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Mon 18.2.

Frame Moooi Award 2013 Finalists Revealed

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Lightweeds/UMNH Salt Lake City – Wall display by Studio Simon Heijdens Ltd

Lightweeds/UMNH Salt Lake City – Wall display by Studio Simon Heijdens Ltd

Publisher Frame and design brand Moooi have announced the 10 finalists for 2013’s Frame Moooi Interior Design Award. This year, the organizers received 861 submissions from a total of 71 countries. Finalists were selected by juror Jana Scholze, Curator of Contemporary Furniture and Product Design at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The selection process was anonymous: Scholze did not know the names or nationalities of the designs she reviewed.



Torafu Architects’ design for the Nike 1Love store in Tokyo; photo by Daici Ano

Torafu Architects’ design for the Nike 1Love store in Tokyo; photo by Daici Ano

In spite of the rise of e-commerce, the physical point of sale is still with us. That said, the traditional store is having to up its game in terms of the experience and brand relevance it offers consumers – not only to compete with online shopping but also to support it. Architonic goes all secret shopper to investigate… (by Simon Keane-Cowell)


read this article in full on Architonic


The interior of Manish Restaurant by ODVO and Mínima; photo by Demian Golovaty

Named after the traditional Lebanese flatbread, this cosy, 82-cover restaurant has been realised earlier this year in Brazil’s largest city, São Paulo by two Brazilian architectural practices, ODVO and Mínima. Featuring light-filtering, concrete Arabesque, Manish enables its diners to ‘see without being seen’ during the day while ‘during the night, the concept of artificial lighting promotes the opposite: for those who are out muxarabi is in the negative and all the internal atmosphere, created by diverse and customised lighting solutions, is revealed, inviting customers to come and experience the sensations offered by several different angles of the house.’ (more…)

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)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 20.12.2010 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'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.