Lakeside apartment by studio dotdotdot, photo: Mauro Angelantoni
A lakeside apartment designed for a young couple in a residential district along the banks of Lake Ceresio in Lugano, Switzerland is “a harmonious combination of textures and atmospheres” says studio dotdotdot “with all of the furnishings made to measure for the interior design and décor”.
Villa Kogelhof by Paul de Ruiter Architects, photo: Jeroen Musch
Paul de Ruiter Architects’ Villa Kogelhof has been awarded the ARC13 Architecture prize, given to projects wherein the usage and the technology are aligned in an innovative manner, aiming to strengthen sustainability as an integral part of architecture. Villa Kogelhof was nominated alongside three other projects out of a record 110 entries.
‘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.
‘Shoffice’ by Platform 5
Platform 5′s ‘Shoffice’ (shed + office) is a garden pavilion containing a small office alongside garden storage space located to the rear of a 1950′s terraced house in St John’s Wood, London.
‘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 28.11.2013 - Tagged as: Kartell, Laufen
’1 plus 1 can equal more than 2′, says Laufen’s Director of Marketing and Products, Marc Viardot. The new Laufen by Kartell collection, the result of an intensive collaboration, is a space-defining, added-value total concept for the bathroom
Collaboration isn’t for everyone. If you’re to make it work, it involves serious time and resources, not to mention a genuine willingness to go beyond your usual MO to achieve a creative result with added value. Celebrated Italian design brand Kartell and leading Swiss sanitaryware specialists Laufen, however, show just how great the reward can be. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)
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Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.11.2013 - Tagged as: A+A Cooren, bookcase
‘Books at Home’ by A+A Cooren Design Studio, photo © A+A Cooren Design Studio
To encourage children to read A+A Cooren Design Studio has created ‘Books at Home’, a bookcase inspired by furniture commonly used in libraries and kindergartens that displays inviting and colorful book covers in various formats.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.11.2013 - Tagged as: Fuksas
Shenzhen Airport Terminal 3 by Studio Fuksas, photo © Fuksas
The first airport by renowned architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Terminal 3 at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport in Guangdong, China, is now operational.