Mon 29.9.

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Parts 1 & 2

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Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014

Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014

Last week the Architonic team made its way to Bologna, Italy for CERSAIE, the “International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings”. Here’s a look at the novelties from the best brands on the show floor in the first two of a series of Facebook photo galleries.

 

> to Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Part 1
Manufacturers shown include: antoniolupi, Bisazza, XILO1934, Wall&decò, Ridea, Oset, Marazzi

 

> to Architonic in Bologna: Cersaie 2014, Part 2
Manufacturers shown include: Fap Ceramiche, Caesar, INALCO, VIVES Cerámica, Keope, Ceramiche Supergres, Porcelanosa

TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa (UK)

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TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa

TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa

Studio AfroditiKrassa pushes the boundaries of the traditional curtain with a modern interpretation of the room divider using ‘metal mesh drapery’, an innovative, eco friendly and hardwearing bronze metal material.

 

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Sun 28.9.

Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller (DK)

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Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller

Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller

The Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller has a design based on the simple design idiom of its surrounding buildings, built in the 1970s, but with modern twists such as using pre-fabricated brick reliefs and incorporating bay windows.

 

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Fri 26.9.

Gloriously Glossy: The Versatile Tile Adorns the Coolest Interiors

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Tiles in a calming green – suggestive of being underwater – were chosen to line the interior of skincare brand Aesop’s Berlin store, designed by Weiss-Heiten

Tiles in a calming green – suggestive of being underwater – were chosen to line the interior of skincare brand Aesop’s Berlin store, designed by Weiss-Heiten

Given the huge vogue for cladding buildings in ceramic tiles, we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that they are now fast infiltrating interiors too. It’s not hard to see why. People find glazed ceramic tiles appealing because of their seductive qualities – their lusciously lustrous surfaces and, if patterned, their potential for being stunningly decorative. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Thu 25.9.

Nasza Polska – The Open Form of Contemporary Polish Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.09.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Nasza Polska logo, inflated metal letters designed by Zieta Prozessdesign © Courtesy of Zieta Prozessdesign

Nasza Polska logo, inflated metal letters designed by Zieta Prozessdesign © Courtesy of Zieta Prozessdesign

Nasza Polska, “our Poland”, brings contemporary Polish design into the spotlight in the form of a touring-exhibition that gathers up-and-coming talents, established studios and legendary masters – working in Poland and abroad.

 

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'CR GTI' coffee table by Oliver Conrad

‘CR GTI’ coffee table by Oliver Conrad

For ‘CR GTI’, selected pieces of wood from the workshop of designer Oliver Conrad are chosen for recycling and converted into a natural wooden coffee table.

 

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'The Particle Plan' by Studio Drift

‘The Particle Plan’ by Studio Drift, DUS, Digiluce and Rombout Frieling

A team of four Dutch creative studio’s; Studio Drift, DUS, Digiluce and Rombout Frieling, has won the pitch to create one of the largest permanent interactive light installations in the world, for one of Switzerland’s most prominent landmarks, the 680 year old ‘Kapellbrücke’ (Chapel Bridge) in Lucerne.

 

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'Villa by the lake' by Alexander Diem, photo: © Andreas Balon

‘Villa by the lake’ by Alexander Diem, photo: © Andreas Balon

With its distinctive wooden facade, privacy is the central theme of ‘Villa by the lake’ by Vienna-based architect Alexander Diem. Located in Western Austria, the farther one gets into the villa, the more private and gentle the building appears.

 

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