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Wed 28.12.

KOYA no SUMIKA by mA-style architects

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KOYA no SUMIKA by mA-style architects

Photographer: © Kai Nakamura

This is an extension plan for a young couple’s house next to the main house. The main house is a one story Japanese style house with about 200m2, which is commonly seen in rural areas. It is a big house with many rooms and mainly consists of large spaces for people to gather and to provide hospitality. However, the young couple desired feelings of ease and spaces that ensure quiet and comfortable times.

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Tue 27.12.

Fun-ctional box by K.O.T. Project

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Fun-ctional box by K.O.T. Project

Photographer: Gidon Levin

What happens at the junction of a design rich aesthetic from the 50s through the 70s and the “cleanliness” of current design? When minimalist utilitarian carpentry meets crafted objects and Oriental inspiration? What sparks when urbanity and nature loving coalesced? This intersection of worlds is found in the newly designed Nahalat Yitzhak apartment in Tel Aviv. The apartment is home to a renown fashion designer and his partner, a media figure. They requested functional and spacious spaces, as well as ample storage. Planning the apartment instigated many conversations regarding lifestyle, practical use, leisure, natural lighting, and work requirements.

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Fri 23.12.

The specialist for elegance

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The specialist for elegance

 

Steel and enamel have always been classic materials in the bathroom. When these traditional materials are combined, however, an entirely new and modern interior is created. Delbrück-based Bette specialises in elegant, filigree and minimalist feel-good bathroom fittings and furnishings that combine both traditional quality and modern design. (text by Detail)

 

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Stretch Yoga Studio by Furniss & May

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Stretch Yoga Studio by Furniss & May

Photographer: Mark Whitfield

Furniss & May have designed Stretch Yoga Studio on Broadway Market inline with their strong brand identity. Founded in 2013, Stretch have two sites in London and are due to open their third largest site to include a Yoga teacher training room and spa treatment room, designed by Furniss & May later this year. The 1,022 Sq Ft site on Broadway Market is over one floor with a reception and retail space, lounge and 30 person yoga studio. Furniss & May were asked to create a memorable space that would be distinctive to reflect the brands friendly attitude, but a serious yoga practice.

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Thu 22.12.

Interaction In The Bathroom

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Interaction In The Bathroom

Copyright: Kuhnle und Knödler for Axor / Hansgrohe SE

Axor One celebrated its world premiere in 2015 at the London Design Festival in Clerkenwell – the English capital’s creative hub.

 

With it, Hansgrohe SE’s luxury brand presented its first interactive control for the shower. Simple, intuitive and with a modern design, it makes controlling shower functions easier and simultaneously creates a spacious feel. (text by Detail)

 

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The Dean Hotel by ASH NYC

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The Dean Hotel by ASH NYC

Photographer: Christian Harder

 

Located in the heart of historic downtown Providence, The Dean is a 52­‐room hotel housed in an early 20th century brick building that has been thoughtfully restored by Brooklyn­‐based owner and designer ASH NYC. This picturesque 5-­story hotel sits in the center of a vibrant culinary and cultural scene, and is located just a few blocks from Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. The property features unique interiors that give a fresh take on comfort and simplicity, while retaining many of the building’s handsome original features, including its mosaic tile flooring and brick façade.

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Wed 21.12.

The Living Food by Miriam Barrio

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The Living Food by Miriam Barrio

Photographer: Joao Novaes

The intention from the beginning was to escape the stereotypes that today are associated with this types of business, and create a unique identity for a project that would clearly make a big difference in the market. The space is split on two floors. The ground floor was square with an open floor plan with a single section ladder leaning against one of the longitudinal walls.

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Mon 19.12.

Lightness Perfected by Alape

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Lightness Perfected by Alape

 

Alape, founded in 1896 in Penig (Saxony), is a traditional manufacturer of enamel products that currently employs over 200 workers at two production sites in Goslar.

 

As a manufacturer, Alape stands for technical and functional quality standards as well as innovative and inspiring design solutions. Its aesthetic washbasin solutions are suitable for private and semi-public areas in architecturally-oriented environments. (text by Detail – Zeitschrift Für Architektur + Baudetail)

 

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