Posts from January 2013

BAU Munich 2013 as seen by Architonic

BAU Munich 2013 as seen by Architonic

Join us on our photographic journey through the exhibition halls of this year’s edition of BAU, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, which took place in Munich, Germany January 19 to 24. In the following two Facebook albums of Architonic’s ever-insightful photo tour, we have published no less than 262 images featuring some of the best manufacturers and the novelties they presented at this year’s edition of BAU. Enjoy!

 

> to Architonic’s tour of BAU Munich 2013, Part 1

 

> to Architonic’s tour of BAU Munich 2013, Part 2

Mon 21.1.

imm cologne 2013: ‘Pilu’ lamp by Leoni Werle (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.01.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Pilu' lamp by Leoni Werle

‘Pilu’ lamp by Leoni Werle

Leoni Werle’s Pilu lamp was chosen for imm cologne’s [D3] contest for its innovative base and lampshade. The shape of the lamp’s base allows it to switch between two different positions, like a seesaw.

 

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Sun 20.1.

Fanions rug by BKS (CH)

Posted by Susanne Fritz on 20.01.2013 - Tagged as: , , ,

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Fanions rug by BKS

The Fanions rug which was shown at young talents competition [D3] CONTEST at imm cologne plays with an optical illusion. Traditional rug fringes become modern graphic elements that give the impression of an axonometric projection.Therefore the rather flat felt surface gets a 3D look, that transforms the rug into a flying carpet.

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The New Old Light by Studio Kimu (TW)

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The New Old Light by Kimu Studio

Studio Kimu is formed by Lin YiHsien, Shih Hsiao Chun and Yeh TingWei. The three designers from Taiwan presented a pendant light, which mixes eastern and western stereotypical designs and by combining them, a very playful lamp is created:

 

From the – at first sight – simple lampshade, a paper part which resembles the traditional Asian lantern can be pulled out.

 

It looks like a cocoon, which is growing out of the lampshade and transforms not only the shape of the lamp but also the quality of light.

 

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'Passion' chair by Philippe Starck for Cassina

‘Passion’ chair by Philippe Starck for Cassina

Cassina presented new versions of ‘Caprice’ and ‘Passion’, chairs designed by Philippe Starck, at imm. Innovation led by cutting-edge technology in manufacturing has allowed Cassina to develop more complex versions of the chairs.

 

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'Fluid' floor lamp by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance for Forestier

‘Fluid’ floor lamp by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance for Forestier

As if speared after falling from above, a vertical steel rod runs through the center of Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance’s Fluid floor lamp.

 

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'VLAMP large' by Jacob de Baan

‘VLAMP large’ by Jacob de Baan

The warm red flickering light of a flame is concentrated and amplified in Jacob de Baan’s VLAMP large.

 

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'FK12 FORTYFORTY' side table by Ferdinand Kramer for e15

‘FK12 FORTYFORTY’ side table by Ferdinand Kramer for e15

 

Originally designed in 1945 during his time in America, architect Ferdinand Kramer’s FK12 FORTYFORTY stackable side table is a significant example of his “fascination with variability and adaptability of multi-purpose furniture.” says German furniture brand e15.

 

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