Posts tagged as 'interior design'

This year's Design Bar at the Stockholm Furniture Fair, designed by Katrin Greiling

The German born and Stockholm based designer Katrin Greiling disappeared from the European design stage for some years when she got the opportunity to work in Dubai. With the design of this year’s Design Bar at the Stockholm Furniture Fair she celebrates her comeback to Sweden. We met her for an interview and talked about her experiences in Middle East and the concept of her beautiful multicultural village – the Design Bar. Enjoy!

Mon 20.12.

‘Nagi’ apartment interior by UUfie (JP/CA)

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'Nagi' ("the calm of the sea") by UUfie

The Japan and Canada based architectural practice UUfie, founded by Eiri Ota and Irene Gardpoit Chan, realised this beautiful and highly flexible interior design of an apartment for a young family. The spacial concept is characterised by light and translucent curtains suspended on two curved steel railings of 13m and 4.5m in lengt.


Chapel of the Assumption by John Doe, photo by Felipe Ribon

The French designers Grégory Lacoua and Jean Sébastien Lagrange – together they are John Doe Studio – recently unveiled the new interior design for the 16th century Chapel of the Assumption in Paris. While the French architects of 3Box realised the architectural conversion of the building John Doe Studio tackled liturgical furniture: pews, prie-dieu, altar, font, tabernacle and lectern.


Barbican Foodhall and Barbican Lounge by SHH, photo by Gareth Gardner

The London based architectural practice SHH realised, in cooperation with furniture designer Stefan Bench, lighting designers .PSLAB and garden designer Kate Gould, two new restaurant spaces within Europe’s largest multi-arts and conference venue, the Barbican Centre in London.


The new studio of the Swedish design studio Form Us With Love

“We want to create a place for forward-looking design in Stockholm, there are so many creative products, initiatives and enterprises to draw attention to”, says Jonas Pettersson, John Löfgren and Petrus Palmer, founders of Form Us With Love. Therefore the Swedish design practice recently opened their new studio and provide space for exhibitions, lectures and pop-up shops.


'Piece of Mind' by Trix Barmettler / Raumgrafik

Beside her activity as a classic graphic designer the Zurich based Trix Barmettler also realises graphics and illustrations within architectural context under her label Raumgrafik. Her complex interventions in the form of unique wall decorations or textile designs reflect the increasing demand of individual living. This beautiful and highly symbolic figure ‘Piece of Mind’ is her most recent project.


Interior of MVRDV's 'The Balancing Barn' by Studio Makkink & Bey

The Dutch Studio Makkink & Bey recently completed the interior design for MVRDV’s impressing ‘Balancing Barn’ in Suffolk, UK. The Rotterdam based architects were commissioned by Living Architecture, a Britsh not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to introducing the best of contemporary architecture to the public by offering a chance to rent houses for a holiday designed by some of the most talented architects at work today, such as Peter Zumthor, Michael & Patty Hopkins, NORD.

Furnishing the space with pieces by Dutch designers such as Hella Jongerius, Ineke Hans and Gerrit Rietvelt Makkink & Bey designed an interior which underlines the barn-character of house.


Interior design of Information Centre, Zuiderzeemuseum, Enkhuizen, The Netherlands by Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters

According to the Dutch penchant to connect traditional aesthetics with modern issues the Zuiderzeemuseum in Enkhuizen showcases masterpieces and objects of an enormous historical variety – from old impressive Dutch paintings to the artistic objects of Victor & Rolf.

In 2009 the Zuiderzeemuseum invited the Eindhoven based designers Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters to design the interior for the information centre of the museum park.


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