'Apollo 8 CM' light by Gaël Wuithier for Woodlabo

‘Apollo 8 CM’ light by Gaël Wuithier for Woodlabo

Gaël Wuithier’s ‘Apollo 8 CM’ light design is named for, and reminiscent of, the command module of the Apollo spacecraft, the first manned spacecraft to leave Earth orbit, reach the Earth’s Moon, orbit it and return safely to Earth.

 

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'Bottles' Congress' by Tiago do Vale Arquitectos, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

‘Bottles’ Congress’ by Tiago do Vale Arquitectos, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

‘Bottles’ Congress’ was the answer found by Tiago do Vale Arquitectos to the very particular challenges presented by a wine and spirits store in unique circumstances.

 

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Mon 15.9.

‘How soon is now’ exhibition, Berlin

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Triangle Bed by June-14 | Johanna Meyer-Grohbrügge and Sam Chermayeff

Triangle Bed by June-14 | Johanna Meyer-Grohbrügge and Sam Chermayeff

‘How soon is now’ is an exhibition by 12 Berlin-based studios of architects, designers and engineers that revisits themes from the legendary This Is Tomorrow exhibition, held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London in 1956.

 

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‘Alen 68′ motor yacht by Foster + Partners (UK)

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Alen 68 motor yacht by Foster+Partners, photo: Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

Alen 68 motor yacht by Foster + Partners, photo: Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

With a streamlined form and refined materials palette of bleached oak, white leather and white onyx, the Foster+Partners designed Alen 68 uniquely combines the elegant social spaces of a cruising yacht with the fun of a day boat.

 

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Sun 14.9.

Offline Two, Collecting Exhibition by Okolo (CZ)

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Offline Two, Collecting Exhibition by OKOLO

Offline Two, Collecting Exhibition by OKOLO, photo: OKOLO, Courtesy of Kunstgewerbemuseum

An exhibition at the Kunstgewerbemuseum in Dresden, curated by Okolo and Depot Basel, explores the phenomenon of collecting from many different perspectives, with nine various collections installed inside the historical chambers of the museum’s Bergpalais.

 

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Fri 12.9.

‘Crest’ installation by Zaha Hadid (UK)

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'Crest' installation by Zaha Hadid, photo: Luke Hayes

‘Crest’ installation by Zaha Hadid, photo: Luke Hayes

A precursor to architect Zaha Hadid’s first complete hotel design, the ME Dubai, the ‘Crest’ installation has been unveiled at London’s V&A Museum in time for the beginning of the 2014 edition of the London Design Festival.

 

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Thu 11.9.

Home Bakery, Dubai by Blacksheep (UK)

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Home Bakery, Dubai by Blacksheep

Home Bakery, Dubai by Blacksheep

A new bakery concept by UK-based Blacksheep in the Al Wasl shopping district of Dubai incorporates a house-like structure within the internal framework of a restaurant.

 

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Thanks to our friends at Gestalten Publishers, we’re giving away three copies of ‘The Chamber of Curiosity: Apartment Design and the New Elegance’.

 

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