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SIE46
Pawel Grunert


The art furniture SIE46 is a cube of fresh air and two brushes of wicker. Materials: stainless steel, wicker. Dimensions: 80 cm/80 cm/80 cm. Weight: 10 kg. Designer: Pawel Grunert Photographer: Marek Fijalkowski


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Pascal Arquitectos
ACBC Office Project


This office project was designed for a shopping center developer. The initial concept aimed to create a very functional and contemporary headquarters. The design intention was to build, through the language and the atmosphere, architecture completely different from the traditional, institutional approaches, and based on the premise of the workplace as a second home where […]


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DZstudio
Clamp


Clamp is a suspension lamp designed by Enrico Zanolla and Andrea Di FIlippo of DZstudio. The inspiration comes from the pattern of Chesterfield sofas (Capitonné) applied to the exterior surface of  the lamp. The contrast between the smooth interior and the sophisticated, deep buttoned exterior is ideal for a modern interior space with a touch […]


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Paul Coudamy
Paper Cloud Office


The bicolor, blue and gray choice come from the graphic chart, it was the start of reflection. This young film advertising firm wanted to give a dynamic dimension to the 120m² space. The idea was to insert in the rectangular volumes a break, a symbol of creativity for the company. Angular shapes give energy to […]


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Design Research Studio
Tazmania Ballroom


Design Research Studio was invited to create a slick new interior for Tazmania Ballroom, an exclusive pool bar in Central district, Hong Kong. Our client, Gilbert Yeung, had a number of references that he wanted to include in the project. the first was his time at school in UK, referencing traditional British games rooms. He […]


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Kenyon Yeh Design Studio
UNIKEA


This project seeks to create personal identity from ubiquitous uniformity.  I have assembled the pieces from a standard IKEA flat pack without following the instructions or I can say threw away the instruction.  Instead, I have simply composed the kits into customized furniture to suit my personal preference, adding some new details along the way. […]


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EASTERN design office + Jin Sasaki
Horizontal House


Do they really live beyond this… The mountain village appears when having started a little anxious so. The Horizontal House is here. This house does not look like the house. The shape of the house traces the boundary of the village. The village consists of six houses in all. The shape of the village could […]


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Sander Mulder
Marie-Louise


Made from 16 transparent contours illuminated by a fluorescent bulb, this table lamp provides a modern reincarnation of the traditional ambient lamp. Through the use of special materials and accurate CNC milling techniques, not only the hood section, but the whole body of this fixture emits a magic light. Together with floor lamp “Josephine” and […]


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Matsunami Mitsutomo Architect & Associates
Residence in Hozumidai


This is a mass-produced type ready-built house often developed on a large scale, and as such, has the advantage of producing entire housing of rows. In many cases, as the appearance is coordinated at the designation of the owner, rows of houses that do not necessity match esthetically are created. In order to overcome this […]


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Matali Crasset
La Ménagerie de Verre


The Ménagerie de Verre (the Glass Menagerie) and Marie-Thérèse Allier and one and the same, a place and a spirit are linked together here. When Marie-Thérèse Allier asked me to give some thought to a reception area for the Ménagerie de Verre, I tried to retain its breathing, its evanescence, the reason why one likes […]


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Engelbrechts – Jørgen Rasmussen
KEVI Chair


51 years after Ib and Jørgen Rasmussen designed the first model of the groundbreaking classic chair series, of which 2.5 million were sold, the KEVI 2534 now comes with the option of covering the backrest, seat, and chair base with fabric or leather. The model is called KEVI 2534u (shown here with a Paul Smith […]


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Pasel.Kuenzel Architects
V21K07 HOUSE + SWING


V21K07 puts the functions of a classical House upside-down! In order to profit the most from direct sunlight and the panoramic views over the city the functions of the house were piled up in a rather unusual way. The living area with its generous southeast-orientated roof terrace is situated on the top floor. As there […]


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GLR arquitectos – Gilberto L. Rodríguez
Torres House


Set high in the Sierra Madre mountain range, the Torres House seeks to establish an intimate contact with the natural environment in which it is located. Discreetly open towards the street, the house is accessed by crossing over a fountain from which a huge oak tree emerges, impressive both for its size and its beauty. […]


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GAD – Gökhan Avcıoğlu
The KUUM Hotel Spa & Residences


The KUUM Hotel Spa & Residences is an innovative concept for boutique lifestyle and resorts. The architecture for KUUM was inspired by the regional beauty, resources and historical legacy of southwestern Turkey and the Aegean Sea. Specifically, the Kuum Property is located in Bodrum, an international destination renowned for its wonderful climate, turquoise waters and […]


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Victor Boëda
Armchair & sofa Lilium


Lilium is a soft couch with a floral line. An assemblage of three sheets, one per function: seat, kidney-level support & back-rest. Designer: Victor Boëda Maker: Steiner


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Annika Goransson
Ostrea sofa


Annika’s furniture is named Ostrea and is a two-seats sofa for the public space. She was inspired by the 19th century’s bombastic divans and armchairs, which were richly decorated with tassels, fringes and drapes. Annika converted the old ornamentation into structures and she translated the bombastic shapes into a flowing, organic form. The oyster’s structure […]


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Innovation Living
Cubed sofa bed


An innovative, compact sofa bed design with characteristic, sloping chrome legs. The sofa bed is folded out into the room, which means that it takes very little space in sofa position, but turns into a 140×200 cm double bed. Very presentable from all angles thanks to the up- holstered backside. Available in black Classic and […]


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Kidosaki Architects Studio
AG Cafe


AG cafe is planned for gallery and cafe which aimed to offer the place can meet to art easy and to support artists at Osu Shopping street in the center of Nagoya City. The owner requested a space which can enjoy the art at the space of cafe near place where picture is decorated in […]


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VONDOM – A-cero
Rest


Simply forms, pure lines and design are the concepts that sum up one of the latest outdoor furniture collections designed by the responsible of Studio A-cero, architectures Joaquín Torres and Rafael Llamazares, for the firm VONDOM: REST. Inspiring from the ORIGAMI, Japanese art based in the folding paper in order to get different forms and […]


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b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos
La Mola Conference Centre


In a location trapped between a golf course and a forest, a considerable building volume is distributed. Three pavilions scattered on the hillside with strict rationality solve a functional program for low interpretations. The link between them is provided by a semi buried body that takes more formal freedom and that is protected from the […]


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