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Architonic Newsletter 10.2013

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With Ireland long known for its craft tradition, contemporary Irish product design – shown here at the 'Vernacular' group show at Tent – displays a striking virtuosity of technique; photo Sophie Mutevelian

With Ireland long known for its craft tradition, contemporary Irish product design – shown here at the ‘Vernacular’ group show at Tent – displays a striking virtuosity of technique; photo Sophie Mutevelian

In previous years it was always possible to identify a clear leader, but this time the four main shows of the London Design Festival managed to focus on their own individual strengths, which turned the event into a real neck-and-neck race. We were there on your behalf and among other aspects took a look at the astonishingly numerous ‘designer-makers’ among the exhibitors.

 

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

 

Making/Do: designer-makers exhibit in London
Supersize Me: Materials Council’s ‘In the Scale of Carbon’ exhibition
Architonic Photo Tour London Design Festival 2013
Inspiring Search Results N° 22: Coffee tables with free form top
Inspiring Spaces N° 14: Stairwells
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

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

Bathroom Bliss

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‘Emotional’, ‘sustainable’ and ‘sophisticated’ are the keywords behind the design of the colourful, ambient Palomba Collection

‘Emotional’, ‘sustainable’ and ‘sophisticated’ are the keywords behind the design of the colourful, ambient Palomba Collection

Take incomparable ceramics, add premium plastics, specify ‘sanitaryware’ and ask designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba to blitz it up. What you get is the best of Kartell and Laufen. (Text: Alexandra Onderwater)

 

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