Mon 22.9.

Vezzini & Chen at London Super Brands 2014

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The Geo suspended light by Vezzini & Chen has a glowing bone china center form and a clear glass sphere

The ‘Geo’ suspended light by Vezzini & Chen has a glowing bone china center form and a clear glass sphere

For the London Design Festival, designers Vezzini & Chen created a collection of lighting and glass ware that express their affinity with nature by encapsulating forms created in fine bone china and glass from which light is directed and diffused.

 

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Architonic in London: Superbrands 2014

Architonic in London: Super Brands 2014

The Architonic team is back from its stay in London last week for the 2014 edition of the London Design Festival. Here’s a look at our fifth and final Facebook photo gallery from the city, featuring the best products at the Super Brands 2014 show, in addition to to some of the more conceptual exhibits.

 

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Manufacturers shown here include: MUNNA, GINGER&JAGGER, Afroditi Krassa, Ligne Roset

Architonic Live in London: 100% Design, Designjunction 2014

Architonic Live in London: 100% Design, Designjunction 2014

The Architonic team was in London this week for the 2014 edition of the London Design Festival. Here’s a look at two popular exhibitions, 100% Design and Designjunction, in four Facebook photo galleries where we showcase lighting and furniture novelties from the top brands.

 

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Manufacturers shown include: Anne Kyyrö Quinn, BRABBU, BuzziSpace, Casala, Cosentino, Delightfull, designheure, Staron, Jung, Gira, Alpi, Glass Designs, Tisettanta, Turkishceramics, Elica

 

> to Architonic Live in London at 100% Design 2014, Part 2
Manufacturers shown include: Original BTC, EFG, EVOline, Faerid, Graypants, Kueng Sauna, NJ Lighting, Panoramah, Philip Watts, Pinch, Poggenpohl, Porcelanosa, Vitra, Wagner, Zucchetti

 

> to Architonic Live in London at Designjunction 2014, Part 3
Manufacturers shown include: Modus, Fritz Hansen, Vistosi, ON&ON, BlackBody, FontanaArte, Artemide, Design by Mai, sce, IO Kids Design, Lightyears, Stellar Works, string furniture

 

> to Architonic Live in London at Designjunction 2014, Part 4
Manufacturers shown include: Utopia and Utility, Original BTC, Serralunga, Ercol, H Furniture, Dare Studio, Atelier Areti, Innermost, Made In Ratio, Ligne Roset, Laufen, Capdell, Marset, Hem, Zanotta

Fri 19.9.

‘Layer’ chair by Oliver Schick for Mitab (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Layer' chair by Oliver Schick for Mitab

‘Layer’ chair by Oliver Schick for Mitab

The legs of ‘Layer’, a chair design by Oliver Schick for Sweden’s Mitab, are fixed between an upper and a lower seat shell, a lightweight and durable sandwich structure for a chair inspired by a tower of stacked chairs.

 

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Thu 18.9.

ARITA 400project: Celebrating the 400-Year Anniversary of Arita (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.09.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

ARITA 400project: Celebrating the 400-Year Anniversary of Arita

ARITA 400project: Celebrating the 400-Year Anniversary of Arita

Commemorating the 400-year anniversary of Arita porcelain’s foundation, the ARITA 400project celebrates the traditions and techniques that have been refined over its long history in the town of its origin, Arita, in Saga Prefecture, Japan.

 

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Naruse House by Kiyotoshi Mori & Natsuko Kawamura / MDS, photo: Masao Nishikawa

Naruse House by Kiyotoshi Mori & Natsuko Kawamura / MDS, photo: Masao Nishikawa

On undulating land on an irregular lot in a suburb of Tokyo, Kiyotoshi Mori & Natsuko Kawamura of MDS have created a house with walls at unexpected angles.

 

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'Solo Office' by Office KGDVS

‘Solo Office’ by Office KGDVS

The Solo Houses project, a collection of villas in Spain by international architects, has unveiled ‘Solo Office’, a house designed by Belgium’s OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen.

 

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'Kinoya' restaurant by Jean de Lessard, photo: © Adrien Williams

‘Kinoya’ restaurant by Jean de Lessard, photo: © Adrien Williams

A restaurant refurbishment in Montreal, Canada inserts a rough hewn wood box inside the former restaurant with a shape that “recalls an articulated snake” says the designer.

 

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