Posts from March 2014

Mon 31.3.

Inside Out: Tribù shapes the exterior landscape

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.03.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Monica Armani's 'Tosca' armchair for premium outdoor-furniture label Tribù marries quality, comfort-guaranteeing materials with weather-resistant robustness for a long-life product

Monica Armani’s ‘Tosca’ armchair for premium outdoor-furniture label Tribù marries quality, comfort-guaranteeing materials with weather-resistant robustness for a long-life product

It’s no mean feat producing timeless design that’s also innovative and future-facing. One of the few brands to pull this off is Tribù, the leading outdoor-furniture label that invites its users to sit back and relax, while itself doing anything but take it easy. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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From Architonic’s second day at Light + Building – the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building – two more Facebook photo galleries showing the best brands from the show halls in Frankfurt.

 

> to Architonic Live in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 3

 

> to Architonic Live in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 4

In preparation for your visit to Frankfurt for LIGHT+BUILDING we recommend the indispensable Architonic Guide (download) in which we – as usual – compile in an accessible way the most notable presentations at the fair and in the city.

For your visit to Frankfurt for Light + Building we recommend the Architonic Guide (download) in which we compile the most notable presentations at the fair and in the city.

Architonic is in Frankfurt, Germany for Light + Building, the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building. With more than 2,300 exhibitors this year, close to 200,000 visitors are expected to attend by its close on April 4th. Here below are two initial Facebook galleries featuring a review of the best designs direct from the show floor.

 

> to Architonic Live in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 1

 

> to Architonic Live in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 2

Fri 28.3.

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.03.2014 - Tagged as:

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design, photo: João Soares

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design, photo: João Soares

AND-RÉ architecture & design’s White Wolf Hotel, Quinta do Lobo Branco, in Penafiel, Portugal is a series of buildings that house a holistic hotel and health farm – a place to commune with nature.

 

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'Panorama': Konstantin Grcic at the Vitra Design Museum

‘Panorama’: Konstantin Grcic at the Vitra Design Museum

‘Panorama’, which has just opened at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, is Konstantin Grcic’s biggest solo show to date and one where the acclaimed industrial designer looks firmly to the future.

 

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‘Frames’ collection by Jaime Hayon for Expormim (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.03.2014 - Tagged as:

'Frames' collection by Jaime Hayon for Expormim

‘Frames’ collection by Jaime Hayon for Expormim

Renowned Spanish designer Jaime Hayon has designed a collection of rattan furniture for Expormim that bends rattan rods into the signature sinuous forms characteristic of the designer.

 

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An upholstered Osso chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

An upholstered Osso chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec using new fabric designed for Kvadrat

French designers Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec will be showing three collections of 3D knitted fabric for Danish design brand Kvadrat at Milan Design Week 2014 in April.

 

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Special Newsletter Milano 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.03.2014 - Tagged as:

There’s much ground to cover during Milan Design Week, which is why you’ll find our trusty Architonic Guide (download) to Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone indispensible for navigating you through the melee.

There’s much ground to cover during Milan Design Week, which is why you’ll find our trusty Architonic Guide to Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone (download) indispensible for navigating you through the melee.

Oh, Milano!

 

Milan is bit a like a family relative. You love them, but they also have the capability to be incredibly frustrating.

 

Milan Design Week has long been a victim of its own success. With an estimated half a million visitors pouring into the Italian city for one week in April, something’s got to give. Whether it’s the infrastructure (think subway systems breaking down, traffic jams and packed pavements), one’s schedule (how late can you feasibly turn up for a meeting?), or the inability to visit everything you planned, stress levels can often head skywards…

 

Read (and subscribe to) Architonic’s Special Milano 2014 Newsletter here.