Thu 23.3.

Bends ahead: TON

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Bends ahead: TON

Vienna-based designer Alex Gufler’s new distinctively formed Alba collection for TON – to be launched at next month’s Salone del Mobile in Milan – is the manufacturer’s first foray into completely upholstered chairs

If there’s one manufacturer that truly understands wood, it’s long-established Czech brand TON. Their steam-bending expertise and passionate craftsmanship lives in the very grain of classic and contemporary furniture designs alike.(text by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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French Metal Rack by Marcante-Testa (UdA Architects)

Photographer: Karel Balas

The project, designed by Andrea Marcante (founder of UdA architetti) and Adelaide Testa, involves the restructuring of a 180 m² apartment in Paris for Isis Colombe Combréas, the managing director and editor-in-chief of the magazines MilK and MilK decoration, her husband the photographer Karel Balas, and two children Hiroko and Aliocha. The apartment is located in a 1930s property in the northern XIV arrondissement bordering on Saint Germain.

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Wed 22.3.

Raglan sofa: Sleek. Sustainable. Versatile. | Andreu World

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.03.2017 - Tagged as:

The family of modular lounge chairs, sofas and benches incorporates durable upholstery and meticulous stitching detail that delivers impressive flexibility reminiscent of its namesake sleeve. Andreu World and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga designed Raglan to withstand the round-the-clock energy of collaborative spaces while offering a seemingly limitless range of fabric, color, and finish combinations—giving designers the leeway to specify Raglan as they see fit. Considering that Andreu World uses exclusively FSC®-certified wood and has received a Best of NeoCon recognition, Raglan demands a second look.

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URBY staten island by concrete

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.03.2017 - Tagged as:

URBY staten island by concrete

Photographer: ewout huibers / concrete

 

Every day, 180,000 people around the world move to the city. And all those people need a place to live. But with rising demand comes rising rent, making it virtually impossible for young potentials and the middle class to find rental housing that is not only affordable, but also caters to the needs of the modern urban citizen. In a time characterised by flexibility, community and sustainability, the available rentalhousing increasingly fails to meet modern-day demands.

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Tue 21.3.

Rejuvenation Station: Dornbracht

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Rejuvenation Station: Dornbracht

 

LifeSpa from DORNBRACHT sees the bathroom transformed into a private realm of health and wellness. Step inside.

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D´Leedon Singapore | VONDOM

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.03.2017 - Tagged as:

D´Leedon Singapore

 

VONDOM´s unique and exclusive design furniture pieces were installed in different areas of the Seven Skyscrapers, a flower-shaped residential complex in Singapore, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.

 

D´Leedon Singapore has been awarded the gold prize of Residential High – Rise´s – the FIABCI WORLD Prix d´Excellence. It is just a pleasure to admire this beautiful, unique and luxury residential tower!

 

www.vondom.com
http://www.zaha-hadid.com/architecture/farrer-court/
http://dleedoncondo.sg/

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offSET Shed House by Irving Smith Architects

Photographer: Patrick Reynolds

From a context of accrued simple shed-esk dwellings in an isolated and south facing New Zealand coastal surf community, a strategy of sequencing building ‘sets’ (aka surf) was generated to scale new form to its surrounds. New ‘shed’ sets are then offset to allow seasonal living, circulation, and privacy options and for variations in wind and sun exposure.

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Mon 20.3.

Stranded House by WHALE!

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Stranded House by WHALE!

Photographer: Hugo Bertolotto

A stranded whale
Dry his back under the sun of a breezeless summer
Opaque as an ancient ash
Pale gray as a collected stone,
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