Wed 18.5.

Back in Brooklyn

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Todd St John

Todd St John

The NYC design borough that’s still mixing things up. (text by Shonquis Moreno)

 

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Designing Detroit: How Motown rediscovered its Mojo

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Burn, baby, burn: the four architects and designers that make up Detroit-based studio Thing Thing (above) have one thing in common – a passion for collaboration, experimentation, and the occasional bout of combusiton

Burn, baby, burn: the four architects and designers that make up Detroit-based studio Thing Thing have one thing in common – a passion for collaboration, experimentation, and the occasional bout of combustion

Long the poster boy for industrial collapse and urban decay, Detroit is back on its feet, using design as one of the main drivers of its new self-imagining. (text by Shonquis Moreno)

 

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Tue 17.5.

LZF – Swirl

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Photo courtesy LZF Lamps

Photo courtesy LZF Lamps

Swirl is an ingenious new suspension lamp designed by Ray Power for LZF Lamps. With a shape that is both studied and sculptural, Swirl strikes a handsome profile from every angle. At once elegant and enigmatic, Swirl excites the eye with its eddying and whirling folds, their twisting twirl a sensuous feat.

 

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Kitchen Stories

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Originally designed by Antonio Citterio in 1988, Arclinea’s Italia kitchen lives on today with a glamorously contemporary bronze finish, thanks to the company’s innovative technological process, PVD (physical vapour disposition)

Originally designed by Antonio Citterio in 1988, Arclinea’s Italia kitchen lives on today with a glamorously contemporary bronze finish, thanks to the company’s innovative technological process, PVD (physical vapour disposition)

Recent years have seen the kitchen become the non plus ultra of socialising spaces within the domestic sphere. Such a development is in no small part thanks to premium manufacturer ARCLINEA, which delivers kitchen environments that make you linger longer. Why bother with the rest of the house? (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Mon 16.5.

Marset brings exclusivity and innovation to private banking

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Photo courtesy Marset

Photo courtesy Marset

Architecture and interior design are strategic tools that also communicate brand values. In this case, the architect Stefano Colli has performed an exercise in rebranding a private bank in Spain, focusing on values like rigour, tradition, exclusivity and innovation.

 

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Idealo Internet GmbH by Hülle & Fülle (DE)

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Idealo Internet GmbH by Hülle & Fülle, photo: Michael Mann

Idealo Internet GmbH by Hülle & Fülle, photo: Michael Mann

Dark polished asphalt flooring, subtle colors in contrast to the otherwise black and white space serves is the color palette for Idealo office in Berlin. The original architectural elements were kept in honor of the buildings history, additional glass partitions separate conference rooms from the otherwise open space office. (text by Hülle & Fülle)

 

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Reform apartment in the eixample, Provença 371 by EO arquitectura, photo: Adrià Goula

Reform apartment in the eixample, Provença 371 by EO arquitectura, photo: Adrià Goula

EO arquitectura’s intervention seeks to emphasize the path of time, redrawing the traditional architecture, maximizing the profit of what was found, trying to repair the highest number of pieces. (text by EO arquitectura)

 

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Fri 13.5.

Green 26 by Anonym studio (TH)

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Green 26 by Anonym studio, photo: Chaovarith Poonphol

Green 26 by Anonym studio, photo: Chaovarith Poonphol

The office of Thai TV production company ‘Green 26′ received a full renovation by local architects from Anonym studio. Green is heavily used in this interior: from the company name, as green is client’s favorite color, to natural elements brought into the space. (text by Anonym studio)

 

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