'Tribu' coffee tables by Michela & Paolo Baldessari for De Castelli

‘Tribu’ coffee tables by Michela & Paolo Baldessari for De Castelli

Architects Michela and Paolo Baldessari have designed a metal coffee table collection, ‘Tribù’ for Italian design brand De Castelli, which, in spite of its material, has an ethereal appearance bordering on transparency.

 

(more…)

'Burnt' chopping boards by Alban Le Henry & Noé Borst

‘Burnt’ chopping boards by Alban Le Henry & Noé Borst

Designers Alban Le Henry and Noé Borst used pyrography, the art of decorating wood by burning designs into its surface, to make ‘Burnt’, a series of hand made chopping boards for Great Design Gallery in Paris.

 

(more…)

Mon 1.9.

Social-housing and Offices Le Marais by Atelier du Pont (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Social-housing and Offices Le Marais by Atelier du Pont, photo: Frédéric Delangle

Social-housing and Offices Le Marais by Atelier du Pont, photo: Frédéric Delangle

Atelier du Pont has reconstructed a building within the perimeter of the Plan to Protect and Restore the Marais (PSMV), a social-housing and offices complex not far from the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

 

(more…)

Beef & Liberty Restaurant by Spinoff (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.09.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Beef & Liberty Restaurant by Spinoff, photo: Jonathan Leijonhufvud

Beef & Liberty Restaurant by Spinoff, photo: Jonathan Leijonhufvud

Tokyo’s Spinoff has designed Beef & Liberty, the gourmet burger restaurant’s second Hong Kong shop in a popular retail area near Pacific Place.

 

(more…)

Sun 31.8.

Thermal versatility

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.08.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

R-House in Tokyo blends privacy and transparency

R-House in Tokyo blends privacy and transparency

New architect-designed homes in Tokyo are often impenetrable from the street. However, this house, in an exclusive enclave, takes the opposite approach. Designed by Riccardo Tossani Architecture, the house is almost entirely glazed, with fine aluminium blades creating just a veil of privacy. “We wanted to capitalise on the views over a nearby park, as well as maximising light,” says architect, Riccardo Tossani, who worked closely with his partner, Interior architect, Atsuko Itoda. Arup Engineers also formed part of the team. “Many new homes turn their back on neighbours,” says Tossani. “The density in Tokyo often favours this approach.” (Text by Stephen Crafti)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Fri 29.8.

BuzziSpace relaunches Ernest Race’s classic designs

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Rocker by Ernest Race for BuzziSpace

The Rocker by Ernest Race for BuzziSpace

British designer Ernest Race’s iconic 1950s designs, including classics like the Antelope, the Rocker and the BA3, are being relaunched by Belgian design brand BuzziSpace in homage to the celebrated designer.

 

(more…)

Thu 28.8.

‘Fiber’ chairs by Iskos-Berlin for Muuto (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Fiber' chairs by Iskos-Berlin for Muuto

Dusty Green ‘Fiber’ chair with wood base by Iskos-Berlin for Muuto

Iskos-Berlin’s ‘Fiber’ chairs for Muuto are all-round chairs made of a new innovative shell material of recyclable plastic and wood fibers.

 

(more…)

‘Octa’ table by Bartoli Design for Bonaldo (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Octa' table by Bartoli Design for Bonaldo

‘Octa’ table by Bartoli Design for Bonaldo

Italian design brand Bonaldo has introduced new versions of its award winning ‘Octa’ table, designed by Bartoli Design, now also available with a round table top and with a rectangular extending table top.

 

(more…)

The Independent Source for
Products, Materials and Concepts Architonic | architecture and design
Creative materials consultants to the architecture and creative industries. Creative materials consultants to the architecture and creative industries.
Fascinating World of Design for
Modern Kids Kidsmodern - Fascinating World of Design for Modern Kids
Broadcasting Architecture Worldwide Broadcasting Architecture Worldwide
International Architecture News International Architecture News
Online Design Magazine Online Design Magazine