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Chen + Suchart Studio, LLC
Dillon Residence


The Dillon Residence takes the form of a courtyard house typology.  It is a remodel and addition to an existing home situated in a 1950’s and 1960’s neighborhood comprised of one-acre horse properties. The original L-shaped form was retained for the main house while a new separate Master Suite volume envelops a newly defined courtyard anchored […]


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Matali Crasset
Pastilles


The Cap 3000 shopping mall in Nice was one of the first built in France and this year it celebrates 40 years of success. One of the major events is the opening of an unusual and singular restaurant and relaxation concept designed and carried out by the designer Matali Crasset. Pastilles gives Cap 3000 an […]


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Fornasarig
Kloss


“This seat is exemplary of the substantial and continuous reference that the cross symbol represents in my project pathway”. This is Pia Wallén’s statement that proposes this armchair realised in three metal solutions: Corten steel, burnished sheet metal and black sheet metal, in nuance with fabrics chosen for upholstery. The cross, ting together the cushions, […]


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De Castelli
Radici


Massive volumes made of metal and precious structured upholstering, invisible welding, concave and convex forms or straight geometric lines; in its seating, De Castelli plays with tactile, chromatic, formal contrasts, whose sophistication and elegance remain unaltered over time. Making hybrids of natural objects and human artefacts is the foundation for the poetics of Patrizia Pozzi, […]


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GAD – Gökhan Avcıoğlu & Dara Kırmızıtoprak
Atakoy Shopping Center


The 25,000m² Atakoy Shopping Center in Atakoy, İstanbul will provide a contemporary and alternate option to the shopping experience. The new center takes advantage of its urban location and injects the area with a larger sense of urban renewal. GAD’s architectural strategy works with the building’s facade. The building’s facade performs as a variation of […]


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Ferdinand and Ferdinand Architects
AMSY Head Office


The Budapest agglomeration area provides space for modern architecture not only on well-known frequented public places, but also the suburbs can witness the birth of innovative architecture. In 2002 the young architects were requested to design a head office for AMSY. On the 2002 m2 site, the design was based on a deliberately simple and […]


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FurnID
Dekka


Dekka is a daybed where two design traditions integrate in one furniture. FurnID has chosen to let the Danish design tradition meet with the Arab and the result is a minimalistic daybed by the name Dekka. Dekka is a blend between old handwork and industrial processing, between hard and soft, between light and air, between […]


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MacMaster Design
Iris Lamp


This tall floor lamp is unique because it passes light through a wood veneer instead of the more traditional fabric materials used on lamps. The elegant leaf feature becomes visible when the lamp is switched on. The light brings forward and highlights the strong black flowing leaf forms which in turn contrast greatly with the […]


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Andrés Remy Arquitectos
The Orchid House


The sun rays impact in the interior of each room, were also studied, to determine the optimal depth to place the windows. This gives a unique volumetric outcome to the project. Taking advantage of sun rays in winter increases the interior temperature up to a comfortable level. The design includes glazed volumes with good thermal […]


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Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Appartement 50 installation


It all started early this year when Jasper Morrison introduced us to the owners of one of the apartments in the housingblock unitof the Marseille-based Radiant City. The Apartment 50 is not a museum; it is a lived-in space that we remodelled – just for the time of the summer season. We decided to feature […]


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Innovation Living
Wing Sofa Bed


Wing has a unique, airy design with clean-cut legs in chromed or stainless steel and a back rest with three optional position: Sofa, relax and bed. Furthermore the side ‘wings’ of the seat can be lifted. The protected Wing design is now also available as a multifunctional chair. Large enough to be used as a […]


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Pascal Arquitectos
Da Vinci Residential Tower


This condominium tower includes 38 apartments. The service areas include a multi-purpose room, paddle tennis court, open swimming pool at the roof garden, lounge, SPA with a two lane lap-pool, jacuzzi, restrooms, dressing room, and a balcony with a fantastic view to the gardens. Each apartment has 3 bedrooms, all with bathroom and a walk-in […]


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Taylor_Smyth Architects
Aquilon Capital Corporation Offices


Aquilon Capital Corporation is an independent investment boutique offering value-based investment management through private portfolios and investment partnerships. Michael Taylor designed the original offices ten years ago for the partners of Aquilon under their previous name of the MMI Group. Having outgrown their 3,500 square foot premises, they contacted him to design their new 15,000 […]


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Caramel Architekten
House P


Like an unfamiliar animal, developed out of a tetris-form, “house p” sits on top of a slope in the city of Klosterneuburg and seams looking into the valley. The sculptural and homogeneous shape is even more intensified by the façade made of pre-finished facing concrete. The entrance from the street-side runs along the backbone-like longitudinal […]


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Cadaval & Solà-Morales
Guinovart Florensa House


The project seeks to recuperate the construction values of an old existing vernacular house which was made out of dry stone, a traditional technique of the area of great tectonic value. However the distinctive attributes inherent to this construction technique (compactness, massiveness, minimum openings, obscure interiors, weight) deny the extraordinary environment where it is located: […]


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Sander Mulder
Crow Table


Nature itself was the inspiration for this design. It uses the same basics as found in bird feet, made into wooden reality by traditional carpenters craftsmanship combined with cnc technology. This unique trestle design provides stability for your table top while keeping far away from the traditional 4 legged structure.   The smoked glass table […]


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Matali Crasset
Trees for the Germaine Tillion high school


This 1% artistic project for the Germaine Tillion high school aims at designing “liveable” facilities on the green areas surrounding the Pays de l’Arbresle high school. Along with the benches already included for this project, I have three varied layouts for three possible ways of using this space: The acoustic grassland This area is slightly […]


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Liberostile
StrutturaDUE


Liberostile bases his projects on the use of technologies and materials unusual for the market of furniture: the supporting structure of tables (always rigorously in transparent glass) is constituted by steel high-thickness laser-cut plates, bent by presses and assembled with complex mechanical joints. Massive and laborious structure derived by bending a zoomorphic shape cut by […]


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Bakery Studio – Ran Amitai
Nature of Material


Bakery studio was founded in September 2009 by Gil Sheffi, Ran Amitai and Gilli Kuchik, the three met and became friends during their studies at the Bezalel  Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem Israel. Nature of material is a series of stackable furniture. Every object is folded from a spread of laser cut aluminum sheet, […]


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Paul Coudamy
Diptera Table


Diptère is two layered tray table. The upper tray is made out of natural wood meanwhile the lower tray is covered with the same gloss paint as the one used for the legs.The graphical two-colored lines of the table are reinforced by the material treatment. Once opened, the colored surface reflects light and contrasts with […]


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