Wed 2.7.

Saboten Restaurant by 4N Architects (HK)

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Saboten Restaurant by 4N Architects, photo: James Guan

Saboten Restaurant by 4N Architects, photo: James Guan

The architecture of Shinjuku Japan and an innovative combination of soft texture and rigid space informs Hong-Kong based 4N Architects’ interior design for the Kowloon Saboten, part of a restaurant chain expanding throughout Asia.

 

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‘Trace 1′ pendant lamp by Blu Dot (US)

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'Trace 1' pendant lamp by Blu Dot

‘Trace 1′ pendant lamp by Blu Dot

A subtly tinted glass shade rests on a metal pendant to create a simple interplay between two materials and forms in ‘Trace 1′, a suspended lamp by Minnesota-based Blu Dot.

 

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Tue 1.7.

‘Best Friends Chair’ by Martin Mostböck (AT)

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'Best Friends Chair' by Martin Mostböck

‘Best Friends Chair’ by Martin Mostböck

The ‘Best Friends Chair’, designed by Austrian architect and designer Martin Mostböck, arose from a reaction to a colourful expression used in his native Vienna.

 

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'Magnum' light by Patrycja Domanska & Felix Gieselmann

‘Magnum’ light by Patrycja Domanska & Felix Gieselmann

One of 20 winning projects at the 2014 Biennale Interieur Award, ‘Magnum’ light by Patrycja Domanska and Felix Gieselmann is a versatile lamp that transforms with a simple hand movement.

 

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Mon 30.6.

Ground breaking for Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

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Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

MVRDV and COBE together with Wessberg engineers and LIWplanning have started construction of the new home for the Danish Rock Museum (DRM) in Roskilde, Denmark. Roskilde is the location of the annual Roskilde Festival, the largest North European culture and music festival.

 

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‘Tarab Sculptures’ by Siba Sahabi (NL)

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'Tarab Sculptures' by Siba Sahabi, photo: Lisa Klappe

‘Tarab Sculptures’ by Siba Sahabi, photo: Lisa Klappe

Using 3D modelling, Siba Sahabi translates dance into design with a series of five abstract sculptures based on oriental dance costumes in motion.

 

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Sun 29.6.

3XN wins University Building in Sweden

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3XN wins University Building in Sweden

Library interior for a new educational building for Mälardalen University by 3XN

Danish architects 3XN are the winner of an architectural competition for a new educational building for Mälardalen University – a university college in Eskilstuna southwest of Stockholm. The project includes renovation of a listed Modernist Public Bath and a new building totaling 18,250 m2 which together offer educational facilities and workplaces for 4,000 students and 350 employees.

 

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Fri 27.6.

Vitra Slide Tower by Carsten Höller for Vitra (CH)

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Vitra Slide Tower by Carsten Höller

Vitra Slide Tower by Carsten Höller, photo: Julien Lanoo / Attilio Maranzano

Swiss design brand Vitra has opened a 30-metre high slide, the Vitra Slide Tower by German object and installation artist Carsten Höller, at their sprawling Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein in Germany.

 

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