Posts from May 2013

Mon 27.5.

‘CSYS TALL’ lamp by Jake Dyson (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.05.2013 - Tagged as: , , ,

'CSYS TALL' lamp by Jake Dyson

‘CSYS TALL’ lamp by Jake Dyson

Jake Dyson’s ‘CSYS TALL’ is an environmentally conscious floor-standing task light, a dimmable LED light that marries technology with an innovative design that offers precise light direction through three axes of mechanical movement.

 

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Sun 26.5.

«Wir denken total offline» – Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.05.2013 - Tagged as: ,

«Wir denken total offline» - Neue Zürcher Zeitung, photo:

«Wir denken total offline» – Neue Zürcher Zeitung, photo: NZZ, Fabian Stamm

It’s Architonic’s 10th anniversary this year and one of the oldest and most important daily newspapers in Switzerland, Zurich’s Neue Zurcher Zeitung, has published an article that talks of Architonic’s founding up to our latest endeavour, venturing to America. The article details our humble beginnings at ETH Zurich’s Department of Architecture, important milestones, lessons learned and new horizons.

 

read the full article (in German) here

Fri 24.5.

‘Linea’ seating by Luca Nichetto for Offecct (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.05.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Linea' seating by Luca Nichetto for Offecct

‘Linea’ seating by Luca Nichetto for Offecct

The design of Luca Nichetto’s ‘Linea’ modular seating system for Offecct was inspired by a cartoon called “La Linea” (The Line).

 

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'Fluida' lamp by Studio Natural for Martinelli Luce

‘Fluida’ lamp by Studio Natural for Martinelli Luce

Studio Natural’s ‘Fluida’ table lamp for Italian lighting brand Martinelli Luce expands and contracts depending on the need.

 

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‘Travel Cut-out Prints’ by OKOLO (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.05.2013 - Tagged as:

In the air, 'Travel Cut-out Prints' by OKOLO

Detail from In the air, ‘Travel Cut-out Prints’ by OKOLO

Czech design collective OKOLO have designed three cut-out prints inspired by the golden age of jetset travelling for Here & There, an NYCxDesign Week 2013 exhibition at Various Projects curated by designer Jonah Takagi.

 

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Wed 22.5.

‘Bill’ lamp by David Irwin (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.05.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Bill Lamp by David Irwin

‘Bill’ Lamp by David Irwin

David Irwin’s ‘Bill’ table lamp explores the use of a new type of plywood, UPM grada 1000, to produce a distinctively formed diffuser which takes its cue from the bill of a birds beak.

 

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Photo tour of May Design Week 2013

Photo tour of May Design Week 2013

London’s first May Design Series featuring four of the city’s districts, 200 exhibitors, speakers in the Conversation Series, the kbb Innovation Awards, and more, took place from May 19 to 21, 2013. Join us on our photographic journey through the exhibition halls of the main events; The Arc Show, KBB LDN, DX Freight and INTERIORS LDN. In the following three Facebook albums we have published no less than 377 images featuring some of the best manufacturers and the novelties they presented at this first edition of the May Design Series. Enjoy!

 

> to Architonic’s tour of May Design Series 2013, Part 1
Including: astro, vanlux, ecosense, erco, iGuzzini, inflate, KKDC Limited, LED Light Sheet, Lucifero’s, DX Freight, DX Freight/ Architonic, Armourcoat, Artwood, Getama, Hitch Mylius, Ilias Ernst, Ligne Roset, Mosaico Digitale, PP Møbler, Rock Galpin, OZZ Grace & Webb Limited.

 

> to Architonic’s tour of May Design Series 2013, Part 2
Including: Badgers of Bohemia, Cass, Deadgood, Evoni Design, Artline, invisible city, James UK, Jay Watson Design, Jay Watson Design, KBB Magazine, Nobody & Co., out of the dark, out of the dark, Patinas, Reeve, Rolf Benz, Sharon Marston, Thonet.

 

> to Architonic’s tour of May Design Series 2013, Part 3
Including: Timorous Beasties, Tisca Tiara, Venini, Vive, Vondom, Adamsez, abode, Aran Cucine, Arredo3, Custom made kitchens, Dallmer, Doca, Fisher & Paykal, Leicht, Poggenpohl, trend, Vasco, Vitra, Hansgrohe.

Whiter than White, Materials Council’s inaugural exhibition

Whiter than White, Materials Council’s inaugural exhibition

Materials Council is running drop-in ‘Council Meetings’ at Clerkenwell Design Week 2013. Attendees are invited to come down and get free materials advice on current projects. Situated in the new materials and surfaces pavilion, Covered at Charterhouse Square, Materials Council will be relocating their studio for the duration of the show and will also be displaying a selection of materials from their Whiter than White exhibition, Materials Council’s inaugural exhibition launched last September. The show takes place around the Clerkenwell area of London between 21-23 May, 2013. Entrance is free and fast-tracked with registration. Registration for Clerkenwell Design Week 2013 is open now.

 

www.materialscouncil.com

 

read more about Materials Council on Architonic

 

to the Clerkenwell Design Week festival registration website