ETC.REF./Interior 2009. 1. 29. 13:53
London designers Ab Rogers Design have designed the interior of a Little Chef restaurant in Popham, UK, for chef Heston Blumenthal. Inspired by “influences from the history of roadside eating,” the interior comprises red vinyl upholstery, and white ceramic tiles with cooking tips and illustrations printed on them. In collaboration with graphic design studio Praline, ARD also created the graphic ..
Furniture&Object 2008. 12. 6. 09:00
Milan 08: Designer Arne Quinze will present two new pieces at the Swarovski Crystal Palace exhibition in Milan next month. We just have some renderings for now - top two images: Fragments sculpture/cabinet. Above and below: Ellipsis sculpture/lamp. Below: Ellipsis sculpture/lamp Below: Fragments sculpture/cabinet
Furniture&Object 2008. 12. 4. 10:00
Dutch designer Roderick Vos will present a collection of three ceramic pieces called White Gold at Design Miami this week. The pieces have been produced in a limited edition of 25 by ceramic manufacturers Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum for Dutch gallery Priveekollektie. Top image: Ma-Ma’ vase. Above: Bloom vase Above: Atlantis. The following text is from Roderick Vos: – ‘White Gold’ Atlantis, Bloo..
Furniture&Object 2008. 11. 28. 19:43
Spanish designers Discoh have created a sex toy inspired by the aloe vera plant. Called Aloe, the product comes packaged in a “pot” and its function only becomes apparent once removed. Here’s some text from the designers: – ALOE Physical stimulation. Aesthetic pleasure. A complicit wink able to be a natural part of our daily environment. “Aloe” reimagines the role of erotic toys, becoming itself..
Furniture&Object 2008. 11. 19. 09:19
London and Cape Town-based designer Fly-pitcher has sent us images of Zero Gravity, his stand at Design Tide Tokyo last month. Among work on show was Satellite Chandelier, an installation piece featuring nickel-plated TV and radio receiving equipment. Other projects shown included the designer’s Corian Lantern and a stool prototype made from Nylon. The following is from Fly-pitcher: – “Satellite..
Furniture&Object 2008. 10. 6. 08:56
Venus chair by Tokujin Yoshioka Second Nature – Born of Memory: Thinking About the Future of Design Nature shows us a beauty that exceeds our imagination. On the other hand, it contains a strength that is sometimes frightening. The forms of nature are unique and cannot be reproduced. This endows them with mysterious beauty and makes them fascinating to us. I believe that a design is not somethin..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 10. 3. 09:50
Mensa Karlsruhe Mensa Karlsruhe is an elastic space, that sits in the center of the Karlsruhe University Campus. As an extension of the already existing facilites, the city of Karlsruhe is building a canteen that will serve the growing number of students. The building becomes the new adress of the campus, negotiating between the identities of three universities as well as between the urban fabri..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 11. 19:41
Architects: Branimir Medic & Pero Puljiz, de Architekten Cie Location: Haaksberger, Netherlands Project Team: M. de Jong, H. Hammink, R. Lambrechts, S. Moerman, S. Oehlers, J. Metz, D. Scholten Construction Year: 2005-2006 Contractor: Klein-Poelhuis BV, Haaksberger Client: Meindersma Family Constructed Area: 400 sqm Photographs: Christian Richters, Your Captain Luchtfotografie Villa Meindersma s..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 7. 22. 22:20
bispebjerg bakke dwellings 135 rented accomodation dwellings designed by Professor Bjørn Nørgaard, sculptor, in collaboration with Boldsen & Holm Architects. The sculptor Bjørn Nørgaard used music as his point of departure when he modeled the first version of the building in clay, noting, “If it cannot be modeled, it should not be built.” The complex comprises two buildings that wind like a serp..