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CONTRACT ANNOUNCES 34th ANNUAL INTERIORS AWARDS WINNERS

CONTRACT ANNOUNCES 34th ANNUAL INTERIORS AWARDS WINNERS

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• January 26, 2013 • Comments (0)

CONTRACT ANNOUNCES 34th ANNUAL INTERIORS AWARDS WINNERS Michael Graves, Joey Shimoda & 11 Firms Honored for Design Excellence The international design community gathered at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York to honor the winners of the 34th Annual Interiors Awards, presented by Contract magazine. Since 1980, the Interiors Awards has recognized visionary designers from both […]

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Make A Modern Home With Sliding Doors

Make A Modern Home With Sliding Doors

• January 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Interior design is about much more than paint colours, furnishings and flooring. While these are often the areas upon which people fixate, a modern design aesthetic really requires that some attention be paid to the more fundamental components of the property. After all, a chrome and white tile kitchen, no matter how lovely, is still […]

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Eco-Efficiency Doesn't Mean Compromising on Style

Eco-Efficiency Doesn’t Mean Compromising on Style

• January 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

As energy efficiency becomes more essential to our homes, it makes sense that in future interior design trends will change to reflect this. Already many modern homes, which are made to be as green as possible, are finding ways to make energy efficiency as stylish as possible – from using natural materials wherever possible in […]

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Call for entries: 2013 CERAMICS OF ITALY TILE COMPETITION

Call for entries: 2013 CERAMICS OF ITALY TILE COMPETITION

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• December 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics comprised of 150+ ceramic tile manufacturers) and the Italian Trade Commission, the 2013 competition is open to North American architects and designers who have featured Italian ceramic tile in their institutional, residential, and commercial/hospitality spaces completed between January 2008 and January 2013. Projects can range from […]

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Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition 'cultural heart and soul'

Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition ‘cultural heart and soul’

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• December 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Australia’s sixth largest city – the Gold Coast – has announced a global design competition to develop it’s ‘cultural heart and soul’. Designers are being invited for form multi-disciplinary teams ready for the two-stage competition, to be launched in March 2013. Shortlisted teams will each receive $A250,000 to develop their designs. + Summary of steps […]

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KKE Architects win AJ Retrofit Award for The Riverside

KKE Architects win AJ Retrofit Award for The Riverside

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• November 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Riverside, a higher educational building designed by KKE Architects for the University of Worcester, has won the Higher Education Building category of the AJ Retrofit Awards 2012. The awards, created by the Architects’ Journal (‘the voice of architecture in Britain’), recognise the vision of clients and the skill of architects in re-purposing existing buildings […]

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Competition: [PACIFIC] New Ocean Platform Prison

Competition: [PACIFIC] New Ocean Platform Prison

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• November 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is a brief introduction of our next Competition [PACIFIC 06]. The aim of this International Competition is to design a New Prison afloat the Pacific Ocean, using an oil Platform as a reference structure. The imprisonment of people is probably one of the bigger taboo within our modern society. A Prison is a place in […]

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Jones Sonter Architects won SPUN & Timber Design Awards for Knox Grammar School's Great Hall & Aquatic Centre

Jones Sonter Architects won SPUN & Timber Design Awards for Knox Grammar School’s Great Hall & Aquatic Centre

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• November 13, 2012 • Comments (0)

SPUN Architecture Awards Gonzalo Gonzalez of Jones Sonter Architects has been awarded a Commendation for the Education & Sporting Facility (Great Hall & Aquatic Centre) at Knox Grammar School. The award was presented at the SPUN Architectural Awards by Penelope Seidler. The project will be displayed at Gordon Public Library for Sydney Architectural Festival 2012. […]

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World Design Rankings for Arts, Architecture and Design

World Design Rankings for Arts, Architecture and Design

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• October 28, 2012 • Comments (1)

United States of America, Turkey and Hong Kong are the top 3 countries awarded with the A’ Design Award according to WDR (World Design Ranking). The displayed rankings are based on the current aggregated scores of participants between the years 2010 and 2012. The aim of the ranking is to contribute to global design scape through […]

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"Waiting spot" Installation for MINI

“Waiting spot” Installation for MINI

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• October 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Dutch Design Week: Izabela Boloz in collaboration with Kasia Zareba have created an outdoor installation ‘Waiting Spot’ to mark the waiting area for Mini Design Rides – free taxis cruising around the city of Eindhoven during the Dutch Design Week. The blue spot appeared on the street opposite Klokgebouw in Eindhoven. Blue tire tracks emerge […]

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