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Posts tagged as 'Materials'

Tue 1.12.

Material Tendencies: Färg & Blanche

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.12.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Emma Marga Blanche and Fredrik Färg - Photo © Architonic

Emma Marga Blanche and Fredrik Färg – Photo © Architonic

Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche like to combine industrial production and exclusive handcraft. The works of the Swedish-French design duo often have a tailored, yet playful, touch – showing that their experiments, in particular in textiles, could be applied to mass production.

 

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Wed 18.11.

Material Tendencies: Luca Nichetto

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.11.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Luca Nichetto - Photo © Architonic

Luca Nichetto – Photo © Architonic

While running offices in Venice and Stockholm, Luca Nichetto never forgets his roots, due not least to his deep respect for craftsmanship. With no sign of slowing down, the Venetian designer’s intention is to create objects that are connected with the life of people and that have a concept behind them.

 

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Mon 9.11.

Material Tendencies: Tom Strala

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.11.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Comic Floor lamp by Tom Strala

Comic Floor lamp by Tom Strala

Motivated by his love of research in the pursuit of the essence of matter, the trained Swiss architect Tom Strala probes the limits of various materials in the course of his experiments. His timeless objects conceived with attention to the tiniest details, his limited editions and his small production series of furniture and lamps bear witness to a philosophical approach to his work.

 

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Tue 20.10.

Material Tendencies: Stefan Diez

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.10.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Stefan Diez, photo: © Architonic

Stefan Diez, photo: © Architonic

As both the industrial designer and trained cabinet-maker, Stefan Diez’s concern with objects is based more than anything on how they are made. His approach to design is guided by a desire to process material as constructively and intelligently as possible.

 

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Tue 22.9.

Material Tendencies: Sebastian Herkner

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.09.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Bell Table and Bell Light by Sebastian Herkner for ClassiCon, 2012/15

Bell Table and Bell Light by Sebastian Herkner for ClassiCon, 2012/15

The young German designer’s extraordinary feel for material and colour combinations allows him to bring out the value and character of different materials. In doing so, he marries – often in collaboration with traditional manufacturers – classic handcraft with modern production techniques.

 

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Thu 10.9.

Material Tendencies: Scholten & Baijings

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.09.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Carole Baijings and Stefan Scholten, photo: © Architonic

Carole Baijings and Stefan Scholten, photo: © Architonic

The works of Dutch design duo Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings embody the distinctive identity the couple is known for: colour, gradual hues, transparency, layers and geometric patterns and grids, yet with a very gentle and delicate appearance. Architonic caught up with Scholten & Baijings to talk about materials and their passion for ceramics.

 

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Wed 2.9.

Material Tendencies: Tom Dixon

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.09.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Tom Dixon - Photo © Architonic

Tom Dixon – Photo © Architonic

Continuously diving into new worlds and unusual experiences, Tom Dixon likes to design from a naive, inexperienced perspective. His eponymous brand – a British design and manufacturing company of lighting and furniture, established in 2002 – shows that Dixon is a designer who completely controls the chain, from raw material to the client.

 

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Thu 23.7.

Material Tendencies: Richard Hutten

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.07.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Richard Hutten - Photo © Architonic

Richard Hutten – Photo © Architonic

Richard Hutten is known for his playful approach to design. Always wondering how he might add something fresh and unusual, his aim is to create new possibilities to the already existing. His works reflect his personal signature, which might be described as optimistic, fun, friendly and surprising.

 

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