Posts from January 2013

Sun 27.1.

Photo tour of Designpost Cologne 2013

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.01.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Photo tour of Designpost 2013

Photo tour of Designpost 2013

In addition to photo albums from imm cologne 2013, we’ve also posted a photo album from Designpost Cologne, the exhibition open at the same time as imm in the historic halls of a former post office in the Deutz quarter of Cologne. Our Designpost Facebook album features 123 images with some of the best manufacturers and novelties presented. Enjoy!

 

> to Architonic’s tour of Designpost 2013

'Glass Elephant' Stockholm Design Week installation by TAF Arkitekter

‘Glass Elephant’ Stockholm Design Week installation by TAF Arkitekter

An unusual pairing will likely be one of the main attractions at the 2013 edition of Stockholm Design Week. An installation composed of fragile glass and heavy industrial robots entitled ‘Glass Elephant’, set in the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities’ Skeppsholmen Caverns, will explore the properties of glass as material and muse combined with the advanced tactile technology of robots furnished by Sweden’s ABB.

 

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Photo tours of imm cologne 2013, Parts 3, 4, 5

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.01.2013 - Tagged as:

Photo tours of imm cologne 2013

Photo tours of imm cologne 2013

We’ve added three more photo albums from imm cologne 2013. Join us on our photographic journey through the exhibition halls of this year’s edition of imm, which took place in Cologne, Germany from January 14 to 20. In the following three Facebook albums we have published no less than 235 images featuring some of the best manufacturers and novelties presented. Enjoy!

 

> to Architonic’s tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 3

 

> to Architonic’s tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 4

 

> to Architonic’s tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 5

Thu 24.1.

‘Drift’ coffee table by TJ O’Keefe (US)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.01.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Drift' coffee table by TJ O'Keefe

‘Drift’ coffee table by TJ O’Keefe

American furniture and object design brand TJ O’Keefe’s Drift table combines a smooth, angled glass top with a base made of weatherworn boards.

 

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Photo tours of imm cologne 2013, Parts 1 & 2

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.01.2013 - Tagged as:

Photo tours of imm cologne 2013, Parts 1 & 2

Photo tours of imm cologne 2013, Parts 1 & 2

The first two of several photo albums from imm cologne 2013 are ready. Join us on our photographic journey through the exhibition halls of this year’s edition of imm, which took place in Cologne, Germany from January 14 to 20. In the following two Facebook albums we have published no less than 187 images featuring some of the best manufacturers and novelties presented. Enjoy!

 

> to Architonic’s tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 1

 

> to Architonic’s tour of imm cologne 2013, Part 2

'Swell' benches and stools by Rachel Griffin for Earnest Studio

‘Swell’ benches and stools by Rachel Griffin for Earnest Studio

‘Swell’ is a series of stools and benches which play with the conventional method of producing upholstered furniture. Instead of moulding massive blocks of foam, cutting them down to size, gluing the separate pieces to a wood frame and hand-sewing fabric on top, ‘Swell’ combines several steps of production into one by using the fabric and frame as the original mould for the foam.

 

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'Spike' Table by Lukas Bürki for Glas Trösch

‘Spike’ Table by Lukas Bürki for Glas Trösch

In Lukas Bürki’s Spike table design two parallel table tops combine the lightness of glass with the warm feel of wood, used here for the leg construction.

 

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'Invader' Storage System by Maria Bruun

‘Invader’ Storage System by Maria Bruun

The Invader storage system makes the most of nesting to save space for the smaller spaces of the “compressed lifestyle of modern consumers” says designer Maria Bruun.

 

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