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With its numerous international companies, Zurich is eminently qualified to host the international Workplace Strategy Expo, which takes place in April and is the meeting-place for experts in workplace design

With its numerous international companies, Zurich is eminently qualified to host the international Workplace Strategy Expo, which takes place in April and is the meeting-place for experts in workplace design

The modern world of work is in a process of constant change. Workplace Strategy Expo, being held in Zurich on 12 and 13 April 2016, offers ways of ensuring that our working environments are fit to meet the new challenges they face, thanks to its diverse programme, which ranges from worksite architecture and office furniture, through communication solutions, to office services. (by Katharina Sommer)

 

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Fri 5.2.

WorkOf x Architonic – Greenpoint Studio Tours

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.02.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Photo: Melissa Wallbridge

Photo: Melissa Wallbridge

Greenpoint lies on the waters edge at the northwestern most point of the borough of Brooklyn. With it’s many industrial buildings, interspersed with short residential blocks, the neighborhood has an understated gritty allure – this has proven to be the perfect blank canvas for a number of Brooklyn’s best art and design studios. Written by Isaac Friedman-Heiman.

 

To the Light + Ladder studio tour on Architonic

To the Patrick Weder studio tour on Architonic

To the Caroline Z Hurley studio tour on Architonic

To the Bower studio tour on Architonic

Thu 4.2.

WorkOf x Architonic – Greenpoint Studio Tours: Bower

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.02.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

© Melissa Walbridge

© Melissa Walbridge

Tammer Hijazi and Danny Giannella, the design duo behind acclaimed Brooklyn studio BOWER, are doing their own thing. In a day and age when everyone has access to everything it’s a tall order to find truly original design and they deliver time and time again. (by Isaac Friedman-Heiman for WorkOf)

 

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Wed 3.2.

WorkOf x Architonic – Greenpoint Studio Tours: Patrick Weder

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.02.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Photo: © Melissa Walbridge

Photo: © Melissa Walbridge

Swiss born, but undeniably a New Yorker, Patrick Weder operates at the highest level of craftsmanship. A tenured designer with an enviable and growing list of dedicated clients his work is all about materials, precision and time. (by Isaac Friedman-Heiman for WorkOf)

 

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Tue 2.2.

WorkOf x Architonic – Greenpoint Studio Tours: Light + Ladder

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.02.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Photo: © Melissa Walbridge

Photo: © Melissa Walbridge

In a sun-filled loft on the Greenpoint waterfront, Farrah Sit and her team are quietly building the business that she always aspired to work at. This required a decisive returning to making and culminated with the launch of her eponymous brand Light + Ladder. (by Isaac Friedman-Heiman for WorkOf)

 

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Thu 28.1.

Material Tendencies: Eugeni Quitllet

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.01.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Eugeni Quitllet - Photo © Architonic

Eugeni Quitllet – Photo © Architonic

Describing himself as a ‘Disoñador’, a combination of the Spanish words designer and dreamer, Eugeni Quitllet likes to enter another dimension when designing objects and furniture. He believes that there should always be something magical in the object.

 

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Wed 27.1.

Architonic Newsletter 01.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.01.2016 - Tagged as:

A Beveled Building by Ayeneh Office; Photo: Ayeneh Office

A Beveled Building by Ayeneh Office; Photo: Ayeneh Office

As geopolitical isolation gives way to international rapprochement for Iran, all eyes are on how this highly educated, culturally rich, as well as commodity rich, nation is going to develop. While certain sectors have undoubtedly been affected by decades of sanctions, the Iranian architecture scene – bereft of Western starchitectural interventions – has managed to flourish.

 

Our ‘Architecture Iran’ series looks at a range of projects completed recently in the Islamic Republic from a number of angles, with its second installment focusing on how the old Persian concerns of geometry and light are enjoying a renaissance in contemporary architectural praxis.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Event Agenda February 2016
Architonic Photo Tours: Heimtextil 2016 and imm cologne 2016
Architecture Iran – geometry, light, space
Material Tendencies N° 12: Eugeni Quitllet
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
WorkOf x Architonic | Greenpoint Studio Tours
Inspiring Search Results N° 49: Break-out furniture
Inspiring Spaces N° 41: Offices / workrooms
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for January 2016 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Thu 14.1.

Architonic Special Maison et Objet 01.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.01.2016 - Tagged as:

Photo: Fillioux & Fillioux

Photo: Fillioux & Fillioux

Specification is the name of the game at this January’s edition of MAISON&OBJET in Paris.

 

With interior architects and designers Philippe Boisselier and Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance tasked with delivering an engaging scenography, the fair – held once again at the city’s Parc des Expositions in Paris Nord Villepinte – has been given an overhaul in terms of organisational logic. Visitors will be invited to get up close and personal with high-end products and materials across three new hubs – Maison, Objet and Luxury, Design and Interior Decoration.

 

Of particular interest to architects, interior architects, designers and planners will be Luxury, Design and Interior Decoration, and the ACTUEL Contract exhibition, which brings together textile producers, materials experts, as well as specialists in bespoke furniture, coverings and lighting. Also of interest: the DESIGNERS’ STUDIO in Hall 8, which, open to specifiers and labelled SpecialArchiDesigners exhibitors only, offers a comfortable and practical workspace and hospitality area in which you can get down to business.

 

Architonic’s Special Maison et Objet 01.2016 newsletter can be read (and subscribed to) here.