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.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.06.2014 - Tagged as: ambient lights, Fabrica
‘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.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.06.2014 - Tagged as: Herman Miller, offices
‘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.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.06.2014 - Tagged as: pendant lights, 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.
’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.
‘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.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.06.2014 - Tagged as: GamFratesi, 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.
‘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.