October 2021

Posts tagged as 'aluminium'

Mon 23.3.

Gray Area Collection by David Taylor for S/K/E/K/K/ (IS)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.03.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Considered Objects #3 by David Taylor

Considered Objects #3 by David Taylor

For a commission from Icelandic design house S/K/E/K/K/, sculptor-designer David Taylor created a group of objects for an exhibition titled ‘Gray Area’, a play with materiality and context that has become Taylor’s hallmark.



Wed 7.11.

‘EXTL Lights’ by David Irwin for Deadgood (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 07.11.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘EXTL Lights’ by David Irwin for Deadgood

Following his utilitarian ‘Working girl’ stool designed for Deadgood last year, the Newcastle-based young designer David Irwin continues his collaboration with the British manufacturer who has recently unveiled Irwin’s latest product, this clean-cut, multifaceted pendant lamp called ‘EXTL’. Available in two sizes, each of the models is composed of five identical elements made of 3-millimetre-thick aluminium which are connected by a thin silicone strip. (more…)

Mon 8.10.

‘So-So’ chair by Jean Nouvel for Emeco (US)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 08.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘So-So’ chair by Jean Nouvel for Emeco

The Parisian Pritzker-prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel has collaborated with the American chair specialists Emeco on this minimalist seating collection called ‘So-S0.’ The series, which includes chair and barstool designs, is made of recycled aluminium and it will be officially launched later this month in Belgium during Kortrjik Interieur (20-28 October). Shedding some light on the rather ambiguous name of his collection, Jean Nouvel explains: “This chair is special because it intimately embraces the body. But compared to my girlfriend, it is just So-So.” (more…)

Wed 27.6.

Green Cast by Kengo Kuma and Associates (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 27.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

Green Cast by Kengo Kuma and Associates; photo by Daici Ano

Featuring a striking, rhythmic die-cast aluminium façade incorporating irregularly planted tufts of greenery, this five-storey building was completed last summer (2011) by the Tokyo-based practice Kengo Kuma and Associates. Aptly named ‘Green Cast’, the 1047-square-meters mixed-use building comprises a basement and ground-floor parking space, a clinic and a pharmacy, an office area, a vocational school as well as a two-bedroom rooftop residence. (more…)

'Hangover_no.1' pendant light by stockwerk3

Swiss design studio stockwerk3 have created this customisable aluminium pendant light whose form can be easily modified by repositioning of its elements. In total, five various configurations can be achieved and the minimalist ‘Hangover_no.1’ is produced in Switzerland. (more…)

The award-winning 'Apollo' modular lamp shades by International

Two young British designers and former fellow students Marc Bell and Robin Grasby of the International design studio have created this multiway modular light system which was awarded the Interior Innovation Award at the [D³] Contest during last week’s edition of imm cologne. Made of laser-cut, anodised spun aluminium, the simple-yet-striking ‘Apollo’ series comprises a number of opaque as well as perforated shades which can be layered and customised according to the desired visual appearance and intensity of the emanated light. (more…)

Wed 2.11.

Salewa headquarters by Cino Zucchi and Park Associati (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 02.11.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Salewa headquarters by Cino Zucchi and Park Associati; photo by Cino Zucchi

Two Milanese architectural practices: Cino Zucchi and Park Associati have collaborated on this recently-completed, multifaceted headquarters for the mountain sports brand Salewa. Located in Bolzano, the capital of the north Italian province of South Tyrol, the imposing €40-million, 30,59-square-meters development resembles rock crystal due to a distinctive ‘electro-coloured micro-perforated aluminium skin which protects the most exposed parts of the building with a large vertical glass covering.’ (more…)

Tue 18.10.

‘Stool #1’ by Monstrans (US)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 18.10.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Stool #1' by Monstrans

Monstrans, the Virginia-based multidisciplinary architecture and design practice established in 2008 by a local architect Leo Salom has just sent us this images of their recently-completed stool design inspired by ‘a fascination with airplane, bridge and ship building parts that plainly display the way the industrial machine body is assembled.’ (more…)

For technical support contact Alfred Giolai ‘Stool #1’ by Monstrans (US)