Thu 19.3.

Milan 2015 Preview: Billiani

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Spy armchair by Emilio Nanni for Billiani

Spy armchair by Emilio Nanni for Billiani

At Salone del Mobile 2015 in April Italian furniture brand Billiani will be showing a solid beechwood armchair with padded and fabric-upholstered plywood seat called Spy by Emilio Nanni.

 

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Prima Materia Collection by Esrawe (MX)

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Estratos solid wood and brass pieces by Hector Esrawe and Emilio Chapela in collaboration with Manuel Bañó. The singular and natural designs on each of the pieces were photographed, digitalized and then traced onto the surface of the wood with a robot. The process was repeated until the pattern was gradually engraved into the wood, following the design of the new photographed section.

Estratos solid wood and brass pieces by Hector Esrawe and Emilio Chapela in collaboration with Manuel Bañó. The singular and natural designs on each of the pieces were photographed, digitalized and then traced onto the surface of the wood with a robot.

Mexico City based design studio Esrawe has created a collection of objects based on found materials from stores and warehouses.

 

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Wed 18.3.

Grotto, Bernyk Island by Partisans (CA)

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Grotto, Bernyk Island by Partisans

Grotto, Bernyk Island by Partisans

The blue waters of Lake Huron, located north of Toronto, complement its majestic surroundings and offer a dream-like location for a retreat. A sensual environment, its serene landscape reminds the temporary dwellers of the harmony that exist beyond human possibilities. When Partisans team met on site, with a new client for designing and constructing a potential Sauna, they knew that their most prominent challenge was to make a free-standing structure that not only respected, but also matured from the context.

 

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Réaction Poétique Collection by Jaime Hayon for Cassina (IT)

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Réaction Poétique Collection by Jaime Hayon for Cassina

Réaction Poétique Collection by Jaime Hayon for Cassina

Designer Jaime Hayon has created a series of wooden objects for Italian design brand Cassina inspired by the works of Le Corbusier, 50 years after his death.

 

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Tue 17.3.

Milan 2015 Preview: Kristalia

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Sharky stools by Neuland for Kristalia

Sharky stools by Neuland Industriedesign for Kristalia

Kristalia will be showing new Sharky stools designed by Neuland Industriedesign in Milan at the upcoming Salone del Mobile 2015.

 

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Huys Europa by VOID interieurarchitectuur , photo: Roos Aldershoff Fotografie

Huys Europa by VOID interieurarchitectuur, photo: Roos Aldershoff Fotografie

Utrecht-based VOID interieurarchitectuur has developed the design for Huys Europa, located in Amsterdam, transforming a former head office into a multi-tenant building.

 

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Mon 16.3.

Architonic in Frankfurt: ISH 2015, Parts 4 & 5

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Architonic in Frankfurt for ISH 2015

Architonic in Frankfurt for ISH 2015

Our final two ISH 2015 Facebook photo galleries bring to a close last week’s visit, and tour, of the world’s leading trade fair for the Bathroom Experience, Building Services, Energy, Air Conditioning Technology and Renewable Energies.

 

> to Architonic’s tour of ISH Frankfurt 2015, Part 4
Manufacturers shown include: Dornbracht, Fima Carlo Frattini, Geberit, Hewi, KWC, Treemme Rubinetterie, Steinberg, Nobili, Tece, Villeroy & Boch, Zucchetti, Alape, Dallmer

 

> to Architonic’s tour of ISH Frankfurt 2015, Part 5
Manufacturers shown include: Cordivari, Nordpeis, Austroflamm, Attika Feuer, GlammFire, Kaufmann, MCZ

Sensuous, Modern and Always Handmade

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Upcyling: the beams used for the “Barbarossa” table originate from old half-timbered houses. The steel frame goes well with the historic oak tabletop

Upcyling: the beams used for the “Barbarossa” table originate from old half-timbered houses. The steel frame goes well with the historic oak tabletop

“We’re effectively one big family that knows everything there is to know about beautiful, comfortable and sophisticated furniture. The fact that we enjoy creating things naturally makes it very much easier for us.” At KFF, every single employee subscribes to this statement by company founder and owner Karl-Friedrich Förster, whose initials gave the design forge its name. He has been making the zeitgeist at home in Lemgo for almost 30 years now by ensuring that every one of the attractive chairs, tables and smaller items of furniture produced under the KFF brand name in the little East Westphalian town radiates a sense of confident modernity. (by Atrium)

 

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