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Le Flandrin Restaurant Redesign by Joseph Dirand Architecture

Le Flandrin Restaurant redesign by Joseph Dirand Architecture, photo: Adrien Dirand

A bulwark of the brasserie tradition in Paris since the Malafosse family first opened its doors in 1932, Le Flandrin has more recently assumed increasingly cosmopolitan allures, up to the present day as it reopens redoubled, a restaurant and bar in the classic tradition but of entirely contemporary tone.

 

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‘Patch of Sky’ ambient lights by Fabrica (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Patch of Sky' ambient lights by Fabrica, photo: Shek Po Kwan

‘Patch of Sky’ ambient lights by Fabrica, photo: Shek Po Kwan

The idea behind ‘Patch of Sky’, a project from communication research centre Fabrica, is the ability to share the sky above in real-time with loved ones wherever they are.

 

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'Locale Office' system by Industrial Facility for Herman Miller

‘Locale Office’ system by Industrial Facility for Herman Miller

Designers Sam Hecht and Kim Colin of UK-based Industrial Facility have created ‘Locale Office’, an intelligent office furniture system for Herman Miller. Locale helps organizations better utilize and manage open offices with a system that enables transitions between work done together and alone, and in seated or standing postures.

 

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‘Eikon Basic/Shell/Bubble’ lamps by Schneid (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Eikon Basic' lamp by Schneid

‘Eikon Basic’ lamp by Schneid

Using hidden magnets, the lampshades on the ‘Eikon Basic, Shell and Bubble’ lamps by Schneid can be quickly and easily replaced or combined.

 

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Tue 24.6.

Knoll Reintroduces the Pollock Arm Chair

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.06.2014 - Tagged as: , , ,

'657 Sling-back Lounge' by Charles Pollock

’657 Sling-back Lounge’ by Charles Pollock

Designed more than half a century ago by the late Charles Pollock, Knoll is reintroducing the iconic ’657 Sling-back Lounge’, also known as the Pollock Arm Chair, a minimal chair of polished chrome steel tubing and natural cowhide.

 

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'Aureola' tea set by Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva for Mjölk, photo: © Mjölk

‘Aureola’ tea set by Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva for Mjölk, photo: © Mjölk

By observing how tea is consumed in Russia, Venetian designer Luca Nichetto noticed that the infuse is served not in cups, but in small bowls without a handle, and realized how this one small detail gave more solemnity to the whole ritual.

 

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Mon 23.6.

‘Volume LED Blackbird’ lamp by GamFratesi for Lightyears (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Volume LED Blackbird' lamp by GamFratesi for Lightyears

‘Volume LED Blackbird’ lamp by GamFratesi for Lightyears

The buttons on a stereo amplifier from the 1980s was the source of inspiration for GamFratesi’s ‘Volume LED Blackbird’ lamp for Danish lighting brand Lightyears.

 

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'Persy' rug by Samuel Accoceberry for Chevalier Edition

‘Persy’ rug by Samuel Accoceberry for Chevalier Edition

Paris-based designer Samuel Accoceberry’s ‘Persy’ rugs for Chevalier Edition recall the ancient patterns and traditions of Persian carpets, in a contemporary, graphic way.

 

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