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The Hemnet Home by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

The Hemnet Home by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

The Hemnet Home is a data experiment to lead the way for a new type of architecture. After analysing 200 million clicks and 86,000 properties on Hemnet, Sweden’s most popular property site, Hemnet asked Tham & Videgård to create Sweden’s statistically most sought after home.

 

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'Say My Name' lamp by Morten & Jonas for Northern Lighting

‘Say My Name’ lamp by Morten & Jonas for Northern Lighting

Designed by Morten & Jonas for Norway’s Northern Lighting, ‘Say My Name’ is a multi-functional light that can be hung from the ceiling as a pendant or placed in an upright position like a table lamp.

 

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Visegad Town Center by aplusarchitects + S73 stúdió, photo: József Lipka and Ákos Mátételki (TheGreypixelWorkshop)

Visegad Town Center by aplusarchitects + S73 stúdió, photo: József Lipka and Ákos Mátételki (TheGreypixelWorkshop)

For Visegrád, considered to be the smallest town of Hungary, aplusarchitects and S73 stúdió have created a new town centre.

 

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Tubes adds special finishes to its collection

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.07.2015 - Tagged as: , , ,

Soho, designed by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, embellished with an anodised finish, available in black, titanium and silver

Soho, designed by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, embellished with an anodised finish, available in black, titanium and silver

Tubes Radiatori, makers of radiators as design objects, has supplemented its existing wide range of available finishes with a series of stylish special finishes for its collection.

 

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Mon 6.7.

Is There Life After Expo 2015?

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.07.2015 - Tagged as: ,

A 14-metre-high 3D aluminium lattice cube representing a beehive stands at the heart of the UK’s pastoral Expo pavilion. It will be reinstated as an artwork in the UK after the event; photo Hufton + Crow / courtesy of UKTI

A 14-metre-high 3D aluminium lattice cube representing a beehive stands at the heart of the UK’s pastoral Expo pavilion. It will be reinstated as an artwork in the UK after the event; photo Hufton + Crow / courtesy of UKTI

The five-yearly international big-top fair that is Expo is currently drawing vast crowds to its 2015 Milan edition. Given its sustainability theme, just how sustainable are its temporary architectural offerings? (by Giovanna Dunmall)

 

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Milan, Italy–Designed by world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind (New York/Milan/Zurich), the corporate pavilion for Vanke China will explore key issues related to the theme of the Expo, “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. The interior exhibition design is led by Ralph Appelbaum Associates

Milan, Italy–Designed by world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, the corporate pavilion for Vanke China will explore key issues related to the theme of the Expo, “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. The interior exhibition design is led by Ralph Appelbaum Associates with graphic design by Han Jiaying

The concept for the Vanke Pavilion incorporates three ideas drawn from Chinese culture related to food: the shi-tang, a traditional Chinese dining hall; the landscape, the fundamental element to life; and the dragon, which is metaphorically related to farming and sustenance. All three of these concepts are incorporated in the Vanke Pavilion’s exhibition, architecture and program.

 

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Fri 3.7.

From Japan with Love: Kitani’s Danish design classics

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.07.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

East meets West: Japanese craftsmanship brings classic mid-century Danish furniture design back to life, courtesy of Kitani

East meets West: Japanese craftsmanship brings classic mid-century Danish furniture design back to life, courtesy of Kitani

For over 20 years now, craftsmanship-led Japanese furniture manufacturer Kitani has been bringing a considered edit of mid-century Danish classics back to life, to the delight of design-lovers worldwide. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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The rectangular Ecuador Pavilion designed by Bilbao firm Zorrozua y Asociados looks like it is wrapped in woven fabric from a distance. It is actually made out of metallic curtains produced by Spanish company KriskaDECOR

The rectangular Ecuador Pavilion designed by Bilbao firm Zorrozua y Asociados looks like it is wrapped in woven fabric from a distance. It is actually made out of metallic curtains produced by Spanish company KriskaDECOR

The go-to Spanish manufacturer of high-end, space-shaping mesh curtains has turned the Ecuadorean Pavilion at Milan’s Expo 2015 into a must-visit destination. (by Giovanna Dunmall)

 

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