Posts from July 2018

Tue 10.7.

WELL-ROUNDED: GROHE ATRIO

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.07.2018 - Tagged as:

WELL-ROUNDED: GROHE ATRIO

Atrio’s many permutations include wall-mounted spouts accompanied by cross-shaped taps, lever handles or joystick controls

 

With its uncompromisingly clean lines, GROHE’s newly designed Atrio fittings collection is already a design classic.

 

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Mon 9.7.

Domus Aurea by Alberto Campo Baeza

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.07.2018 - Tagged as:

Domus Aurea by Alberto Campo Baeza

Photographer: Javier Callejas Sevilla

For a Spanish architect, to build a house in Mexico is a privilege. To build a house in Monterrey is a gift. To build the TEC lottery house in Monterrey is amazing. And, logically, I did my utmost to ensure that this house would be the most beautiful in the world. That is my stated intent with every new project that falls into my hands. And of course, if Barragán is always present in all my architecture, he is even more in this case, which is why I decided that not only would my house be flooded with light, but that it would be the golden light of Barragán. (more…)

Fri 6.7.

OVD525 by Three14 Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.07.2018 - Tagged as:

OVD525 by Three14 Architects

Photographer: Adam Letch

OVD525 is a private home located in Bantry Bay, Cape Town. The steep mountainside site boasts un-disturbed views over Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard and Robben Island to the north and north-east. The city is seen in the distance towards the east and the iconic Lion’s Head Mountain towers over the house from the south. Western views take advantage of spectacular ocean-sunsets. The owner had been living on the site in a home he built 10 years prior to our meeting. (more…)

Termeh Office by Ahmad Bathaei & Farshad Mehdizade Architects

Photographer: Parham Taghiof, Farshid Nasrabadi

This project is located in Hamedan, one of Iranian historical cities. Hamedan has an active urban space that is characterized by squares and an important north-south urban axis which connects them together. This axis crosses the site from the western side. (more…)

Wed 4.7.

House in House by Steffen Welsch Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.07.2018 - Tagged as:

House in House by Steffen Welsch Architects

 

Our designs go beyond the image: we explore ideas of ‘quiet architecture’, informed by Austrian architect Hermann Czech’s interpretation of ‘Architecture as background’. Our buildings may go unnoticed at first sight, but reveal themselves gradually and become appreciated over time. Our House in House follows a paradigm that individual – as structure and as inhabitant – is part of and reflects something bigger. (more…)

Tue 3.7.

HERE COMES THE SUN, by DCW éditions

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.07.2018 - Tagged as:

HERE COMES THE SUN, by DCW éditions

The new HERE COMES THE SUN MINI can be hanged as clusters of 2, 3, 5, 9, 15, 21, 26 or 36 pieces

Bertrand Balas, architect born in Toulouse in 1935 likes to watch the sun set over the Garonne river.
With that musical lilt typical of the south, he likes to say : « It does me good. »
In August 1970 he designed the lamp Here Comes the Sun. (more…)

FALLING INTO PLACE: INTERSTUHL

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.07.2018 - Tagged as:

FALLING INTO PLACE: INTERSTUHL

That’s the way to work! The softback version of the office swivel chair is available in nine shades some of which are colour-intensive, the optional headrest is available for all models

 

A swivel chair is a swivel chair is a swivel chair, right? Not at all, as shown by the JOYCEis3 by Daniel Figueroa for the German furniture manufacturer INTERSTUHL. Thanks to its innovative modular design, myriad individual combinations are possible.

 

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Mon 2.7.

Cocktail, intriguing portable light

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.07.2018 - Tagged as:

Cocktail, intriguing portable light

 

Designed by Francesc Vilaró for Grok lighting, Coktail is ideal to create a special atmosphere in restaurants, hotels and homes. Available in black or white, its adjustable head can be used to aim the light to accentuate an object or area. Its 4 adjustment levels help to create the perfect ambience. (more…)