Posts from March 2013
House F by Kenji Ido / Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio, photo: Takumi Ota
House F by Kenji Ido is a house designed for a couple in Osaka, Japan, made of wood, is three stories high and is located on a narrow urban site. The neighbourhood is mixed-use where small houses, small factories, and small office buildings coexist without much harmony.
‘Mash up’ collection by Diederik Schneemann
Diederik Schneemann’s ‘Mash up’ collection raises important questions regarding what is expected to be a huge industry, 3D printing. Specifically, on the copyright issues that are now emerging alongside this fast growing industry.
‘Vitrina’ cabinet by Hierve Design Consultancy for Case
A striking combination of display cabinet and shelving unit, Hierve Design Consultancy’s Vitrina for London-based design brand Case is a stylish storage and display system that features bold colours and is constructed from solid oak, painted MDF and glass.
The Magis showroom on the Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi will play host to the innovative designs of renowned design duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec; photo Patrick Tomei Neri for Brera Design District 2012
Looking, now more than ever, for ways of adding value to its products, there’s a renaissance of craft-based thinking within design manufacturing taking place. Where better to see this trend presented and discussed than in Milan’s leading design quarter, Brera, which has long been the cradle of artistic expression and craftsmanship? (by Simon Keane-Cowell)
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‘Growth Chair’ by Mathias Bengtsson
Designer Mathias Bengtsson strives to discover ways of challenging technology and combines industrial techniques with traditional cabinetmaking methods often with unconventional results. With ‘Growth Chair’ he has created a sculptural, organic work that resembles the tangled roots of a tree.
Stadthalle concert and event hall by Max Dudler, photo: Stefan Müller courtesy American Hardwood Export Council
Officially opened in January 2013, architect Max Dudler’s Stadthalle is devoted to cultural events and concerts and is located in a traditional urban setting in Reutlingen, Germany next to Bürgerpark, a local public park.
‘Kitchen Scales’ by Helena Karelson
Helena Karelson’s clever ‘Kitchen Scales’, consisting of two kitchen measuring jugs, measure not only by volume but also by weight using the age-old water displacement method.
‘Rain in interiors’ installation by Burkard Meyer for KriskaDECOR
Simulating a constant downpour of rain, Swiss architects Burkard Meyer in collaboration with Konform AG have created an innovative installation for the showroom of bathroom furniture company Talsee consisting of hundreds of silver-coloured chains hanging from the ceiling.