Posts from September 2013

Thu 26.9.

‘Synthetic Nature’ by Vlad Tenu (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.09.2013 - Tagged as:

'Synthetic Nature' by Vlad Tenu

‘Synthetic Nature’ by Vlad Tenu

London-based architect Vlad Tenu’s Synthetic Nature is a collection of prototypes conceived and created through holistic architectural design research into the genesis of form and space.

 

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Wed 25.9.

Espasso presents Zanini de Zanine (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.09.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Espasso armchair by Zanini de Zanine

Espasso armchair by Zanini de Zanine

New York design gallery Espasso is presenting works by Brazilian designer Zanini de Zanine alongside pieces by his father, seminal designer José Zanine Caldas, the first time their furniture will be showcased together.

 

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Tue 24.9.

‘Baby Blue’ chair by Paul Venaille (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Baby Blue' chair by Paul Venaille

‘Baby Blue’ chair by Paul Venaille

Lyon-based French designer Paul Venaille explores the potential of bent wood in his ‘Baby Blue’ chair, a solid oak three-legged base that suspends what appears to be a pliable curved seat.

 

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Out on the Tiles: ceramic architectural facades

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Tiles in seven, subtle shades of white, provided by Toni Cumella, clad a building designed by architect Pedro Campos Costa – a new addition to the existing Lisbon Oceanarium

Tiles in seven, subtle shades of white, provided by Toni Cumella, clad a building designed by architect Pedro Campos Costa – a new addition to the existing Lisbon Oceanarium

Contemporary architects internationally are breathing new life into the old tradition of using ceramic elements on exteriors. The result are striking facades that marry expressive ornament with sustainability. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Information and directional signage fuses with its architectural host at the aptly named Signterior office/retail building in Shanghai. The wayfinding was designed by ujidesign of Tokyo; architecture by A-ASTERISK and A-I-SHA. Photos Nakaça & Partners

Information and directional signage fuses with its architectural host at the aptly named Signterior office/retail building in Shanghai. The wayfinding was designed by ujidesign of Tokyo; architecture by A-ASTERISK and A-I-SHA. Photos Nakaça & Partners

Feeling a little bit lost? It’s no surprise, really. As populations grow, cities expand, international travel increases and we all work (and live) harder and faster, it seems that there are ever more new and complex terrains to navigate. Enter a number of highly considered wayfinding systems that help you make sense of the space around you. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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‘HH Platform Furniture’ by Ryan Harc (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'HH Platform Furniture' by Ryan Harc

‘HH Platform Furniture’ by Ryan Harc

Designer Ryan Yoon and Harc Lee of Ryan Harc have created ‘HH Platform Furniture’, consisting of poles, sticks and special screws that users assemble to “make your favourite shape.”

 

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Architonic Live in London: Super Brands London 2013

Architonic Live in London: Super Brands London 2013

Super Brands, the London Design Festival interiors trade exhibition, is a rare opportunity to see so many established, contemporary global design furniture, lighting and interiors brands outside of Milan’s iSaloni show. Our Facebook photo gallery (below) features novelties from the best brands at the show. More from London to follow!

 

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Fri 20.9.

Architonic Live in London: Tent London 2013

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Architonic Live in London: Tent London 2013

Architonic Live in London: Tent London 2013

Join us on our photographic journey through the exhibition hall of this year’s edition of Tent London, a juried event and one of the more creative hubs that anchor the London Design Festival. In the following Facebook album we have published no less than 44 images taken on the show floor. Enjoy!

 

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