Mon 13.6.

Mosa: A day in the life

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Mosa: A day in the life

Mosa: A day in the life

A few short films invite you to take a plunge into the inspiring world of ceramic concepts.

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Apartment in Ambergate Street by Francesco Pierazzi Architects

Apartment in Ambergate Street by Francesco Pierazzi Architects

The client is a publicist for Channel 4 and is responsible for the press campaigns for flagship shows such as Grand Designs and George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces. As he has a passion for design he decided that he wanted to see if he could create a smaller ‘Grand Design’ of his own. (text by Francesco Pierazzi Architects)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Fri 10.6.

Curves Ahead: Erik Bagger

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Erik Bagger Furniture’s City chair, which is designed to optimise comfort, and comes with a chrome or wooden base. Shown here, the City table featuring the same style of single leg

Erik Bagger Furniture’s City chair, which is designed to optimise comfort, and comes with a chrome or wooden base. Shown here, the City table featuring the same style of single leg

Danish brand Erik Bagger is nothing if not consistent. The organic language of its glass and tableware finds new expression its furniture designs. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Heathdale Residence by TACT Architecture and Design, photo: David Giral

Heathdale Residence by TACT Architecture and Design, photo: David Giral

66 Heathdale is a custom single-family residence located in Toronto. This house project has expansive windows allow the owners to dwell amongst the ravine’s tree canopy while the lower family area spills into the shaded rear yard.

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Mont-Blanc Base Camp by Kengo Kuma (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Mont-Blanc Base Camp by Kengo Kuma, photo: Kengo Kuma

Mont-Blanc Base Camp by Kengo Kuma, photo: Kengo Kuma

The site looks up the peak of Mont-Blanc. In order for the architecture and its surrounding forests to dissolve in the environment the façade of the building is almost like the trees in the wood, as it consists of thick, unskinned panels of oak. The roof is also composed of the unskinned planks. (text by Kengo Kuma)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Wed 8.6.

Carpet Concept: Rethinking Spaces

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.06.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Photo courtesy Carpet Concept

Photo courtesy Carpet Concept

Carpet specialist Carpet Concept specialises in providing holistic solutions. At its own factory in Münchenbernsdorf it carries out intensive development work, creating everything from textile collections to holistic spatial concepts that allow interior spaces to be repeatedly transformed. (by Katja Reich)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Photo courtesy Christian Fischbacher

Photo courtesy Christian Fischbacher

For the contract-furnishings area in particular, one of the basic technical requirements is fire safety, which in turn calls for flame-retardant furnishing fabrics. (by Katja Reich)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Tue 7.6.

Campfire Stories

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.06.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Outward-bounding Bart Leenders, Harrie Leenders MD and son of the eponymous founder, takes to the wilderness for inspiration and energy. "It's my therapy," he explains

Outward-bounding Bart Leenders, Harrie Leenders MD and son of the eponymous founder, takes to the wilderness for inspiration and energy. “It’s my therapy,” he explains

It’s often said that good design is legible design – objects that communicate their use and their usefulness. In the case of premium woodburning-stove manufacturer HARRIE LEENDERS, there’s a compelling story behind many of the products, too. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

read this article in full on Architonic