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Restoration and re-use of the Church-Fortress of San Pietro in Lingueglietta \ LDA Studio

Restoration and re-use of the Church-Fortress of San Pietro in Lingueglietta \ LDA Studio

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• September 25, 2011 • Comments (1)

The aim of the project was to recover the function of this cultural asset through a reinterpretation of the dual identity which is its distinctive characteristic: a church and a fort. Standing as the basis of the planning process, this dual identity is explained to visitors by means of an illustrative itinerary going as far […]

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New Showroom for Whirlpool Products \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

New Showroom for Whirlpool Products \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• September 25, 2011 • Comments (1)

In a penthouse space in a historic building at the center of Chicago’s River North neighborhood, Whirlpool Corporation, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of kitchen and laundry appliances, has opened a training center, meeting space, and showroom that embodies its commitment to innovation. The facility includes buyer showrooms for brand collections targeting several different […]

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The Taal Monument in Paarl \ Photography by Katarina Balgavy

The Taal Monument in Paarl \ Photography by Katarina Balgavy

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• September 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

Katarina Balgavy shared her photography of the Taal Monument in Paarl. Designed by the architect Jan van Wijk, the Taal Monument is located on a hill overlooking Paarl in the Western Cape Province and is one of the most famous Afrikaans monuments erected in South Africa and dedicated to the Afrikaans language. Afrikaans is the […]

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Barcode Cabinet \ Enis Aldallal

Barcode Cabinet \ Enis Aldallal

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• September 19, 2011 • Comments (1)

Like architecture, Furniture design should always interact with Light. Enis Aldallal Barcode cabinet was designed and built to read as a sculptural peice, interacting with light through the different densities of shade and spaces dedicated for keeping not only books but also other sculptural elements. Spaces for keeping sculptural items were backlit by lasercut, barcode-like, […]

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New Furniture Collection by Escapefromsofa

New Furniture Collection by Escapefromsofa

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• September 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

Kerem Ercin and Mahmut Kefeli are young designers from Turkey. They established a design studio Escapefromsofa in Istanbul and recently have created the new furniture collection. + About Escapefromsofa Escapefromsofa | http://www.escapefromsofa.com/ Escapefromsofa is a design studio established in Istanbul in 2009. Catering to various design needs like interior and product design. Escapefromsofa creates high […]

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MDC Chair \ Kim Minki

MDC Chair \ Kim Minki

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• September 18, 2011 • Comments (1)

Korean product designer Kim Minki has recently created the MDC chair. MDC stands for Minki Dining Chair and it is designed to support general use of dining chair. Sepetir wood and dark navy colors were used. The basic structure of the chair was applied to give stable, interesting and elegant looks at the same time. […]

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Airstream Living \ WEREHAUS

Airstream Living \ WEREHAUS

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• September 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

A lot of the best design is generated when you have significant constraints. Andreas Stavropoulous Shared by WEREHAUS, a small creative production studio based in San Francisco, they recently had created an original segment on Andreas, a landscape architect based out of Berkeley, CA. The story caught our attention because he bought and converted a […]

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Luxury Chocolate Store for Xocolatti  \ De-spec

Luxury Chocolate Store for Xocolatti \ De-spec

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• September 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

Design collaboration drives retail experience Xocolatti is a new premium chocolate brand, opening its first flagship location in New York City’s Soho. With architectural design by De-Spec and branding by Exit Creative Company, Xocolatti is poised to become the new definition of luxury chocolate – “Chocolate reimagined.” A true collaboration between De-Spec and Exit, the […]

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Parametric design \ Unit Arkitektur

Parametric design \ Unit Arkitektur

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• September 7, 2011 • Comments (1)

Through the agency of the software Grasshopper Unit Arkitektur have designed a 4,0 x 0,6 m. lamp for our new office. The lamp is constructed by putting together 103 individual parts that have been laser cut from 3 mm birch ply-wood. The pieces have been put together with zero tolerance and hence no glue. All […]

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United Chicken \ mode:lina

United Chicken \ mode:lina

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• September 4, 2011 • Comments (2)

Architects of mode:lina are proud to present a design for Polish quick service chain restaurant – United Chicken. mode:lina is the author of the brand identity and the main designer of quick-service chain restaurants United Chicken. Interior design system for United Chicken was created in such a way that the brand was easily recognizable in different […]

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