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Posts tagged as 'Italy'

Sun 22.6.

In Great Shape: Pedrali delivers the essence of Italian design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

The archly graphic design language of Pedrali's collection, with its confident, yet friendly, forms – ideal for contract settings. Art Direction: Leftloft; photo: Beppe Brancato

The archly graphic design language of Pedrali’s collection, with its confident, yet friendly, forms – ideal for contract settings. Art Direction: Leftloft; photo: Beppe Brancato

With half a century of creativity and business under its belt, Italian design manufacturer Pedrali is showing little sign of easing up on the gas pedal. It’s full speed ahead for the premium furniture and lighting brand whose elegant marriage of tradition and innovation is adding value to contract spaces worldwide. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Thu 6.3.

Private Residence by Giopato & Coombes (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.03.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Private Residence by Giopato & Coombes

Private Residence by Giopato & Coombes

Design duo Cristiana Giopato and Christopher Coombes have designed a residence in Veneto, Italy where internal and external areas contribute to create a single unique and harmonious space.

 

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TreeIT Project by nITro, photo: Rosamaria Faralli (FaRo Image)

TreeIT Project by nITro, photo: Rosamaria Faralli (FaRo Image)

Rome-based nITro, the New Information Technology Research Office, has created an installation in the historic city of Ronciglione in central Italy, a social/political call-to-action to promote the cleaning and reclamation of nearby lake Vico.

 

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Modularity combined with superlative energy-saving credentials underpin Tubes' formally expressive 'Agorà' radiator system, designed by Nicola de Ponti

Modularity combined with superlative energy-saving credentials underpin Tubes’ formally expressive ‘Agorà’ radiator system, designed by Nicola de Ponti

‘Products developed for architecture’ is how Italian brand Tubes describes its striking, resolutely sculptural radiators and towel rails, designed to shape the interior landscape as well as heat it. The manufacturer’s story is one of a steadfast commitment to innovation and design, transforming heating into an art form. Come on in from the cold. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Bretteljause by Florian Reiche; two chopping boards that wrap around a bottle of wine with two wooden cups made of oak, the same wood used to make wine barrels. Created to enjoy the "cured meats and good bread [that] are some of the excellent products from around Rovereto".

Bretteljause by Florian Reiche; two chopping boards that wrap around a bottle of wine with two wooden cups made of oak, the same wood used to make wine barrels. Created to enjoy the “cured meats and good bread [that] are some of the excellent products from around Rovereto”.

A small group of young graduates from the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano have explored the theme of site-specfic souvenirs in a workshop creating a series of souvenirs dedicated to the Mart, a local modern art museum, and the town of Rovereto, Italy.

 

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Thu 10.1.

‘Liguria’, OKOLO’s annual magazine for 2013 (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.01.2013 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Liguria', OKOLO's annual magazine for 2013

‘Liguria’, OKOLO’s annual magazine for 2013

OKOLO has launched their fourth annual magazine, this one titled ‘Liguria’, named for the north-western Italian coastline surrounding Genoa. ‘Liguria’ explores the “hidden architecture, design and culture gems” of the Ligurian coast says OKOLO.

 

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'Table in Wonderland' by Charlotte Juillard and David Raffoul for Fabrica

‘Table in Wonderland’ by Charlotte Juillard and David Raffoul for Fabrica

A new system of display fittings by Fabrica designers Charlotte Juillard and David Raffoul recalls the beachside cityscape of Miami and its Art Deco pastel-colored landmark buildings.

 

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Tue 8.1.

‘Roots’ vases by Giorgio Bonaguro (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.01.2013 - Tagged as: , , ,

‘Roots’ Vases by Giorgio Bonaguro; photo by Andrea Basile Studio

‘Roots’ Vases by Giorgio Bonaguro; photo by Andrea Basile Studio

The colourful roots of Giorgio Bonaguro’s glass vases can hold a single flower, but when placed upside-down the larger outer cylinder can hold a bunch. Bonaguro combines simple lines with an iconic shape: an outer clear glass cylinder is joined with an internal element in coloured glass which represents the roots of a flower. Made of blown borosilicate glass.

 

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