• Tag: aluminium

    Mitate Lighting Collection by Studio Wieki Somers.

    25th September

    Rotterdam-based Studio Wieki Somers recently exhibited a body of work at Galerie Kreo in Paris. Titled Mitate, an exhibition presented a family of seven large-scale floor lamps that take clues from Japanese culture. Studio Wieki Somers took several trips to Japan in 2011 and 2012, during which they conducted research on local craft knowledge and materials that influenced the design of the lamps. The collection is inspired by Japanese easthetic, including sixteenth-century Samurai flags and the fabric worn by geishas to protect their skin from the harshness of the sun…

    Paris New York Burger Restaurant by CUT architectures // Paris.

    11th February

    Designed by the clever boys at CUT architectures, Paris New York is the latest establishment in Paris’s flourishing hamburger restaurant scene. The interior aesthetic is a careful blend of NYC’s and Paris’s combined cultures, spirits and personalities, deliberately avoiding clichés…

    El “B” Auditorium in Cartagena, Spain by SelgasCano.

    10th August

    It doesn’t happen every day that I come across a public building which makes my design engine rev at a slightly higher rate. This little baby however… Wroom wroom! She’s a beauty! Located in the docks of the harbour city of Cartagena in Spain, this auditorium and performance centre El “B” was designed by Madrid-based practice SelgasCano…

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