Posts from March 2014

Thu 13.3.

Caramel: Yasmin Müller at Cruise & Callas

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.03.2014 - Tagged as:

Caramel: Yasmin Müller at Cruise & Callas

Caramel: Yasmin Müller at Cruise & Callas

The form of artist Yasmin Müller’s works reminds of furniture, more precisely objects to sit on, like chairs, armchairs or a chaise longue, but they’ve been stripped of their function.

 

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Paul & Hilde Robbrecht with their son Johannes / Robbrecht & Daem, Ligeti, bench with pattern obtained using different species of plywood created for the Concertgebouw in Bruges, 2002; photo: Kristien Daem

Paul & Hilde Robbrecht with their son Johannes / Robbrecht & Daem, Ligeti, bench with pattern obtained using different species of plywood created for the Concertgebouw in Bruges, 2002; photo: Kristien Daem

The forthcoming exhibition MOBILIA, at the Atomium in Brussels, that runs from February 12 until June 15 2014, focuses on the talent of architects whose work, since the late nineteenth century, has evolved beyond the design of buildings, to the creation of furniture and objects. Belgium hasn’t bucked this trend. Some emblematic movements of modernist architecture were initiated, among others, by Belgian architects Victor Bourgeois (photo n°1) and Huib Hoste with Le Corbusier. They were particularly active during the first International Congress of Modern Architecture (CIAM) in 1928. Yet the story remains relatively unknown to the general public. (by TLmag)

 

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Wed 12.3.

‘Cyprum’ MEM fittings by Sieger Design for Dornbracht (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.03.2014 - Tagged as:

'Cyprum' MEM fittings by Sieger Design for Dornbracht

‘Cyprum’ MEM fittings by Sieger Design for Dornbracht

Dornbracht has applied a new finish, ‘Cyprum’, a highly reflective finish made from genuine copper, to its MEM collection of fittings by Sieger Design.

 

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'Pop-Up House' passive house by Multipod Studio

‘Pop-Up House’ passive house by Multipod Studio

Marseille-based Multipod Studio claims it takes just four days and a wireless screwdriver to build their ‘Pop-Up House’. Consisting of insulating blocks and wooden panels, the structure delivers surprisingly affordable and effective thermal insulation.

 

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Tue 11.3.

Ilustrarte 2014 Exhibition by Pedro Cabrito + Isabel Diniz (PT)

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Ilustrarte 2014 Exhibition by Pedro Cabrito + Isabel Diniz, photo: Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

Ilustrarte 2014 Exhibition by Pedro Cabrito + Isabel Diniz, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Ilustrarte is an international, biennial contest and exhibition for contemporary children’s book illustration held in Lisbon. For the 6th edition architects Pedro Cabrito and Isabel Diniz designed an exhibition space inspired by colourful toy blocks.

 

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‘3me2you1thing4sale’ by Horst Wittmann (DE)

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'3me2you1thing4sale' by Horst Wittmann

‘3me2you1thing4sale’ by Horst Wittmann

Horst Wittmann’s solo exhibition at the Städtische Galerie Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, entitled ‘3me2you1thing4sale’, focuses on the designer’s personal understanding of design and its social dimension.

 

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Mon 10.3.

Costanza and Costanzina lights by Paolo Rizzatto for Luceplan (IT)

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Costanza and Costanzina lights, Radieuse range by Paolo Rizzatto for Luceplan

Costanza and Costanzina lights, Radieuse range by Paolo Rizzatto for Luceplan

Luceplan is introducing new colours for Paolo Rizzatto’s iconic Costanza and Costanzina lights, originally designed in 1986.

 

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‘O Petit en K’ restaurant by Hekla (FR)

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'O Petit en K' restaurant by Hekla

‘O Petit en K’ restaurant by Hekla, photo: Julien Fernandez

Young French design studio Hekla has just created its first global design project, a new restaurant, ‘O’Petit en ‘K’ in the heart of Bordeaux, France combining graphic design, architecture and design.

 

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