Posts tagged as 'Belgium'
Biennale Interieur 2012, Kortrijk as seen by Architonic
Earlier last month (20 – 28 October) Interieur 2012 design biennial returned to Kortrijk, Belgium for its 23rd edition. With no less than 300 exhibitions from some of industry’s leading manufacturers as well as young, up-and-coming designers presenting contemporary design for the home as well as multiple interior innovations, there was plenty to see and be inspired by.
And should you have missed this fascinating event, fear not. Architonic team was there and here’s what they saw:
to the Biennale Interieur 2012, Kortrijk – Part I album
to the Biennale Interieur 2012, Kortrijk – Part II album
to the Biennale Interieur 2012, Kortrijk – Ventura Interieur album
‘Skyline One’ spotlights by Lieven Musschoot and Mathias Hennebel for Dark
Strongly geometric and architectural in form, Belgian lighting manufacturer’s new ‘Skyline’ spotlights, designed by Lieven Musschoot and Mathias Hennebel, proved to be a highlight (no pun intended) of the recent Kortrijk-based design biennale Interieur. (more…)
‘Strates’ desk by Mathieu Lehanneur for Objekten
‘Strates’ is the latest interlocking desk and storage collection realised by the Parisian designer Mathieu Lehanneur for the Brussels-based furniture brand Objekten. Composed of multiple layers of plywood elements, the series is manufactured in Belgium and it can be viewed from tomorrow on (7 September) as part of an installation at Blank, 9 rue de la Régence, Brussels.
‘Mutation Series’ by Maarten De Ceulaer; photo by Nico Neefs
Brussels-based designer Maarten De Ceulaer has realised this rather curious, biomorphic collection of foam furniture called ‘Mutation Series.’ Likened by the designer to a ‘virus or bacteria that has grown dramatically out of scale’, the series encompasses multiple seating designs with each piece being unique due to the irregularity of the design pattern. The collection was on show at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan. (more…)
'Candy Table' by Sylvain Willenz for Cappellini; photo by Nicola Zocchi
In Milan’s Zona Tortona, on Via Solari 35, the Italian design powerhouse Cappellini has presented an array of brand’s 2012 novelties, among them this pared-down table created by a Brussels-based designer Sylvain Willenz. Named ‘Candy Table’, the piece is part of Willenz’s Candy Collection, which explores and reinvents the steel reinforcement bars normally used as construction material for concrete structures. The steel tables are available in two various shapes and sizes (with a square or round tabletop) and in five different matt colours such as; blue, black, green, white and red. (more…)
'Bulb' pendant light by Fermetti for ex.t
The young Belgian designer Deevie Vermetten, aka Fermetti, has designed this series of organically shaped pendant lights for the up-and-coming Italian label ex.t. Made from solid oak, the lamps are handcrafted in Belgium and are available in four different shapes: Bulb 1, 2, 3 and 4. (more…)
'Cubic Arm' by Steven Wittouck for Moca
The Antwerp based interior architect Steven Wittouck created this upholstered armchair for the young Belgian furniture label Moca. The figurative piece comes with or without armrests in fabric or leather.
House 'NSV' by adn architectures, photo by Filip Dujardin
This transformation of an old farmhouse was realised by the Belgian practice adn architectures. The architects especially preserved some elements of significant architectural value, such as the masonry or the wooden structure of the roof, supplemented by some specific contemporary interventions on the outside and by a deep refitting of the interior spaces.