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Posts filed under 'Materials'

Fri 20.10.

Material Tendencies: Alfredo Häberli

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.10.2017 - Tagged as: ,

 

“Wood is one of the most fantastic materials ever. I like the natural patina that wood receives, being outdoors or indoors.“ Alfredo Häberli among other leading architects and designers rank their favourite materials.

 

Read full article on Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017
Full interview with Alfredo Häberli on Architonic

Tue 17.10.

Morten Schmidt | Material Tendencies

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.10.2017 - Tagged as: ,

 

“Timber will take a big turn, there is no doubt.“ Morten Schmidt of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects among other leading architects and designers rank their favourite materials.

 

Read full article on Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017

Full interview with Morten Schmidt on Architonic

Thu 5.10.

The Futurists: Pedrali

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.10.2017 - Tagged as:

The Futurists: Pedrali

The opening of a dedicated wood-production facility in Manzano, Udine, ten years ago has helped Pedrali position as a leader in industrially produced furniture across a range of materials

 

A long-term investment in the latest production technologies, married with razor-sharp, optimised processes, has helped position Pedrali as a major international player in industrially produced, premium furniture. (text by Simon Keane-Cowell )

 

Read the full article on Architonic

Thu 9.3.

Future Fibres: Techtextil 2017

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.03.2017 - Tagged as: ,

Future Fibres: Techtextil 2017

After 37 years in the elements, the 2,600-square-metre membrane roof of the “Nature Stage” in Elspe was replaced. The owner wanted to freshen up the colour; technically, the old roof was in excellent condition. Photos: Koch Membranen

From 9 to 12 May 2017, TECHTEXTIL in Frankfurt am Main will provide an overview of the current state of textile architecture as well as future developments in the field. (text by Ulrich Büttner )

 

Read the full article on Architonic

Tue 28.2.

When Beat met Lukas: FluidSolids

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.02.2017 - Tagged as:

When Beat met Lukas: FluidSolids:

 

When Zurich-based FLUIDSOLIDS founder Beat Karrer met fellow Swiss Lukas Scherrer, owner of Californian design studio SHIBULERU, it was the start of a collaborative bromance that keeps on giving. (text by Simon Keane-Cowell )

 

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Fri 3.2.

Lithos Design: Design Made Of Stone

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.02.2017 - Tagged as: ,

Lithos Design: Design Made Of Stone

© Lithos Design

Walls are increasingly included as a third design level in interior design. A space-creating illusion is playfully deployed and engendered through various materials. Both individual elements as well as complete wall coverings can be used for this. Lithos Design from Italy specialises in this, and is one of the first companies to transfer the concept of industrial design into the area of stone processing. (text by Detail)

 

Read the full article on Architonic

Fri 25.11.

Julie Richoz: Refined Experimentation

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.11.2016 - Tagged as:

Julie Richoz: Refined Experimentation

Thalie for Artecnica

Allaying the presence of spring-steel in a delicately laced structure, the Thalie bowl for Artecnica echoes earlier speculative works like Armand: a series of paper cut-out cylinders that cover spectrum colour vibrations. Both are just a sampling of Swiss-French designer Julie Richoz’s ever-iterative oeuvre. The emerging talent has captivated the higher echelons of the craft-led design industry since establishing her own practice four years ago. Since then, she’s straddled the worlds of limited edition and contract market design; establishing a niche style all her own: bright colours and characteristic forms that challenge the convention of age-old materials, production methods and mandates to improve our everyday. (text by TLmag)

 

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Clean/design: Alape’s Washbasins And Washstands

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.11.2016 - Tagged as:

Clean/design: Alape's Washbasins And Washstands

The German premium manufacturer Alape combines aesthetics and functionality, innovation and craftsmanship in puristic design for everyday life

Premium German manufacturer ALAPE designs washplaces for every layout.

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