Posts filed under 'Inspirations'
Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.11.2013 - Tagged as: Art
‘Lucid Stead’ light art installation by Phillip K. Smith III, photo: Steve King
Architect, artist Phillip K Smith III recently revealed his light based project, Lucid Stead, in Joshua Tree, California during what was expected to be a two day event for a handful of viewers – that turned into more than 400 people making the journey over two weekends. People from as far away as New York City and Canada traveled to the California High Desert to experience it.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.11.2013 - Tagged as: newsletter
Architect Pascal Flammer reinterpreted the region’s construction style for this house in Balsthal, Switzerland, made of fir wood. Extensive glazing provides a continuous visual flow between inside and out; photo Ioana Marinescu
The November issue of the Architonic Newsletter examines the tension between tradition and innovation, with a particular look at Switzerland. And for good reason: in just over a week, the interiors fair ‘neue räume’ opens its doors for the seventh time in our hometown of Zurich. Detailed information can be found in our Special Newsletter. Our team is very much looking forward to welcoming you to the Architonic Concept Space IV at the fair.
Here’s what you’ll find in our November Newsletter:
Agenda December 2013 – January 2014
Architonic at neue räume 13
Beyond the Cliché: the mountain chalet reinterpreted
The Shapeshifter: material innovation FluidSolids
Inspiring Search Results N° 23: Table lamps in wood
Inspiring Spaces N° 15: Terraces
Swiss Architects on Architonic
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic
Architonic’s newsletter for November 2013 can be read (and subscribed to) here.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.11.2013 - Tagged as: Architonic
Come celebrate our 10th anniversary!
Having celebrated our tenth anniversary throughout 2013 at the world’s most significant design destinations, Architonic will celebrate the grand finale of its anniversary year at this year’s neue räume!
Zurich’s legendary Hive Club will be opening its doors at 9pm on November 27 for Architonic’s Anniversary Disco, with Animal Trainer (Hive Audio, Zurich). Join Architonic’s Anniversary Disco on Facebook here.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.11.2013 - Tagged as: PearsonLloyd
Tom Lloyd and Luke Pearson
Architonic has produced a film made by Director/Camera/Editor Daniel Nelson featuring London-based industrial design duo PearsonLloyd discussing their particular design approach, with visual references to their exhibition at September 2013′s London Design Festival.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.11.2013 - Tagged as: Bonhams, Cars, Scotland
Ecurie Ecosse Racing Team
The world’s most comprehensive collection of competition cars from Scotland’s flagship team that won two consecutive Le Mans 24-Hour races in the 1950s is to be sold at auction at Bonhams in London. Among the highlights are two sports-racing Jaguars – a 1953 C-Type and a 1956 D-Type.
‘Atsushi Kitagawara Architects’ (2013) from Jovis Publishers
Thanks to our friends at Jovis Publishers, we’re giving away three copies of ‘Atsushi Kitagawara Architects’. This beautiful and richly illustrated book is the first monograph outside of Japan to present prominent projects by Atsushi Kitagawara.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.11.2013 - Tagged as: Downtown Design Dubai, Dubai
The inaugural edition of Downtown Design pitched its tent – quite literally – next to the soaring heights of Dubai’s now iconic Burj Khalifa
The first-ever design show in the Middle East to unite on a single platform some of the best global design brands with award-winning design from the region, Dubai’s new Downtown Design fair, like the soaring Burj Khalifa, has its sights set high. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)
read this article in full on Architonic
Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.11.2013 - Tagged as: flat pack, Jorge Penadés
‘Nomadic Chair’ by Jorge Penadés
“Reducing comfort to the minimum in order to enlarge mobility to the maximum”, Jorge Penadés has created the ‘Nomadic Chair’, a collapsible, portable chair made of wood – a flatpack chair that can be carried like a backpack.