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Tue 21.10.

A Glass Act: Fabbian’s Architectural Adventure

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.10.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Laminis can combine different clear or transparent tiles bearing an infinite variety of patterns — depending on the requirements and tastes of Fabbian’s clients — making it highly versatile

Laminis can combine different clear or transparent tiles bearing an infinite variety of patterns — depending on the requirements and tastes of Fabbian’s clients — making it highly versatile

To celebrate the launch of its innovative new glass product Laminis, Fabbian was inspired to photograph it within the subterranean stone quarry of Cava Acque in the Berici Hills near Grancona, in the province of Vicenza. This wasn’t some capricious idea. The legendary quarry is traditionally favoured by contemporary architects from Frank Gehry to Ricardo Bofill, and since Laminis was conceived for use in architectural projects, this setting felt entirely appropriate. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Mon 20.10.

‘Urban Gridded Dogtags’ by Aminimal Studio (US)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.10.2014 - Tagged as: ,

San Francisco 'Urban Gridded Dogtags' by Aminimal Studio

San Francisco ‘Urban Gridded Dogtags’ by Aminimal Studio

Urban Gridded Dogtags is a jewelry collection with over 120 wearable maps of favorite locations from 32 countries around the world.

 

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‘Counting the Rice’ table by Daniel Libeskind for Moroso

‘Counting the Rice’ table by Daniel Libeskind for Moroso

Italian design brand Moroso has released a limited edition of 30 ‘Counting the Rice’ tables, designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, which accommodates and gives shape to the Counting the Rice exercise conceived by artist Marina Abramovic.

 

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Wed 15.10.

Volet Hook by Dimitri Bähler for Hay (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.10.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Volet Hook by Dimitri Bähler for Hay

Volet Hook by Dimitri Bähler for Hay

Swiss designer Dimitri Bähler has created a series of anodized aluminium hooks that are laser cut and folded in a way to hide the fixation system – a simple screw.

 

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The side view of CHANGE’S T-foot model gives no indication that its height is adjustable

The side view of CHANGE’S T-foot model gives no indication that its height is adjustable

CHANGE represents a new generation of adjustable-height office desks and conference tables whose development has emphasized exemplary functionality, versatility and, most notably, a focus on design. (by Ulrich Büttner)

 

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object05: Some of the shelves become a staircase. Sitting on them transforms them into benches, and when accessed from behind they’re a closed desk. A thought experiment into the relationship between dynamic and static space, and the different functions of front and back. Photo: Hiroshi Iwasaki

‘Shelf + Desk + Chair = Office’ installation by Nendo for Kokuyo, photo: Hiroshi Iwasaki

Tokyo-based design studio Nendo has created an installation for Kokuyo Furniture for Orgatec 2014, the international trade fair for office and facility.

 

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'Immateriality' light installation by Fabrice Höfgen

‘Immateriality’ light installation by Fabrice Höfgen

Fabrice Höfgen’s ‘Immateriality’ is an interactive light installation where a series of lights communicate with each other, with light, in a manner reminiscent of human conversation.

 

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Rows of spikes contrasted with the curvaceous surface of the hedgehog sofa, demonstrating the kinds of complex shapes that can be produced using STARON®

Rows of spikes contrasted with the curvaceous surface of the hedgehog sofa, demonstrating the kinds of complex shapes that can be produced using STARON®

A killer whale, an owl and an armadillo were among the creatures that inspired a collection of furniture and products presented by Samsung SDI Chemical at the recent London Design Festival to demonstrate the versatility of its STARON® solid-surface material. Architonic went along to discuss the new species of products enabled by these innovative surfaces. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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