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Thu 18.6.

Eclipse Taps by Studiocharlie for Boffi (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.06.2015 - Tagged as: , , ,

Eclipse Taps by Studiocharlie for Boffi, photo: Tommaso Sartori

Eclipse Taps by Studiocharlie for Boffi, photo: Tommaso Sartori

Italian design studio Studiocharlie has created a series of brushed stainless steel bathroom taps for Boffi with an upper cylinder that rotates with a new type of movement that resembles an eclipse.

 

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In Istanbul Nurus has furnished new offices for consultants Deloitte on an area of 12,500 square metres. The overall concept includes open-plan workstations interspersed with enclosed spaces for undisturbed work

In Istanbul Nurus has furnished new offices for consultants Deloitte on an area of 12,500 square metres. The overall concept includes open-plan workstations interspersed with enclosed spaces for undisturbed work

When design-led office-furniture manufacturer Nurus partnered up with global professional-services firm Deloitte to reimagine their Istanbul HQ, the result was an environment as fit for forward-facing work culture as it is creatively inspiring. (by Johannes Hünig)

 

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Roof House by Leth & Gori (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.06.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Roof House by Leth & Gori, photo: Stamers Kontor and Leth & Gori

Roof House by Leth & Gori, photo: Stamers Kontor and Leth & Gori

Architects Leth & Gori have transformed and extended an existing villa in Fredensborg, Denmark by building upwards.

 

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Complex M by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects

Complex M by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects

Located along an arterial road with heavy traffic in Shiga, Japan, surrounded by commercial buildings and condos, this building was designed as an office building for a corporation. Consisting of four layers including the garage on the first floor, an office on the second floor, and a guest house on the third and fourth floors.

 

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The wooden bricks that form the cube structure of Outpost Basel were finished using the ancient Japanese Shou Sugi Ban technique, a wood burning method which gives the wood a rich black hue.

The wooden bricks that form the cube structure of Outpost Basel were finished using the ancient Japanese Shou Sugi Ban technique, a wood burning method which gives the wood a rich black hue.

Following the positive reception of their Collectors Lounge 38 Beams at Design Miami/2014 last December, Seattle-based Olson Kundig returns with Outpost Basel, another inspirational lounge for the continuation of Design Miami’s 10th Anniversary in Basel, Switzerland.

 

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Mon 15.6.

Less is More: bigging up micro-architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.06.2015 - Tagged as:

In 2010, Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra’s chairman, offered to develop a final prototype of Renzo Piano’s pet project, his Diogene house, which was exhibited for the first time at the Vitra Campus during Art Basel in 2013

In 2010, Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra’s chairman, offered to develop a final prototype of Renzo Piano’s pet project, his Diogene house, which was exhibited for the first time at the Vitra Campus during Art Basel in 2013

Sustainability, cost-efficiency and space are just some of the factors driving an international renaissance in pocket-sized architecture that’s big on expression and style. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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‘Murmuration’ lighting by Graypants (NL)

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'Murmuration' lighting by Graypants

‘Murmuration’ lighting by Graypants

A new LED lighting collection by Graypants is inspired by and named for a natural phenomenon, avian murmurations, the shape shifting clouds of starlings that fly in mesmerizing patterns.

 

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Sun 14.6.

Architonic in Berlin: DMY 2015

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Architonic in Berlin: DMY 2015

2015 DMY International Design Festival

Architonic was at the 13th edition of the DMY International Design Festival last weekend which took place at the historical industrial Kraftwerk building in Berlin. Both young and renowned creatives presented their newest contemporary designs, giving Berlin designers the opportunity to network with the international design scene.

 

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