Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.03.2017 - Tagged as: Mosa
A hotel full of contrasts
Interior designer Roger Haan was asked to come up with a distinctive hotel concept. The design needed to incorporate the history of the existing building and the dynamic environment, bring the outside in, create rooms for more than two people, and lead to a scalable product that could be applied in different cities. In addition to this long list of demands, Roger had a condition of his own: he would exclusively work with Mosa tiles. (text by Mosa)
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Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.03.2017 - Tagged as: TON
Vienna-based designer Alex Gufler’s new distinctively formed Alba collection for TON – to be launched at next month’s Salone del Mobile in Milan – is the manufacturer’s first foray into completely upholstered chairs
If there’s one manufacturer that truly understands wood, it’s long-established Czech brand TON. Their steam-bending expertise and passionate craftsmanship lives in the very grain of classic and contemporary furniture designs alike.(text by Simon Keane-Cowell)
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Photographer: Karel Balas
The project, designed by Andrea Marcante (founder of UdA architetti) and Adelaide Testa, involves the restructuring of a 180 m² apartment in Paris for Isis Colombe Combréas, the managing director and editor-in-chief of the magazines MilK and MilK decoration, her husband the photographer Karel Balas, and two children Hiroko and Aliocha. The apartment is located in a 1930s property in the northern XIV arrondissement bordering on Saint Germain.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.03.2017 - Tagged as: Andreu World
The family of modular lounge chairs, sofas and benches incorporates durable upholstery and meticulous stitching detail that delivers impressive flexibility reminiscent of its namesake sleeve. Andreu World and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga designed Raglan to withstand the round-the-clock energy of collaborative spaces while offering a seemingly limitless range of fabric, color, and finish combinations—giving designers the leeway to specify Raglan as they see fit. Considering that Andreu World uses exclusively FSC®-certified wood and has received a Best of NeoCon recognition, Raglan demands a second look.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.03.2017 - Tagged as: Concrete
Photographer: ewout huibers / concrete
Every day, 180,000 people around the world move to the city. And all those people need a place to live. But with rising demand comes rising rent, making it virtually impossible for young potentials and the middle class to find rental housing that is not only affordable, but also caters to the needs of the modern urban citizen. In a time characterised by flexibility, community and sustainability, the available rentalhousing increasingly fails to meet modern-day demands.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.03.2017 - Tagged as: Dornbracht
Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.03.2017 - Tagged as: Vondom
VONDOM´s unique and exclusive design furniture pieces were installed in different areas of the Seven Skyscrapers, a flower-shaped residential complex in Singapore, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.
D´Leedon Singapore has been awarded the gold prize of Residential High – Rise´s – the FIABCI WORLD Prix d´Excellence. It is just a pleasure to admire this beautiful, unique and luxury residential tower!
Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.03.2017 - Tagged as: Irving Smith Architects
Photographer: Patrick Reynolds
From a context of accrued simple shed-esk dwellings in an isolated and south facing New Zealand coastal surf community, a strategy of sequencing building ‘sets’ (aka surf) was generated to scale new form to its surrounds. New ‘shed’ sets are then offset to allow seasonal living, circulation, and privacy options and for variations in wind and sun exposure.