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Warm up your Christmas with the Chamber Light lamp Hallgeir Homstvedt for MENU

Warm up your Christmas with the Chamber Light lamp

19/12/2014 - The Chamber Light by MENU is perfect for dark winter months around the dinner table or the lovely summer evenings outside, but it can be an idea for a nice gift for this upcoming Christmas. Perfect to cozy up the atmosphere and brighten up the gloomy winter days. The handle makes it easily portable and serves as a friendly reminder that you can always bring the light wherever you need it. Designer Hallgeir Homstvedt says, “Originally I set out to design a modern version of the classic kerosene lamp with the glass chimney and brass tray. In the design process I looked mostly to ceramics and electrical lighting for inspiration. The final design is a hurricane that has a contemporary...

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Jamaica Stool now part of the BD Barcelona crewThe famous Stool designed by Pepe Cortés will be produced by the historic Spanish brand

Jamaica Stool now part of the BD Barcelona crew

19/12/2014 - After the arrival of the Gaulino Chair which is currently part of the BD Barcelona’s catalogue, the Jamaica Stool has now followed. Pepe Cortés’ famous design has been commercialised since 1991 and will now continue to be branded and produced by BD Barcelona Design. Versions of the stool include three different heights and an either wood or aluminium finish. The Jamaica has won a deserved place in the history of Spanish Design and has a long commercial future before it. The Stool is apt for the both markets - home and contract due to it’s seats sculptural beauty, ergonomics, comfort, durability of materials used, it’s nobility and for it’s...

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13 Trademark Tables for the Refettorio AmbrosianoRiva 1920 products custom-designed by 13 top names

13 Trademark Tables for the Refettorio Ambrosiano

18/12/2014 - From the mind of Massimo Bottura and Davide Rampello and with the participation of the Diocesan Curia of Milan, the Caritas Ambrosiana will create a refectory within the San Martino in Greco theatre in Milan, creating a meeting space for solidarity and art. The refectory, in fact, will host artworks made by some of the most important Italian contemporary artists as well as world renowned designers, who will transform a simple soup kitchen into a unique space where poor people can feed both their mouth and their soul. The project provides for the creation of a professional kitchen inside a large central room which will host thirteen trademark tables made by Riva 1920 and custom...

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Marcel Wanders and Moooi introduce Zio Family Collection

Marcel Wanders and Moooi introduce Zio Family Collection

18/12/2014 - Dutch design brand Moooi and Marcel Wanders present Zio Family Collection, a collection that blends the softness of a charming personality with the acuteness of a sharp mind. Have a look here! Zio Dining Table ​In most households the table is the dining roomcenter piece, the heart around which families gather, entertain and relax. Many special memories revolve around its steady presence. With their graceful look and refined details, the Zio tables by Marcel Wanders bring a touch of style to any moment. Zio Buffet The perfect place to store away serious paperwork, endearing photographs and pieces of past memories, the Zio buffet by Marcel Wanders conveys a solid, classy...

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Eat Well, Feel GoodWhen it comes to the latest restaurant designs, the trend is very much towards a “second living room

Eat Well, Feel Good

18/12/2014 - The guest is meant to feel at ease and going out is meant be an experience. That’s why an attractive ambience is just as relevant for today’s restaurants as an appealing selection of dishes and drinks. Accordingly, culinary locations are becoming increasingly cosier. Individual interior design hinges on warm, cheerful colours and snug furnishings. When geared to the cuisine and the respective target group, it turns the restaurant into a “second living room”.  They are thus very much in line with the current interior design trend towards a more cosy, home-like feel that will be playing a key role at the coming IMM Cologne from 19th to 25th January 2015....

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Minimalist and contemporary interior landscape: Naoto Fukasawa designs COMMONThe capsule-collection for Viccarbe

Minimalist and contemporary interior landscape: Naoto Fukasawa designs COMMON

19/12/2014 - COMMON by Viccarbe is a capsule-collection of furniture for the lounge consisting of a modular system of upholstered seats and benches as well as a side table. These elements can be arranged in a variety of ways in order to create an interior landscape that conjures up the gentle rolling countryside of designer Naoto Fukasawa’s native Japan.   The high-density foam used for the seating and benches provides a crisp silhouette for the slightly rounded cubic forms which characterise the seating while the solid beech pedestal of the circular side table supporting its circular lacquered top combines natural materials and a touch of colour (ten chromatic...

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Villa des Sciences in Paris is born, in partnership with HI-MACS®Architectural expertise using innovative materials

Villa des Sciences in Paris is born, in partnership with HI-MACS®

19/12/2014 - LOG Architectes has created a building containing offices, housing and shops in its local urban Parisian environment. The next generation HI-MACS® acrylic stone was chosen to adorn the interior of the villa's foyer and two-storey flat.   For the team of architects, the initial challenge was to determine how to handle angles whilst connecting the street façade to the end wall which will likewise appear as a façade. This project involved substantial advance planning concerning the definition of a simple footprint, spacing between openings and the choice of materials. The aim was to smoothly incorporate this new residential block into its urban setting....

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Chapeau, a cozy nest for outdoor spacesVaraschin collection designed by Monica Graffeo

Chapeau, a cozy nest for outdoor spaces

19/12/2014 - Chapeau designed by Monica Graffeo for Varaschin is inspired by the chairs of the fishermen. The padded quilted stitching is parallel and the structure is in powder coated steel.   The covering becomes a cozy nest adaptable to every space and use thanks to the large range of customization with fabric, leather or eco-leather. The new bergère, added to the existing chair and armchair models, completes the Chapeau collection. Varaschin on

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Innermost Double Win at A&D Trophy Awards 2014Latitude and Gable receive certificates of Excellence for Product Design

Innermost Double Win at A&D Trophy Awards 2014

18/12/2014 - It was a double victory at Perspective Global’s Architecture & Design Awards Asia-Pacific Trophy Awards, an award created in 2004 to celebrate excellence in architecture, interior design and product design across Asia-Pacific and beyond. Both Gable and Latitude by Innermost proudly took home the Certificate of Excellence for Best Lighting in the Professional Product Design category. See the winners in person at Maison et Objet in Paris, January 2015, and at the Stockholm Furniture Fair immediately following. Latitude, by Flynn Talbot Flynn Talbot puts the average spotlight back in the spotlight as he transforms it into a centrepiece rather...

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L&L Luce&Light products light up the Dar il-Hanin Samaritan in MaltaScenic lighting enhances cultural center spaces

L&L Luce&Light products light up the Dar il-Hanin Samaritan in Malta

18/12/2014 - The LED L&L Luce&Light lighting systems were chosen for theDar il-Hanin Samaritan in Santa Venera, on Malta. The space was designed by local architect Richard England. The members of the M.U.S.E.U.M., a local Christian community founded at the beginning of the 20th century, use its conference halls and offices. The function of this building was envisioned as a highly meditative space. The strong spiritual character of the building itself is underscored by its spacious areas and their shapes and designs giving way to bodies of water and green areas, characterised by essential decorative elements. This gives birth to a dynamic environment where complementary architectural...

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