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Posts tagged as 'Materials'

Wed 24.6.

Material Tendencies: Philippe Starck

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.06.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Philippe Starck - Photo © Architonic

Philippe Starck – Photo © Architonic

Rather than trying to create beautiful objects, the French designer and architect considers it his duty to invent things that make life better for the largest number of people possible. He believes that the existence of an object is only justified when it serves others – or in the best case – when it ends up leaving behind something for others to develop further.

 

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Wed 27.5.

Material Tendencies: Ross Lovegrove

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.05.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Ross Lovegrove

Ross Lovegrove

The design works of Ross Lovegrove maintain a trinity between technology, materials science and intelligent organic forms and structures that nature has evolved. Lovegrove likes to push the boundaries of rapidly developing technologies and enjoys the digital age of the 21st century. His passion for form in motion and the embodiment of lightness is clearly reflected in his visionary work.

 

Architonic met the British Designer in Milan and asked him what first comes to mind when confronted with the decision to work with ONE material only for the next three years. What would it be?

 

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Thu 14.5.

Architonic Trend Analysis: Material Tendencies

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.05.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

At this year's Milan Design Week we used the opportunity to question prominent designers directly

At Milan Design Week 2015 we used the opportunity to question prominent designers

Being up to date on the latest materials and trends in architecture and design in an international context is definitely a benefit. In the creative sector, this can even play a decisive role in daily design operations.

 

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Wed 8.4.

The Materialists: strasserthun

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.04.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Materials mood boards in three-dimensional space: punkt6 offers visitors an immersive environment that shifts the paradigm when it comes to materials libraries

Materials mood boards in three-dimensional space: punkt6 offers visitors an immersive environment that shifts the paradigm when it comes to materials libraries

Stick a pin in the middle map of Switzerland and the chances are you’ve landed near Thun, a small town that’s home to a big player in terms of materials know-how. Long-established, high-end carpenters and fitters strasserthun invite architects, planners, designers and end-clients to visit them on their home turf at their game-changing new punkt6 showroom. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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'A Stratified World' helicopter interior by Giopato & Coombes

‘A Stratified World’ helicopter interior by Giopato & Coombes

Design duo Cristiana Giopato and Christopher Coombes have created a new helicopter interior for AgustaWestland, a multinational helicopter design and manufacturing company. A unique concept that breaks the boundaries of the standard VIP helicopter flight experience.

 

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‘Whiter than White’ exhibition by Materials Council; photo by Daf Photography

Yesterday saw the opening of the inaugural exhibition by Architonic’s new partner company, Materials Council, titled ‘Whiter than White‘. As described by Materials Council’s London-based founders Ian Hunter and Brad Turner, the show is: ‘an exploration of the pursuit of ‘whiteness’ in the built environment, showcasing a highly-curated selection of architectural materials and finishes.’ On view until Sunday (23 September) as part of the Super Brands London at the Old Truman Brewery, the visitors will get a chance to receive free advice or consultation on using materials in their projects. Make sure you don’t miss this inspiring and undoubtedly insightful show!

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Materials Council launches at the London Design Festival 2012

Architonic is proud to announce the launch of Materials Council – a new partner company in which it has a significant participation – at the London Design Festival, September 2012.The forces behind Materials Council are its founders, Ian Hunter and Brad Turner, former materials researchers at the renowned international architectural practice Foster + Partners, together with Architonic as founding partner.As a result, Materials Council combines the skills of design, materials applications and sustainability in architecture with expertise in digital technology in the fields of the internet, databases and mobile applications.

 

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to the Materials Council website

Fri 10.6.

Tour of Interzum Cologne 2011, Part 2

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 10.06.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Tour of Interzum Cologne 2011, Part 2

In the second installment of our comprehensive photographic journey through this year’s edition of Interzum we reveal the images from the exhibitions of Arpa Industriale, Polyrey, Resopal, Europäisches Furnier Forum, Dekodur, Richter Furniertechnik, Rehau, Raumplus, Furnipart, Renolit, Süddekor, Egger, Impress, Munksjö, Schattdecor, Cleaf, Polyrey, Bausch Decor, Tabu, Fundermax, HTS, Pfleiderer Group, Sibu, Hornschuch – Skai and Novelis.

 

to Architonic’s tour of Interzum Cologne 2011, Part 2