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  • The Sepia Store

    The SEPIA store is inspired by the colourful streetscenes of its native India Inspired by scenes from bustling, lively Indian streets, the SEPIA store interprets elements such as the ever-present hawker — here protected from the elements by a simple, brightly-coloured plastic drape — and the seemingly chaotic ordering system wherein everything is present and visible. …

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  • Zpine Chair

    The award-winning Zpine chair’s unique aesthetic was inspired by nature The Zpine chair’s unique aesthetic comes from nature’s geometries and tectonics modelled into objects of everyday living. Each piece uses less material and packs into a a smaller volume than an equivalent conventional design. It is a piece of design-art with unequivocal environmental credential. Zpine …

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  • CENTRING ON THE WORLD’S CENTRE

    Chilean architect Smiljan Radic unveils an audacious design for the 2014 Pavilion at London’s Serpentine Gallery — an annual landmark project in Hyde Park, coinciding with celebrations for the first decade of the London Festival of Architecture From the classical Stourhead in Wiltshire and the exotic Biddulph Grange Garden in Staffordshire, to the Oare House …

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  • THE GRAND DAME OF DESIGN

    Inheriting an extensive body of work over four decades from the late design dignitary Andrée Putman, Olivia Putman says her mother’s humanity has shaped her own world views When designer Andrée Putman died early last year, her extraordinary legacy was assured of living on through her daughter Olivia, who, as artistic director, inherited Studio Putman …

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  • ‘AN ALMOST FANTASTICAL WORLD’

    At the new Hanjie Wanda Square, UNStudio has created a retail complex described by Ben van Berkel as “almost a stage or a place of performance” At the Wuhan Central Culture Centre, one of the most important areas of Wuhan City in China, late last year saw the completion of Ben van Berkel’s UNStudio new …

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  • THE ETERNAL OPTIMIST

    Hong Kong business magnate Allan Zeman speaks about his frustrations with the government in getting things done — but his faith remains strong over the development of the city’s last waterfront at Kai Tak By the 1980s, Allan Zeman was just one of many successful entrepreneurs in Hong Kong — all that changed when he …

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