Posts from September 2013

Thu 19.9.

Architonic Live in London: Designjunction 2013, Parts 1 & 2

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.09.2013 - Tagged as:

Architonic Live in London: Designjunction 2013

Architonic Live in London: Designjunction 2013

The Architonic team is in London this week for the 2013 edition of the London Design Festival. Here’s a look at the popular Designjunction exhibition in two Facebook photo galleries where we showcase lighting and furniture novelties from the top brands. And for a virtual experience, you can download the new Architonic-powered Designjunction App for iOS here.

 

> to Architonic Live in London: Designjunction 2013, Part 1

 

> to Architonic Live in London: Designjunction 2013, Part 2

'Hive' ottoman and tables by Atelier Oï for B&B Italia

‘Hive’ ottoman and tables by Atelier Oï for B&B Italia

The design for Atelier Oï’s ‘Hive’ ottoman and tables for B&B Italia draws its inspiration from the hexagonal stones, in staggered heights, that make up Giant’s Causeway in Ireland.

 

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Wed 18.9.

‘Nidos’ assemblable furniture collection by bravo! (CL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.09.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Nidos' assemblable furniture collection by bravo!

‘Nidos’ assemblable furniture collection by bravo!

Chilean interiors and object designers bravo! are showing ‘Nidos’, a knock down furniture collection at Designjunction during the 2013 London Design Festival. The collection consists of a table, bench and stool that is sold unassembled and is assembled by the user after purchase.

 

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'Medusa, Chinita, Bellota' lamps by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Made in Mimbre

‘Medusa, Chinita, Bellota’ lamps by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Made in Mimbre

Swedish architect-designers Claesson Koivisto Rune have created a series of woven wicker lamps for Made in Mimbre (by The Andes House, Chile) including one, ‘Medusa’, with excess lengths of wicker kept untrimmed, unlike what is usually done.

 

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'Avignon No.2 Dressing Table' by Gabor Kodolanyi

‘Avignon No.2 Dressing Table’ by Gabor Kodolanyi

Geometric shapes were the original inspiration for Hungarian designer Gabor Kodolanyi’s ‘Avignon No.2 Dressing Table’.

 

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'Alcove Plume' sofa by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra

‘Alcove Plume’ sofa by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra

French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have added ‘Alcove Plume’, a low-slung sofa with an emphasis on casual comfort, to Vitra’s Alcove product family.

 

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Mon 16.9.

The Printed Environment: 3D printing goes architectural

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

A scale model of Softkill Design’s ProtoHouse

A scale model of Softkill Design’s ProtoHouse

3D-printed architecture might seem like the stuff of the future, but a number of architects are experimenting to try to turn tomorrow’s fantasy builds into today’s innovative projects. Architonic investigates. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Atrium Champagne Bar by Foster + Partners (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.09.2013 - Tagged as:

Atrium Champagne Bar by Foster + Partners, image courtesy Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Atrium Champagne Bar by Foster + Partners, image courtesy Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Foster + Partners’ design for the Atrium Champagne Bar at London’s ME Hotel has won the top award for bar design at the 2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards.

 

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