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Posts tagged as 'Germany'

Tue 23.10.

Carpet Concept Acoustic System

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 23.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Carpet Concept Acoustic System, Photo: Werner Huthmacher, Berlin

The Carpet Concept Acoustic System, CAS, has become a comprehensive aesthetic and functional spatial concept. CAS Carpets transform floors into acoustic performers for outstanding spatial comfort. CAS Objects consolidate that acoustic effectiveness with three-dimensional designs for walls, ceilings and spaces. Their tested quality and textile expressiveness set new standards in furnishings.

 

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Fri 19.10.

’330′ chair by Läufer + Keichel for Thonet (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 19.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

’330′ chair by Läufer + Keichel for Thonet

The Berlin-based practice Läufer + Keichel have teamed up with Thonet and the result of this collaboration, the ’330′ chair will be officially launched during the upcoming edition of the Orgatec fair which will take place next week (23 – 27.10) in Cologne. Inspired by ‘the ambience of artists’ studios, theatre stages and literary cafés’, the chair is part of the ’330′ product family which also includes a table and armchair designs. (more…)

Thu 18.10.

’190′ chair by Lievore Altherr Molina for Thonet (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 18.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

’190′ chair by Lievore Altherr Molina for Thonet

The Barcelona-based design studio Lievore Altherr Molina have recently collaborated with the acclaimed German furniture brand Thonet on this collection of upholstered chairs called ’190′. The series, which is accompanied by a similarly simple, no-frills ’1190′ table, is available in either oiled oak or walnut, with or without armrests and with leather or textile cover. (more…)

Mon 15.10.

Carpet Concept: next Gen

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 15.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

With next Gen, Carpet Concept is using parametric models in carpet development for the first time

With next Gen, Carpet Concept is using parametric models in carpet development for the first time. These models shape the correlation of the manufacture and the laying of carpets. Width sizes, cutting edge and repeating patterns are the factors that have been declined mathematically. These resulted in the model parameters whose creative definition was used to produce various designs…

 

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Thu 4.10.

‘Washstand’ by ellenbergerdesign (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 04.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Washstand’ by ellenbergerdesign; photo by Alexander Fanslau

Kassel-born Bremen-based product designer Jannis Ellenberger has created this minimalist, crisp-white washstand. Featuring a sink, two-level counter top, a towel rack, and two different sized holders, the basin itself is made of mineral composite while the entire design is supported by a simple, lacquered ash frame. (more…)

Materials Council’s Ian Hunter and Brad Turner will give a talk at the upcoming ‘Neue Stoffwerke’ (New Materials) symposium

Newly launched creative materials consultancy Materials Council, co-founded by Architonic, will be speaking at a fascinating symposium at the Technische Universität Munich this month entitled ‘Neue Stoffwerke‘ (or New Materials). Taking place on Friday 19 October at the Vorhoelzer Forum of TU München and chaired by Professor Florian Musso of the architecture faculty, the event will address the creative potential and ecological effects of newly developed materials and manufacturing technologies, with a specific emphasis on the analysis of material properties and technical capabilities, and well as innovative applications. (more…)

Tue 11.9.

Porsche Pavilion by Henn Architekten (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 11.09.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Porsche Pavilion at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg by Henn Architekten; photo by HG Esch

Earlier this year, a Munich-based architectural practice led by Gunter Henn, Henn Architekten, have realised this fluid, curvilinear pavilion for Porsche. Located near the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg’s Autostadt, the pavilion has been designed to formally echo the dynamic silhouette of the iconic automobile while the structure’s façade has been prefabricated from no less than 620 sheets of stainless steel. (more…)

Fri 3.8.

‘Link’ chair by Markus Krauss (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 03.08.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

‘Link’ chair by Markus Krauss

Three tubular steel parts are jointed at only one point to form this somewhat unusual, pared-down chair. Realised by a Hamburg-based designer Markus Krauss, ‘Link’ was presented earlier in April at Salone del Mobile’s Salone Satellite in two colourways: a toned-down, white-and-pastel blue model and an opalescent gold version. (more…)

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