Posts from June 2012

‘Bamby Chair’ by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance for Marcel By

Award-winning designer and interior architect Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance has realised this quietly understated, well-proportioned chair for the recently-established French furniture brand called Marcel By. Unveiled earlier this year, ‘Bamby’ chair features a reduced, curved seat shell whose delicate form is juxtaposed with the angular, dynamic base developed in unstained solid wood. (more…)

Tue 26.6.

‘Saski’ chair by Jean Louis Iratzoki for Alki (FR)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 26.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

‘Saski’ chair by Jean Louis Iratzoki for Alki

Strips of wood intertwine to form the seat of ‘Saski’, the recently-launched pared-down chair created by French designer Jean Louis Iratzoki for Alki. Assembled with the use of digitally-controlled technology, the effortlessly simple ‘Saski’ is made of solid oak and is available in several wood finishes. (more…)

L House by Architects Collective; photo by Hertha Hurnaus

Vienna-based architectural practice Architects Collective have recently completed this detached 300-square-meters residence whose L-shaped structure was inspired by the traditional architecture of the Austria’s Burgenland region. Featuring a striking, slanted roof and boasting panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, the two-storey L House has been developed to ‘merge the needs of it’s residents with the environment’ and features a number of energy-efficient solutions such as triple panel glassing. (more…)

Detail view of one of the lamps from the ‘Tribeca Edition 1′ collection by Søren Rose Studio; photo by Thomas Ibsen

Copenhagen-based Søren Rose Studio have recently realised this series of New York-inspired, limited-edition lamps called ‘Tribeca Edition 1′. With a noticeable industrial flair, the striking, six-piece collection is composed of handmade brass pendant lights, all of which have been assembled from vintage parts found in the US. We found ourselves particularly drawn to the delicate, molecule-resembling five-lightbulb model featured below. (more…)

‘Tresse’ rug collection by Samuel Accoceberry for Chevalier édition

‘Tresse’ – French for ‘plait’, is a collection of bold, graphic patterned carpets recently created by Paris-based designer Samuel Accoceberry for a French contemporary rug specialists Chevalier édition. Available in variety of shapes, sizes and vivid colourways, the series has been hand-knotted in wool and silk. (more…)

Sleeping on the bridge: alternative usage of a former connection of two buildings; Photo © Pierre Kellenberger / Architonic

At a former industrial site in the North of Zurich, young people show the potential of an open floor plan, how to build sustainably using recycled materials, how to be resource conscious, and demonstrate that food from Aldi – a discounter – can well be in line with an ecological and anti-consumption attitude. (by Susanne Fritz)

 

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‘Syzygy: Eclipse’ table lamp by OS ∆ OOS

Taking their cue from ‘the sun and its surrounding celestial bodies’, a duo of young Dutch, Eindhoved-trained designers behind the enigmatically named OS ∆ OOS studio have created a three-piece series of lamps called ‘Syzygy.’ Owing its name to an astronomical name denoting ‘a straight line configuration of three celestial bodies in a gravitational system,’ the collection comprises two table and one wall light models, each of which demonstrates a particular aspect of the syzygy: transit, occultation and eclipse. The lamps are currently on view at a ‘Craft & Scenography’ exhibition in Basel. (more…)

Fri 22.6.

Studio Drift at Luminale 2012

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 22.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,


The Dutch lighting virtuosos Ralph Nauta and Lonneke Gordijn of Studio Drift have unveiled their new, dramatic installation during this year’s edition of Luminale fair. Here’s the footage from this spectacular dreamscape on which the designers have worked for six years.

 

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