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OKALUX: Winning Projects

OKALUX: Winning Projects

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• May 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

Two new awards confirm: The insulating glass producer OKALUX is a much sought after and competent partner when it comes to developing modern and complex insulating glass and integrating it in exciting projects. In the ‘Cité de l’Océan et du Surf’ designed by Steven Holl Architects, functional glass from OKALUX supports the extraordinary atmosphere. The […]

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Model Residence for Treasure Hill Developments \ Cecconi Simone

Model Residence for Treasure Hill Developments \ Cecconi Simone

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• May 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

Cecconi Simone has designed the model for a community of thirty-seven contemporary townhouses – ranging from 2,654 s. f. to 3,705 s. f. – by Treasure Hill Developments in Downtown Toronto. Showcasing a portion of a typical residence, the 662 s.f. model is a careful study in urban living, its manifest simplicity belying its essential […]

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Petal Velomobile Concept \ KGP design studio

Petal Velomobile Concept \ KGP design studio

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• May 24, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Petal Velomobile is the beginning of the new iconic brand of affordable, ultra-lightweight and aerodynamic vehicles developed around a diverse amount of user preferences and personality types, to usher in a new era of human powered mobility. We have focused on solving our problems with the same toolset for far too long, while electric […]

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STRIPES Office \ msX2

STRIPES Office \ msX2

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• May 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Italian design studio msX2 recently has completed the restyling of a interior project for a software engineering company office in San Miniato (PISA), Italy. The neutral environment proposes a silent welcome, giving the sensation to enter an empty space, where the human and technological presence is shrank, hide and embedded into the habitat elements: behind […]

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DORA CD-Player \ Jeong Yong

DORA CD-Player \ Jeong Yong

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• May 20, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by Jeong Yong, DORA is a CD player that rotates on 23.4 degree slanted axis like a globe. The front body has a speaker and the back side has a part to insert a CD. It can be used by a remote control. It has a composition of simple designs, such as a cylinder […]

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Xieira House II by A2+ Arquitectos | Photography of FG+SG

Xieira House II by A2+ Arquitectos | Photography of FG+SG

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• May 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

Portuguese photography studio FG+SG shared with us their latest work of Xieira House II which was designed by A2+ Arquitectos. Implemented in a slender lot from north to south, the project born with the aim of building a dwelling with a single floor. The typology was defined according to the best sunlight, as this is […]

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AND-RÉ Wins Iberian Urban Equipment Design Prize

AND-RÉ Wins Iberian Urban Equipment Design Prize

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• May 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

AND-RÉ WINS THE IBERIAN URBAN EQUIPMENT DESIGN PRIZE / LARUS – ARQUITECTURAS 2012 WITH THE DESIGN OF PACMAN RECYCLING BINS. After winning the award in 2011, with “Verso” lighting system in the lighting design category, the office now wins, for the second consecutive year, the Iberian Urban Equipment Prize – Larus /Architectures, this year in […]

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Desired Sync: [global] Crisis & Design ver.1.5

Desired Sync: [global] Crisis & Design ver.1.5

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designers and Artists in New York City Team up to Develop Projects Addressing Currents Global Issues Wednesday, May 10 – Friday, June 15, 2012 Opening reception and book launch: Wednesday, May 15, 6 – 8pm The Korean Cultural Service New York and the Institute of Multidisciplinarity for Art, Architecture and Design (I:M) are pleased to […]

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Video: 3form New Products 13 Teaser

Video: 3form New Products 13 Teaser

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

3form produced a 30-second teaser of what’s new for 2013. The 30-sec. video gives a first peek at Hint, a collection of panels embossed in Varia Ecoresin that can be compromised of a single-sided texture or mixed-and-matched for a two-sided texture. Thousands of color options are possible, giving designers incredible flexibility and creative options. The […]

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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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