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'5MM' taps by Ocostudio and ing.Castagnoli for Treemme

’5MM’ taps by Ocostudio and ing.Castagnoli for Treemme

It wears its name well ’5MM’ by Ocostudio and ing.Castagnoli for Italian tap brand Treemme Rubinetterie, constructed with a constant thickness of five millimetres and a 5mm outflow of water from its spout.

 

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Nimbus and Rosso: Two Brands, One Vision

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.11.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Powerhouse with a slender silhouette: the workplace luminaire Force One by Nimbus; rendering: DesignRaum

Powerhouse with a slender silhouette: the workplace luminaire Force One by Nimbus; rendering: DesignRaum

Lighting and acoustics are without doubt two of the essential factors in determining the comfort of an office as a workspace. In a career spanning more than 25 years so far, Dietrich F. Brennenstuhl has acquired great expertise in both of these fields. With his Nimbus brand, the Stuttgart architect and entrepreneur pioneered LED lighting solutions well before technological developments had fully opened up this area, when there was still a lot of basic work to be done. (by Gerrit Terstiege)

 

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Wed 19.11.

Long Live Craftsmanship!

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.11.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Sumptuous and round: “Bao” – a swivel armchair with elegant curves, design: EOOS

Sumptuous and round: “Bao” – a swivel armchair with elegant curves, design: EOOS

If Markus Benz were ever to write a book about his furniture company Walter Knoll, he would already have a fitting title up his sleeve. It would be called “True Values Never Die” – because preserving genuine values is the guiding philosophy behind the Walter Knoll brand. “We want to develop furniture with design-based values that will be understood anywhere in the world,” says the CEO. (by Atrium)

 

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Thu 13.11.

‘Luco’ stool by Martín Azúa for Mobles114 (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.11.2014 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Luco' stool by Martín Azúa for Mobles114

‘Luco’ stool by Martín Azúa for Mobles114

Martín Azúa’s ‘Luco’ stool for Mobles114 combines the traditional craft of woodturning, technology and the “most genuine international design” says the designer.

 

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Wed 12.11.

‘Graphic Checked’ flooring by Marie Eklund for Bolon (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.11.2014 - Tagged as:

'Graphic Checked' flooring by Marie Eklund for Bolon

‘Graphic Checked’ flooring by Marie Eklund for Bolon

One of fourteen new designs for 2014, ‘Graphic Checked’ by Marie Eklund for Sweden’s Bolon is flooring inspired by modern architecture and challenging glass and steel structure.

 

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‘Light Air’ lights by Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell

‘Light Air’ lights by Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell

Catalan designer Eugeni Quitllet has expanded the ‘Light Air’ range for Italian design brand Kartell. Originally launched as table lamps, ‘Light Air’ is now also available as wall and hanging lamps.

 

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Mon 10.11.

Zumtobel and Fraunhofer Institute Study Brings User Preferences to Light

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.11.2014 - Tagged as:

Zumtobel and Fraunhofer Institute Study Brings User Preferences to Light

Zumtobel and Fraunhofer Institute Study Brings User Preferences to Light

With a global user study on perceived lighting quality in offices, which the Austrian luminaire manufacturer Zumtobel is conducting together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) in Stuttgart, the company is making an important contribution to basic research. (by Ulrich Büttner)

 

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Sun 9.11.

‘Lederam’ light collection by Catellani & Smith (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.11.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Lederam' light collection by Catellani & Smith

‘Lederam’ light collection by Catellani & Smith

From Italian lighting brand Catellani & Smith, a unique line of minimal lights with discs finished with copper coloured sheet that enclose new generation LED modules within them.

 

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