Posts filed under 'Inspirations'
Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.12.2013 - Tagged as: cork
Vaulted Cork Pavillion by Pedro de Azambuja Varela, Maria João de Oliveira and Emmanuel Novo, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography
To demonstrate cork building materials made by Amorim Isolamento, Pedro de Azambuja Varela, Maria João de Oliveira and Emmanuel Novo created a vaulted cork pavilion for Concreta 2013 (a biennial building fair held at Exponor, Porto) while studying in the Digital Architecture Advanced Studies Course at CEAAD.
‘Magnet Magic’ chandelier by Bower Studios
Bower Studios’ ‘Magnet Magic’ chandelier stands out for its unique composition and structure; 16 suspended lights, eight above and eight below an octagonal wheel at its center – all held in place with magnetism.
‘The Modern Magazine:Visual Journalism in the Digital Era’ (2013) from Laurence King Publishing
Thanks to our friends at Laurence King Publishing, we’re giving away three copies of ‘The Modern Magazine’. This beautiful and richly illustrated book features the best in current editorial design. The volume explores the issues facing the industry – in particular the way magazines have adapted to respond to digital media.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.11.2013 - Tagged as: Okolo
Detail from František Polák’s interpretation of Moshe Safdie’s Habitat 67 residential complex
Curator Adam Štěch of Czech design collective Okolo invited a group of ten graphic designers and illustrators to take part in a visual research project focused on experimental architectural projects from the second half of the 20th century.
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.