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Fri 20.10.

Material Tendencies: Alfredo Häberli

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.10.2017 - Tagged as: ,

 

“Wood is one of the most fantastic materials ever. I like the natural patina that wood receives, being outdoors or indoors.“ Alfredo Häberli among other leading architects and designers rank their favourite materials.

 

Read full article on Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017
Full interview with Alfredo Häberli on Architonic

Turn It Up: Grohe Smartcontrol

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.10.2017 - Tagged as:

Taking a cue from the way we interact with AV consumer products, GROHE have created a user interface that features a series of push buttons that also function as ‘volume’ dials

 

Innovative sanitary manufacturer GROHE has designed a new, technology-packed yet uber-intuitive shower system, which allows you to design your very own dynamic shower experience. Welcome to SmartControl.(Text by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

Read the full article on Architonic

Wed 18.10.

If It Ain’t Broke: B&B Italia’s Charles Sofa

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If It Ain't Broke: B&B Italia 's Charles Sofa

The Charles in one of two new colourways – blue/grey – chosen to mark the 20th anniversary

 

Italian premium manufacturer B&B ITALIA’s sofa Charles, designed by Antonio Citterio, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Time to take a closer look at what makes this bestseller so iconic.(text by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Tue 17.10.

PARQUET by Front for GAN

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PARQUET by Front for GAN

 

Swedish studio Front brings striking design to their first collaboration with Gan Rugs. Parquet is a collection of kilim rugs with abstract, graphical patterns inspired by traditional flooring blocks. (more…)

 

“Timber will take a big turn, there is no doubt.“ Morten Schmidt of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects among other leading architects and designers rank their favourite materials.

 

Read full article on Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017

Full interview with Morten Schmidt on Architonic

Elegance In Repose: Flexform Mood

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Elegance In Repose: Flexform Mood

Lazzeroni’s Ermione sofa has a light look with its open backrest and silvery upholstery.

 

The motto “An Intimate Look” echoes a lost but not yet forgotten elegance Flexform MOOD brings to its new, minimalist collection. (text by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Fri 13.10.

Bouet restaurant

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.10.2017 - Tagged as:

Bouet restaurant

 

The mix of new and existing materials, combined in a cool and befitting way, achieves that relaxing but classy effect of the ancient cities that now are really trendy. (more…)

Wed 11.10.

DCW éditions Paris presents its collections

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DCW éditions Paris presents its collections

In The Tube designed by Dominique Perrault & Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

There are objects born from desire and objects born from love.
There are objects that disappear, scattered by the winds of time.
To be of one’s time is to share the destiny of the dead leaves.
Only truth and beauty are eternal. (more…)