Posts tagged as 'Germany'
Carpet Concept Textiles, Photo: HG Esch, Hennef – Stadt Blankenberg
Exceptional in color and durable in use, Carpet Concept textiles create harmony or highlight individual interiors. Interior designer Claudia de Bruyn from two and Marty Lamers, artist and designer, have created the collections taking the colors of the woven carpets into consideration.
The vital spirit of Carpet Concept lives both in the woven materials for floor coverings and in other fabrics. The company’s expertise in harmonious interior design and its sensitiveness to materials make the new fabric collection a textile architectural concept.
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A three-way collaboration between leading lighting brand Zumtobel, lighting designers LichtKunstLicht, and architects schneider+schumacher resulted in a highly creative lighting solution for the new subterranean extension to Frankfurt’s Städel Museum
Lighting always has to work harder when it’s deployed in underground spaces. But when the space in question is a museum one, where the considered illumination of its exhibits is key – not to mention their protection against the potentially damaging effects of lighting – you’ve got a real challenge on your hands. Here’s how leading lighting manufacturer Zumtobel responded to such a brief…
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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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‘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…)
‘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…)
Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 15.10.2012 - Tagged as: carpet, carpet concept, Germany, Rug
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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‘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…)