Posts tagged as 'Martí Guixé'

'Objets mélancoliques' bronze objects by Frederic Dedelley, each of the objects has been produced by a limited edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs

Today sees the opening of an excellently-curated exhibition showcasing works of Swiss and international designers at a temporary exhibition- and work-space area in Zurich.

 

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Fri 13.5.

‘Free Port’ cabinet by Martí Guixé for BD Barcelona (ES)

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'Free Port' cabinet by Martí Guixé for BD Barcelona

Spanish revolutionary ‘anti-designer’ Martí Guixé, famous for his dislike of any form of creative categorisation, has designed this modular ‘Free Port’ cabinet for BD Barcelona. The design was presented at this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile and is Guixé’s first creation for the Spanish manufacturer. (more…)

'Very Small Cafés & Restaurants' by John Stones; published by Laurence King

Thanks to our friends at Laurence King Publishing, Architonic is giving away 5 FREE COPIES of ‘Very Small Cafés & Restaurants’ to Architonic Facebook fans. The draw will take place on 7 February. Good luck! >>


When you’re gasping for a cuppa (that’s desperate for a cup of tea for anyone who doesn’t live in the UK), you’re not going to get hung up on the size of the nearest café. Yet a number of leading designers have made a virtue out of limited space by creating functionally innovative and aesthetically intriguing eating and drinking spaces that punch well above their weight.

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El Ultimo Grito refelcts on “How contemporary culture incorporates, re-uses and re-interprets the systems and structures that it has inherited”, 'Peckham Shield', 2010

The well-known internationally active design author and critic Sophie Lovell curated the next group exhibition ‘Freak Show’ at the Berlin design gallery HELMRINDERKNECHT featuring objects by designers such as El Ultimo Grito, Martí Guixé, Kueng Caputo and others – all “freaks” that are confronting us with our deadlocked expectations of design. The showcased objects reflect the designers thoughts and doubts about social, theoretical and methodical norms.

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