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Eighty-Fifth Street Residence | Neal Beckstedt Studio

Eighty-Fifth Street Residence | Neal Beckstedt Studio

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (1)

New York-based boutique design firm Neal Beckstedt Studio recently has completed a model apartment at The Lucida on East 86th Street. In designing the 5-bedroom apartment, Beckstedt faced two interlocking challenges: giving the place a contemporary slant in keeping with the architecture of the building and creating spaces that would appeal to a range of […]

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Redesign for new city hall in Borgaro Torinese | STUDIO 06

Redesign for new city hall in Borgaro Torinese | STUDIO 06

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Shared by Italian firm STUDIO 06, this project is to redesign a new city hall in Borgaro Torinese, near Turin, Italy. + Architect: STUDIO 06 srl (Roberto Guadrini, Massimo Guglielmotto, Paolo Mattiolo) + Collaborator: Roberto Raglia + All images courtesy STUDIO 06

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Puzzle Rug IMPERIAL | Nauris Kalinauskas

Puzzle Rug IMPERIAL | Nauris Kalinauskas

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

One of the most famous Lithuanian designer Nauris Kalinauskas has designed the Puzzle Rug IMPERIAL. Forget the moment of disappointment when the rug you chose failed to fit the place you prepared for it because it was too long, too short, or too wide…Contraforma Studio offers a solution to this problem – Imperial – the […]

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Fontable | Alessandro Canepa & Andrea Paulicelli

Fontable | Alessandro Canepa & Andrea Paulicelli

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• May 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Italian designer Alessandro Canepa & Andrea Paulicelli, a new concept in modular furniture FONTABLE is a series of alphanumeric elements reproducing letters A-Z in lower and uppercase and numbers 0-9. The graphic, 3 dimensional ‘type’ becomes the protagonist of a new language in design which is both versatile and eclectic, allowing us to […]

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New book by Bentley Meeker: Light x Design, 20 Years of Lighting

New book by Bentley Meeker: Light x Design, 20 Years of Lighting

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• May 11, 2011 • Comments (1)

+ This guest post is by Bentley Meeker, Celebrity Lighting Expert I may not have designed much in the way of light fixtures (coming soon though) but I do know a thing or two about lighting and our environments. While a lot of emphasis is put on chandeliers, sconces, floor lamps and the like, far […]

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Inktpot Utrecht | OKRA Landscape Architects

Inktpot Utrecht | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (2)

The patio as he hart of the railway network Just next to Utrecht Central Station you find ‘De Inktpot’ (the Inkwell), the largest brick building in the Netherlands. More than just a colloquialism or nickname, ‘De Inktpot’ has become a term of endearment for the building. The building is of an imposing size, but with […]

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ICFF: Cork Peg by molo

ICFF: Cork Peg by molo

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (2)

molo at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York Javits Center, stand 1204 14 – 17 May, 2011 This year, molo will present cork peg in ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) . cork peg can be used to hang hobo lantern and bag and is also perfect for hanging jackets and sweaters or small tools […]

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Patrick Norguet + Enrico Franzolini + design LC Studio's modern pieces for Crassevig

Patrick Norguet + Enrico Franzolini + design LC Studio’s modern pieces for Crassevig

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

For forty years Crassevig have been offering beautiful furniture and real quality. Today Crassevig’s products are among the finest in the world. Initially specialized in solid wood steam bending, over time they have completely diversified with the aim to play an important part in the world of design. The first designer item was the “Johan” […]

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Reconstruction of the Mechelen Melaan | OKRA Landscape Architects

Reconstruction of the Mechelen Melaan | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

‘Water in Historic City Centres’ has Mechelen as its proving ground The first project for the ‘Water in Historic City Centres’ (WIHCC) project has been completed in Mechelen, Belgium. The Melaan, a tributary of the Dijle river, has been excavated and newly landscaped in the old city centre of Mechelen. WIHCC is a European collaborative […]

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Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg | OKRA Landscape Architects

Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

Main defence line as part of the New Dutch Waterline The main defence line or sometimes also called main resistance line, is part of the system of  the New Dutch Waterline spread along the line one finds a sequel of citadels, an enormous amount of smaller objects such as sluices and other water scientific works […]

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