Furniture&Object 2008. 12. 9. 08:00
Design Miami 08: Lebanese designers Huda Baroudi and Maria Hibri of Bokja presented a collection of found furniture pieces upholstered in vintage Middle Eastern fabrics at Design Miami last week. The collection was created for ALEF, an exhibition held by Al Sabah Art & Design Collection. See our earlier story about Pieke Bergmans’ collection for Al Sabah Art & Design Collection, which was shown ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 12. 7. 20:50
Design Miami 08: here are some photos of the Temporary Structure designed by New York architects Aranda\Lasch to house the Design Miami collectors’ fair that ended yesterday (Saturday). See our earlier story for more info about the structure. Photos are by James Harris. earlier story Design Miami 08: New York architects Aranda\Lasch have designed a temporary exhibition venue for this year’s Des..
Furniture&Object 2008. 12. 7. 08:00
Design Miami 08: art production company Kaikai Kiki is exhibiting a collection objects designed by its founder, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, at Design Miami this week. Products on show include large “flowerball” cushions, wallpaper, a sofa and jewellery, all based on motifs from Murakami’s artwork. Image captions provided by Kaikai Kiki: – Top image: Flower Ball Gigantic Stuffed Animal (pro..
ETC.REF./Interior 2008. 11. 19. 22:27
client : bali barret production/bali barret japon/Sazaby Inc. architecte : as.design-studio : Franklin Azzi entreprise de construction : Sazaby Inc. superficie : 110m² coût de l’opération : 250 000 euros HT date de livraison : septembre 2004 délais d’execution : 3 mois activité : boutique de prêt-à-porter pour la marque bali barret emplacement : 5-1-15 Jungumae shibuya-ku Tokyo Japon Le projet d..
Furniture&Object 2008. 11. 15. 18:33
Austria-based designer David Pompa has designed a collection of office furniture called Surreal Minimalism. The collection comprises eight chairs constructed from different combinations of metal bases and upholstered seats. “These chairs are a response to mental and physical needs of people in their office environment,” says Pompa. A recent graduate from Kingston University in London, Pompa deve..
Furniture&Object 2008. 10. 12. 19:55
Cabbage Chair is a new product by Japanese designers Nendo made of waste paper from the pleated fabric industry. The paper is wrapped into a cylinder and cut vertically halfway down one side so that the layers can be peeled back one at a time. Nendo designed the chair for the XXIst Century Man exhibition curated by Issey Miyake, which will be at 21_21 Design Sight in Tokyo from 30 March to 6 Jul..
ETC.REF./Interior 2008. 10. 12. 16:44
Stylish interiors for a night club in Poland. I like the curtain-like skin that encloses spaces, as it lets light drop on it, generating an ever-changing interior. Architects: Moomoo - Jakub Majewski, Lukasz Pastuszka Location: Poland Project year: 2008
Furniture&Object 2008. 10. 12. 15:52
Myth and Material, an exhibition of work by designers Doshi Levien for Moroso, has opened at the Italian brand’s showroom in New York. Doshi Levien will show a number of pieces influenced by Indian culture, and designed specifically for Moroso. The exhibition will continue until 18 October at the Moroso showroom at 146 Greene Street, New York. The following is from Doshi Levien: – ‘Myth and Ma..
ETC.REF./Interior 2008. 10. 8. 09:24
Architects: Die Baupiloten Location: Berlin, Germany Client: TU Berlin Project Team: Susanne Hofmann with Marlen Weiser, Monica Wurfbaum, Martin Janekovic and the Baupiloten Christian Baalß, Tobias Bernecker, Anne Doose, Julian Fissler, Patrick Hoffmann, Denitsa Ilieva, Christoph Jantos, Elena Pavlidou-Reisig, Simone Sexauer, Benedikt Tulinius, Katya Vangelova, Ines Wegner und Mario Bär, Jens Kä..
Furniture&Object 2008. 10. 5. 23:16
Even if the influence of traditional Scandinavian furniture design on her work is unmistakable, Ditte Hammerstrøm's design is far removed from dry Nordic functionalism. Since graduating from the Danish Design School in Copenhagen she has, together with a number of other young designers, presented designs which more or less experimentally explore new directions beyond the modernistic Danish class..
Furniture&Object 2008. 10. 5. 01:47
German designers ett la benn presented a new modular storage system at the Create Berlin show in London last month. Designers Danilo Dürler and Oliver Bischoff have worked together as ett la benn since July 2006. Create Berlin was part of the Tent London exhibition. The following is from ett la ben: – SWOC Description: SWOC is a modular storage system that offers a variety of combinations and a ..
Furniture&Object 2008. 9. 29. 23:59
Berlin-based Mashallah Design & Linda Kostowski have created items of clothing by scanning human bodies and using the data to create sewing patterns. Above: Wolf The human form is turned into 3D patterns of polygons, which are then turned into 2D files and used to laser cut fabric. Above: Wolf. Above: Juki Above: Juki Above: Swimmies The following information is from Mashallah Design: – THE T-SH..
Furniture&Object 2008. 9. 28. 11:00
The GINA Light Visionary Model by BMW is a concept featuring a flexible fabric skin stretched over an articulated metal frame, meaning the car can change shape. Developed by BMW Group Design and unveiled yesterday, the concept is meant to provoke discussion about the possibilities of car design in the future. Doors open upwards and outwards, creating folds in the material that disappear when the..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 8. 18. 19:41
Architect: nArchitects Location: Lacoste, France Project Completion Year: July 2006 Design Team: Eric Bunge, Mimi Hoang (Partners); Daniela Zimmer (Project Architect), Kazuya Katagiri, Takuya Shinoda, Shuji Suzumori / Fabrication by nARCHITECTS and SCAD (Jim Bischoff, Michael Gunter, Cindy Hartness, Michael Porten, Ryan Townsend, Troy Wandzel, with Natalie Bray and Sarah Walko) Client: Savannah ..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 7. 12. 13:05
Windshape was an ephemeral structure commissioned in 2006 by the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) as a gathering space for students and as a venue to host events in their Provence campus in Lacoste, France. Windshape became the main public meeting space in the small town, and hosted concerts, exhibitions, and ceremonial gatherings throughout the summer of 2006. The project was designed by..