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Tue 23.6.

Ali Chocolate Boutique by a01 architektai (LT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.06.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Ali Chocolate Boutique by a01 architektai, photo: Darius Petrulaitis

Ali Chocolate Boutique by a01 architektai, photo: Darius Petrulaitis

For the Ali Chocolate Boutique at the Panorama shopping mall in Vilnius, Lithuania a01 architektai created a stark white interior with a gold light fixture that guides shoppers to the main event, the chocolate showcase below it.

 

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Thu 4.12.

Ali Sokoladine Chocolate Boutique by a01 Architektai (LT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.12.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Ali Sokoladine Chocolate Boutique by a01 Architektai

Ali Sokoladine Chocolate Boutique by a01 Architektai

In the heart of Vilnius, Lithuania is a chocolate boutique with a relaxed interior composed of a combination of concrete, copper, crumbled bricks, metal elements and “the tantalizing aroma of coffee and delicious confectionary.”

 

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House Yagiyama by Kazuya Saito Architects; photo by Yasuhiro Takagi

A young Japanese architect Kazuya Saito and his namesake practice have recently completed this single-storey house located in Sendai, Japan. Developed for an elderly couple who “requested living in privacy, but a sunny and breezy house while considering connection with the nearby house,” the dark, opaque and windowless exterior of the structure is offset by a neutrally-coloured, light-filled interior. (more…)

Thu 2.8.

‘Aura’ sofa by Mikko Laakkonen for Inno (FI)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 02.08.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Aura’ sofa by Mikko Laakkonen for Inno

Helsinki-based designer Mikko Laakkonen has realised this boldly-coloured two-seater sofa for the Finnish furniture manufacturer Inno. Due to be presented next month at the upcoming edition of Habitare design fair (12 – 16 September), the upholstered ‘Aura’ features a simple, exposed steel frame and a raised back for increased privacy. The design, which can also serve as a room divider, is available in multiple colourways. (more…)

Casket with lib by Manfred Schmid

An important component of the Japanese art of lacquerwork is the special technique known as ‘urushi’, which uses many layers of wafer-thin, semi-transparent lacquer to create a surface of almost mystical radiance and sensual depth. Today the urushi guild is facing new challenges and is opening its doors to new members in order to safeguard the survival of its craft. The result is the establishment of a dialogue with modern designers from all around the world, whose fascination with Japanese lacquer craftsmanship has prompted them to create their own works using lacquer.

 

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