The side view of CHANGE’S T-foot model gives no indication that its height is adjustable

The side view of CHANGE’S T-foot model gives no indication that its height is adjustable

CHANGE represents a new generation of adjustable-height office desks and conference tables whose development has emphasized exemplary functionality, versatility and, most notably, a focus on design. (by Ulrich Büttner)

 

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object05: Some of the shelves become a staircase. Sitting on them transforms them into benches, and when accessed from behind they’re a closed desk. A thought experiment into the relationship between dynamic and static space, and the different functions of front and back. Photo: Hiroshi Iwasaki

‘Shelf + Desk + Chair = Office’ installation by Nendo for Kokuyo, photo: Hiroshi Iwasaki

Tokyo-based design studio Nendo has created an installation for Kokuyo Furniture for Orgatec 2014, the international trade fair for office and facility.

 

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'Immateriality' light installation by Fabrice Höfgen

‘Immateriality’ light installation by Fabrice Höfgen

Fabrice Höfgen’s ‘Immateriality’ is an interactive light installation where a series of lights communicate with each other, with light, in a manner reminiscent of human conversation.

 

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House for Installation by Jun Murata (JP)

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House for Installation by Jun Murata, photo: Jun Murata / JAM

House for Installation by Jun Murata, photo: Jun Murata / JAM.

Architect Jun Murata’s House for Installation in Osaka, Japan is a renovation of an “outmoded and dysfunctional residence” for an artist.

 

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Rows of spikes contrasted with the curvaceous surface of the hedgehog sofa, demonstrating the kinds of complex shapes that can be produced using STARON®

Rows of spikes contrasted with the curvaceous surface of the hedgehog sofa, demonstrating the kinds of complex shapes that can be produced using STARON®

A killer whale, an owl and an armadillo were among the creatures that inspired a collection of furniture and products presented by Samsung SDI Chemical at the recent London Design Festival to demonstrate the versatility of its STARON® solid-surface material. Architonic went along to discuss the new species of products enabled by these innovative surfaces. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari (DE)

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Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Aviel Avdar

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Aviel Avdar

A house in the center of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, opposite the old medieval city walls, has been created as a complex spatial structure and as a “labyrinth of light”.

 

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100 Colors by Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design, photo: Daisuke Shima / Nacasa & Partners

100 Colors by Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design, photo: Daisuke Shima / Nacasa & Partners

Tokyo-based designer Emmanuelle Moureaux’s first outdoor installation is in Shinjuku Central Park, Tokyo using a full spectrum of floating colours, 100 to be exact, and 1,875 strands of textile hand-dyed one by one.

 

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17BR-House, Singapore by ONG&ONG (SG)

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17BR-House, Singapore by ONG&ONG

17BR-House, Singapore by ONG&ONG

Originally built between 1900 and 1940, ONG&ONG’s 17BR-House in Singapore is a Peranakan shophouse conversion and renovation that preserves the building’s historical character whilst adding modern elements such a green wall and a contemporary kitchen.

 

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