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SynthesNeubau by Märkli Architekt (CH)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 06.07.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

SynthesNeubau by Märkli Architekt; photo by Simone Vogel

Zurich-based architect Peter Märkli and his practice have recently completed this generous new building located in Zuchwil, Switzerland. Featuring a natural stone, recessed steel and glass façade, the four-storey SynthesNeubau is the new European headquarters of a medical device company and houses some 1300 of its employees. The lighting concept was developed by Zurich-based lighting studio, Reflexion. (more…)

Hyde version of the ‘Float’ table by Luca Nichetto for La Chance; photo by Stanislas Wolff

Bold, inverted conical sphere seems to balance on its apex in Luca Nichetto‘s latest table design for the recently-launched French furniture brand La Chance. Aptly named ‘Float’, the seemingly simple, uncomplicated form of the table has been achieved thanks to the complex metal leaf turnery technology which is normally employed in aircraft production. Featuring a reflective, mirrored base, ‘Float’ is available in two colour versions: high-gloss Lamborghini yellow or sombre matte grey aluminium finish. The design was unveiled, along with La Chance’s debut ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ collection, during this year’s Salone del Mobile at MOST. (more…)