Shoes, Books and a Bike by Thomas Walde for Postfossil
Thomas Walde, the Swiss industrial designer and co-founder of the Postfossil design collective has recently created this multifunctional bike stand-cum-shelving unit for the aforementioned Zurich-based brand. ‘Shoes, Books and a Bike’, which can also double as a room divider in an open-plan living space or a studio, is made of three simple materials such as pine frame, coconut fibre and steel screws. (more…)
Glocal Design Magazine's exhibition booth by Row Studio
Álvaro Hernández Felix, Nadia Hernández Felix and Alfonso Maldonado, the trio behind the Mexico City-based architectural and design practice Row Studio have created this citrus-coloured temporary display for the Glocal Design Magazine’s Habitat Expo 2011 exhibition booth. Reminiscent of the recently unveiled Sevillian Metropol Parasol by Jürgen Mayer H., Row Studio’s design also encompasses a concept of grid-like structure made from multiple flowing curvilinearly-cut MDF panels. (more…)
The crisis was perhaps most visible in the design of the booths at the fair. Whereas on previous occasions Milan always proved to be a festival of temporary architecture, this year we had to look hard for innovative concepts. Here’s a selection of the most attractive booths at Milan 2009.
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