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100 Colors by Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design, photo: Daisuke Shima / Nacasa & Partners

100 Colors by Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design, photo: Daisuke Shima / Nacasa & Partners

Tokyo-based designer Emmanuelle Moureaux’s first outdoor installation is in Shinjuku Central Park, Tokyo using a full spectrum of floating colours, 100 to be exact, and 1,875 strands of textile hand-dyed one by one.

 

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Wed 8.10.

Special Newsletter ORGATEC 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.10.2014 - Tagged as:

Fear not. The Architonic Guide ORGATEC 2014 (PDF download) will ensure that you stay on top of everything going on at the Cologne fair as well as in the city, including who's showing at Design Post and what's happening at our members' city locations.

Fear not. The Architonic Guide ORGATEC 2014 (PDF download) will ensure that you stay on top of everything going on at the Cologne fair as well as in the city, including who’s showing at Design Post and what’s happening at our members’ city locations.

Even-numbered years are ORGATEC years. On 21 October, Cologne will once again become the centre of everything related to the office and contract furnishing.

 

In six halls, more than 600 German and international exhibitors will be presenting their new products for the modern office. The fact that the fair takes place biennially heightens the expectations of visitors, who can catch up on the latest developments not just at the stands of the manufacturers but also at a number of forums and roundtable discussions.

 

As always, Architonic’s ORGATEC Guide will help you find your way around. And the Architonic stand A70–B71 in Hall 9 is the ideal meeting place at the heart of the fair. On the first evening of ORGATEC, the Architonic team looks forward to welcoming you to its traditional Architonic Disco at King Georg club – and while you’re waiting for your taxi, our ORGATEC blog will keep you up to date with the latest news from the fair.

 

Architonic’s Special Newsletter ORGATEC 2014 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Sun 5.10.

‘Tesseract Project’ by 1024architecture (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.10.2014 - Tagged as:

'Tesseract Project' by 1024architecture

‘Tesseract Project’ by 1024architecture

Paris-based 1024architecture’s ‘Tesseract’ is a light installation that reinterprets the mathematical concept of the cube with a series of moving lights that create new geometrical shapes within a large cubic structure.

 

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Wed 1.10.

Special Newsletter Kortrijk 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.10.2014 - Tagged as:

Architonic totem by Samuel Schumacher

Architonic totem by Samuel Schumacher

This year’s Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, Belgium, will be taking place for the 24th time. From 17 to 26 October, more than 250 selected international brands with memorably designed stands will be presenting their products in the halls of Kortrijk Xpo, where they will be joined by about 100 newcomers. However, Interieur is more than just a trade fair. This painstakingly curated and always top-class design event, not satisfied with occupying just the Xpo site, will also enliven the city’s Buda Island.

 

British architect and publicist Joseph Grima will be responsible for the ambitious cultural programme. Five installations with SQM (Square Metre) labelling will spread across the Biennale locations, illustrating his slogan that “The Home Does Not Exist”. With excellent timing, Lars Müller Publishers has simultaneously brought out a publication in several volumes entitled “SQM: The Quantified Home”.

 

Marina Bautier, winner of the “Designer of the Year 2014″ award, will be presenting her work for the MA brand in Hall 3, where all prizewinners from 2006 onwards will be showing their latest designs for individual companies.

 

Architonic, too, will be present on the Xpo site with three striking totems, and we will be distributing not only our highly coveted bags but also invitations to the Architonic Disco.

 

Architonic’s Special Newsletter Kortrijk 2014 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

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)

 

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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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'The Particle Plan' by Studio Drift

‘The Particle Plan’ by Studio Drift, DUS, Digiluce and Rombout Frieling

A team of four Dutch creative studio’s; Studio Drift, DUS, Digiluce and Rombout Frieling, has won the pitch to create one of the largest permanent interactive light installations in the world, for one of Switzerland’s most prominent landmarks, the 680 year old ‘Kapellbrücke’ (Chapel Bridge) in Lucerne.

 

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Tue 23.9.

Architonic Newsletter 09.2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.09.2014 - Tagged as:

Our first ever Cersaie 2014 (PDF download) will help you discover more possibilities with the minimum of effort.

Our first ever Cersaie 2014 (PDF download) will help you discover more possibilities with the minimum of effort.

With the opening of Cersaie 2014 in Bologna on 22 September, the city will once more become – for a period of five days – the world’s main focal point for ceramic tiling, as well as for bathroom design and furnishing. Visitors are guided to the fair by the striking ‘trade fair towers’ designed by Kenzo Tange, which have been part of Bologna’s skyline since 1967.

 

For many years now, architects and designers have been giving Cersaie its individual flair, and not simply with creative stand designs. The exhibition is enriched by a wide range of special events that convey the atmosphere surrounding the fair’s high-quality products to almost every corner of the city. One very special location is the historic architectural complex of Ex Ospedale dei Bastardini, where the 2014 Bologna Water Design showcase event will offer not only an Architonic Totem, but also numerous surprises and exhibits on the theme of water.

 

Our feature article on ceramics in interiors – along with the Architonic Guide, which has been produced for Cersaie for the very first time – will help you to find your way around the Cersaie exhibition and discover the most interesting new developments within the industry. We look forward to welcoming you at our stand in Centro Servizi, No. 9, in front of Halls 25/26.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Architonic Guide Cersaie
Gloriously Glossy: The Versatile Tile Adorns the Coolest Interiors
Bologna Water Design
Architonic Photo Tour: Maison&Objet 2014
Further articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Inspiring Search Results N° 33: Wall tiles
Inspiring Spaces N° 25: Bathrooms
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s Cersaie 2014 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

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