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Posts tagged as 'Ventura'

Biennale Interieur 2012, Kortrijk as seen by Architonic

Earlier last month (20 – 28 October) Interieur 2012 design biennial returned to Kortrijk, Belgium for its 23rd edition. With no less than 300 exhibitions from some of industry’s leading manufacturers as well as young, up-and-coming designers presenting contemporary design for the home as well as multiple interior innovations, there was plenty to see and be inspired by.

 

And should you have missed this fascinating event, fear not. Architonic team was there and here’s what they saw:

 

to the Biennale Interieur 2012, Kortrijk – Part I album

 

to the Biennale Interieur 2012, Kortrijk – Part II album

 

to the Biennale Interieur 2012, Kortrijk – Ventura Interieur album

Ventura SPARC px, 2002

Ventura, the avant-garde brand of Swiss watches, is back. The first “manufacture électronique” for high quality digital watches has recently presented, in the shape of the SPARC MGS, a timepiece which once more sets a new benchmark in chronometer design. The watch represents a revival of the legendary designs created by Hannes Wettstein, the designer who gave Ventura watches their individual identity. This tradition is now being carried on by a new generation of ”Studio Hannes Wettstein” designers. (by Susanne Fritz)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

 

visit Architonic’s Facebook page to view the ‘Ventura – the avant-garde brand of Swiss watches’ photo album

‘Sparc MGS’ watch designed by Studio Hannes Wettstein for Ventura

There’s no watch like the Swiss watch and Zürich-based design practice Studio Hannes Wettstein proved that in the ticking world of timepiece design, the Swiss continue to lead the way with their skill for combining understated, timeless design with sophisticated engineering and functionalism. (more…)

'Ventura' by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk

'Ventura' by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk

‘Ventura’ designed by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk for the Dutch manufacturer Solid was nominated for this year’s Dutch Design Award. The pendant light is constructed out of two aluminium disks covered by a two-tone polyesther transparent diffuser in different colours.

'Ventura' by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk

'Ventura' by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk

‘Ventura’ is powered with 36 OSRAM 1,2W /24v Dragon X LEDs it gives as much lightoutput as 3x60w traditional incandescent lightbulbs.

'Ventura' by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk

'Ventura' by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk

'Ventura' by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk

'Ventura' by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk

 

to the Dutch Design Awards website

 

to the Vincent de Rijk website

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