Posts from October 2013

Digital Grotesque by Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger

Digital Grotesque by Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger

Architects Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger have created the first fully immersive, solid, human-scale, enclosed structure that is entirely 3D printed out of sand.

 

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Ninfea Vase by Matteo Zorzenoni

Ninfea Vase by Matteo Zorzenoni

The ‘CÉRAMIQUE I’ exhibition at Lausanne’s Kissthedesign gallery explores different forms, and appearance, of the material ceramic through design.

 

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'M3' lounge chair by Thomas Feichtner for Neue Wiener Werkstätte

‘M3′ lounge chair by Thomas Feichtner for Neue Wiener Werkstätte

The geometric structure of Thomas Feichtner’s ‘M3′ lounge chair for Neue Wiener Werkstätte was first developed for the ‘M3 Chair’, a popular design experiment created by Feichtner for Vienna Design Week 2011.

 

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Custom luxury retail experiences

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.10.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Louis Vuitton Store, Midland Square, Nagoya (Japan)

Louis Vuitton Store, Midland Square, Nagoya (Japan)

The conundrum for the luxury industries? How do you incite thousands of buyers to enter a store every day while maintaining a feeling of exclusivity? The trend is for Mega Maisons, an invention by Carbondale architects. (Text by Laurence Picot)

 

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Wed 23.10.

‘The private desk’ by Theresa Arns (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.10.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'The private desk' by Theresa Arns

‘The private desk’ by Theresa Arns

‘The private desk’ is a desk to store the items that we use to take care of ourselves says Danish designer Theresa Arns, “in the context of a dressing table and to work with our mind, in the context of a writing desk.”

 

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‘Roll’ lamp by Ferréol Babin (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.10.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Roll' lamp by Ferréol Babin

‘Roll’ lamp by Ferréol Babin

French designer Ferréol Babin’s ‘Roll’ lamp modulates its light output with rotational motion. Composed of two independent yet complementary elements, a tube with a light source and a base it rests on, by simply turning the tube a user can adjust its light.

 

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Tue 22.10.

Huys lighting by Frederik Molenschot (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.10.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Huys Lighting by Frederik Molenschot

Huys lighting by Frederik Molenschot

Dutch sculptural lighting designer Frederik Molenschot has created a series of lit structures made from cast bronze for Huys (pronounced ‘house’), a new Park Ave residential building in Manhattan, New York. The never before seen structures were unveiled in a new exhibit on the ground floor of the project, a 1917 neoclassical building.

 

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‘A4 Carpet’ by We Make Carpets (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.10.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'A4 Carpet' by We Make Carpets, photo: Amy Kouwenhoven

‘A4 Carpet’ by We Make Carpets, photo: Amy Kouwenhoven

Dutch “temporary contemporary” carpet makers Marcia Nolte, Stijn van der Vleuten and Bob Waardenburg have folded 20,000 pieces of A4 paper for their largest work to date, a 500 square meter carpet at De Fabriek in Eindhoven.

 

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