Netherlands national museum dedicated to arts and history, has acquired an installation with five Shylights by Dutch designers Studio Drift, marking the first time that a work by Studio Drift can be permanently seen by the public in a Dutch museum.

 

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