Archive for May, 2012

Swisstouches Hotel \ Hirsch Bedner Associates

Swisstouches Hotel \ Hirsch Bedner Associates

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

HBA, one of the leading global hospitality design firms, created a brand defining design for the new luxury hospitality nameplate. The hotel marks the first Swisstouches property in China bringing contemporary Swiss style to the city of Xi’an. HBA’s inspiration for the property was the Swisstouches brand concept. They were required to implement what the […]

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Cactus \ monocomplex design studio

Cactus \ monocomplex design studio

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

South Korean studio MONOCOMPLEX recently has created the Cactus chair. ‘Cactus‘ is a single sofa which looks similar to a cactus. Its round form without angular forms gives a cozy feeling of a sofa and follows a simple and modern trend. It gives its entire looks very neat by using a bright colored canvas and […]

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Widlund House \ Claesson Koivisto Rune

Widlund House \ Claesson Koivisto Rune

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Claesson Koivisto Rune have recently completed the Widlund House in Sandvik, Öland, Sweden. + Architect: Claesson Koivisto Rune + Photographer: Åke E.son Lindman   + All images and drawings courtesy Claesson Koivisto Rune | Photo by Åke E.son Lindman

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B-sofa \ estudio e+d

B-sofa \ estudio e+d

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Edson Simeon of estudio e+d recently has created B-sofa. The sofa B is a beautiful and mobile seat, the idea was to create a flexible and fresh design. Edson Simeon Many sofas can fold out to contain beds. These beds, such as can be found at www.dreams.co.uk are a great way to save space, while […]

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 ICFF 2012: M2L + Artifort

ICFF 2012: M2L + Artifort

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

On the occasion of M2L’s 20th anniversary, it’s only fitting that the venerable furniture importer and distributor present an exhibition honoring another longstanding design icon: Patrick Norguet. Co-organized by Artifort and M2L, the ICFF booth (#2204) will feature a selection of furniture that the prolific French designer has created for the world-class Dutch furniture maker […]

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Swiss Clockwork Embassy \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Swiss Clockwork Embassy \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is the competition entry by Matteo Cainer Architects for the Swiss Clockwork Embassy in Cameroon. The design of the new Swiss Embassy in Yaoundé pays tribute to its renewed presence in the Cameroon and a respect for the uniqueness of the site. The resulting proposal is an elegant ensemble that encapsulates the identity and self-image […]

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Ruskii+Ruskii Twist for Viso \ Enrico Zanolla

Ruskii+Ruskii Twist for Viso \ Enrico Zanolla

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• May 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

‘Ruskii’ + ‘Ruskii twist’ are two suspension lamps designed by Italy-based designer Enrico Zanolla for Toronto based company Viso Inc, presented during the light+building 2012 in Frankfurt. The lamps are produced entirely in ceramic, both available in white or black glazing, silver or gold metallic. This project is a tribute to the beauty and uniqueness […]

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Zaha Hadid at Art Hong Kong with Galerie Gmurzynska

Zaha Hadid at Art Hong Kong with Galerie Gmurzynska

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

Art Hong Kong GALERIE GMURZYNSKA (public opening) 17-19 May 12:00-19:00; 20 May 12:00-17:00 Hadid will present a new series of paintings of her Hong Kong Peak project and showcase recent design pieces including the acclaimed Liquid Glacial Table for David Gill Galleries, Z-Chair for Sawaya & Moroni and Zephyr sofa. Almost 30 years ago, the […]

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Para Todos \ SHROFFLEoN

Para Todos \ SHROFFLEoN

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

India-based SHROFFLEoN has recently designed the Para Todos, a housing block in Lima, Peru. ParaTodos obsesses over optimization. Optimization of land, of views, of the context, and most importantly optimization of real estate values. Seeking to maximize both inherent and juxtaposed potentials, the project initiates development through the formation of typological clusters, each exhibiting its […]

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Senior High School Neulengbach \ SHIBUKAWA EDER Architects

Senior High School Neulengbach \ SHIBUKAWA EDER Architects

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (3)

The main design theme of this school is the merging of the inside and outside space. The school offers various types of outdoor gardens and roof terraces for different activities. The six small courtyards on the ground floor are spatially and visually connected to the two large courtyards on the first floors. As a result […]

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