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  • Trama

    The Trama chair by acclaimed Spanish industrial designer Josep Lluscà has recently being awarded first place at the 2011 Excellence Awards. The chair’s perforated back gives it a visual lightness. Trama is available in a range of colours and comes with or without armrests.

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  • 10 minutes with David Ashen

    How did Belgian heritage inspire you? The heritage was very important. Architecturally, the Belgians are most well-known for the Art Nouveau style, which was mastered by the architect Victor Horta. We studied his work and others of this period, and reinterpreted and developed some iconic elements that could be identifiable and ownable by the brand. …

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  • C’est magnifique

    The historic Lutétia swimming pool in Paris is transformed by RDAI into a unique flagship store for Hermès Situated in the heart of the Saint German des Prés quarter of Paris, the Art-Deco style Lutétia swimming pool has been listed as a historic monument since 2005. Now the Hermès Rive Gauche boutique, the 60-year-old structure …

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  • Stylish ambitions

    Contemporary and cultural influences abound in an ambitious urban renewal project exemplified in a striking sales pavilion on the Xian An riverfront. On a 250,000 sq-m site on the Xian An River in the historic town of Tunxi, Hong Kong-based architects MAP Architecture + Planning were set the challenge of bringing together the best of …

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  • A sensitive response

    It’s officially known as the Copova Devetka, but Ljubljana has already dubbed this upcoming mixed-use development with the more affectionate moniker ‘Shopping Pillow Terraces’ Forego the glass box. Disregard science fiction symmetry and geometry. What results in some of today’s best architecture is the interpretation of organicism and its manifestion. One fine example is the …

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  • fantastic • systematic

    EuroShop 2011 was a perfect – and perfectly logical – showcase for Burkhardt Leitner’s modular architecture systems for temporary constructions used at trade fairs, exhibitions and presentation designs. At the recent EuroShop 2011 fair, Burkhardt Leitner was challenged to present itself and its products in an appealing and striking manner, by introducing two new architecture …

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  • From day to night

    Home design that reflects the personality of the family is something which local interior designers Emily Wong and Felix Cheung prioritised in a versatile dwelling that evokes different vibes during the day and at night, taking inspiration from the stunning seaviews.  What was your design concept? Our inspiration came from the concept of ‘day and …

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  • Giraffe – Camouflage for the Industrial Era

    Renowned Chinese artist Li Hui has completed an original artwork to be displayed in the lobby of Le Meridien Taipei as part of Le Méridien’s award-winning Arrival Experience. Titled "Giraffe – Camouflage for the Industrial Era” the art work depicts a stainless steel giraffe lowering its head and resting. Hui’s use of stainless steel coupled …

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  • The Brick Screen by Eileen Gray: re-edition by ClassiCon

    Eileen Gray’s re-edition of the Brick Screen, displayed at Salone del Mobile 2011 in Milan, is now available.

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  • Scan&Scale

    Scan & Scale is about looking for ways to broaden the visual language of computer-based design. It is an attempt to bridge a visual language that originates from nature and a new visual style that is derived from current digital and technological developments. It begs the questions, do our technological choices dictate our forms, or …

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