Posts from March 2013

'Tina' armchair and bench by Benedetta Tagliabue for Expormim

‘Tina’ armchair by Benedetta Tagliabue for Expormim

Spain’s Expormim recently asked Italian, Barcelona-based architect Benedetta Tagliabue to create a series of contemporary seats with rattan, a traditional typically artisanal material.

 

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'Electric' by Mathieu Lehanneur for Viparis, photo: Felipe Ribon

‘Electric’ by Mathieu Lehanneur for Viparis, photo: Felipe Ribon

A canopy of sound and light suspended from electrical braids emerging from a monumental pitch black tree is but one of the design highlights of Electric, a new day and night venue in Paris whose interior was created by Mathieu Lehanneur in collaboration with the architect, Ana Moussinet.

 

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Tue 5.3.

Coworking Spaces by TILT for Club Workspace (UK)

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Suitcase Desk by TILT for Club Workspace, photo: Jill Tate

Suitcase Desk by TILT for Club Workspace, photo: Jill Tate

UK-based architecture and design practice TILT has designed two new coworking spaces in London for Club Workspace, a fast-growing network of creative coworking clubs for entrepreneurs, freelancers and professionals.

 

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'Chill-out' furniture system by Gordon Guillaumier for Tacchini

‘Chill-out’ furniture system by Gordon Guillaumier for Tacchini

Lightness in opposition to weight, a concept developed and presented by Italo Calvino in his book Six Memos for the Next Millennium was the genesis for ‘Chill-out’ by Gordon Guillaumier.

 

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Mon 4.3.

‘Toldo’ table by Christian Vivanco (MX)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.03.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Toldo' table by Christian Vivanco

‘Toldo’ table by Christian Vivanco

The juxtaposition of temporary fabric roofs in Mexico’s street markets influenced the design of ‘Toldo’, a table by designer Christian Vivanco.

 

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'We all contain things' ceramic vessels by Derek Wilson

‘We all contain things’ ceramic vessels by Derek Wilson

‘We all contain things’, a series of ceramic vessels by Derek Wilson, is one of several works by more than 30 Irish designers and craftspeople on show at the Justus Lipsius Building in Brussels, the headquarters of the Council of the European Union, as part of a showcase for the best of Irish craft and design.

 

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Sun 3.3.

‘Daikanyama’ lights by Thomas Bernstrand for Zero (SE)

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'Daikanyama' lights by Thomas Bernstrand for Zero

‘Daikanyama’ lights by Thomas Bernstrand for Zero

Inspired by the streets of the Tokyo district with the same name, Daikanyama is a pendant lighting system that zigzags between walls and and poles.

 

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‘LightBeton’ from Richter Furniertechnik

‘LightBeton’ from Richter Furniertechnik

The biggest, the fastest, the smartest. When it comes to marketing-speak, there’s nothing like a superlative to liven things up. Best of Best – the annual exhibition held at imm cologne of the category winners from the Interior Innovation Award 2013, a scheme organised by the German Design Council and voted for by a jury of big names from the design industry – is no exaggeration, however. Architonic’s Simon Keane-Cowell rounds-up the winners of this year’s coveted Interior Innovation Award.

 

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