Sun 5.10.

‘Tesseract Project’ by 1024architecture (FR)

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'Tesseract Project' by 1024architecture

‘Tesseract Project’ by 1024architecture

Paris-based 1024architecture’s ‘Tesseract’ is a light installation that reinterprets the mathematical concept of the cube with a series of moving lights that create new geometrical shapes within a large cubic structure.

 

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Fri 3.10.

‘Cutlery No. 192′ by Thomas Feichtner for Jarosinski & Vaugoin (AT)

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'Cutlery No. 192' by Thomas Feichtner for Jarosinski & Vaugoin

‘Cutlery No. 192′ by Thomas Feichtner for Jarosinski & Vaugoin

Thomas Feichtner’s ‘Cutlery No. 192′ design for Austria’s Jarosinski & Vaugoin employs a clever combination of clear surfaces and radiuses, with a theme of two diametrically intersecting phases lending the cutlery a highly individual character.

 

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Les Haras Restaurant by Jouin Manku

Les Haras Restaurant by Jouin Manku

Renowned French restaurateur Marc Haeberlin’s Les Haras brasserie occupies the former Royal Stables, a building in Strasbourg, France classified as an historic monument both inside and out.

 

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Home 11 by i29 Interior Architects (NL)

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Home 11 by i29 Interior Architects, photo: Ewout Huibers

Home 11 by i29 Interior Architects, photo: Ewout Huibers

A former garage space in Amsterdam’s de Pijp district has been converted into a spacious house by Dutch interior architects i29. The new interior, naturally lit by large roof lights, is 230m2 on one floor level and is finished in a simple material palette.

 

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Wed 1.10.

Markthal Rotterdam by MVRDV (NL)

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Markthal Rotterdam by MVRDV, photo: Ossip van Duivenbode

Markthal Rotterdam by MVRDV, photo: Ossip van Duivenbode

MVRDV’s Markthal, officially opened today, is the first covered food market in the Netherlands and draws inspiration from food markets in Stockholm, Barcelona and Valencia.

 

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Special Newsletter Kortrijk 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.10.2014 - Tagged as:

Architonic totem by Samuel Schumacher

Architonic totem by Samuel Schumacher

This year’s Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, Belgium, will be taking place for the 24th time. From 17 to 26 October, more than 250 selected international brands with memorably designed stands will be presenting their products in the halls of Kortrijk Xpo, where they will be joined by about 100 newcomers. However, Interieur is more than just a trade fair. This painstakingly curated and always top-class design event, not satisfied with occupying just the Xpo site, will also enliven the city’s Buda Island.

 

British architect and publicist Joseph Grima will be responsible for the ambitious cultural programme. Five installations with SQM (Square Metre) labelling will spread across the Biennale locations, illustrating his slogan that “The Home Does Not Exist”. With excellent timing, Lars Müller Publishers has simultaneously brought out a publication in several volumes entitled “SQM: The Quantified Home”.

 

Marina Bautier, winner of the “Designer of the Year 2014″ award, will be presenting her work for the MA brand in Hall 3, where all prizewinners from 2006 onwards will be showing their latest designs for individual companies.

 

Architonic, too, will be present on the Xpo site with three striking totems, and we will be distributing not only our highly coveted bags but also invitations to the Architonic Disco.

 

Architonic’s Special Newsletter Kortrijk 2014 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Tue 30.9.

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Parts 3 & 4

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Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014

Last week the Architonic team and more than 100,000 visitors attended CERSAIE in Bologna, Italy, the world’s largest exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings. Here below are the final two Facebook photo galleries from the show where more than 945 exhibitors presented their products.

 

> to Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Part 3
Manufacturers shown include: Porcelanosa, Mirage, Villeroy & Boch, Porcelaingres, Catalano, Cordivari, Rubinetterie Treemme, Nobili

 

> to Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Part 4
Manufacturers shown include: Stella, Kerasan, Casalgrande Padana, Atlas Concorde, Lea Ceramiche, Glass Design, DECOR WALTHER, Ceramica Flaminia, DURAVIT, VitrA Bad, Refin, AGROB BUCHTAL, NEOLITH, Nobili

Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas (BR)

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Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas, Photo: Fernando Guerra

Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas, Photo: Fernando Guerra

Located inside a mall in Rio de Janeiro, Saraiva Bookstore was conceived as a hybrid between a public square and a library, “a place for conviviality, leisure, concentration and rest at the same time” says its architect Studio Arthur Casas.

 

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