Posts from September 2014

Tue 30.9.

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Parts 3 & 4

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.09.2014 - Tagged as:

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014

Last week the Architonic team and more than 100,000 visitors attended CERSAIE in Bologna, Italy, the world’s largest exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings. Here below are the final two Facebook photo galleries from the show where more than 945 exhibitors presented their products.

 

> to Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Part 3
Manufacturers shown include: Porcelanosa, Mirage, Villeroy & Boch, Porcelaingres, Catalano, Cordivari, Rubinetterie Treemme, Nobili

 

> to Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Part 4
Manufacturers shown include: Stella, Kerasan, Casalgrande Padana, Atlas Concorde, Lea Ceramiche, Glass Design, DECOR WALTHER, Ceramica Flaminia, DURAVIT, VitrA Bad, Refin, AGROB BUCHTAL, NEOLITH, Nobili

Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas, Photo: Fernando Guerra

Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas, Photo: Fernando Guerra

Located inside a mall in Rio de Janeiro, Saraiva Bookstore was conceived as a hybrid between a public square and a library, “a place for conviviality, leisure, concentration and rest at the same time” says its architect Studio Arthur Casas.

 

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Mon 29.9.

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Parts 1 & 2

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.09.2014 - Tagged as:

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014

Last week the Architonic team made its way to Bologna, Italy for CERSAIE, the “International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings”. Here’s a look at the novelties from the best brands on the show floor in the first two of a series of Facebook photo galleries.

 

> to Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Part 1
Manufacturers shown include: antoniolupi, Bisazza, XILO1934, Wall&decò, Ridea, Oset, Marazzi

 

> to Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Part 2
Manufacturers shown include: Fap Ceramiche, Caesar, INALCO, VIVES Cerámica, Keope, Ceramiche Supergres, Porcelanosa

TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa

TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa

Studio AfroditiKrassa pushes the boundaries of the traditional curtain with a modern interpretation of the room divider using ‘metal mesh drapery’, an innovative, eco friendly and hardwearing bronze metal material.

 

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Sun 28.9.

Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller

Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller

The Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller has a design based on the simple design idiom of its surrounding buildings, built in the 1970s, but with modern twists such as using pre-fabricated brick reliefs and incorporating bay windows.

 

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Fri 26.9.

Gloriously Glossy: The Versatile Tile Adorns the Coolest Interiors

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Tiles in a calming green – suggestive of being underwater – were chosen to line the interior of skincare brand Aesop’s Berlin store, designed by Weiss-Heiten

Tiles in a calming green – suggestive of being underwater – were chosen to line the interior of skincare brand Aesop’s Berlin store, designed by Weiss-Heiten

Given the huge vogue for cladding buildings in ceramic tiles, we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that they are now fast infiltrating interiors too. It’s not hard to see why. People find glazed ceramic tiles appealing because of their seductive qualities – their lusciously lustrous surfaces and, if patterned, their potential for being stunningly decorative. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Thu 25.9.

Nasza Polska – The Open Form of Contemporary Polish Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.09.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Nasza Polska logo, inflated metal letters designed by Zieta Prozessdesign © Courtesy of Zieta Prozessdesign

Nasza Polska logo, inflated metal letters designed by Zieta Prozessdesign © Courtesy of Zieta Prozessdesign

Nasza Polska, “our Poland”, brings contemporary Polish design into the spotlight in the form of a touring-exhibition that gathers up-and-coming talents, established studios and legendary masters – working in Poland and abroad.

 

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'CR GTI' coffee table by Oliver Conrad

‘CR GTI’ coffee table by Oliver Conrad

For ‘CR GTI’, selected pieces of wood from the workshop of designer Oliver Conrad are chosen for recycling and converted into a natural wooden coffee table.

 

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