Posts from November 2013

Fri 29.11.

‘Shoffice’ garden pavilion by Platform 5 (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.11.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Shoffice' by Platform 5

‘Shoffice’ by Platform 5

Platform 5′s ‘Shoffice’ (shed + office) is a garden pavilion containing a small office alongside garden storage space located to the rear of a 1950′s terraced house in St John’s Wood, London.

 

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‘The Modern Magazine:Visual Journalism in the Digital Era’ (2013) from Laurence King Publishing

‘The Modern Magazine:Visual Journalism in the Digital Era’ (2013) from Laurence King Publishing

Thanks to our friends at Laurence King Publishing, we’re giving away three copies of ‘The Modern Magazine’. This beautiful and richly illustrated book features the best in current editorial design. The volume explores the issues facing the industry – in particular the way magazines have adapted to respond to digital media.

 

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To the Power of Two: the Kartell by Laufen bathroom programme

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.11.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'1 plus 1 can equal more than 2', says Laufen's Director of Marketing and Products, Marc Viardot. The new Laufen by Kartell collection, the result of an intensive collaboration, is a space-defining, added-value total concept for the bathroom

’1 plus 1 can equal more than 2′, says Laufen’s Director of Marketing and Products, Marc Viardot. The new Laufen by Kartell collection, the result of an intensive collaboration, is a space-defining, added-value total concept for the bathroom

Collaboration isn’t for everyone. If you’re to make it work, it involves serious time and resources, not to mention a genuine willingness to go beyond your usual MO to achieve a creative result with added value. Celebrated Italian design brand Kartell and leading Swiss sanitaryware specialists Laufen, however, show just how great the reward can be. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Wed 27.11.

‘Books at Home’ by A+A Cooren Design Studio (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.11.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Books at Home' by A+A Cooren Design Studio, photo © A+A Cooren Design Studio

‘Books at Home’ by A+A Cooren Design Studio, photo © A+A Cooren Design Studio

To encourage children to read A+A Cooren Design Studio has created ‘Books at Home’, a bookcase inspired by furniture commonly used in libraries and kindergartens that displays inviting and colorful book covers in various formats.

 

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Shenzhen Airport Terminal 3 by Studio Fuksas (IT)

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Shenzhen Airport Terminal 3 by Studio Fuksas, photo © Fuksas

Shenzhen Airport Terminal 3 by Studio Fuksas, photo © Fuksas

The first airport by renowned architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Terminal 3 at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport in Guangdong, China, is now operational.

 

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Tue 26.11.

Sancal’s 40th birthday murals

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.11.2013 - Tagged as:

40th anniversary mural at the Sancal factory in Yecla, Spain

40th anniversary mural at the Sancal factory in Yecla, Spain

After 40 years of decorating other people’s singular spaces, Spanish design brand Sancal reached the conclusion that the best way to celebrate its anniversary was by taking aim at its own factory, “leaving a visible mark of our philosophy on the production process itself.”

 

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‘Lazy Seefelder’ lounge chair by Tom Strala (CH)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.11.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Lazy Seefelder' lounge chair by Tom Strala

‘Lazy Seefelder’ lounge chair by Tom Strala

Tom Strala’s ‘Lazy Seefelder’ lounge chair is a divan bed that “exudes fashion and movement, an extraordinary object made for everyday life” says the Zurich-based designer.

 

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Mon 25.11.

‘Ziel’ glassware by Daphna Laurens (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.11.2013 - Tagged as: ,

‘Ziel’ glassware by Daphna Laurens

‘Ziel’ glassware by Daphna Laurens

In Dutch the word ziel is literally translated as soul, but in Daphna Laurens’ glassware ‘Ziel’ collection it refers to the dimple at the bottom of a bottle.

 

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