Archive for July, 2007

July 18, 2007

Trees in winter

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Shigeyuki Hasegawa, a young Japanese designer has astonished all who stopped by his booth at this Salone satellite in Milan with a small collection of lights that takes its inspiration from trees in winter, but is made in the traditional technique of lantern-making called the “Chochin” light.

July 17, 2007

Industrial felt made beautiful

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American designer Josh Jacus has added another design to his choice of eco-friendly products, this one called  the WINEPOCKET : A communion between bottle and bag. It`s made of gray industrial wool felt made from factory excess (85% wool and 15% mixed fibers).

July 17, 2007

Myto chair by Konstantin Grcic

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Our favourite “intellectual” designer, Konstantin Grcic, has unveiled a new design for a chair called “Myto”, developed in collaboration with the Italian furniture producer Plank and BASF. See more of it at “FRAME”

July 12, 2007

Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Design

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The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the recipients of its 2007 Professional Awards. The Residential Design Category Award of Excellence is awarded to Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture for Elie Saab Residence. Vladimir Djurovic is half Serbian and half Lebanese. His company is situated in Broumana, Lebanon. you can see the complete awards list and project profiles here.

July 11, 2007

Ways to keep LIVE EARTH happening

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Just after the immense worldwide effect of LIVE EARTH concerts, I`d like to make my contribution to it: take note of the companies that have changed their attitude toward the pollution issue, and are now putting sustainability and environment at the top of the priorities list. The above picture is a new commercial of Italian company FLOORGRESS, a leader in ceramics production.

July 10, 2007

Off-space gallery in Belgrade

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A second glance” is the new exhibition in the Superspace / Off-space gallery, Belgrade. Photographs of details of listed buildings are exhibited. The exhibiton is open from July 2nd – 8th.

July 10, 2007

Calem Winery

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Calem is an old winery in the Porto region of Portugal, but it has superb facilities that are open to visits. It adds on to the plethora of wineries in Spain and Portugal that had become the venue of architects, as well the hip and trendy of the world.

July 9, 2007

Hip and flowery

 

Undoubtedly Marc Jacobs is one of the best fashion designers now, and he goes to lengths to prove it – all of his flagship stores around the world had been and are designed by architect Stephan Jaklitsch.

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