Posts tagged as 'birch'

Tusen Ramundberget restaurant by Murman Arkitekter

Tucked away among the snow peaks of the small Swedish ski resort Ramundberget, this circular restaurant by the Stockholm-based Murman Arkitekter studio blends seamlessly with its unspoiled surroundings thanks to the clever use of untreated birch logs which frame the structure. Realised in 2009, the restaurant’s design was inspired by the traditional Sami hut built for centuries by Sweden’s indigenous people, as explained by the architect Hans Murman in the video below. (more…)

Naoto Fukasawa's '130' chair for Thonet, launched last year, receives the chromatic treatment

Launched last year, Naoto Fukasawa’s ‘130’ chair for respected German design manufacturer Thonet is fast becoming a contemporary classic.