Posts tagged as 'Spain'

Church of Sant Francesc Conven by David Closes Arquitecte; photo by Jordi Surroca

Manresa-based architectural practice David Closes Arquitecte have realised this striking conversion of a dilapidated, early 18th century church located in the Catalan city of Santpedor. Completed earlier in 2011, ‘the project was aimed to convert the church into an auditorium and a multifunctional cultural facility’ and features a number of new, contrasting elements such as glass-clad staircase and ramps. (more…)

‘Kyoto’ model from the ‘Candil’ table lamp series by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón; photo by Alfonso Herranz

Madrid-based designer Alvaro Catalán de Ocón has realised this series of decorative table lamps whose composition ‘reflects the different physical properties necessary to make the electrical apparatus work.’ Composed of three simple parts in different materials: copper and brass which act as conductors and wood which has been used due to its insulative properties, the collection comprises three different models named after three cities: Madrid, Milan and Kyoto. The series was first presented earlier this year at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan. (more…)

Fri 13.7.

‘Rhythm’ pendant light by Arik Levy for Vibia (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 13.07.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

‘Rhythm’ pendant light by Arik Levy for Vibia

The French-Israeli multidisciplinary creative Arik Levy has collaborated with the Spanish lighting specialists Vibia on this modular, minimalist pendant light design called ‘Rhythm’. Composed of 10 modules of horizontal, short stickers, the lamp can be adjusted and configured into virtually infinite number of patterns and it is available in two different colours and finishes: off white lacquer or matt dark brown. (more…)

‘Spiro’ pendant light by Remedios Simón for Lzf

Alicante-based designer Remedios Simón has recently realised this intricately-detailed, handcrafted pendant lamp for the Spanish lighting specialists Lzf. Composed of multiple, delicate wood veneer spirals, the aptly named ‘Spiro‘ emanates a soft, diffused light. The design is available in a wide range of subtle as well as vivid colours. (more…)

Puck WallArt, designed by Jordi vilardell for Vibia

Imagine the lamp of your dreams. That perfect piece of light and decoration missing from that special room or project (let’s say, the living room, or maybe the garden, it’s your call). Now, picture yourself modeling it, so that it fits perfectly into the space, just like a tailor made suit.
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'Terra' table by Lievore Altherr Molina for Andreu World

The Barcelona-based design studio Lievore Altherr Molina have collaborated with the Spanish furniture manufacturer on a collection of neat and sturdy outdoor tables called ‘Terra’. Comprising two auxiliary and a dining table models, the tables were launched during this year’s edition of Milan’s Salone del Mobile fair. (more…)

Tue 29.5.

Wind Tower by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 29.05.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Wind Tower by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos; image courtesy of the architects

A Valencia-based architectural practice Fran Silvestre Arquitectos have designed this striking tower devoted to the wind which ‘combines renewable energy that feeds the city and its facilities with electricity, without needing other resources.’ (more…)

'Coral' pendant light by Arturo Alvarez

Spanish designer Arturo Alvarez has created this series of delicate, organically-shaped suspension lights inspired by the beauty and structural complexity of aquatic life. Encompassing five different models, ‘Coral’ is made of texturised silicone mesh in white, black or orange and the collection was presented earlier this year at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2012. (more…)

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