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Posts tagged as 'Alyn Griffiths'

Wed 1.6.

Less is more

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

All of LoCa's products are designed by Danish studio Harrit & Sørensen. Rather than diversifying into a wide range of products, LoCa focuses on just a few pieces, including a hat rack with hanging rail

All of LoCa’s products are designed by Danish studio Harrit & Sørensen. Rather than diversifying into a wide range of products, LoCa focuses on just a few pieces, including a hat rack with hanging rail

When it comes to launching new products, refined Danish brand LOCA is certainly in no hurry. Why develop new pieces for the sake of it, when you can concentrate your efforts on designing for usefulness, quality and longevity? (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Mon 9.5.

The Doors

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.05.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Acerbis at the Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milan

Acerbis at the Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milan

Despite its longevity, Italian manufacturer ACERBIS shows no signs of resting on its laurels. Quite the opposite, in fact, as it continues to pursue tirelessly its vision for the perfect living room. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Tue 29.3.

Station To Station

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.03.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Santiago Calatrava's World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York City is the world’s most expensive station, at a total cost of $4 billion. Shops will open later this year around the transit hall and concourses

Santiago Calatrava’s World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York City is the world’s most expensive station, at a total cost of $4 billion. Shops will open later this year around the transit hall and concourses

There has been a dramatic shift in the demands placed by public transportation on contemporary architecture since the turn of the millennium – the need to square the burgeoning of passenger numbers that attends the unstoppable march of urbanisation with a desire to deliver landmark projects, full of rhetoric and aspiration. Let’s take a trip. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Mon 14.3.

Many Hands Make Light Work

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.03.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Leading lights: the extremely bendable Hatha, with its silicon-sheathed spine, is inspired by yoga

Leading lights: the extremely bendable Hatha, with its silicon-sheathed spine, is inspired by yoga

Light+Building 2016 sees Taiwanese lighting brand QisDesign exhibit its award-winning LED lights. In step with the global trend for green design, QisDesign combines innovative LED lighting technology with original design to achieve creative LED fixtures. Innovation and imagination are at the focus of the QisDesign collections at Hall 5.1, Booth C22. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Tue 23.2.

Get over yourself

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.02.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Elongated ramps with gentle inclines ensure this bridge in Lisbon is suitable for cyclists, who can use it to traverse the busy highway and continue their journeys using existing paths and infrastructure on either side

Elongated ramps with gentle inclines ensure this bridge in Lisbon is suitable for cyclists, who can use it to traverse the busy highway and continue their journeys using existing paths and infrastructure on either side

Recent landmark bridge architecture shows how this most utilitarian of construction types, when imaginatively planned, can add real regenerative value to its environs. Build a bridge and get over it, people! (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Mon 18.1.

Life on the outside

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.01.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Sandur’s tubular stainless steel frame is wrapped in handwoven weatherproof rope that forms the seat and backrest. The rope’s open weave provides a comfortable surface that can also support padded cushions

Sandur’s tubular stainless steel frame is wrapped in handwoven weatherproof rope that forms the seat and backrest. The rope’s open weave provides a comfortable surface that can also support padded cushions

Ah, the great outdoors. We all love it and know the benefits it has on both mind and body. Premium furniture brand OASIQ delivers design that makes us feel as equally as good, proving that retro design and high levels of comfort needn’t be at odds when it comes to al fresco living. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Mon 11.1.

Stitched Up: tailor-made design from Presotto

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.01.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Presotto’s furniture enables the open spaces popular in modern homes to be reorganised to satisfy all requirements without compromising style and elegance

Presotto’s furniture enables the open spaces popular in modern homes to be reorganised to satisfy all requirements without compromising style and elegance

If you’re the owner of an Italian, tailor-made suit, you need no convincing of the value of bespoke quality. Premium Italian brand PRESOTTO sees design in exactly the same light, their new ‘Tailor Made Project’ of supremely customisable furniture systems testifying to this. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Mon 19.10.

Lighten Up

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.10.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Following on from Tile, Fabbian made a breakthrough with the design of Laminis, which comprises tiles in various shapes, sizes and finishes that are infinitely configurable

Following on from Tile, Fabbian made a breakthrough with the design of Laminis, which comprises tiles in various shapes, sizes and finishes that are infinitely configurable

With its emphasis on modularity and customisation, the spotlight’s squarely on established Italian lighting brand FABBIAN when it comes to specification. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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