Posts from August 2013

Fri 30.8.

Bodies of Evidence: architecture, photography and real lives

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.08.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Le Corbusier's Chandigarh, India, photographed by Iwan Baan. Taken from 'Brasilia – Chandigarh, Living With Modernity', Lars Müller Publishers, 2010

Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh, India, photographed by Iwan Baan. Taken from ‘Brasilia – Chandigarh, Living With Modernity’, Lars Müller Publishers, 2010

There’s a long tradition of architectural photography presenting viewers with depopulated spaces – interior and exterior landscapes, devoid of the very users for which they have been designed. Celebrated Dutch photographer IWAN BAAN’s unparalleled documentary images of the built environment correct this lack, putting people back in the picture. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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click here to win a copy of Lars Müller Publishers’ ‘Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities’, with photography by Iwan Baan

Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities

Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities

Thanks to our friends at Lars Müller Publishers, we are giving away three copies of the extremely covetable ‘Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities’, with photography by the world’s leading image-maker Iwan Baan.

 

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‘Kafé Bulten’ interior by Moodus AB (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.08.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Kafé Bulten' interior by Moodus AB

‘Kafé Bulten’ interior by Moodus AB, photo: Mathias Nero

Named for the old block where it’s located, the Kafé Bulten is a central gathering spot in the new Hornstull mall in Stockholm. In keeping with the property owners ambition to achieve a commercial area full of life and diversity, the coffeeshop attempts to capture the spirit of Hornstull, formerly a working-class neighbourhood, now a place that’s looked upon as a creative melting pot in Stockholm.

 

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Wed 28.8.

‘Atlas’ table by Psalt Design (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.08.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Atlas' table by Psalt Design

‘Atlas’ table by Psalt Design

Industrial fixtures and fittings found in everyday surroundings were the inspiration for ‘Atlas’, a table by Sheffield, UK based furniture and product design studio Psalt Design.

 

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Bath Street Furniture by PearsonLloyd (UK)

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Bath Street Furniture by PearsonLloyd

Bath Street Furniture by PearsonLloyd

London-based studio PearsonLloyd will be unveiling a new exhibition at Great Western Studios, London, a key highlight of which will be the unveiling of a collection of street furniture for the historic city of Bath in the UK. A range that includes benches, cycle stands, wastebins, bollards, street-trading units and water fountains.

 

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355 11th Street by Aidlin Darling Design

355 11th Street by Aidlin Darling Design

San Francisco-based Aidlin Darling Design has been awarded the COTE PLUS Award, named for the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) who each year selects their Top Ten Green Projects, for the Aidlin Darling-designed 355 11th Street project in San Francisco.

 

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Scenography January 2013

Scenography January 2013

Ten years after our founding and after several editions as visitors over the past few years, Architonic will have its very first official appearance in Paris this year. We look forward to meeting you at C@fé by Architonic, which we run in collaboration with MAISON&OBJET.

 

Here’s what you’ll find in our Special Newsletter:

 

Architonic Guide MAISON&OBJET 2013
Architonic’s Tips at Paris Design Week
Preview of MAISON&OBJET 2013
C@fé by Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for August 2013 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Mon 26.8.

‘Oslo’ sofa by Anderssen & Voll for Muuto (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.08.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Oslo' sofa by Anderssen & Voll for Muuto

‘Oslo’ sofa by Anderssen & Voll for Muuto

‘Oslo’, Norwegian design studio Anderssen & Voll’s third sofa series for Danish design brand Muuto, consists of a 3-seater sofa, a 2-seater sofa, a chair and a pouf, all with built in pillows that makes each piece comfortable and airy at the same time.

 

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