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Posts tagged as 'ceramics'

Thu 27.10.

Fair Review: CERSAIE 2011 Bologna

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 27.10.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

The minimalist OiO Bathtub and wash basin by Antoniolupi, presented at Cersaie 2011

Cersaie 2011, which took place in Bologna at the end of September, once more put on a fascinating show thanks to the intrinsic diversity of ceramics as a material, combined with new developments in bathroom design and innovative bathroom fittings. Architonic was there on your behalf and – after our Facebook photo series — can now provide you with a report on the exhibition and a selection of our discoveries. (by Susanne Fritz)

 

read ‘Fair Review: CERSAIE 2011 Bologna – the leading international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings’ on Architonic

Tue 11.10.

‘Fluidity’ installation presented by Tile of Spain at MADE Expo 2011

Posted by Simon Keane-Cowell on 11.10.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Fluidity' installation at MADE Expo 2011, presented by Tile of Spain, a collaboration between manufacturers Tempio, Ceracasa Ceramica, Decorativa, Natucer and Tau Ceramica

Ever the design scouts, we’d like to show all you ceramic lovers out there something we saw at this year’s MADE Expo in Milan.


Presented by Tile of Spain, high-end ceramics manufacturer Tempio, in collaboration with Ceracasa Ceramica, Decorativa, Natucer and Tau Ceramica, exhibited a unique installation that explores the relation between interior and exterior space, private and public, through, naturally, the medium of tiles.

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Thu 29.9.

‘Milky Star’ coatrack by Pudelskern (AT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 29.09.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

the nearly-invisible hooks of the 'Milky Star' coatrack; photo by Markus Bstieler

Never the ones to follow the traditional canons of industrial design (soap table, anyone?) the young Austrian practice Pudelskern (whose name refers to a quote from Goethe‘s Faust: ‘Das also war des Pudels Kern!’ – a metaphor meaning ‘to find the core of a thing – the gist of the matter.’ ) have devised this ingenious ceramic coatrack called ‘Milky Star’. (more…)

CERSAIE 2011, as seen by the Architonic team

In the second installment of our comprehensive photographic journey through this year’s edition of Cersaie we reveal the images from the exhibitions of Marazzi, Bisazza, La Fabbrica, Ragno, Lea Ceramiche, Kale, Vives, Magna, Idea Ceramica, Roca, Coem and Gigacer. Enjoy!

 

to Architonic’s photo tour of CERSAIE 2011, Part II

Wed 21.9.

Photo tour of CERSAIE 2011, Bologna

Posted by Simon Keane-Cowell on 21.09.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Take a photo tour of CERSAIE 2011, thanks to Architonic's scouts on the ground

The autumn fair season has kicked off and Architonic is on the ground this week not only in Valencia, but also at CERSAIE, the leading international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings, held each year in Bologna.


176,000 square metres of exhibition space offer visitors the opportunity of getting up close and personal with the latest products, materials surfaces technologies, designed for both the private and contract markets.


If a trip to Italy isn’t in your diary this week, not to worry. Architonic has put together a comprehensive photo tour on Facebook for you take and enjoy. Ciao, belli!


to Architonic’s photo tour of CERSAIE 2011 on Facebook

Kaj Franck, Iittala Tupa 1948; photo by Rauno Träskelin

An exhibition celebrating the centenary of the birth and surveying the work of the renowned Finnish designer Kaj Franck is currently on view at the Designmuseo in Helsinki (15 June – 25 September). Spanning over four decades (from the 1940s to the 1980s) of Franck’s career as an artist, an industrial designer as well as a teacher of design, Kaj Franck – Universal Forms showcases an extensive body of work encompassing glass, ceramics, textiles, furniture and plastic and metal objects, including Iittala‘s famous and commercially successful ‘Teema‘ tableware line. (more…)

'Space Capsules' by Guillaume Noiseux for Bernardaud

‘An homage to the world of astronautics’, this futuristic series of carved porcelain vases has been created by the young Canadian designer and recent Luxury Design graduate (MAS-Luxe)

Guillaume Noiseux and manufactured by the French porcelain specialists Bernardaud. Inspired by his fascination with the conquest of space and ‘space travel and the aesthetics and poetry behind space shuttles and satellites’, the collection consists of Bernardaud’s preexisting designs which were reinterpreted and decorated by Noiseux. (more…)

Mon 31.1.

‘Clown Nose’ bins by Tomas Kral (CH)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 31.01.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Clown Nose' by Tomas Kral, photo by Federico Berardi

Inspired by the typical red clown nose the young Swiss designer and graduate from ECAL Tomas Kral realised this series of ceramic bins, closable through cork balls which are connected with coloured elastics.

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