Posts from May 2013

Fri 31.5.

Carl Hansen & Son + Maharam Shell Chair Project

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Carl Hansen & Son + Maharam Shell Chair Project

Carl Hansen & Son + Maharam Shell Chair Project, “Firm” by Sarah Morris

For the 50th anniversary of Hans J. Wegner’s Shell Chair, manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son has teamed up with textile brand Maharam to release 20 special versions of Wegner’s iconic design.

 

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Thu 30.5.

‘Fly F-A-B’ chair by FÄRG & BLANCHE (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.05.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Fly F-A-B' chair by FÄRG & BLANCHE

‘Fly F-A-B’ chair by FÄRG & BLANCHE

An invitation to participate in Design [R]evolution, an exhibition at the prestigious Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris, France, has led to the creation of a unique chair by Swedish – French design studio FÄRG & BLANCHE.

 

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Felt makes its presence felt at interior architects i29’s interior for marketing agency Tribal DDB Amsterdam, where the sound-absorbing material is applied to structural elements as well as furniture and lighting

Felt makes its presence felt at interior architects i29’s interior for marketing agency Tribal DDB Amsterdam, where the sound-absorbing material is applied to structural elements as well as furniture and lighting

When was the last time a building won an award for the way it sounds? Architecture, and by extension society, has long privileged the visual over the aural. Yet a number of architects are starting to think and design in a more complete sensory way, informed by the research of acoustics experts. Listen up. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Wed 29.5.

London Calling: May Design Series 2013

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.05.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Visitors to the May Design Series, with exhibition design by Ab Rogers, were presented with a visually distinctive, highly navigable interior landscape

Visitors to the May Design Series, with exhibition design by Ab Rogers, were presented with a visually distinctive, highly navigable interior landscape

There’s strength in numbers. A new date in the international design-expo calendar – The May Design Series – has successfully brought together and revitalised two pre-existing specialist fairs, creating an impressive showcase for high-end bathroom, kitchen, lighting and furniture design. Architonic reports from its first edition. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Pines Pavilion by Hollwich Kushner (US)

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Pines Pavilion by Hollwich Kushner, Fire Island, New York

Pines Pavilion by Hollwich Kushner, Fire Island, New York, photo: Michael Moran/OTTO

“Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, so goes the Pavilion” say architects Hollwich Kushner. The Fire Island Pines Pavilion, a legendary dance club on Fire Island in New York, was destroyed in 2011 by a devastating fire. Now near completion, it is once again giving the Pines community a central hub for culture and nightlife thanks to New York-based Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) and developer Blesso Properties.

 

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Tue 28.5.

ICFF 2013: The New York Review

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Architonic's increased presence in North America was marked at the 2013 edition of ICFF in New York with a stand – and a large number of visitors

Architonic’s increased presence in North America was marked at the 2013 edition of ICFF in New York with a stand – and a large number of visitors

With economic contraction giving way in the US to a period of sustained growth, it’s little surprise that this year’s ICFF in New York – under new management – was the most confident edition in some time. Architonic, which is strategically strengthening its presence in North America, was there with a busy stand, a new sales representative for the region, and an unforgettable party on a historic boat. As they say Stateside, what’s not to like? (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Architonic at ICFF 2013

Architonic at ICFF 2013

For 2013 Architonic expanded its presence at ICFF, the 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair – North America’s platform for global design, with a central booth, two new Architonic apps (‘Best American Design Brands‘ and ‘Best Canadian Design Brands‘) and a larger North American sales team. Now part of NYC x Design Week, ICFF 2013 hosted more than 500 exhibitors from more than 30 countries at the Javitz Center in Manhattan. Join us on a photographic tour through the exhibition halls of ICFF in the following three Facebook albums.

 

> to Architonic’s tour of ICFF 2013, Part 1
Including: Architonic, Alphenberg, Anne Kyyro Quinn, Artek, Artifort, Axor, Bensen, Delightfull, Devon&Devon, emeco, Fritz Hansen, Graypants, Jan Kath, Kasthall, Lichterloh, Lladro, Lobmeyr, Marset, Molo, Moooi, Mosa, Nanimarquina, Neue Wiener Werkstätte, Nolen-Niu, Now Carpets, Objekten, Omnidecor, onecollection, Philips, Piet Bonn, Rich Brilliant, Roca, Royal Botania, Tokio, Victoria Albert, Vitra, Vondom, Wildspirit, Woka.

 

> to Architonic’s tour of ICFF 2013, Part 2

 

> to Architonic’s tour of ICFF 2013, Part 3

Kya bar stool by Neuland, Paster & Geldmacher for FREIFRAU

Kya bar stool by Neuland, Paster & Geldmacher for FREIFRAU

A riding saddle served as inspiration for ‘Kya’, an award winning bar stool design by Neuland, Paster & Geldmache for German design brand Freifrau.

 

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