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Tue 5.4.

Touch Wood

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.04.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Pedrali’s Manzano wood division has enabled the company to create elegant seating solutions such as Nemea 2820 (above), that combine the simplicity of solid wood with industrially produced materials of plywood and aluminium

Pedrali’s Manzano wood division has enabled the company to create elegant seating solutions such as Nemea 2820 (above), that combine the simplicity of solid wood with industrially produced materials of plywood and aluminium

Premium Italian design brand PEDRALI is celebrating ten years of its pioneering wood division, which sees the combination of traditional carpentry skills with innovative production techniques, as perfect as a dovetail joint. Maximum stability with minimum material usage. (by Bethan Ryder)

 

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Thu 24.3.

Milan 2016 Preview: Punt Mobles

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.03.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Photo: courtesy Punt Mobles

Photo: courtesy Punt Mobles

In keeping with Punt Mobles’ “The Design Culture” motto, this year at Milan Design Week the design brand wants to honour its designers.

 

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Wed 23.3.

The Wild One

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.03.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Out in the open and on the table: Indonesia-based brand Karpenter's environmental credentials are underscored by its brand slogan – 'Designed by us, defined by nature'

Out in the open and on the table: Indonesia-based brand Karpenter’s environmental credentials are underscored by its brand slogan – ‘Designed by us, defined by nature’

Materials are anything but immaterial to KARPENTER – the Indonesian-based design brand that in the few short years since its launch has managed to claim a convincing stake at the table of manufacturers who truly understand the critical relation between design, materials and the environment. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Leather Seen

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.03.2016 - Tagged as: ,

An area rug by Dutch designer Osiris Hertman and created out of pieces of Alphenberg leather in different colours, sizes and prints. Here it is on display at the LXRY fair in Amsterdam, which takes place every December

An area rug by Dutch designer Osiris Hertman and created out of pieces of Alphenberg leather in different colours, sizes and prints. Here it is on display at the LXRY fair in Amsterdam, which takes place every December

Move aside perfection. Here comes authenticity. ALPHENBERG, premium producer of leather flooring and wall coverings, has become the go-to partner for high-end contract and private projects internationally looking for an injection of warmth, character and individuality. (by Giovanna Dunmall)

 

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Wed 16.3.

Table – Vase – Centerpiece by Marco Guazzini (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.03.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Table - Vase - Centerpiece by Marco Guazzini, photo: © Beppe Brancato

Table – Vase – Centerpiece by Marco Guazzini, photo: © Beppe Brancato

The material that I have named MARWOOLUS was born from my whole identity, in terms of places where I belong to, where I grew up and it reveals my being. Prato a textile industry town and Pietrasanta the town of marble. (text by Marco Guazzini)

 

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Tue 15.3.

German Engineering Meets American Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.03.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Large expanses of glass, projecting flat roofs, and the reflecting pool are recurring elements in Neutra’s modernist buildings. The Kaufmann House (1947) in Palm Springs, California, is among his best-known works

Large expanses of glass, projecting flat roofs, and the reflecting pool are recurring elements in Neutra’s modernist buildings. The Kaufmann House (1947) in Palm Springs, California, is among his best-known works

RICHARD NEUTRA made his name as an architect of modern Californian homes, yet is relatively unknown as a designer of furniture. His furniture designs, which long lay dormant in the archives of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), are currently going into production as a factory collection by the German furniture manufacturer VS. They can also now be seen in Switzerland for the first time. (by Katharina Sommer)

 

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Mon 14.3.

Many Hands Make Light Work

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.03.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Leading lights: the extremely bendable Hatha, with its silicon-sheathed spine, is inspired by yoga

Leading lights: the extremely bendable Hatha, with its silicon-sheathed spine, is inspired by yoga

Light+Building 2016 sees Taiwanese lighting brand QisDesign exhibit its award-winning LED lights. In step with the global trend for green design, QisDesign combines innovative LED lighting technology with original design to achieve creative LED fixtures. Innovation and imagination are at the focus of the QisDesign collections at Hall 5.1, Booth C22. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Thu 10.3.

Umami by Kompaniet / Sofia Almqvist (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.03.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Umami by Kompaniet / Sofia Almqvist, photo: Petter Brandt

Umami by Kompaniet / Sofia Almqvist, photo: Petter Brandt

Through new, exciting physical objects I want to stimulate and encourage people to return to sitting down during meals. Through my own examinations and by drawing inspiration from other cultures, I want to create a place in the home that is inviting and which offers and reminds you of the meal as a moment unto itself. (text by Kompaniet / Sofia Almqvist)

 

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