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Ethnicraft, living & dining collections at M&O Clean.pure.authentic.

Ethnicraft, living & dining collections at M&O

28/07/2014 - Ethnicraft produces timeless furniture from solid teak and oak, going back to what is the essence of good furniture: they aim for impeccable craftsmanship to create sustainable pieces full of character, made of solid wood that ages beautifully. Ethnicraft furniture is authentic, warm and natural. It is strong, functional and sturdy, made with a passion for pure lines and respect for the wood itself.   Have a look at the living & dining collection that will be presented at the next edition of MAISON&OBJET in Paris. Clean.pure.authentic. In a world where trends change from one day to the next, the aim for their furniture is to stand out. Ethnicraft offers no less...

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22 22 Soleil Chandelier at MAISON&OBJET 2014Brighten your interior with new chandelier by 22 22 Edition Design

22 22 Soleil Chandelier at MAISON&OBJET 2014

28/07/2014 - With its elegant charm, the stunning 22 22 Soleil Chandelier by 22 22 Edition Design captivates your attention and brings uniqueness and warmth into your home.   Born from a detailed exploration of form, volume and matter, this original and unique light fixture acts as a sun that radiates light in curvaceous and arabesque patterns.   Made out of steel wire with epoxy paint, the rays of this remarkable design piece are covered with a non-flammable lycra material (M1) which is available in an array of colours such as white, black, neon fuchsia, red, neon yellow, turquoise, neon green and other colours upon request. This piece is delivered dismantled and...

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Médard by Modular Lighting Instruments, a lighting source inspired by a bug

Médard by Modular Lighting Instruments, a lighting source inspired by a bug

25/07/2014 - With its distinctive looks, Médard is a bit of an outsider for Modular. Its quirky nature immediately makes it a new eye-catcher for the brand. The first collaboration with the Dutch design agency Bleijh created a very unique fixture. “It's the ideal desk lamp for all architecture fans,” says designer Basten Leijh. Soft curves, sleek feet The table lamp is the starting point for the creation of an extremely high-performance spotlight which observes the room in a rather curious fashion. The track-mounted and ceiling-mounted versions are typical of the architectural lighting portfolio offered by Modular. Médard is in inspired by the stick-insect...

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Kitchens & Bathrooms innovations at 100% Design17-20 September 2014

Kitchens & Bathrooms innovations at 100% Design

24/07/2014 - At 100% Design, the largest design trade event in the UK that will take place on 17-20 September 2014, will be show the high-end innovation in kitchens and bathroom design solutions.   At 100% Design 2014, high-end kitchen specialist Piqu will launch a new furniture collection, Vinculum, and Poggenpohl will bring its P’7350 kitchen to the UK for the first time. Both bulthaup by Kitchen Architecture and LG Hausys’ HI-MACS® will return to the show this year; the former will present its b2 freestanding kitchen, while the latter will showcase its futuristic kitchen island, The Sky is the Limit, designed by Xavier Bonte.   German...

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FueraDentro: the revival of teak!

FueraDentro: the revival of teak!

23/07/2014 - As the trend shifts towards sustainability, teak is returning to the outdoor furniture scene. Teak is a strong wood which has the quality to withstand a great deal of wear and tear, as well as different temperatures and weather, even untreated. However, the best part of this material is its beauty. The natural, rich color, texture and quality of the wood are simply gorgeous. This year FueraDentro has extended their outdoor design furniture range with more teak options. The combination between the warm wood and the cool steel creates an attractive contrast, which lends the garden or terrace an contemporary, but very elegant ambiance. Another beautiful contrast is created if teak...

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Cameron Design House at Tent LondonThe secret: a combination of natural and man-made materials

Cameron Design House at Tent London

28/07/2014 - Cameron Design House will present its collections during the next edition of Tent London, 18 - 21 September. The studio was founded by designer Ian Cameron, who combines his Scandinavian Finnish heritage and London upbringing to create bespoke lighting that is uniquely natural in design.   Using a combination of natural and man-made materials, the studio produces beautiful, contemporary designs that maintain a strong sculptural aesthetic. Each and every light is meticulously designed and produced in the Cameron Design House studio and showroom, located in North West London UK.   Tomio Tomio is made by layering 16 square metres of felted English wool around...

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Beatnik – The Sound Station Chair by Donar at 100% DesignA chair with built-in AirPlay technology

Beatnik – The Sound Station Chair by Donar at 100% Design

25/07/2014 - Donar is a manufacturing company that enables you to make prolonged sitting stress-free for your body. At next edition of 100% Design will present Beatnik, the chair with built-in AirPlay technology. Beatnik - The Sound Station Chair is a muliti-purpose piece, a sound cocoon, allowing user a comfortable and uninterrupted experience while making phone calls or listening to music.  It can be placed at home, in the office or in public spaces like hotel receptions, libraries or restaurants. It is the first chair with built-in Apple AirPlay technology, also supporting BlueTooth connectivity to virtually any device containing music and audio books - laptop,...

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Undercover, textile surpriseNew Zanotta collection designed by Anna von Schewen

Undercover, textile surprise

24/07/2014 - The new upholstered range designed by Anna von Schewen for Zanotta involves the cover as protagonist of the project.   “The inspiration for the Undercover sofa derives from the archetype of this kind of upholstered item” explains the Swedish designer who works in Stockholm but studied in Helsinki for a long time and gained credit within the Scandinavian interior design. “I love working on the relationships between the spaces or between an object and what is around it, finding possible emotional and stylist links. Another aspect that makes my way of designing different is the experimentation with the materials. I always have a physical, tactile and...

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Fabbricare, fabbricare, fabbricare. New life for a wallArt in Archilovers office: the complexity of building drawn on a 5x3m wall by Roberta Dragone

Fabbricare, fabbricare, fabbricare. New life for a wall

Today I will tell a story of friendship, passion and architecture. However, it is above all a story of encounters and continual exchanges that have unexpectedly but spontaneously found their main expression and fulfilment in a work of art. The protagonists of this story are Enzo Maiorano, co-founder and art director of Archilovers, Francesco Maggiore, engineer and expert in History of contemporary Architecture, Vincenzo D’Alba, architect and artist, and Francesco Moschini, architect, art and architecture historian and full professor of History of Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Bari. Enzo, Francesco and Vincenzo met at the Polytechnic University of Bari, when they were...

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Zucchetti for Langham Hotel in Chicago

Zucchetti for Langham Hotel in Chicago

22/07/2014 - ​The Langham, Chicago resides on floors 2-12C in the former IBM building in the heart of Chicago. The building, situated on the plaza overlooking the River, is the last office building designed by famed German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, known as one of the masters of the Modern Movement. A rectangular prism of bronze-tinted aluminum and bronze glass resting on columns, it is a classic example of a modern skyscraper. Commissioned in 1966, the building was overseen by van der Rohe until his death in 1969. It opened in 1971 and was given landmark status in 2008.   The Langham, Chicago is the first hotel in the world to reside in a Mies van der Rohe...

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