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Posts tagged as 'Dominic Lutyens'

Fri 10.6.

Curves Ahead: Erik Bagger

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Erik Bagger Furniture’s City chair, which is designed to optimise comfort, and comes with a chrome or wooden base. Shown here, the City table featuring the same style of single leg

Erik Bagger Furniture’s City chair, which is designed to optimise comfort, and comes with a chrome or wooden base. Shown here, the City table featuring the same style of single leg

Danish brand Erik Bagger is nothing if not consistent. The organic language of its glass and tableware finds new expression its furniture designs. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Tue 17.5.

Kitchen Stories

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.05.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Originally designed by Antonio Citterio in 1988, Arclinea’s Italia kitchen lives on today with a glamorously contemporary bronze finish, thanks to the company’s innovative technological process, PVD (physical vapour disposition)

Originally designed by Antonio Citterio in 1988, Arclinea’s Italia kitchen lives on today with a glamorously contemporary bronze finish, thanks to the company’s innovative technological process, PVD (physical vapour disposition)

Recent years have seen the kitchen become the non plus ultra of socialising spaces within the domestic sphere. Such a development is in no small part thanks to premium manufacturer ARCLINEA, which delivers kitchen environments that make you linger longer. Why bother with the rest of the house? (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Sun 1.5.

Have a Seat

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.05.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Patrick Norguet’s Vic chairs, which come in upholstered leather or fabric. This comfortable design — a modern reworking of classical, mid-century forms — is Norguet’s first collaboration with Pedrali

Patrick Norguet’s Vic chairs, which come in upholstered leather or fabric. This comfortable design — a modern reworking of classical, mid-century forms — is Norguet’s first collaboration with Pedrali

A combination of skilfully combined materials such as plastic, wood and metal make PEDRALI’s contract furniture collection functional and versatile like no other. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Wed 27.1.

Architecture Iran – geometry, light, space

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.01.2016 - Tagged as: ,

The decorative, polychrome exterior of industrial glass company Kaveh’s Tehran office, which was completed in 2015, also broadcasts what the firm manufactures

The decorative, polychrome exterior of industrial glass company Kaveh’s Tehran office, which was completed in 2015, also broadcasts what the firm manufactures

With Iran coming in from the cold, as it were, the heat is definitely on in terms of its architectural scene. Then again, many argue that the straitened era of sanctions has itself provided fertile creative ground for young Iranian architects. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Wed 22.7.

A Bigger Splash: The public outdoor pools currently making waves

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.07.2015 - Tagged as:

Basalt Architects’ design in Hofsós, Iceland exemplifies the current vogue for outdoor pools that strive to blend with their natural surroundings — in this case the Atlantic Ocean and nearby island of Drangey; photo: Gudmundur Benediktsson

Basalt Architects’ design in Hofsós, Iceland exemplifies the current vogue for outdoor pools that strive to blend with their natural surroundings — in this case the Atlantic Ocean and nearby island of Drangey; photo: Gudmundur Benediktsson

Outdoor swimming is experiencing a watery renaissance, with a raft of noteworthy projects allowing bathers to do it the natural way, even in the most urban of contexts. Come on in. The water’s great. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Mon 15.6.

Less is More: bigging up micro-architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.06.2015 - Tagged as:

In 2010, Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra’s chairman, offered to develop a final prototype of Renzo Piano’s pet project, his Diogene house, which was exhibited for the first time at the Vitra Campus during Art Basel in 2013

In 2010, Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra’s chairman, offered to develop a final prototype of Renzo Piano’s pet project, his Diogene house, which was exhibited for the first time at the Vitra Campus during Art Basel in 2013

Sustainability, cost-efficiency and space are just some of the factors driving an international renaissance in pocket-sized architecture that’s big on expression and style. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Mon 18.5.

Architexture: textiles go constructional

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.05.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Constructed in just eight months, GMP Architekten and Nüssli International’s show-stopping 25,000-seater Baku Crystal Hall in Azerbaijan features an angular facade made of reflective PVC-PES mesh fabric and PVC-coated polyester

Constructed in just eight months, GMP Architekten and Nüssli International’s show-stopping 25,000-seater Baku Crystal Hall in Azerbaijan features an angular facade made of reflective PVC-PES mesh fabric and PVC-coated polyester

Its roots may lie in transient structures, but contemporary textile architecture, with all its creative, functional and ecological possibilities, is definitely here to stay. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Delhi III table lamp by Pletz

Delhi III table lamp by Pletz

Brooklyn is only a short distance from Manhattan yet it has its own, highly distinctive identity. Talk to Brooklyn’s tight-knit but burgeoning community of designer-makers and you get the impression that this New York borough is widely seen as more romantic, bohemian, less overtly worldly than the more commerce-focused Manhattan. Yet it’s also easy to exaggerate the differences between these two creative hubs. After all, Brooklyn’s new generation of designers are, in their own way, highly ambitious and entrepreneurial. Even so, the ethos of their businesses is more leftfield, possibly more laid-back than those of Manhattan. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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